The Morneau Shepell compensation consulting services help you evaluate your programs from a broader perspective. Our specialists in compensation, communications, retirement, health and group benefits pay close attention to what you need so they can design and implement a customized total reward package that’s in synch with your business objectives and culture.

Informed Decisions

Our services help you answer the following questions:

  • How does your compensation program compare to that of competitors and other companies in your industry?
  • Is your salary policy aligned with best practices in internal pay equity?

  • Does your annual variable compensation policy adequately recognize employee contributions to your organization’s success?

  • Does your total compensation policy meet legal pay equity requirements?


The market indicators in our annual reports cover:

  • Annual cash compensation by benchmark positions:
    • Executive and middle management positions
    • Operations and production positions
    • Information technology positions
    • Sales and marketing positions
    • General administrative positions
  • Vehicle policies, perquisites and other working conditions
  • Human resources trends for the coming year


Our annual national survey of Trends in Human Resources links projected salary increases to other key factors in employee engagement.

Our consultants pay close attention to your needs so they can help you make informed decisions about compensation packages and management tools.

Job Evaluation and Classification

  • Designing and implementing job evaluation methods, compensation plans that are custom designed for your organization, and providing you with tools to maintain internal equity, comply with pay equity legislation, and control unnecessary wage inflation.

Cash compensation market indicators

  • Evaluating market indicators using our databank of national surveys according to your organization’s activity, sector and size, and providing customized compensation surveys to give you the necessary independent compensation advice you need.

Salary policies

  • Assisting with implementing salary policies and developing tools for managing salary progression; calculating salary structures for optimum internal equity, competitiveness, and your organization’s ability to adapt to market trends..

Variable compensation programs

  • Designing variable annual compensation programs and assisting with their implementation. We will ensure that your performance management approach follows best practices and will provide you with easy-to-use tools to administer your program within an agreed-upon envelope.

Morneau Shepell survey shows salaries expected to increase by 2.3 per cent in 2018


Contact us

Richard Béliveau, Partner, rbeliveau@morneaushepell.com, 514.392.7853

Michel Dubé, Principal, mdube@morneaushepell.com, 514.392.7802