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To retain every possible competitive advantage in business, it is important that organizations have access to reliable tailored industry data on compensation levels and human resource practices. Aon Hewitt conducts eight annual energy industry surveys. This information helps clients stay current with compensation and pay industry practices.
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Natural Gas Gathering and Processing Industry Compensation
The Natural Gas Gathering & Processing Industry (NGGPI) Compensation survey is a private survey which has participation requirements. The survey is designed to provide insights on compensation and pay practice data for organizations focused on natural gas gathering and processing. The results cover 141 survey positions and provides industry trends on pay data, pay practices, and year-over-year results. This is an association invitation only survey.
Natural Gas Transmission Industry Compensation
The Natural Gas Transmission Industry (NGTI) Compensation survey is a private survey which has participation requirements. The survey is designed to provide insights on compensation and pay practice data for organizations focused on natural gas transmission. The results cover 238 survey positions and provides industry trends on pay data, pay practices, and year-over-year results. This is an association invitation only survey.
Oil and Gas Industry Compensation
With data from more than 23,500 incumbents in 2016, the Oil and Gas Industry (OGI) Compensation survey is the most comprehensive compensation and pay practices survey across the Upstream, Midstream, and Downstream energy industry sectors, covering 426 unique survey positions.

Realizing the variety, complexity, and dynamism of energy organizations across the various energy sectors, this survey is designed to simplify the data submission process via a single questionnaire, while still providing participants with thoughtful trends analysis and insights to help address their specific talent and rewards needs, whether they are:

  • The shifts in the competitive market for talent in Permian/West Texas, North Dakota (Bakken/Three Forks Shale Play), and/or other basins across the United States. 
  • How organizations with Master Limited Partnership (MLP) operations are attracting, retaining, and compensating industry executives, professionals, and field and hourly staff to execute successfully on their business plans.
  • Developing policy documentation on the complete Total Rewards Model of Downstream energy organizations in the Gulf Coast: compensation and retention strategy, sign-on bonuses and allowances, benefits prevalence, work-life balance, as well as career development.
Energy Marketing and Trading Compensation
Conducted annually for more than 20 years within the U.S., the Energy Marketing and Trading (EMT) Compensation survey provides a useful tool for analyzing pay levels and practices for over 190 select marketing and trading roles within the energy industry.
Independent Energy Human Resources Associated Compensation
The Independent Energy Human Resources Association (IEHRA) Compensation survey covers compensation and pay practice data for organizations in the energy services and utility sectors. The results cover 250 survey positions and focus on a variety of different job types and levels, multiple scope cuts of pay data, pay practices, and year-over-year trending results.
Renewable Energy Compensation
The Renewable Energy Compensation (REC) survey covers compensation and pay practice data for organizations focused on renewable energy sources. The results cover 142 survey positions and focus on operational roles, individual positional analysis, pay practices, and year-over-year trending results.
Total Compensation Measurementâ„¢ Executive: Oil and Gas
Focuses on pay-for-performance practices in the following major energy industry sectors: Exploration & Production, Oil Field Services, Midstream, Refining & Marketing, and Integrated.  
Total Compensation Measurementâ„¢ Executive: Utility
Focuses on utility industry companies with more than 50 utility specific roles and more than 1,300 roles in total.
Contact us to learn more about energy surveys.