Domestic relocation services

How can Mercer assist you?

To help companies optimize their domestic relocation programs, we are able to draw on Mercer’s vast resources to offer both policy expertise and comprehensive data solutions. Our solutions let you ensure cost-effective and competitive policies are in place and calculate the right incentives when transferring employees within the United States or Canada.

Need domestic relocation policy data?

The results of our 2018 North America Domestic Relocation Policy Survey are now available. The report addresses key elements of a relocation program and provides benchmark data to set fair and competitive policies. In-depth detail is provided on the issues involved in transfers from low-cost to high-cost locations. Three main policy types are covered in the survey – Core Policies, Core Flex Policies, and Lump Sum Policies. Choose your location below to learn more and order the report.

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Domestic relocation services

Policy design and update

Whether developing policies or facing specific challenges, we can help implement the right strategies for your domestic relocation program.  Find out more

Program benchmarking

Stay competitive with your peers by benchmarking your policies against Mercer’s comprehensive domestic relocation survey data. Find out more

Cost comparisons

Compensate relocating employees fairly for differences in housing, cost of living, and taxes using our state-of-the-art methodology. Find out more

Geographic salary differentials

In addition to cost of living allowances, consider relative salary levels between locations with up-to-date, actual market data before adjusting compensation.

US Geographic Salary Differential Data

Canada Geographic Salary Differential Data

Australian Domestic Mobility Survey This survey deep dives into the trends regarding relocating employees domestically within Australia, focusing on the four main assignment types: short-term, long-term, permanent one-way and fly-in fly-out.

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Diageo: a case study See how Mercer worked in partnership with Diageo, a world leader in alcoholic beverages, to deliver an innovative and intelligent solution that enables global mobility transformation.

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Expatriate compensation

Determining the proper compensation approach can be challenging. Our guide to compensation approaches provides a detailed analysis of the three main compensation methods to help you choose the right solution based on your specific needs

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Developing a new mobility policy

Far more than just a simple document with a list of allowances and benefits, a mobility policy is setting the key principles and philosophy used to manage assignees. This step-by-step guide explains the considerations involved.

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