KPMG/Brightlights Salary Survey for Growing Technology Companies
in the Toronto and Kitchener/Waterloo regions
If you’ve ever tried to source salary information, you know how difficult it is to find local benchmarks. There are all sorts of variables in most surveys including: company size; whether the company is B2B or B2C; location and cost of living; availability of talent, etc.
That’s why KPMG and Brightlights put together this compensation survey focused on growth technology companies within the Toronto and Kitchener/Waterloo area.
We categorized companies into small (<25 employees), medium (25-100) or large (>100). We did this to ensure that our averages weren’t skewed by very large or very small employee samples. We made it hyper-local for the GTA and KW region. Over two hundred surveys were sent out with a response rate of approximately 25%.
In addition to executive salaries for CEO, CFO, CTO, VP Sales and VP Marketing, we sought insights on ESOP Programs, Benefits Plans as well as Board information.
A few of the interesting numbers which we uncovered:
We hope you find the information useful. If you have any questions on the survey or other insights around hiring and/or optimizing the use of your people, feel free to contact me. We have 25 years of recruiting experience to bring to bear.