Manufacturing Companies

More than 570 manufacturing companies — including aerospace and defense, automotive, and consumer and industrial goods firms — rely on the Radford Global Compensation Database to meet their benchmarking needs. To learn more about our coverage of the manufacturing sector and how our survey platform works, click the links below:


Database Scope

The Radford Global Compensation Database provides compensation, human resources and total rewards professionals with access to incredible insights spanning a wealth of companies, employees and countries on a unified survey platform. As of our most recent survey publication, our manufacturing sector coverage spans:






Countries with
Reported Results


Highly Targeted Manufacturing Jobs

All of this, and more, is available to you when you participate in the Radford Global Compensation Database. To learn more about our full database, spanning 23.3+ million employees at 6,400+ companies, explore the map below:



Participating Firms

We’re focused on supporting innovation-based companies operating in highly competitive markets for talent. In the manufacturing sector, a few of our amazing clients include:

  • BAE Systems
  • Borg Warner
  • Callaway Golf
  • Caterpillar Inc.
  • Chargepoint
  • Clif Bar & Company
  • Coherent
  • Continental Automotive Systems
  • Cruise Automation
  • Ford Motor Company
  • General Dynamics
  • General Motors
  • Hasbro
  • Honeywell International
  • John Deere Company
  • Just
  • Kratos Defense
  • Lockheed Martin
  • Nio
  • Nissan North America
  • Northrop Grumman
  • Robert Bosch Llc
  • Schneider Electric
  • Sleep Number Corporation
  • Space Exploration Technologies
  • Thales
  • The Boeing Company
  • The Clorox Company
  • Virgin Orbit
  • Whirlpool Corporation

Of course, this list only scratches the surface of the 578 manufacturing clients in the Radford Global Compensation Database. Our full roster of clients spans the globe and includes aerospace and defense, automotive, and consumer and industrial goods firms, among others.

► To request a list of enrolled manufacturing peers, please click here.

Job Library

Our comprehensive job library spans every business function and includes an extensive collection of jobs―something we call a job module―focused specifically on the manufacturing sector. Within this job module, you’ll find a wide range of highly-targeted manufacturing job families, including:

  • Package Assembler
  • Process Inspector
  • Process Operator
  • Machine Operator
  • Manufacturing Engineer
  • Manufacturing Technician
  • Product Test Technician
  • Quality Technician
  • Test Engineer
  • Logistics Analyst
  • Supply Chain Manager
  • Materials Planner

► To request a list of jobs included in our manufacturing job module, or the full Radford Global Compensation Database, please click here.

Compensation Data Elements

The Radford Global Compensation Database is designed to help decision-makers set pay with confidence across numerous rewards elements. Key compensation details available in all countries include:

  • Base Salary
  • Allowances (Cars, Housing, etc.)
  • Fixed Compensation
  • Actual Bonus Payouts
  • Target Bonus Percentage/Value
  • Total Cash Compensation
  • Annual/Ongoing Equity Value
  • Annual/Ongoing Equity Eligibility
  • New-Hire Equity Value
  • New-Hire Equity Eligibility
  • Equity Vehicle Mix
  • Total Direct Compensation

What Sets the Radford Platform Apart?

We partner with thousands of the world's most innovative companies every year to help them create market-leading rewards programs. Here's why they choose to work with us:

  • Unmatched Data Credibility
    Board members, C-level leaders, investors, human resources professionals, recruiters and employees know and trust the Radford platform. You’ll gain faster buy-in on key compensation decisions when you use Radford data.
  • Data-First Mindset
    Data is the foundation of our business, which is why we operate as a participant-only survey. This means there’s only one way to join and access the Radford Global Compensation Database: Submit a complete data input that passes multiple rounds of quality assurance.
  • Advanced Reporting Technology
    All Radford Global Compensation Database clients receive 24/7 access to the Radford Network®, our advanced online portal. This portal will deliver survey results, input resources and other market insights to everyone on your team.
  • Real Customer Service
    A dedicated data consultant will guide you through the annual survey input and data review process. This data consultant will also serve as your point of contact for reporting questions and access to training resources.
  • Integrated Value-Add Insights
    Our suite of Market Practice Studies is designed to address your most pressing design issues, including annual salary budgets, short- and long-term incentive plans, new graduate pay, allowances and more.

Pricing & Support

Fees to participate in and access the Radford Global Compensation Database will vary based on your benchmarking goals. Key factors impacting price include the number of countries where you need data, the types of jobs you need to benchmark and your overall employee headcount. Once we know more about these factors, our team can quickly create a cost-effective proposal to meet your specific needs.

►To request a price quote for your organization, please click here.

All subscriptions to the Radford Global Compensation Database include 24/7 access to the Radford Network, our online client portal. This portal makes survey results, input resources and market insights instantly accessible for everyone on your team. Additionally, all clients are assigned a dedicated data consultant to support you during the survey input and data review process. This consultant will be your point of contact for training and reporting questions.


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