2018 Canada Benchmark

"Confidence in leaders and the organization's longer-term business prospects are both top drivers of employee engagement."


Culture Amp geography based benchmarks are calculated based on the location of the respondent when the survey was completed. Employees in Canada benchmark work for companies headquartered primarily in the US and Canada but some companies are headquartered in other countries around the world. This benchmark is intended to broadly represent employee experience working within Canada regardless of company HQ, industry or function.

Anatomy of the benchmark:

Response rate:

  • 84% average response rate across all companies


  • Computer Software
  • Internet
  • Information Technology and Services
  • Financial Services
  • Marketing and Advertising
  • Hospital & Health Care
  • Online Media
  • Consumer Electronics
  • E-Learning

Average Glassdoor ratings:

We have connected the employee feedback data with ratings for each company included in the benchmark to provide the below insights.

  • CEO approval = 72%
  • Overall company rating 3.6 stars


Key Insights and Data for the People Geeks!

How engaged are employees in Canada?

Headline: Employees in Canada tend to be slightly more engaged than the rest of North America and the average across all countries (Global). 

Employee engagement scores in Canada by quartile

If you are interested in the spread of employee engagement ratings, below are the engagement scores by percentile.


What has the biggest impact on employee engagement in Canada?

Headline: Confidence in leaders and the organization's longer-term business prospects are both top drivers of employee engagement. 


Learn more

Gain a deeper understanding of what makes our benchmarks special and learn more about how we calculate our region/country benchmarks here

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