Control's 2017 salary survey: Steady as she goes

Unlike the wide-angle view of last year’s reporting where we reflected on changes over the entire 25-year history of the survey, this year we’ve narrowed the focus to cover only the last three years, and this narrower view shows remarkably little change.

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At first glance, the results of Control’s 2017 Salary Survey look like a movie we’ve all seen several times already. The typical process engineer has gotten a little grayer, is a bit nearer to retirement, has more educational and managerial experience, and is earning a bit more, but with a few notable exceptions, he’s much the same guy he always was and confronting the same issues and conditions as in the past. Unlike the wide-angle view of last year’s reporting where we reflected on changes over the entire 25-year history of the survey, this year we’ve narrowed the focus to cover only the last three years, and this narrower view shows remarkably…

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