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2015 process manufacturing salary survey results

More than 44 percent say they’re earning more than $100k, yet worries about job security and looming retirements remain high.

Jul 22, 2015

Process manufacturing salaries in 2015 continued their slow rise from a low point in the recession of 2008, with more than 44% of respondents to the 2015 Control Salary Survey reporting that they earn more than $100,000. Process manufacturing companies remain frugal with pay increases, however, with close to 41% of respondents reporting they received no pay increase or an increase of less than $1,000. Overall, aftershocks from the recession continue to affect the process manufacturing profession, with poor perception of job security, stress caused by rapid economic and technological changes, and a looming retirement brain drain taking their toll on process automation professionals.

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