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Control's 2019 salary survey

Age and worry down. Pay up. Benefits dip. Social media and IIoT gain.

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The young get richer—amazingly and maybe logically. Following three straight years of declines in average age and two years of decreased average salaries, the more than 500 respondents to Control's annual salary survey reported their 2019 average pay actually increased by 2.2% from $91,460 last year to $93,517 this year, even though their average age continued to fall from 47.1 years to 45.6 years during the same period.At first glance, this result can seem counter-intuitive because the younger, less-experienced personnel now entering the process industries typically earn far less than their older, more-experienced counterparts. These veterans are, of course, retiring…

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Find the latest trends, technology and implementations of control systems, including PLCs, PCs and PACs, detailed in this new eBook from the editors of Control. Topics covered include: function block fundamentals, legacy systems, edge computing and more. Download it here.

 

CT 1907 DE small compressorOur latest issue: July 2019

Following three years of declines in average age and two years of decreased average salaries, the respondents to Control's annual salary survey reported their average pay increased 2.2% as their average age declined from 47.1 years to 45.6 years during the same period. Read the issue.

 

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