2011 Salary Data for Chemical Professionals

Salaries, pay raises and bonuses for chemical processing engineers are on the rise, according to a new 2011 Salary and Job Satisfaction Survey from Chemical Processing.  Managing Editor Amanda Joshi reports that an increasing number of chemical processing professionals say they received a salary increase this year.

Survey respondents point out that pay raises for 2011:

  1. hover around 4.3%
  2. are not making up for the past year or two of salary freezes and benefit cuts.

Salary chart for chemical industry professionals:

The patterns are easy to see: last year was a terrific backslide with moderate but respectable increases this year.

To read through the entire article, well-written it must be said, go the the Salary Report 2011 on the Chemical Processing website.



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Kal Kawar, CIH, PE, has a bachelor's in chemical engineering and a master's in industrial hygiene. His professional experience includes serving as staff industrial hygienist for IBM's New York semiconductor manufacturing facility, and as industrial hygienist for IBM’s US headquarters. Now executive vice president of Actio, Kal taps more than 20 years' worth of chemical engineering, industrial hygiene, and environmental engineering experience. His far-reaching expertise with global regulatory challenges created by EPA, TSCA, REACH, RoHS, WEEE – and hundreds of others – aid in developing Actio software solutions for MSDS management, raw material disclosure compliance, and product stewardship in a supply chain.