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.