Annual plastics industry survey shows salaries, hiring rising


Optimism continues to prevail among upper level employees in the plastics industry, as average base salaries in the U.S. grew 0.7% from 2013 to $104,722 in calendar year 2014. Job confidence and growth expectations have remained high for both managers and non-managers, according to the latest Plastics Salary and Trends Survey conducted by Gros Executive Recruiters (Franklin, TN), a headhunter firm serving companies and individuals in the plastics industry, and the Society of Plastics Engineers (SPE; Bethel, CT).

The 2015 survey of 1,250 plastics professionals, which tracked earnings during the full 2014 calendar year, showed a continuation of a five-year trend of confidence in both the plastics industry and individuals' personal job security.

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