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2022 Plastics Salary Survey Results

MBS has completed our 2022 Plastics Salary Survey and the results are now available! Salary & Benefits – Top Drivers for Job Changes and Talent Retention Year after year, Salary & Benefits remain the two most influential factors for candidates considering a job change. Are you paying enough to attract and retain talent? Based on the MBS Advisors 2022 Plastics Salary Survey, only 6% of respondents are actively seeking a new job compared to 13% last year indicating a rebound... more

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Now Closed

The Annual Salary Survey for Plastics Professionals closed on April 1, 2022. Thank you for your participation. Check back soon for a summary of the results.

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2022 Plastics Salary Survey Now Open

It’s that time of year again. Our annual salary survey for plastics professionals starts now! The past two years have been a roller coaster, but now more than ever employees are flexing their power, demanding better working conditions, higher compensation, and more flexibility. Share with us your motivations for the coming year and gauge your salary against the U.S. Plastics Industry. Take a few minutes now to complete our annual salary survey, receive a complimentary summary of the results when they... more

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Recruiting Talent in Plastics – Tips, Trends, and Expectations – ReVive Podcast

With candidates having multiple options and greater power in the hiring process, are hiring companies evolving to attract, onboard, and retain skilled talent? Are hiring firms offering flexibility, growth potential, and an attractive place to work? MBS’s Recruiting Director Todd Nickerson sat down with Vive – Marketing for Manufacturers to discuss recruitment tips, trends, and expectations on hiring in a post-pandemic world. You can listen to the Podcast here: https://marketingformanufacturers.com/episode-13-revive-the-marketing-podcast-for-manufacturers/  

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Salary & Benefits – Top Drivers for Job Changes and Talent Retention

Year after year, Salary & Benefits remain the two most influential factors for candidates considering a job change. Are employers paying enough to attract and retain talent? Based on MBS Advisors’ 2021 Plastics Salary Survey, 19% of respondents are either actively seeking a new job (13%) or very likely to seek a job change (6%) within the year. If you are in search of talent, potential candidates willing to relocate represent an even smaller percentage. It should be common knowledge... more

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Plastics Salary Survey Results Now Available

For those that participated in our 2021 Annual Salary Survey, thank you so much! We greatly appreciate it! It’s been an odd year, to say the least, but we are happy to report that salaries have continued to rise in the plastics industry, even amid the pandemic. Sure, there have been some setbacks, and not every segment of the plastics industry has benefited, but overall base salaries in the plastics industry were up just over 2% last year and total... more

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