Modern Materials Handling 2018 Salary Survey

Purpose of Salary Survey Industry Research Study

  1. To determine the current salaries and overall compensation for materials handling professionals
  2. To examine materials handling pros’ current job and overall career satisfaction

Specifically, the research examines

  1. Compensation
    • Salary level as well as bonus plans
  2. Job and career history
    • # of years with current employer
    • Job responsibilities
    • # of years work in field
  3. Satisfaction with career as a materials handling professional
    • Job stability & Job-related pressures/stress
  4. Demographics

Salary Survey Methodology

In August/ September 2018 an email invitation was sent to subscribers of Modern Materials Handling asking for their participation in this study. The email included a dedicated URL linked to a website which hosted the questionnaire. As an incentive to respond, participants were given an opportunity to enter a raffle for one of two $100 e-cards. Results are based on 304 qualified respondents. Where available and applicable, 2018 results are trend to MMH’s 2015, 2016 and 2017 Salary Surveys. The margin of error for this study is +/- 5.8%, meaning if the entire population responded, results may vary by +/- 5.8%.