2016 Salary Survey Results: Haves and Have-Nots

Food Processing's 2016 Salary Survey unveils a growing group of professionals being left behind.

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At first blush, feedback from food and beverage professionals to Food Processing’s 10th annual Salary & Job Satisfaction Survey suggests an industry on the march, with surging performance raising salaries and benefits across the board. Would that it were true. Pay hikes averaged 3.26 percent last year, the most bullish bump in at least five years. Compensation levels averaged $93,883, with a median salary of $85,000 — down slightly from last year’s responses due to a younger respondent skew, but still enough to keep the home fires burning and the wolves at bay. But anyone with a passing familiarity with the food and beverage business knows these are turbulent…

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