Introduction & Methodology
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:
- Salary level
Job and career history
- # of years with current employer
- Job responsibilities
- # of years work in field
Satisfaction with career as a materials handling professional
- Job stability & Job-related pressures/stress
In January, 2014, an email invitation was sent to subscribers of Logistics Management asking for their participation in this study. The email included a dedicated URL linked to a website which hosted the questionnaire.
2014 results are based on 929 qualified respondents (1,262 in 2013).
The margin of error for this study is +/- 3.3%, meaning if the entire population responded, results may vary by +/- 3.3%.
Definitions: The mean is the average of a given set of values. The median is the mid-point in a set of values where one-half of the values are more than the mid-point, the other half are lower.
Study includes all results (in slide form) and appendix.