Mark T. Hoske and Amanda Pelliccione
Mark T. Hoske, content manager, Control Engineering, CFE Media; Amanda Pelliccione, CFE Media research director.
Leading concerns were workforce and supply chain shortages from respondents to the 2022 Control Engineering Career and Salary Survey research.
Solve the workforce challenge: Automate, innovate, hire and retain great workers. Lack of skilled workers, materials and the economy are biggest threats to manufacturing. Lack of available skilled workers jumped from 37% in 2021 to 57% in 2022.
Education and attitude were leading advice categories from respondents to the 2022 Control Engineering Career and Salary Survey research.
Help benchmark progress on critical industrial topics: Control Engineering asks those involved with automation, controls and/or instrumentation to participate in its salary and career survey. Results will be covered in the May 2020 print/digital edition and online.
Engineers are getting paid more, although fewer expect to get increases in 2019; top factors for determining job satisfaction are feeling of accomplishment, technical challenge, and financial compensation.
Career update: Top areas of advice offer by respondents to the 2019 Career and salary survey from Control Engineering, CFE Media and Technology, are education, attitude, engineering tips, and communications.