GlobalNet Community Measures [INFOGRAPHIC] Salary Satisfaction (or Not) in Electronics Industry –


More than 600 electronics industry professionals share feelings about salary in a survey conducted by’s GlobalNet Community, the leading peer-driven resource and networking community for tech sector professionals in corporate IT supply chains; finance, electronics manufacturing and procurement. Results presented in infographic, below.

Questions were presented to the GlobalNet Community, comprised of registered site on its new networking platform, plus the domain’s greater Website audience, about current salary, job function, responsibility level and company type. The non-scientific survey ran for eight weeks ending September 15, 2013.

A majority of survey respondents (42%) work at electronics OEM companies in supply chain management, purchasing / planning and program management, and 8.2% work in semiconductor firms. Just over 8% surveyed hold the title of CEO or CXO, and 5.1% hold positions at the board of directors / non-exec level.

What are you worth?

When asked whether (or how much) they felt their current salary should be increased to reflect being paid a salary they feel they are worth:

  • Over 50% of respondents indicated they would need a salary increase between 15% and 20% to feel adequately compensated.
  • Nearly 15% indicated a 30% salary increase was necessary, and just over 7% said, “a 50% increase in salary [would be] necessary…”

Number of years at current job level

  • 32% of respondents have been at their current job level greater than 10 years
  • 23.2% 5 to 10 years
  • 20.2% 2 to 5 years
  • 24% less than 2 years

About GlobalNet Community
SHARE, LEARN, CONNECT – Within the largest peer-driven resource and community for high-tech supply chain; finance, manufacturing and procurement professionals gathering information; exchanging ideas and networking to make smarter, more informed purchasing decisions on products and services impacting the global enterprise. The site reaches more than 300,000 decision makers in tech companies ranging from startups to the Fortune 500 across The Americas, Europe and Asia and counts corporate sourcing management and related executives as registered GlobalNet members.

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