Chemical Industry Salary and Benefits Survey

A survey tailor-made for the Chemical sector

The Chemical Industry Salary & Benefits Survey has been providing the sector with up-to-date information on pay and benefits for over 30 years.

Click to download the survey documents:
Input Questionnaire
Job Descriptions

Chemical Industry Salary Survey Features are:

  • Stable sample
  • Wide range of jobs: MD to shop floor level
  • Online and individually tailored analysis results
  • Benefits data
  • Shift data for shift affected jobs

The survey covers a wide range of benchmark jobs in the industry all of which have been selected and audited by HR professionals in the Chemical Industry. The jobs are in a number of functions:

  • Director Level
  • Production Management
  • QA/QC
  • Accounts
  • HR
  • Sales & Marketing
  • Environment & Safety
  • Regulatory Affairs
  • IT
  • Export
  • Administration
  • Technician/Scientists
  • Professional
  • Specialist/Miscellaneous
  • Production

The survey shows data on basic pay, bonus and company cars/cash allowances for all job matches, in all companies in the survey, for non-shift jobs.

For Production jobs the analysis is by shift pattern.

The Chemical Industry Salary & Benefits Survey is run twice a year and is for participants only. Any chemical company with job matches is eligible to join. The survey is paid for by participant subscription which covers:

  • Customised bi-annual Excel/PDF copy of the survey results
  • Online survey results updated twice a year
  • Benefits review results available online
  • Pay review survey free to survey participants (6 monthly): statistical analysis of past and anticipated pay movements, geographical analysis plus sector analysis
  • Access to Alan Jones HR Policy Surveys free of charge

Further details on the Chemical survey (participating companies, job descriptions, questionnaires, price, etc.) are available on application to Alan Jones & Associates.

Chemical Industry Benefits Information Survey features:

The benefits questionnaire is online and is available to any organisation taking part in the salary survey. The benefits section of the Chemical Industry Salary & Benefits Survey covers:

  • Contractual hours
  • Holiday entitlement including: holiday with service; buying and selling holiday; additional leave; sabbaticals
  • Sick pay including sick pay at start of employment and then as accrued with service
  • Permanent/prolonged health insurance
  • Life assurance
  • Pension schemes: defined benefit, defined contribution, stakeholder; annual allowance
  • Medical insurance, dental insurance, optical insurance
  • Share schemes
  • Maternity, paternity, adoption, shared parental/parental bereavement pay/leave policies
  • Flexible benefits
  • Long service awards; other payments & awards
  • Total reward statements; employee self-service
  • Recruitment/introduction bonuses
  • Professional subscriptions
  • Flexible working (incl. home/hybrid working)
  • Overtime
  • Absence & turnover
  • Commencement of benefits
  • EAP
  • Health & wellbeing

Participants must submit their benefits information to access this section of the Chemical Industry survey.

Further details on the Chemical survey are available on application to Alan Jones & Associates.