First Comprehensive Salary Survey Results for the MEP Industry Released

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Results from the first comprehensive salary survey for mechanical, electrical and plumbing professionals were released today by MEP Jobs. The survey, which is co-sponsored by Nexstar and Contracting Business magazine, represents the answers of over 2,000 participants throughout North America.

Thousands of mechanical, electrical and plumbing job seekers visit our Web site each month looking for employment opportunities

Results from the first comprehensive salary survey for mechanical, electrical and plumbing professionals were released today by MEP Jobs. The survey, which is co-sponsored by Nexstar and Contracting Business magazine, represents the answers of over 2,000 participants throughout North America.

The average respondent earned $52,000. Despite a decrease in the residential housing market, sixty percent of employers indicated that they plan to increase staffing levels during the coming year. Engineering and management positions brought in the top salaries, in particular:

  •      mechanical engineer ($72,000)
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  • plumbing project manager ($73,400)
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  • electrical construction superintendent ($66,560)
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  • HVAC project manager ($65,750)

"Thousands of mechanical, electrical and plumbing job seekers visit our Web site each month looking for employment opportunities," noted John von Harz, president of MEP Jobs. "Reliable information about wages throughout the industry is extremely useful. Both job seekers and employers have asked for this type of title-specific wage information."

The full salary survey is available for download at http://www.mepjobs.com/salary2008. MEP Jobs is also providing an interactive salary survey tool (available at http://www.mepjobs.coml) that allows users to enter job title and location to see the range of wages reported.

MEP Jobs is the industry's leading job board and resume bank. Nexstar is a member-owned professional training and development organization providing sound business practices in management, operations, marketing and finance. Contracting Business is the HVAC industry's leading magazine.

About Contracting Business:
Contracting Business is dedicated to the residential, commercial and industrial mechanical systems contracting marketplace - HVACR mechanical systems and design/build/maintain contractors, wholesalers and commercial/industrial in-house service organizations. Editorial coverage includes new market opportunities, business management, design and engineering and the service and maintenance of HVACR systems.

About Nexstar:
Nexstar is a professional business-development company, delivering comprehensive business systems, training and support to independent home service providers in the plumbing, heating, cooling and electrical trades. Members are located across North America and as far reaching as Australia and the Caribbean.

About MEP Jobs:
MEP Jobs is the leading online job board and resume bank for professionals in the mechanical, electrical and plumbing industries. MEP Jobs focuses exclusively on the specialty trade contractor segment, including contractors, manufacturers, wholesalers, facility managers, service organizations and executive search firms. MEP Jobs was founded in 1996, and is a service of Industry People Group.

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