2019 Wage Rate & Salary Study for the North American Electronics Assembly Industry contains the results of IPC's biennial wage survey in which 34 U.S. companies participated, including both contract manufacturers/EMS companies and OEMs. It shows the data in averages, average ranges, medians and percentile data on 2019 hourly wages, annual salaries and sales compensation in the USA. Data on 40 positions are segmented by U.S. region and company size. Salary budget growth and pay increases in 2019 and 2020 are included along with spending on benefits and training. Sales compensation data covers base salaries, commissions and bonuses, as well as compensation of independent manufacturers' representatives. Data on current HR policies cover hiring, performance appraisal, shifts, paid leave, team activities and other topics. Coverage of employee benefits includes several types of retirement plans, profit-sharing, stock ownership, various types of health insurance plans, life insurance, coverage of dependents, company contributions to these benefits, and tuition assistance. 60 pages total. Published December 2019.