Th 2022 Wage Rate & Salary Study for the North American Electronics Assembly Industry contains the results of IPC's biennial wage survey in which 30 U.S. companies participated, including both contract manufacturers/EMS companies and OEMs. It shows the data in averages and average ranges on 2022 hourly wages, annual salaries, and sales compensation in the USA. Salary budget growth and pay increases in 2021 and 2022 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.