CEP: June 2015 The results of AIChE's biennial salary survey, which were discussed in an article printed in the June issues of Chemical Engineering Progress, cast a favorable light on the chemical engineering profession. The expanded web version provides additional information, tables and figures. Other topics in this issue include impellers, maintenance and reliability, and temperature measurement. Editorial From To-Do to Done I find inspiration for my editorials in all sorts of places. This month’s topic came to me from a list of strange holidays, where I came across September 6, Fight Procrastination Day. You might expect this in the October issue, or later, given the nature of the celebration. By covering it now, I’m doing my part to fight procrastination. Read more Share 2015 AIChE Salary Survey June2015Salary SurveyChemical engineers continue to earn more than the average U.S. worker. The median salary of survey respondents is $127,000 — a 5.8% increase over the median reported in 2013. This is an expanded version of an article that appeared in the June 2015 issue of Chemical Engineering Progress. Select the Right Impeller June2015Back To BasicsJulian FasanoThe key to effective, efficient mixing is selecting the appropriate impeller. Develop a Maintenance and Reliability Plan June2015Plant OperationsChris ArmitageAn effective reliability program provides the right maintenance on the right assets at the right time. Minimize Errors in Temperature Measurement June2015Heat TransferJohn GarvinTemperature measurements are most useful when they are accurate. Find out how to estimate the error attributable to a temperature probe and ways to minimize it. Copyright Permissions: Would you like to reuse content from CEP Magazine or purchase an article reprint? Learn more about Reprints and Permissions.