Amanda Joshi

Managing Editor
Phone: 630-454-7026

Amanda Joshi has more than 18 years of experience in business-to-business publishing for both print and digital content. Before joining Chemical Processing, she worked with and Electrical Contracting Products. She’s a versatile, award-winning editor with experience in writing and editing technical content, executing marketing strategy, developing new products, attending industry events and developing customer relationships. 

Amanda graduated from Northern Illinois University in 2001 with a B.A. in English and has been an English teacher. She lives in the Chicago suburbs with her husband and daughter, and their mini Aussiedoodle, Riley. In her rare spare time, she enjoys reading, tackling DIY projects, and horseback riding.

Engineering: Hone Soft Skills to Combat Work Woes

April 5, 2024
Chemical Processing’s Job Satisfaction and Salary Survey helps us keep tabs on how everyone feels about the state of engineering. What we’ve found is workforce challenges keep...

Someone to Watch: A Musician with a Love for Star Trek… and Engineers

Feb. 9, 2024
Meet Elle Cordova, a musician and video creator with a knack for humorously tackling advanced technology concepts and more.

Slideshow: Salary Survey 2023

Dec. 15, 2023
Interesting data revelations show a continued positive job outlook and strong salary compensation.

Chemical Processing Book Club: Valued at Work

Dec. 13, 2023
Lauren Neal shares how women navigating the traditionally male-dominated technical sector often feel undervalued, leading to a missed opportunity to achieve their full potential...

Promote Gender Pay Equality in Chemical Engineering

Dec. 6, 2023
My daughter’s school project prompted me to take a closer look at how female chemical engineers’ salaries compare to their male colleagues.

Survey: 2023 Chemical Industry Salaries Get Stronger

Oct. 2, 2023
The results of Chemical Processing’s annual job satisfaction and salary survey revealed mostly positive signs, including higher incomes, bonuses and raises for chemical industry...

Process Safety: Learn from Other Industries

July 28, 2023
The chemical industry can learn from maritime industry disasters like the Titan submersible and the loss of El Faro at sea.

Happy National Disability Independence Day

July 26, 2023
With the adoption of the ADA and increasing diversity, equity and inclusion efforts, the chemical industry can enhance workforce conditions and boost employment opportunities ...

Knowledge Is Power Then and Now

April 28, 2023
The story of Rachel Carson’s contributions to environmental conservation has long stuck with me and now comes full circle as a new generation learns about her work.

Chemical Engineering Career Offers Myriad Job Opportunities, Stability

April 5, 2023
Resources delve deeper into what a future career in the chemical industry might look like from the eyes of seasoned chemical engineers.

Is a Career in Chemical Engineering Low Stress?

Dec. 20, 2022
Our job satisfaction and salary survey points to happy engineers, but the job isn’t without its challenges.

2022 Survey Shows Strong Satisfaction

Dec. 9, 2022
Results of our annual job satisfaction and salary survey point to favorable working conditions and sufficient compensation for chemical industry professionals. Salaries, bonuses...

2021 Survey Shows How Job Satisfaction Stacks Up

July 14, 2021
Salary and satisfaction remain steady, even optimistic, amidst the pandemic’s impact

2020 Salary and Satisfaction Survive the Pandemic

July 6, 2020
Latest poll shows salary and satisfaction remain steady with the pandemic having some impact

2019 Salary Survey: Survey Picks Up Good Vibrations

Aug. 12, 2019
Latest poll shows upbeat results for salary and satisfaction.

2018 Salary Survey: Hiring And Salaries Steam Ahead

Aug. 20, 2018
Annual job satisfaction and salary survey shows mostly positive signs all around.

2017 Salary and Job Satisfaction: It’s Not All Roses

April 6, 2017
Survey shows many positive results but also some areas of concern

2016 Salary And Job Satisfaction Survey: Chemical Engineers Keep On Smiling

April 7, 2016
Annual survey shows increased job satisfaction.

2014 Salary Survey Yields A Mixed Bag

April 3, 2014
Annual survey shows salaries are up but job satisfaction remains unchanged

Salary Survey Participants Sound Off

July 24, 2013
In Chemical Processing’s 2013 Job Satisfaction and Salary Survey, we asked participants to share their comments regarding the public’s negative perception of the industry, what...

2013 Salary Survey: Salaries Aren't Leveling Off

April 2, 2013
Annual salary survey results show slight improvements.

2012 Salary Survey: Salaries Move Ahead -- Slowly

April 3, 2012
Annual salary survey indicates respondents are content with current pace.

2011 Salary Survey: Are Things Looking Up?

March 31, 2011
Annual salary survey points to some positive developments.