Industrial Engineer Salary

industrial-engineer-salary-chart-template.jpgIndustrial engineers are responsible for testing, developing, designing, and evaluating integrated systems that oversee production processes (production coordination, cost analysis, material flow, logistics, inventory, quality control, and human work factors).

Salary

The average salary of an industrial engineer is $82,100. The median is $78,860. The lowest 10% are paid at most $51,180, and the highest 10% are paid at least $118,300.

The industries with top employment levels include aerospace product and parts manufacturing (18,490 employed at $86,630 on average); architectural, engineering, and related services (13,010 employed at $84,560 on average); and motor vehicle parts manufacturing (12,750 employed; $72,950 average). The top paying industry is oil and gas extraction ($126,900 yearly; 2,950 employed).

The states with the highest levels of employment are Michigan (23,940 employed; $78,690 yearly), California (20,860; $97,450), and Texas (15,750; $96,860).

Job Outlook

The job outlook of industrial engineers is expected to increase 5% between 2012 and 2022, which is slower than average.

Industrial Engineer Salary by State

State Lowest 10% Median Salary Highest 10% Average Salary
Alabama $51,000 $76,700 $112,620 $78,700
Alaska $66,900 $103,670 $169,620 $110,780
Arizona $59,660 $87,370 $130,800 $90,020
Arkansas $48,980 $70,930 $99,230 $72,360
California $62,930 $93,720 $142,000 $97,450
Colorado $57,110 $85,990 $122,220 $87,720
Connecticut $54,900 $80,110 $108,810 $80,250
Delaware $58,600 $91,570 $137,340 $93,880
Florida $36,880 $67,440 $107,360 $69,520
Georgia $51,390 $78,630 $113,840 $80,330
Hawaii $64,580 $90,330 $113,950 $88,350
Idaho $57,650 $83,440 $117,570 $84,930
Illinois $49,030 $71,470 $100,300 $73,570
Indiana $47,420 $69,730 $97,430 $71,790
Iowa $48,300 $66,690 $91,870 $67,750
Kansas $52,350 $73,070 $101,880 $74,960
Kentucky $47,190 $68,820 $100,240 $71,230
Louisiana $42,450 $75,270 $135,370 $82,890
Maine $51,400 $76,660 $97,790 $75,410
Maryland $54,590 $88,650 $134,730 $92,360
Massachusetts $56,290 $86,250 $124,590 $88,310
Michigan $51,020 $77,330 $112,330 $78,690
Minnesota $53,560 $78,810 $116,470 $81,630
Mississippi $48,730 $71,470 $107,340 $73,960
Missouri $50,900 $75,300 $111,560 $77,540
Montana $50,290 $82,160 $126,490 $88,240
Nebraska $49,410 $69,550 $102,620 $75,240
Nevada $52,280 $73,140 $110,690 $76,720
New Hampshire $53,620 $76,630 $109,950 $78,640
New Jersey $56,840 $80,760 $118,590 $83,910
New Mexico $64,150 $90,420 $126,650 $92,710
New York $50,560 $78,910 $121,290 $82,370
North Carolina $49,970 $75,140 $108,810 $76,700
North Dakota $49,340 $69,750 $106,190 $72,770
Ohio $47,780 $72,520 $110,480 $75,560
Oklahoma $45,510 $71,650 $110,080 $75,620
Oregon $63,400 $95,010 $119,300 $92,320
Pennsylvania $50,420 $76,320 $116,360 $79,960
Rhode Island $53,910 $81,010 $114,200 $81,680
South Carolina $51,460 $76,310 $110,550 $78,310
South Dakota $51,770 $69,860 $101,210 $72,980
Tennessee $50,690 $75,880 $110,190 $77,550
Texas $58,450 $89,040 $147,920 $96,860
Utah $56,670 $81,080 $116,680 $83,080
Vermont $49,860 $69,620 $102,150 $72,590
Virginia $51,540 $81,990 $126,160 $84,830
Washington $62,430 $87,460 $118,780 $88,280
West Virginia $54,280 $85,840 $122,410 $87,820
Wisconsin $48,040 $70,230 $96,540 $71,750
Wyoming $59,020 $100,320 $126,940 $96,530