Industrial Engineer Salary

Average Yearly Salary
Updated May 18, 2020
$75,000
$59,000
$75,000
$96,000
Industrial engineers in the United States make an average salary of $75,843 per year or $36.46 per hour. People on the lower end of that spectrum, the bottom 10% to be exact, make roughly $59,000 a year, while the top 10% makes $96,000. If you like following the crowd, technology and manufacturing companies tend to attract the most workers in this field. But if you're in it for the money, then you'll want to seek out technology, automotive, and manufacturing companies, as employees in each industry have reported the highest salaries. As most things go, location can be critical. Washington, Massachusetts, Maine, Texas, and California provide the highest industrial engineer salaries.
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Map of Industrial Engineer Salaries

The darker areas on the map show where Industrial Engineers earn the highest salaries across all 50 states.

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Average Industrial Engineer Salary By Location

Throughout the U.S., the average salary for an industrial engineer is roughly $75,843 per year, which boils down to $36.46 per hour. Interestingly enough, industrial engineers have the highest salaries in Marysville, WA at about $103,645 per year. For those who are just starting out, the average entry-level salary in Marysville, WA is $76,000. Additionally, industrial engineers make more than the average salary in Fremont, CA, Houston, TX, Hillsboro, OR, Manassas, VA, and Chandler, AZ. On a more broad level, industrial engineer salaries are highest in Washington, Massachusetts, Maine, Texas, California, Idaho, and Colorado. On the contrary, Arkansas, Kansas, and Hawaii offer the lowest industrial engineer salaries.

Average Industrial Engineer Salary By Company

If you insist on knowing when your check is going to come and for how much, then you'd be better off working for companies like Google and Apple as they offer the highest salaries for industrial engineers.

Company
Average Salary
$122,883
$123k
$117,371
$117k
$110,723
$111k
$110,278
$110k
$108,306
$108k
$104,587
$105k
$104,250
$104k
$102,608
$103k

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Average Industrial Engineer Pay By Industry

Industrial engineer salaries can vary on many factors, including what industry a job is in. In fact, jobs with technology, automotive, and manufacturing companies tend to be the highest paying. Furthermore, an industrial engineer can make a yearly salary of $79,019 while working for technology companies. All the while, other industrial engineers are making $77,840 at automotive companies and $76,766 at manufacturing companies. One industry industrial engineers may want to avoid is the transportation industry as it offers the lowest average salary at $68,461.

Industry
Average Salary
Technology
Technology
$79,019
$79k
Automotive
Automotive
$77,840
$78k
Manufacturing
Manufacturing
$76,766
$77k
Retail
Retail
$69,914
$70k
Transportation
Transportation
$68,461
$68k

Industrial Engineer Salary History

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Industrial Engineer Salary By Experience Level

The salary for an industrial engineer can vary depending on the years of experience that a person has, from entry level to senior level. Data on how experience level affects total compensation is provided by the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) as part of their National Compensation Survey, which is based on factors such as knowledge, complexity, contacts, and environment.

Recently Added Industrial Engineer Salaries

CompanyJobLocationDate AddedSalary
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$84,460
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06/04/2020
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$77,219
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$80,704
$80,704
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$75,000
$75,000
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04/09/2020
04/09/2020
$60,924
$60,924
04/09/2020
Industrial Engineer
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03/26/2020
03/26/2020
$56,349
$56,349
03/26/2020
State of Washington
State of Washington
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03/06/2020
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$70,632
$70,632
03/06/2020
Industrial Engineer
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03/04/2020
03/04/2020
$87,654
$87,654
03/04/2020
Industrial Engineer
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03/03/2020
03/03/2020
$65,000
$65,000
03/03/2020
Industrial Engineer
Industrial Engineer
03/02/2020
03/02/2020
$65,000
$65,000
03/02/2020