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Industrial Engineer Salary Information in California

The average annual and hourly salaries for industrial engineers in the state of California are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of industrial engineers among California areas is shown in Table 3. The salary statistics are based on the national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics in 2017 and published in April 2018 [1].

Table 1 & 2. Annual & Hourly Salary of Industrial Engineers in California

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$65,440
25th Percentile Wage
$79,680
50th Percentile Wage
$101,420
75th Percentile Wage
$127,700
90th Percentile Wage
$158,660

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for industrial engineers in California in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $158,660. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $101,420. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $65,440.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of industrial engineers from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$101,420
1.10% 7.59%
2016
$100,300
1.75% -
2015
$98,540
1.16% -
2014
$97,400
1.22% -
2013
$96,210
2.59% -
2012
$93,720
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Table 3. Median Annual Salary of Industrial Engineers in California Cities

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of industrial engineers in some California cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of industrial engineers in state of California ranges from $57,190 to $117,770. The highest paying area for industrial engineers in California is San Francisco-San Mateo-Redwood City with a median annual salary of $117,770. The second highest paying city/area in California State is San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara (mean annual salary $117,710). The lowest paying area is Salinas with a median annual salary of $57,190.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
San Francisco-San Mateo-Redwood City
$117,770
San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara
$117,710
Bakersfield-Delano
$115,160
Vallejo-Fairfield
$114,490
San Francisco-Oakland-Fremont
$105,950
Chico
$102,910
Los Angeles-Long Beach-Glendale
$101,700
Santa Rosa-Petaluma
$97,990
Santa Cruz-Watsonville
$97,420
Oakland-Fremont-Hayward
$97,200
Santa Barbara-Santa Maria-Goleta
$95,750
Los Angeles-Long Beach-Santa Ana
$95,510
San Luis Obispo-Paso Robles
$95,500
Visalia-Porterville
$94,140
San Diego-Carlsbad-San Marcos
$92,490
Oxnard-Thousand Oaks-Ventura
$92,070
Redding
$91,740
Stockton
$91,540
Santa Ana-Anaheim-Irvine
$90,950
Northern Mountains Region of California nonmetropolitan area
$90,610
Hanford-Corcoran
$89,750
Fresno
$86,980
Modesto
$86,740
Sacramento-Arden-Arcade-Roseville
$82,550
Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario
$82,340
Merced
$82,050
Salinas
$57,190




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