Industrial Engineer Salary Information in Colorado

The average annual and hourly salaries for industrial engineers in the state of Colorado are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of industrial engineers among Colorado cities 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 2016 and published in April 2017 [1].

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$56,600
25th Percentile Wage
$71,820
50th Percentile Wage
$92,950
75th Percentile Wage
$117,660
90th Percentile Wage
$142,540

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for industrial engineers in Colorado in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $142,540. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $92,950. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $56,600.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$27.21
25th Percentile Wage
$34.53
50th Percentile Wage
$44.69
75th Percentile Wage
$56.57
90th Percentile Wage
$68.53

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for industrial engineers in Colorado in 5 percentile scales. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $68.53. The median hourly salary is $44.69. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $27.21.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

The following table and chart show the trend of the median salary of industrial engineers from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201692,9501.07%7.49%
201591,9604.28%-
201488,0201.12%-
201387,0301.19%-
201285,990--

Table 3. Median Annual Salary of Industrial Engineers in Colorado Cities

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of industrial engineers in some Colorado cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of industrial engineers in state of Colorado ranges from $79,300 to $94,770. The highest paying area for industrial engineers in Colorado is Denver-Aurora-Broomfield with a median annual salary of $94,770. The second highest paying city/area in Colorado State is Colorado Springs (mean annual salary $94,040). The lowest paying area is Grand Junction with a median annual salary of $79,300.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Denver-Aurora-Broomfield
$94,770
Colorado Springs
$94,040
Pueblo
$92,000
Boulder
$89,110
Fort Collins-Loveland
$88,680
Greeley
$85,550
Grand Junction
$79,300


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