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Highest Paying Cities for Industrial Engineers

The top 100 highest paying cities for industrial engineers (ranked by average annual salary) are listed in Table 1. The entry level salary (as measured by the salary of the lowest 10% paid earners) and the number of employment of industrial engineers in those cities are also shown in the table. As shown in the table, with a annual salary of $135,480, Railbelt-Southwest Alaska nonmetropolitan area, Alaska is the highest paying city for industrial engineers. It is followed by Baton Rouge, Louisiana (average annual salary $120,360). The salary and employment information is computed from data published by U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) in April 2017 [1]. For more salary information of industrial engineers in a specific city, use the links in the table.

Table 1. 100 Highest Paying Cities/Areas for Industrial Engineers

Rank City/Area Average Salary i # of
Empl. i
1 Railbelt-Southwest Alaska nonmetropolitan area, Alaska
$135,480
40
2 Baton Rouge, Louisiana
$120,360
480
3 San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, California
$118,470
4,230
4 Midland, Texas
$117,960
150
5 Bakersfield-Delano, California
$117,720
550
6 Los Alamos County, New Mexico
$116,990
60
7 Anchorage, Alaska
$112,040
30
8 San Francisco-San Mateo-Redwood City, California
$111,700
1,190
9 Lubbock, Texas
$111,200
70
10 Beaumont-Port Arthur, Texas
$110,960
270
11 Southwestern Wyoming nonmetropolitan area, Wyoming
$109,850
90
12 Farmington, New Mexico
$106,240
40
13 Seattle-Bellevue-Everett, Washington
$106,090
6,120
14 Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, Washington
$105,710
6,310
15 San Francisco-Oakland-Fremont, California
$104,100
2,950
16 Taunton-Norton-Raynham, Massachusetts
$103,090
140
17 Houma-Bayou Cane-Thibodaux, Louisiana
$102,750
240
18 Houston-Sugar Land-Baytown, Texas
$102,350
5,270
19 Kennewick-Pasco-Richland, Washington
$102,160
230
20 Bethesda-Rockville-Frederick, Maryland
$101,820
250
21 Decatur, Alabama
$101,750
230
22 Portland-Vancouver-Hillsboro, Washington
$100,410
3,530
23 Boston-Cambridge-Quincy, Massachusetts
$99,810
4,550
24 Tucson, Arizona
$99,790
1,010
25 Durham-Chapel Hill, North Carolina
$99,510
720
26 New Orleans-Metairie-Kenner, Louisiana
$99,250
470
27 Framingham, Massachusetts
$99,250
790
28 Austin-Round Rock-San Marcos, Texas
$99,180
1,290
29 Northwestern Texas nonmetropolitan area, Texas
$98,910
120
30 Gulf Coast Texas nonmetropolitan area, Texas
$98,880
170
31 Lake Charles, Louisiana
$98,810
90
32 Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, West Virginia
$98,700
1,250
33 Los Angeles-Long Beach-Glendale, California
$98,540
6,360
34 Dallas-Plano-Irving, Texas
$97,670
4,600
35 Santa Rosa-Petaluma, California
$97,330
280
36 Boston-Cambridge-Quincy, Massachusetts
$97,290
6,470
37 Corvallis, Oregon
$97,280
n/a
38 Albany-Schenectady-Troy, New York
$97,140
1,260
39 Northeastern Virginia nonmetropolitan area, Virginia
$96,990
80
40 Bismarck, North Dakota
$96,920
40
41 Oakland-Fremont-Hayward, California
$96,800
1,590
42 Lowell-Billerica-Chelmsford, New Hampshire
$96,680
770
43 Amarillo, Texas
$96,660
40
44 Pittsfield, Massachusetts
$96,210
130
45 Longview, Washington
$96,030
70
46 Las Cruces, New Mexico
$95,960
40
47 Wilmington, New Jersey
$95,900
670
48 Santa Barbara-Santa Maria-Goleta, California
$95,750
380
49 Los Angeles-Long Beach-Santa Ana, California
$95,510
9,160
50 Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, Texas
$95,420
5,980
51 Corpus Christi, Texas
$95,110
310
52 San Diego-Carlsbad-San Marcos, California
$95,040
2,920
53 Trenton-Ewing, New Jersey
$94,950
180
54 Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
$94,830
820
55 Denver-Aurora-Broomfield, Colorado
$94,770
1,670
56 Richmond, Virginia
$94,470
620
57 Visalia-Porterville, California
$94,380
80
58 Sioux City, South Dakota
$94,230
110
59 Colorado Springs, Colorado
$94,040
390
60 Newark-Union, Pennsylvania
$93,790
1,410
61 Lebanon, Pennsylvania
$93,770
70
62 Raleigh-Cary, North Carolina
$93,630
1,500
63 Fayetteville, North Carolina
$93,440
60
64 Vallejo-Fairfield, California
$92,530
100
65 Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, District of Columbia
$92,370
1,920
66 Sherman-Denison, Texas
$92,230
60
67 New Bedford, Massachusetts
$92,190
110
68 Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington, Pennsylvania
$92,180
4,150
69 Pueblo, Colorado
$92,000
50
70 West Kentucky nonmetropolitan area, Kentucky
$91,800
230
71 West Central North Dakota nonmetropolitan area, North Dakota
$91,720
90
72 New Haven, Connecticut
$91,710
610
73 Peabody, Massachusetts
$91,680
140
74 Baltimore-Towson, Maryland
$91,530
930
75 Detroit-Warren-Livonia, Michigan
$91,520
16,030
76 Tacoma, Washington
$91,320
190
77 Albuquerque, New Mexico
$91,290
1,060
78 Augusta-Richmond County, South Carolina
$91,090
470
79 Bay City, Michigan
$91,030
70
80 Camden, New Jersey
$91,030
560
81 Mobile, Alabama
$91,000
410
82 Santa Ana-Anaheim-Irvine, California
$90,950
2,820
83 Northern Mountains Region of California nonmetropolitan area, California
$90,610
30
84 Springfield, Massachusetts
$90,530
600
85 Providence-Fall River-Warwick, Rhode Island
$90,480
750
86 Shreveport-Bossier City, Louisiana
$90,240
80
87 Peoria, Illinois
$89,920
1,310
88 Waco, Texas
$89,750
130
89 Detroit-Livonia-Dearborn, Michigan
$89,500
5,180
90 Fresno, California
$89,390
130
91 New Iberia nonmetropolitan area, Louisiana
$89,330
240
92 Cincinnati-Middletown, Ohio
$89,320
4,150
93 Flint, Michigan
$89,150
290
94 Billings, Montana
$89,110
80
95 Boulder, Colorado
$89,110
620
96 Lafayette, Louisiana
$89,100
320
97 Santa Cruz-Watsonville, California
$89,100
40
98 Bridgeport-Stamford-Norwalk, Connecticut
$89,060
1,070
99 Fort Collins-Loveland, Colorado
$88,680
270
100 Nassau-Suffolk, New York
$88,640
1,180
See also: Highest paying industries for industrial engineers.