Industrial Engineer Salary in Sector of Utilities

The salary statistics of industrial engineers in the industry sector of utilities are shown in Table 1. In Table 2 we compare industrial engineer salaries in different industries within the utilities sector.

Average Annual Salary of Industrial Engineers

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$64,330
25th Percentile Wage
$76,150
50th Percentile Wage
$93,020
75th Percentile Wage
$113,720
90th Percentile Wage
$141,200

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for industrial engineers in the industry sector of utilities. The salaries are shown in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) industrial engineers is $141,200. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $93,020. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid industrial engineers is $64,330.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

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

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201693,0205.89%10.81%
201587,5402.18%-
201485,6302.03%-
201383,8901.11%-
201282,960--

Compare Industrial Engineer Salary in Different Industries within the Utilities Sector

The average salaries of industrial engineers in three industries in the utilities sector are shown below. We note that within this industry sector, the salaries vary among different industries. The highest paying industry for industrial engineer occupations is the natural gas distribution industry with an annual salary $103,920. The lowest paying industry is the electric power generation, transmission and distribution industry (annual salary $90,700). For detailed industrial engineer salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
Natural Gas Distribution
$103,920
Utilities
$93,020
Electric Power Generation, Transmission and Distribution
$90,700

Data source: The national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) in 2016 and published in April 2017 [1].



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