Industrial Engineering Technician Salary in Sector of Utilities

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

Average Annual Salary of Industrial Engineering Technicians

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$54,800
25th Percentile Wage
$68,960
50th Percentile Wage
$82,970
75th Percentile Wage
$95,410
90th Percentile Wage
$102,830

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for industrial engineering technicians 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 engineering technicians is $102,830. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $82,970. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid industrial engineering technicians is $54,800.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of industrial engineering technicians in the industry sector of utilities from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$82,970
6.17% 18.83%
2016
$77,850
15.13% -
2015
$66,070
-0.15% -
2014
$66,170
-2.31% -
2013
$67,700
0.52% -
2012
$67,350
- -

Compare Industrial Engineering Technician Salary in Different Industries within the Utilities Sector

The average salaries of industrial engineering technicians in five 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 engineering technician occupations is the utilities industry with an annual salary $82,970. The lowest paying industry is the natural gas distribution industry (annual salary $63,990). For detailed industrial engineering technician salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
Utilities
$82,970
Nuclear Electric Power Generation
$79,250
Electric Power Generation, Transmission and Distribution
$77,170
Fossil Fuel Electric Power Generation
$76,130
Natural Gas Distribution
$63,990

Data source: The national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) in 2017 and published in April 2018 [1].




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