The salary statistics of industrial engineers in the industry sector of construction are shown in Table 1. In Table 2 we compare industrial engineer salaries in different industries within the construction sector.
|Percentile Bracket||Average Annual Salary|
|10th Percentile Wage||$52,310|
|25th Percentile Wage||$63,170|
|50th Percentile Wage||$83,850|
|75th Percentile Wage||$115,210|
|90th Percentile Wage||$159,510|
Table 1 shows the average annual salary for industrial engineers in the industry sector of construction. 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 $159,510. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $83,850. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid industrial engineers is $52,310.
The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of industrial engineers in the industry sector of construction from 2012 to 2017.
|Year||Median Salary||Yearly Growth||5-Year Growth|
The average salaries of industrial engineers in 16 industries in the construction 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 other heavy and civil engineering construction industry with an annual salary $119,650. The lowest paying industry is the residential building construction industry (annual salary $47,070). For detailed industrial engineer salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.
|Industry Name||Median Annual Salary|
|Other Heavy and Civil Engineering Construction|| |
|Nonresidential Building Construction|| |
|Construction of Buildings|| |
|Foundation, Structure, and Building Exterior Contractors|| |
|Highway, Street, and Bridge Construction|| |
|Electrical Contractors and Other Wiring Installation Contractors|| |
|Heavy and Civil Engineering Construction|| |
|Utility System Construction|| |
|Other Building Equipment Contractors|| |
|Building Equipment Contractors|| |
|Specialty Trade Contractors|| |
|Plumbing, Heating, and Air-Conditioning Contractors|| |
|Other Specialty Trade Contractors|| |
|Building Finishing Contractors|| |
|Power and Communication Line and Related Structures Construction|| |
|Residential Building Construction|| |
Data source: The national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) in 2017 and published in April 2018 .