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|| |
|25th Percentile Wage|| |
|50th Percentile Wage|| |
|75th Percentile Wage|| |
|90th Percentile Wage|| |
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 $160,340. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $81,620. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid industrial engineers is $50,950.
The following table and chart show the trend of the median salary of industrial engineers in the industry sector of construction from 2012 to 2016.
|Year||Median Salary||Yearly Growth||4-Year Growth|
The average salaries of industrial engineers in eleven 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 plumbing, heating, and air-conditioning contractors industry (annual salary $73,380). 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|| |
|Power and Communication Line and Related Structures Construction|| |
|Utility System Construction|| |
|Heavy and Civil Engineering Construction|| |
|Highway, Street, and Bridge Construction|| |
|Other Building Equipment Contractors|| |
|Building Equipment Contractors|| |
|Specialty Trade Contractors|| |
|Plumbing, Heating, and Air-Conditioning Contractors|| |
Data source: The national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) in 2016 and published in April 2017 .