Industrial Engineering Technician Salary in Sector of Manufacturing

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

Average Annual Salary of Industrial Engineering Technicians

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$33,540
25th Percentile Wage
$41,540
50th Percentile Wage
$52,120
75th Percentile Wage
$66,320
90th Percentile Wage
$83,990

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for industrial engineering technicians in the industry sector of manufacturing. 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 $83,990. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $52,120. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid industrial engineering technicians is $33,540.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

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

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201652,120-1.84%3.70%
201553,0800.45%-
201452,8402.80%-
201351,3602.28%-
201250,190--

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

The average salaries of industrial engineering technicians in 97 industries in the manufacturing 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 aerospace product and parts manufacturing industry with an annual salary $74,310. The lowest paying industry is the fiber, yarn, and thread mills industry (annual salary $35,800). For detailed industrial engineering technician salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
Aerospace Product and Parts Manufacturing
$74,310
Beverage Manufacturing
$72,970
Beverage and Tobacco Product Manufacturing
$72,390
Petroleum and Coal Products Manufacturing
$69,110
Petroleum and Coal Products Manufacturing
$69,110
Motor Vehicle Manufacturing
$60,990
Basic Chemical Manufacturing
$60,020
Other Chemical Product and Preparation Manufacturing
$58,310
Paint, Coating, and Adhesive Manufacturing
$57,800
Pharmaceutical and Medicine Manufacturing
$57,650
Chemical Manufacturing
$57,280
Transportation Equipment Manufacturing
$57,230
Commercial and Service Industry Machinery Manufacturing
$57,070
Pesticide, Fertilizer, and Other Agricultural Chemical Manufacturing
$56,670
Semiconductor and Other Electronic Component Manufacturing
$56,270
Dairy Product Manufacturing
$55,680
Audio and Video Equipment Manufacturing
$55,510
Engine, Turbine, and Power Transmission Equipment Manufacturing
$55,230
Navigational, Measuring, Electromedical, and Control Instruments Manufacturing
$55,060
Computer and Electronic Product Manufacturing
$55,050
Steel Product Manufacturing from Purchased Steel
$55,000
Other General Purpose Machinery Manufacturing
$54,540
Resin, Synthetic Rubber, and Artificial Synthetic Fibers and Filaments Manufacturing
$53,940
Boiler, Tank, and Shipping Container Manufacturing
$53,270
Metalworking Machinery Manufacturing
$52,950
Other Nonmetallic Mineral Product Manufacturing
$52,940
Machinery Manufacturing
$52,860
Soap, Cleaning Compound, and Toilet Preparation Manufacturing
$52,310
Industrial Machinery Manufacturing
$52,190
Computer and Peripheral Equipment Manufacturing
$52,000
Manufacturing and Reproducing Magnetic and Optical Media
$51,840
Fruit and Vegetable Preserving and Specialty Food Manufacturing
$51,450
Alumina and Aluminum Production and Processing
$51,440
Nonferrous Metal (except Aluminum) Production and Processing
$51,410
Converted Paper Product Manufacturing
$51,380
Other Food Manufacturing
$51,290
Ship and Boat Building
$50,830
Bakeries and Tortilla Manufacturing
$50,770
Printing and Related Support Activities
$50,140
Printing and Related Support Activities
$50,140
Paper Manufacturing
$50,090
Other Fabricated Metal Product Manufacturing
$49,870
Wood Kitchen Cabinet and Countertop Manufacturing
$49,820
Medical Equipment and Supplies Manufacturing
$49,710
Electric Lighting Equipment Manufacturing
$49,670
Veneer, Plywood, and Engineered Wood Product Manufacturing
$49,470
Sugar and Confectionery Product Manufacturing
$49,410
Textile and Fabric Finishing and Fabric Coating Mills
$49,380
Glass and Glass Product Manufacturing
$49,330
Spring and Wire Product Manufacturing
$49,260
Miscellaneous Manufacturing
$49,070
Nonmetallic Mineral Product Manufacturing
$48,830
Ventilation, Heating, Air-Conditioning, and Commercial Refrigeration Equipment Manufacturing
$48,810
Primary Metal Manufacturing
$48,750
Electrical Equipment Manufacturing
$48,680
Agriculture, Construction, and Mining Machinery Manufacturing
$48,650
Turned Product and Screw, Nut, and Bolt Manufacturing
$48,620
Electrical Equipment, Appliance, and Component Manufacturing
$48,010
Pulp, Paper, and Paperboard Mills
$47,990
Machine Shops; Turned Product; and Screw, Nut, and Bolt Manufacturing
$47,820
Rubber Product Manufacturing
$47,700
Wood Product Manufacturing
$47,630
Machine Shops
$47,550
Iron and Steel Mills and Ferroalloy Manufacturing
$47,520
Other Electrical Equipment and Component Manufacturing
$47,520
Fabricated Metal Product Manufacturing
$47,470
Coating, Engraving, Heat Treating, and Allied Activities
$47,310
Cutlery and Handtool Manufacturing
$47,260
Motor Vehicle Parts Manufacturing
$47,090
Other Furniture Related Product Manufacturing
$46,860
Other Miscellaneous Manufacturing
$46,850
Plastics and Rubber Products Manufacturing
$46,770
Plastics Product Manufacturing
$46,650
Foundries
$46,500
Household Appliance Manufacturing
$46,470
Household and Institutional Furniture and Kitchen Cabinet Manufacturing
$46,440
Other Transportation Equipment Manufacturing
$46,410
Other Wood Product Manufacturing
$46,330
Railroad Rolling Stock Manufacturing
$46,280
Furniture and Related Product Manufacturing
$46,010
Office Furniture (including Fixtures) Manufacturing
$45,340
Food Manufacturing
$45,260
Apparel Manufacturing
$45,020
Communications Equipment Manufacturing
$44,950
Architectural and Structural Metals Manufacturing
$44,810
Household and Institutional Furniture Manufacturing
$44,480
Motor Vehicle Body and Trailer Manufacturing
$44,390
Clay Product and Refractory Manufacturing
$43,600
Textile Furnishings Mills
$43,430
Cement and Concrete Product Manufacturing
$43,330
Textile Product Mills
$43,170
Other Textile Product Mills
$42,800
Fabric Mills
$40,390
Animal Slaughtering and Processing
$38,430
Textile Mills
$38,320
Forging and Stamping
$37,050
Fiber, Yarn, and Thread Mills
$35,800

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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