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
$34,000
25th Percentile Wage
$42,250
50th Percentile Wage
$53,200
75th Percentile Wage
$67,370
90th Percentile Wage
$84,890

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 $84,890. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $53,200. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid industrial engineering technicians is $34,000.

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 manufacturing from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$53,200
2.03% 5.66%
2016
$52,120
-1.84% -
2015
$53,080
0.45% -
2014
$52,840
2.80% -
2013
$51,360
2.28% -
2012
$50,190
- -

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

The average salaries of industrial engineering technicians in 104 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 beverage manufacturing industry with an annual salary $81,890. The lowest paying industry is the fiber, yarn, and thread mills industry (annual salary $36,240). For detailed industrial engineering technician salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
Beverage Manufacturing
$81,890
Beverage and Tobacco Product Manufacturing
$80,950
Aerospace Product and Parts Manufacturing
$75,720
Petroleum and Coal Products Manufacturing
$69,690
Petroleum and Coal Products Manufacturing
$69,690
Motor Vehicle Manufacturing
$66,570
Basic Chemical Manufacturing
$60,020
Chemical Manufacturing
$59,690
Pharmaceutical and Medicine Manufacturing
$59,550
Chemical Manufacturing
$59,040
Other Chemical Product and Preparation Manufacturing
$58,310
Paint, Coating, and Adhesive Manufacturing
$57,800
Transportation Equipment Manufacturing
$57,740
Sugar and Confectionery Product Manufacturing
$57,660
Semiconductor and Other Electronic Component Manufacturing
$57,180
Dairy Product Manufacturing
$56,750
Navigational, Measuring, Electromedical, and Control Instruments Manufacturing
$56,710
Pesticide, Fertilizer, and Other Agricultural Chemical Manufacturing
$56,670
Computer and Electronic Product Manufacturing
$56,380
Audio and Video Equipment Manufacturing
$56,380
Engine, Turbine, and Power Transmission Equipment Manufacturing
$55,390
Other General Purpose Machinery Manufacturing
$54,540
Computer and Peripheral Equipment Manufacturing
$54,150
Resin, Synthetic Rubber, and Artificial Synthetic Fibers and Filaments Manufacturing
$53,940
Bakeries and Tortilla Manufacturing
$53,870
Grain and Oilseed Milling
$53,690
Commercial and Service Industry Machinery Manufacturing
$53,560
Machinery Manufacturing
$53,530
Metalworking Machinery Manufacturing
$53,300
Boiler, Tank, and Shipping Container Manufacturing
$53,270
Chemical Manufacturing
$53,080
Veneer, Plywood, and Engineered Wood Product Manufacturing
$52,940
Other Nonmetallic Mineral Product Manufacturing
$52,940
Machinery Manufacturing
$52,910
Steel Product Manufacturing from Purchased Steel
$52,690
Soap, Cleaning Compound, and Toilet Preparation Manufacturing
$52,310
Medical Equipment and Supplies Manufacturing
$52,190
Industrial Machinery Manufacturing
$52,190
Manufacturing and Reproducing Magnetic and Optical Media
$51,840
Nonferrous Metal (except Aluminum) Production and Processing
$51,790
Converted Paper Product Manufacturing
$51,760
Other Food Manufacturing
$51,290
Miscellaneous Manufacturing
$51,210
Fruit and Vegetable Preserving and Specialty Food Manufacturing
$50,560
Railroad Rolling Stock Manufacturing
$50,420
Machine Shops
$50,350
Nonmetallic Mineral Product Manufacturing
$50,100
Fabric Mills
$50,000
Other Fabricated Metal Product Manufacturing
$49,870
Wood Kitchen Cabinet and Countertop Manufacturing
$49,820
Textile and Fabric Finishing and Fabric Coating Mills
$49,610
Machine Shops; Turned Product; and Screw, Nut, and Bolt Manufacturing
$49,530
Glass and Glass Product Manufacturing
$49,330
Electrical Equipment Manufacturing
$49,330
Spring and Wire Product Manufacturing
$49,260
Alumina and Aluminum Production and Processing
$49,220
Rubber Product Manufacturing
$48,980
Ship and Boat Building
$48,920
Motor Vehicle Parts Manufacturing
$48,880
Ventilation, Heating, Air-Conditioning, and Commercial Refrigeration Equipment Manufacturing
$48,810
Paper Manufacturing
$48,700
Primary Metal Manufacturing
$48,660
Agriculture, Construction, and Mining Machinery Manufacturing
$48,650
Communications Equipment Manufacturing
$48,500
Foundries
$48,480
Printing and Related Support Activities
$48,400
Printing and Related Support Activities
$48,400
Electrical Equipment, Appliance, and Component Manufacturing
$48,180
Fabricated Metal Product Manufacturing
$48,160
Fabricated Metal Product Manufacturing
$48,090
Fabricated Metal Product Manufacturing
$47,900
Electric Lighting Equipment Manufacturing
$47,800
Plastics and Rubber Products Manufacturing
$47,560
Turned Product and Screw, Nut, and Bolt Manufacturing
$47,500
Plastics Product Manufacturing
$47,380
Cutlery and Handtool Manufacturing
$47,260
Wood Product Manufacturing
$47,220
Other Electrical Equipment and Component Manufacturing
$47,220
Other Miscellaneous Manufacturing
$47,050
Food Manufacturing
$46,940
Other Furniture Related Product Manufacturing
$46,860
Household Appliance Manufacturing
$46,590
Household and Institutional Furniture and Kitchen Cabinet Manufacturing
$46,440
Furniture and Related Product Manufacturing
$46,090
Furniture and Related Product Manufacturing
$46,060
Other Transportation Equipment Manufacturing
$45,740
Office Furniture (including Fixtures) Manufacturing
$45,340
Coating, Engraving, Heat Treating, and Allied Activities
$45,290
Iron and Steel Mills and Ferroalloy Manufacturing
$45,210
Apparel Manufacturing
$45,020
Other Wood Product Manufacturing
$44,860
Architectural and Structural Metals Manufacturing
$44,810
Household and Institutional Furniture Manufacturing
$44,480
Textile Furnishings Mills
$43,950
Motor Vehicle Body and Trailer Manufacturing
$43,930
Pulp, Paper, and Paperboard Mills
$43,800
Clay Product and Refractory Manufacturing
$43,600
Cement and Concrete Product Manufacturing
$43,330
Textile Product Mills
$42,980
Other Textile Product Mills
$42,800
Animal Slaughtering and Processing
$40,850
Textile Mills
$39,580
Forging and Stamping
$37,050
Fiber, Yarn, and Thread Mills
$36,240

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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