Industrial Engineering Technician Salary in Sector of Wholesale Trade

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

Average Annual Salary of Industrial Engineering Technicians

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$34,650
25th Percentile Wage
$43,490
50th Percentile Wage
$55,320
75th Percentile Wage
$70,330
90th Percentile Wage
$89,010

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for industrial engineering technicians in the industry sector of wholesale trade. 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 $89,010. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $55,320. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid industrial engineering technicians is $34,650.

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 wholesale trade from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201655,320-1.45%6.71%
201556,1202.07%-
201454,9602.17%-
201353,7704.02%-
201251,610--

Compare Industrial Engineering Technician Salary in Different Industries within the Wholesale Trade Sector

The average salaries of industrial engineering technicians in nine industries in the wholesale trade 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 machinery, equipment, and supplies merchant wholesalers industry with an annual salary $60,670. The lowest paying industry is the metal and mineral (except petroleum) merchant wholesalers industry (annual salary $48,480). For detailed industrial engineering technician salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
Machinery, Equipment, and Supplies Merchant Wholesalers
$60,670
Merchant Wholesalers, Durable Goods
$57,190
Professional and Commercial Equipment and Supplies Merchant Wholesalers
$56,640
Merchant Wholesalers, Nondurable Goods
$54,320
Chemical and Allied Products Merchant Wholesalers
$54,120
Household Appliances and Electrical and Electronic Goods Merchant Wholesalers
$50,500
Wholesale Electronic Markets and Agents and Brokers
$49,210
Wholesale Electronic Markets and Agents and Brokers
$49,210
Metal and Mineral (except Petroleum) Merchant Wholesalers
$48,480

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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