Industrial Engineer Salary in Sector of Retail Trade

The salary statistics of industrial engineers in the industry sector of retail trade are shown in Table 1. In Table 2 we compare industrial engineer salaries in different industries within the retail trade sector.

Average Annual Salary of Industrial Engineers

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$46,910
25th Percentile Wage
$60,190
50th Percentile Wage
$79,940
75th Percentile Wage
$98,830
90th Percentile Wage
$122,630

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for industrial engineers in the industry sector of retail 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 engineers is $122,630. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $79,940. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid industrial engineers is $46,910.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

The following table and chart show the trend of the median salary of industrial engineers in the industry sector of retail trade from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201679,940-0.38%3.99%
201580,2401.12%-
201479,340-0.47%-
201379,7103.71%-
201276,750--

Compare Industrial Engineer Salary in Different Industries within the Retail Trade Sector

The average salaries of industrial engineers in four industries in the retail trade 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 electronic shopping and mail-order houses industry with an annual salary $84,150. The lowest paying industry is the health and personal care stores industry (annual salary $68,450). For detailed industrial engineer salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
Electronic Shopping and Mail-Order Houses
$84,150
Nonstore Retailers
$83,910
Health and Personal Care Stores
$68,450
Health and Personal Care Stores
$68,450

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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