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
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 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 $128,770. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $83,800. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid industrial engineers is $49,600.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of industrial engineers in the industry sector of retail trade from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
4.61% 8.41%
-0.38% -
1.12% -
-0.47% -
3.71% -
- -

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

The average salaries of industrial engineers in nine 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 direct selling establishments industry with an annual salary $95,370. The lowest paying industry is the automotive parts, accessories, and tire stores industry (annual salary $52,910). For detailed industrial engineer salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
Direct Selling Establishments
Nonstore Retailers
Electronic Shopping and Mail-Order Houses
Building Material and Garden Equipment and Supplies Dealers
Building Material and Supplies Dealers
Health and Personal Care Stores
Health and Personal Care Stores
Motor Vehicle and Parts Dealers
Automotive Parts, Accessories, and Tire Stores

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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