Industrial Engineer Salary in Sector of Information

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

Average Annual Salary of Industrial Engineers

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$65,020
25th Percentile Wage
$79,100
50th Percentile Wage
$97,320
75th Percentile Wage
$120,580
90th Percentile Wage
$150,020

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for industrial engineers in the industry sector of information. 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 $150,020. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $97,320. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid industrial engineers is $65,020.

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 information from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$97,320
5.71% 17.88%
2016
$91,760
-3.11% -
2015
$94,610
3.75% -
2014
$91,060
7.36% -
2013
$84,360
5.26% -
2012
$79,920
- -

Compare Industrial Engineer Salary in Different Industries within the Information Sector

The average salaries of industrial engineers in eleven industries in the information 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 other information services industry with an annual salary $98,270. The lowest paying industry is the wired telecommunications carriers industry (annual salary $80,130). For detailed industrial engineer salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
Other Information Services
$98,270
Other Information Services
$98,270
Software Publishers
$97,150
Publishing Industries (except Internet)
$95,510
Data Processing, Hosting, and Related Services
$95,020
Data Processing, Hosting, and Related Services
$95,020
Wireless Telecommunications Carriers (except Satellite)
$91,710
Other Telecommunications
$87,740
Telecommunications
$86,760
Newspaper, Periodical, Book, and Directory Publishers
$86,710
Wired Telecommunications Carriers
$80,130

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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