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Industrial Engineer Salary in Sector of Health Care and Social Assistance

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

Average Annual Salary of Industrial Engineers

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$56,890
25th Percentile Wage
$69,670
50th Percentile Wage
$83,260
75th Percentile Wage
$105,900
90th Percentile Wage
$128,520

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for industrial engineers in the industry sector of health care and social assistance. 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 $128,520. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $83,260. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid industrial engineers is $56,890.

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 health care and social assistance from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$83,260
5.42% 7.48%
2016
$78,750
4.61% -
2015
$75,120
6.15% -
2014
$70,500
-6.14% -
2013
$74,830
-2.94% -
2012
$77,030
- -

Compare Industrial Engineer Salary in Different Industries within the Health Care and Social Assistance Sector

The average salaries of industrial engineers in twelve industries in the health care and social assistance 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 hospitals - privately owned industry with an annual salary $93,530. The lowest paying industry is the social assistance industry (annual salary $68,390). For detailed industrial engineer salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
Hospitals - Privately owned
$93,530
General Medical and Surgical Hospitals - Privately owned
$93,530
Hospitals (including private, state, and local government hospitals)
$92,100
General Medical and Surgical Hospitals
$91,870
Ambulatory Health Care Services
$88,210
Medical and Diagnostic Laboratories
$84,750
Offices of Physicians
$83,410
Outpatient Care Centers
$73,160
All Other Ambulatory Health Care Services
$69,780
Other Ambulatory Health Care Services
$69,780
Vocational Rehabilitation Services
$68,650
Social Assistance
$68,390

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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