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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
$54,790
25th Percentile Wage
$64,950
50th Percentile Wage
$78,750
75th Percentile Wage
$98,900
90th Percentile Wage
$122,510

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 $122,510. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $78,750. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid industrial engineers is $54,790.

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 health care and social assistance from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201678,7504.61%2.18%
201575,1206.15%-
201470,500-6.14%-
201374,830-2.94%-
201277,030--

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

The average salaries of industrial engineers in ten 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 ambulatory health care services industry with an annual salary $82,210. The lowest paying industry is the social assistance industry (annual salary $66,820). For detailed industrial engineer salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
Ambulatory Health Care Services
$82,210
Medical and Diagnostic Laboratories
$81,600
General Medical and Surgical Hospitals
$81,280
Hospitals (including private, state, and local government hospitals)
$81,280
General Medical and Surgical Hospitals - Privately owned
$80,360
Hospitals - Privately owned
$80,360
Other Ambulatory Health Care Services
$69,780
All Other Ambulatory Health Care Services
$69,780
Vocational Rehabilitation Services
$67,610
Social Assistance
$66,820

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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