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Industrial Engineer Salary in Sector of Federal, State, and Local Government

The salary statistics of industrial engineers in the industry sector of federal, state, and local government are shown in Table 1. In Table 2 we compare industrial engineer salaries in different industries within the federal, state, and local government sector.

Average Annual Salary of Industrial Engineers

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$59,540
25th Percentile Wage
$77,910
50th Percentile Wage
$92,830
75th Percentile Wage
$110,240
90th Percentile Wage
$124,890

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for industrial engineers in the industry sector of federal, state, and local government. 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 $124,890. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $92,830. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid industrial engineers is $59,540.

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 federal, state, and local government from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201692,8300.76%5.34%
201592,1201.82%-
201490,4401.11%-
201389,4401.76%-
201287,870--

Compare Industrial Engineer Salary in Different Industries within the Federal, State, and Local Government Sector

The average salaries of industrial engineers in eight industries in the federal, state, and local government 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 federal executive branch (oes designation) industry with an annual salary $94,660. The lowest paying industry is the state government, excluding schools and hospitals (oes designation) industry (annual salary $59,820). For detailed industrial engineer salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
Federal Executive Branch (OES Designation)
$94,660
Federal, State, and Local Government (OES Designation)
$92,830
Federal government, including USPS
$91,210
Local Government, excluding schools and hospitals (OES Designation)
$90,850
Local government, including schools and hospitals
$90,350
Public sector -- Federal, state, and local government, including government owned schools and hospit
$90,080
State government, including schools and hospitals
$72,690
State Government, excluding schools and hospitals (OES Designation)
$59,820

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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