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Industrial Engineer Salary Information in Louisiana

The average annual and hourly salaries for industrial engineers in the state of Louisiana are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of industrial engineers amongst Louisiana metropolitan areas is shown in Table 3. The salary statistics are based on the national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics in 2016 and published in April 2017 [1].

Table 1 & 2. Annual & Hourly Salary of Industrial Engineers in Louisiana

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$57,740
25th Percentile Wage
$78,670
50th Percentile Wage
$99,950
75th Percentile Wage
$130,790
90th Percentile Wage
$163,260

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for industrial engineers in Louisiana in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $163,260. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $99,950. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $57,740.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$27.76
25th Percentile Wage
$37.82
50th Percentile Wage
$48.05
75th Percentile Wage
$62.88
90th Percentile Wage
$78.48

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for industrial engineers in Louisiana in 5 percentile scales. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $78.48. The median hourly salary is $48.05. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $27.76.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

The following table and chart show the trend of the median salary of industrial engineers from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201699,9506.43%24.69%
201593,5207.96%-
201486,0808.13%-
201379,0804.82%-
201275,270--

Table 3. Median Annual Salary of Industrial Engineers in Louisiana Cities

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of industrial engineers in some Louisiana cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of industrial engineers in state of Louisiana ranges from $51,820 to $120,360. The highest paying area for industrial engineers in Louisiana is Baton Rouge with a median annual salary of $120,360. The second highest paying city/area in Louisiana State is Houma-Bayou Cane-Thibodaux (mean annual salary $102,750). The lowest paying area is Monroe with a median annual salary of $51,820.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Baton Rouge
$120,360
Houma-Bayou Cane-Thibodaux
$102,750
New Orleans-Metairie-Kenner
$99,250
Lake Charles
$98,810
Shreveport-Bossier City
$90,240
New Iberia nonmetropolitan area
$89,330
Lafayette
$89,100
Monroe
$51,820


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