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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 among Louisiana 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 2017 and published in April 2018 [1].

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$54,150
25th Percentile Wage
$69,560
50th Percentile Wage
$92,310
75th Percentile Wage
$119,160
90th Percentile Wage
$153,930

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 $153,930. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $92,310. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $54,150.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of industrial engineers from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$92,310
-8.28% 18.46%
2016
$99,950
6.43% -
2015
$93,520
7.96% -
2014
$86,080
8.13% -
2013
$79,080
4.82% -
2012
$75,270
- -

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 $48,040 to $102,130. The highest paying area for industrial engineers in Louisiana is New Orleans-Metairie-Kenner with a median annual salary of $102,130. The second highest paying city/area in Louisiana State is Baton Rouge (mean annual salary $99,640). The lowest paying area is Alexandria with a median annual salary of $48,040.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
New Orleans-Metairie-Kenner
$102,130
Baton Rouge
$99,640
Shreveport-Bossier City
$91,120
New Iberia nonmetropolitan area
$89,330
Lake Charles
$86,350
Lafayette
$85,510
Houma-Bayou Cane-Thibodaux
$78,900
Natchitoches nonmetropolitan area
$71,630
Monroe
$51,820
Alexandria
$48,040




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