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Industrial Engineer Salary Information in Puerto Rico

The average annual and hourly salaries for industrial engineers in the state of Puerto Rico are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of industrial engineers among Puerto Rico cities 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 2014 and published in May 2015 [1].

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
90th Percentile Wage
$101,690
75th Percentile Wage
$86,510
50th Percentile Wage
$69,080
25th Percentile Wage
$53,550
10th Percentile Wage
$41,080

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for industrial engineers in Puerto Rico in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $101,690. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $69,080. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $41,080.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
90th Percentile Wage
$48.89
75th Percentile Wage
$41.59
50th Percentile Wage
$33.21
25th Percentile Wage
$25.74
10th Percentile Wage
$19.75

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for industrial engineers in Puerto Rico in 5 percentile scales. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $48.89. The median hourly salary is $33.21. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $19.75.

Table 3. Salary Trend

YearAverage Annual SalaryGrowth (%)
2014 $69,080 1.77%
2013 $67,880 0.88%
2012 $67,290 8.67%
2011 $61,920 -0.55%
2010 $62,260 -

Table 3 shows the salary trend for industrial engineers in state of Puerto Rico from 2010 to 2014. We note that from 2010 to 2014 the average salary has increased by 10.95%. We note that in 2013 the average salary increased by 0.88%. We also see the year 2012 had a salary increase 8.67% while year 2011 had a negtive growth of -0.55%.

Table 4. Average Industrial Engineer Wage in Puerto Rico vs. Related Jobs

OccupationAverage Wage
Industrial Engineers
$69,080
Mechanical Engineers
$47,340
Engineers, All Other
$58,680
Agricultural Engineers
$45,120
Chemical Engineers
$47,330
Civil Engineers
$49,750
Computer Hardware Engineers
$64,610

Table 5. Median Annual Salary of Industrial Engineers in Puerto Rico Cities

Table 5 shows the median annual salary of industrial engineers in some Puerto Rico cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of industrial engineers in state of Puerto Rico ranges from $41,310 to $80,270. The highest paying area for industrial engineers in Puerto Rico is Aguadilla-Isabela-San Sebastian with a median annual salary of $80,270. The second highest paying city/area in Puerto Rico State is Guayama (mean annual salary $70,900). The lowest paying area is San German-Cabo Rojo with a median annual salary of $41,310.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Aguadilla-Isabela-San Sebastian
$80,270
Guayama
$70,900
Ponce
$69,630
San Juan-Caguas-Guaynabo
$68,480
San German-Cabo Rojo
$41,310

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