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Industrial Engineer Salary Information in Tennessee

The average annual and hourly salaries for industrial engineers in the state of Tennessee are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of industrial engineers amongst Tennessee 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 Tennessee

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$54,210
25th Percentile Wage
$67,580
50th Percentile Wage
$81,640
75th Percentile Wage
$99,190
90th Percentile Wage
$119,590

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for industrial engineers in Tennessee in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $119,590. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $81,640. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $54,210.

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
$81,640
5.92% 7.06%
2016
$76,810
-1.35% -
2015
$77,850
0.58% -
2014
$77,400
-3.70% -
2013
$80,260
5.46% -
2012
$75,880
- -

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

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of industrial engineers in some Tennessee cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of industrial engineers in state of Tennessee ranges from $62,380 to $96,820. The highest paying area for industrial engineers in Tennessee is Chattanooga with a median annual salary of $96,820. The second highest paying city/area in Tennessee State is Western Tennessee nonmetropolitan area (mean annual salary $87,880). The lowest paying area is North Central Tennessee nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $62,380.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Chattanooga
$96,820
Western Tennessee nonmetropolitan area
$87,880
Knoxville
$87,270
Johnson City
$84,270
Nashville-Davidson--Murfreesboro--Franklin
$83,710
Memphis
$81,280
Cleveland
$80,660
Jackson
$76,640
Clarksville
$76,380
Eastern Tennessee nonmetropolitan area
$72,950
South Central Tennessee nonmetropolitan area
$72,780
Morristown
$70,610
North Central Tennessee nonmetropolitan area
$62,380




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