The salary statistics of industrial engineering technicians are shown in Table 1. In the next few tables we compare the average salaries of industrial engineering technicians within different industry sectors and in the 50 states of the United States. The industrial engineering technicians annual salary statistics are from the national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics in 2017 and published in April 2018 .
|Percentile Bracket||Average Annual Salary|
|10th Percentile Wage||$34,090|
|25th Percentile Wage||$42,690|
|50th Percentile Wage||$54,280|
|75th Percentile Wage||$69,210|
|90th Percentile Wage||$87,470|
Table 1 shows the average annual salary for industrial engineering technicians. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) industrial engineering technicians is $87,470. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $54,280. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $34,090. Take note that in the United States, the annual salary of the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is almost 156% higher than that of the bottom 10 percent.
The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of industrial engineering technicians from 2012 to 2017.
|Year||Median Salary||Yearly Growth||5-Year Growth|
The average salaries of industrial engineering technicians in 15 major industry sectors are shown in Table 2. We note that the salaries vary considerably within different industry sectors. The highest paying industry sector for industrial engineering technicians occupations is the utilities sector with an annual salary $82,970. The lowest paying sector is the educational services sector (annual salary $37,620).
|Industry Sector||Median Annual Salary|
|Federal, State, and Local Government|| |
|Management of Companies and Enterprises|| |
|Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services|| |
|Transportation and Warehousing|| |
|Wholesale Trade|| |
|Other Services (except Federal, State, and Local Government)|| |
|Health Care and Social Assistance|| |
|Retail Trade|| |
|Administrative and Support and Waste Management and Remediation Services|| |
|Educational Services|| |
From the above tables we note that not only industrial engineering technicians salaries vary considerably based on one's education and experience, and the industry sectors, they also change considerably from state to state. In the following table we compare the median salary of industrial engineering technicians in all 50 states of the United States. We note that the median annual salaries range from $37,860 to $80,700. The highest paying state for industrial engineering technicians is Alaska with a median annual salary of $80,700. The lowest paying state is South Dakota with a median annual salary of $37,860. For more salary information of industrial engineering technicians profession in a specific state, use the links in the table.
|State Name||Median Annual Salary|
|New Mexico|| |
|New Jersey|| |
|Rhode Island|| |
|New Hampshire|| |
|New York|| |
|District of Columbia|| |
|North Dakota|| |
|South Carolina|| |
|North Carolina|| |
|West Virginia|| |
|Puerto Rico|| |
|South Dakota|| |