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Industrial Engineer, Including Health and Safety Salary Information

The salary statistics of industrial engineers, including health and safety are shown in Table 1. The average hourly salary of industrial engineers, including health and safety in the United States is shown in Table 2. In the next few tables we compare the average salaries of industrial engineers, including health and safety within different industry sectors and in the 50 states of the United States. The industrial engineers, including health and safety annual salary statistics are from the national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics in 2016 and published in April 2017 [1].

Table 1. Industrial Engineer, Including Health and Safety Salary in the United States

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$53,780
25th Percentile Wage
$67,200
50th Percentile Wage
$84,510
75th Percentile Wage
$105,770
90th Percentile Wage
$129,760

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for industrial engineers, including health and safety. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) industrial engineers, including health and safety is $129,760. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $84,510. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $53,780. It is noted that in the United States, the annual salary of the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is almost 141% higher than that of the bottom 10 percent.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

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

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201684,5101.11%6.89%
201583,5702.46%-
201481,5101.62%-
201380,1901.87%-
201278,690--

Table 2. Industrial Engineer, Including Health and Safety Salary by Industry Sector

The average salaries of industrial engineers, including health and safety in 17 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 engineers, including health and safety occupations is the mining sector with an annual salary $100,490. The lowest paying sector is the real estate and rental and leasing sector (annual salary $71,420).

Industry Sector Median Annual Salary
Mining
$100,490
Finance and Insurance
$97,180
Utilities
$94,810
Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services
$92,780
Information
$91,300
Management of Companies and Enterprises
$90,870
Federal, State, and Local Government
$90,770
Other Services (except Federal, State, and Local Government)
$89,430
Health Care and Social Assistance
$82,710
Wholesale Trade
$82,640
Administrative and Support and Waste Management and Remediation Services
$82,540
Manufacturing
$82,410
Transportation and Warehousing
$81,950
Construction
$78,430
Educational Services
$73,980
Retail Trade
$72,600
Real Estate and Rental and Leasing
$71,420



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