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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 2017 and published in April 2018 [1].

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$54,920
25th Percentile Wage
$68,420
50th Percentile Wage
$86,090
75th Percentile Wage
$107,650
90th Percentile Wage
$131,560

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 $131,560. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $86,090. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $54,920. Notice that in the United States, the annual salary of the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is almost 139% higher than that of the bottom 10 percent.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

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

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$86,090
1.84% 8.60%
2016
$84,510
1.11% -
2015
$83,570
2.46% -
2014
$81,510
1.62% -
2013
$80,190
1.87% -
2012
$78,690
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Table 2. Industrial Engineer, Including Health and Safety Salary by Industry Sector

The average salaries of industrial engineers, including health and safety in 19 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 finance and insurance sector with an annual salary $99,720. The lowest paying sector is the accommodation and food services sector (annual salary $30,840).

Industry Sector Median Annual Salary
Finance and Insurance
$99,720
Mining
$98,230
Information
$96,790
Utilities
$96,590
Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services
$94,220
Management of Companies and Enterprises
$92,920
Other Services (except Federal, State, and Local Government)
$92,600
Federal, State, and Local Government
$92,000
Wholesale Trade
$85,340
Health Care and Social Assistance
$84,010
Manufacturing
$83,960
Administrative and Support and Waste Management and Remediation Services
$83,030
Transportation and Warehousing
$82,790
Construction
$81,320
Real Estate and Rental and Leasing
$80,920
Retail Trade
$79,680
Educational Services
$77,520
Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing and Hunting
$76,280
Accommodation and Food Services
$30,840



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