Information About Industrial Engineers

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Training

Industrial engineers need bachelor's degree.

Degrees for Industrial engineers
Training for Industrial Engineers
Percent
Less than High School 0.3
High School 8.1
Some College 13.5
Associates Degree 10.2
Bachelors Degree 49.2
Masters Degree 16.6
Doctorate or Professional Degree 2.1

Employment

Represents about 214,000 people in the United States- 0.7% of which are self-employed

Employment prospects are up Over the next 5 years there will be aproximately 30,000 more industrial engineers but, because of expected growth and replacement needs in the United States, we will need 85,000 more.


Hourly Income

On average, industrial engineers make $38.39 per hour.

Hourly Income Distribution in U.S. Dollars ($)
Bottom 10% Bottom 25% Median Top 75% Top 90%
Industrial engineers $24.20 $30.00 $37.10 $45.10 $55.40
Architecture and engineering occupations $19.00 $25.50 $34.60 $45.70 $57.80
National Average $8.65 $10.70 $16.50 $26.60 $41.00

Annual Salaries

On average, industrial engineers make $79,840 per year.

Annual Salary Distribution in U.S. Dollars ($)
Bottom 10% Bottom 25% Median Top 75% Top 90%
Industrial engineers $50,350 $62,460 $77,240 $93,990 $115,340
Architecture and engineering occupations $39,640 $53,220 $72,070 $95,230 $120,380
National Average $18,000 $22,380 $34,460 $55,470 $85,280

This data is from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, Occupational Employment Statistics

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