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Salaries for

Industrial Engineer

Virginia Median
$73,000
National Median
$73,000
Median Income is the exact middle income earned by someone in a job or career field.

Industrial Engineer

Industrial engineers help their employers find more efficient ways of manufacturing products or providing services.

On an ordinary day, an industrial engineer may complete the following tasks:

  • Reviewing production schedules, process flows, engineering specifications, and other documents to understand business procedures and processes
  • Analyzing customer and management feedback to develop and improve design and production standards
  • Designing systems to reduce spending and ensure products and services meet quality standards.

Salaries for

Industrial Engineer

Virginia Median
$73,000
National Median
$73,000
Median Income is the exact middle income earned by someone in a job or career field.

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Top Pay by Location

These cities have the highest paying median for Industrial Engineer
Houston, TX
$93,000
San Diego, CA
$90,000
Austin, TX
$86,000
Dallas, TX
$83,000
Phoenix, AZ
$80,000
Chicago, IL
$78,000
Charlotte, NC
$74,000
Kansas City, MO
$73,000
Salary information is calculated from job seeker profiles and job postings. Both hourly and yearly wages could be reported.

On an ordinary day, an industrial engineer may complete the following tasks:

  • Reviewing production schedules, process flows, engineering specifications, and other documents to understand business procedures and processes
  • Analyzing customer and management feedback to develop and improve design and production standards
  • Designing systems to reduce spending and ensure products and services meet quality standards.

Insider Tips

Industrial engineers usually make an annual salary of $73,000. Pay is commensurate with experience. Entry-level industrial engineers usually make less than the national average, while industrial engineers in the late stages of their career make roughly a third more than the average. Industrial engineers working in aerospace, company management, and architecture make some of the highest salaries, while industrial engineers employed by machinery and motor vehicle parts manufacturers usually make lower salaries.