Entry-Level Industrial Engineer Salary

Entry-Level Industrial Engineers can expect wages of $62K annually on average. Total cash compensation to Entry-Level Industrial Engineers approaches anywhere from $47K on the lower end to $80K on the higher end; in exceptional cases, this can include more than $9K from bonuses and upwards of $7K from profit sharing. Residence is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by the specific employer. Most Entry-Level Industrial Engineers like their work and job satisfaction is high. Most report receiving medical coverage from their employers and a strong majority collect dental insurance. Male Entry-Level Industrial Engineers are far more common among survey respondents than their female counterparts, who typically comprise less than one-third of the field. The data for this snapshot was collected from individuals who took PayScale's salary survey.

$48,605 - $77,652
$49K
$62K
$78K
MEDIAN: $61,615
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$14.35 - $36.96
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$37
MEDIAN: $24.96
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National Salary Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Take the PayScale Survey to find out how location influences pay for this job.
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$0$27K$54K$81K
Salary
$48,605 - $77,652  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $8,548  
Profit Sharing
$16.50 - $6,540  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$47,196 - $79,909  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 1,743
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$17$34$51
Hourly Rate
$14.35 - $36.96  
   
Hourly Tips
$0.36  
Overtime
$21.05 - $50.83  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Take the PayScale Survey to find out how location influences pay for this job.
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $8,548  
   
Profit Sharing
$16.50 - $6,540  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$47,196 - $79,909  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 192

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The Boeing Company, United Parcel Service (UPS), Inc., U.S. Postal Service (USPS), Intel Corporation, and Ford Motor Company are some prominent firms with considerable interest in employing a large team of Entry-Level Industrial Engineers. Although salaries only range from $63K to just $95K, Ford Motor Company still offers the highest pay with a median paycheck of $77K. Those in search of high salaries should also consider Chrysler Group LLC., Intel Corporation, and The Boeing Company, top-paying firms where Entry-Level Industrial Engineers rake in a $70K, $70K, or $69K, respectively.

Also approaching the lower end are Federal Express Corporation (FedEx) at $62K, FedEx Ground at $63K, and U.S. Postal Service (USPS) at $65K.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $62,255

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

Entry-Level Industrial Engineers will find that Seattle offers an impressive pay rate, one which exceeds the national average by 15 percent. Entry-Level Industrial Engineers can also look forward to large paychecks in cities like Houston (+12 percent), New York (+10 percent), Detroit (+10 percent), and Dallas (+9 percent). Orlando is home to the smallest salaries in the field, lagging the national average by 14 percent. Workers in Columbus and Fort Worth earn salaries that trail the national average for those in this profession (4 percent less and 3 percent less, respectively).

Key Stats for Industrial Engineer

Gender

Female
23 %
Male
77 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 195 votes.
Less than 1 year
19%
1-4 years
70%
5-9 years
11%
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Skills That Affect Industrial Engineer Salaries








Microsoft Excel
▼0%

Six Sigma
▼0%

National Average
$62,000


Engineering Design
▼1%

Microsoft Access
▼1%


▼2%


Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 195 votes.

Gender

Female
23 %
Male
77 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 87%
dental benefits
Dental: 73%
vision benefits
Vision: 66%
no benefits
None: 11%
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