Entry-Level Industrial Engineer Salary

For Entry-Level Industrial Engineers, yearly average wages total $62K annually. In the world of Entry-Level Industrial Engineers, overall cash allowance can occasionally include more than $9K from bonuses and, in some exceptional cases, $7K from profit sharing, causing incomes to vary widely between $47K and $80K. Residence is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by the specific employer. Medical benefits are awarded to most, and a strong majority earn dental coverage. Job satisfaction is high and work is enjoyable for most Entry-Level Industrial Engineers. Most Entry-Level Industrial Engineers survey respondents are men (76 percent). Figures cited in this summary are based on replies to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$48,624 - $77,755
$49K
$62K
$78K
MEDIAN: $61,855
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$14.21 - $37.50
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$25
$37
MEDIAN: $25.03
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$0$80K
Salary $48,624 - $77,755
Bonus $0.00 - $8,910
Profit Sharing $1.50 - $6,849
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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$47,190 - $80,154
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 1,674
Hourly Data $0$51
Hourly Rate $14.21 - $37.50
Hourly Tips $0.36
Overtime $21.02 - $51.24
Annual Data $0$80K
Bonus $0.00 - $8,910
Profit Sharing $1.50 - $6,849
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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$47,190 - $80,154
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 192

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Entry-Level Industrial Engineers flock to The Boeing Company, United Parcel Service (UPS), Inc., U.S. Postal Service (USPS), Intel Corporation, and Ford Motor Company, highly regarded companies that employ a generous number of people in this profession. Salary cannot be beat at Ford Motor Company, where median pay comes to $77K. The range seems somewhat confined, however; the lower end sits at $63K, and the higher end is not far away at $95K. Chrysler Group LLC., Intel Corporation, and The Boeing Company also offer top salaries for Entry-Level Industrial Engineers. Workers at these firms can expect to earn about $70K, $70K, and $69K, respectively.

Workers at Federal Express Corporation (FedEx), FedEx Ground, and U.S. Postal Service (USPS) also face smaller salaries than the rest of the field — average earnings for these employers come to $62K, $63K, and $65K respectively.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $62,369

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

Seattle is home to an above-average pay rate for Entry-Level Industrial Engineers, 15 percent higher than the national average. 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). With compensation 14 percent below the national average, Orlando is not known for hefty paychecks and actually represents the lowest-paying market. Employers pay around 5 percent less in Columbus and 3 percent less in Fort Worth, below-median salaries for those in this field.

Industrial Engineer Advice

Q: What do you wish you knew about your job when you first started out?

Industrial Engineer in Houston:
"Work."
I really think retail engineering is the future.

Industrial Engineer in Johannesburg:
"Work hard."
As an industrial engineer, you need to work smart!

Key Stats for Industrial Engineer

Gender

Female
24 %
Male
76 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 204 votes.
Less than 1 year
20%
1-4 years
70%
5-9 years
10%
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Skills That Affect Industrial Engineer Salaries








Microsoft Excel
▼0%

Six Sigma
▼0%

National Average
$62,000

Engineering Design
▼1%



▼2%

Microsoft Access
▼2%


Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 204 votes.

Gender

Female
24 %
Male
76 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 87%
dental benefits
Dental: 73%
vision benefits
Vision: 65%
no benefits
None: 11%
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