Entry-Level Industrial Engineer Salary

Entry-Level Industrial Engineers pull down an average of $61K annually. Total cash earnings of Entry-Level Industrial Engineers range from $47K on the low end to $80K on the high end; the final amount can include bonuses and profit sharing proceeds that occasionally exceed $9K and $6K, respectively. Residence is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by the specific employer. Job satisfaction for Entry-Level Industrial Engineers is high. Most Entry-Level Industrial Engineers survey respondents are men (77 percent). Most enjoy medical while a strong majority get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to the larger part. The data for this synopsis comes from respondents who took the PayScale salary survey.

$48,583 - $78,088
$49K
$61K
$78K
MEDIAN: $61,357
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$13.98 - $38.27
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MEDIAN: $25.05
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$27K$54K$81K
Salary
$48,583 - $78,088  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $8,650  
Profit Sharing
$15.00 - $6,095  
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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$47,007 - $80,352  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 19 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 1,738
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$17$34$51
Hourly Rate
$13.98 - $38.27  
   
Hourly Tips
$0.36  
Overtime
$21.86 - $50.54  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $8,650  
   
Profit Sharing
$15.00 - $6,095  
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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$47,007 - $80,352  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 19 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 183

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The Boeing Company, United Parcel Service (UPS), Inc., U.S. Postal Service (USPS), Intel Corporation, and Ford Motor Company are among the top companies that take on many Entry-Level Industrial Engineers. Although Ford Motor Company offers the highest salaries (median pay is $77K), survey participants reported a rather limited pay range of $63K to $95K. Also paying near the top of the field are Chrysler Group LLC. at $70K, Intel Corporation at $70K, and The Boeing Company, where Entry-Level Industrial Engineers annually earn $68K.

Pay for Entry-Level Industrial Engineers is the lowest at Lockheed Martin Corp, which has a median salary of $59K. In addition, there's little room to grow there, with salaries maxing out at $66K. United Parcel Service (UPS), Inc., Federal Express Corporation (FedEx), and FedEx Ground also rank near the bottom for pay, handing out $60K, $62K, and $63K-paychecks on average.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $62,024

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

For those looking to make money, Entry-Level Industrial Engineers in San Diego enjoy an exceptional pay rate, 23 percent above the national average. Entry-Level Industrial Engineers can also look forward to large paychecks in cities like Seattle (+15 percent), New York (+14 percent), Detroit (+11 percent), and Houston (+9 percent). Orlando is home to the smallest salaries in the field, lagging the national average by 15 percent. Employers in Columbus and Los Angeles also lean toward paying below-median salaries (5 percent lower and 4 percent lower, respectively).

Key Stats for Industrial Engineer

Gender

Female
23 %
Male
77 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 183 votes.
Less than 1 year
19%
1-4 years
70%
5-9 years
11%
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Skills That Affect Industrial Engineer Salaries







Six Sigma Green Belt
▲1%

Microsoft Excel
▼0%

Six Sigma
▼0%

National Average
$62,000



Powerpoint
▼1%

Engineering Design
▼1%


▼4%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 183 votes.

Gender

Female
23 %
Male
77 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 87%
dental benefits
Dental: 73%
vision benefits
Vision: 65%
dental benefits
None: 11%
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