Entry-Level Industrial Engineers can expect to earn an average of $61K annually. In the world of Entry-Level Industrial Engineers, overall income ranges from $47K near the bottom to $80K at the top; this can include more than $9K from bonuses and more than $6K from profit sharing in exceptional cases. Geography 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. Generally, women make up less than a third of all Entry-Level Industrial Engineers who answered the questionnnaire. The data in this summary comes from the PayScale salary survey.

$48,388 - $77,830
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MEDIAN: $61,175
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$14.04 - $37.86
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$27K$54K$81K
Salary
$48,388 - $77,830  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $8,778  
Profit Sharing
$30.30 - $6,079  
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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$46,617 - $80,021  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 1,685
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$17$34$51
Hourly Rate
$14.04 - $37.86  
   
Hourly Tips
$0.36  
Overtime
$21.67 - $50.92  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $8,778  
   
Profit Sharing
$30.30 - $6,079  
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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$46,617 - $80,021  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 171

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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. Although the highest salaries can be found at Ford Motor Company where median pay is $77K, there is little variation in compensation; paychecks are spread only between $63K and $95K. Other big spenders include Chrysler Group LLC., Intel Corporation, and The Boeing Company, top-paying firms where Entry-Level Industrial Engineers see paychecks nearing $70K, $70K, or $68K.

The lowest salaries can be found at U.S. Postal Service (USPS) — median pay is $62K — and there is little variation in compensation, with paychecks starting at $58K and only reaching $77K. Others at the bottom of the scale for this job include FedEx Ground at $62K, and United Parcel Service (UPS), Inc. where $64K is the norm, but it is worth noting that some Entry-Level Industrial Engineers there earn up to $79K.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $61,908

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For those looking to make money, Entry-Level Industrial Engineers in Seattle enjoy an exceptional pay rate, 14 percent above the national average. Entry-Level Industrial Engineers can also look forward to large paychecks in cities like Detroit (+12 percent), New York (+8 percent), Houston (+8 percent), and Dallas (+6 percent). Those in the field find the lowest salaries in Orlando, 15 percent below the national average. Employers also pay below the national average in Miami (12 percent lower) and Columbus (6 percent lower).

Key Stats for Industrial Engineer

Gender

Female
22 %
Male
78 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 163 votes.
Less than 1 year
19%
1-4 years
70%
5-9 years
11%
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Skills That Affect Industrial Engineer Salaries

Lean Manufacturing
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Project Management
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Process Improvement
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Data Analysis
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Manufacturing Process Engineering
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Six Sigma Green Belt
up arrow 2%

Lean Process Engineering
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Microsoft Excel
0%

Six Sigma
0%

Engineering Design
0%

National Average
$62,000

Microsoft Office
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autodesk autocad
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Microsoft Word
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Powerpoint
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AutoCAD
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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 163 votes.

Gender

Female
22 %
Male
78 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 88%
dental benefits
Dental: 74%
vision benefits
Vision: 65%
dental benefits
None: 10%
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