Entry-Level Industrial Engineer Salary

Median pay for Entry-Level Industrial Engineers is around $62K per year. Final cash compensation to Entry-Level Industrial Engineers varies from around $47K to approximately $81K; choice pay grades include potential for bonuses and profit sharing as high as $9K and $6K, respectively. Location and the company each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. A large number report receiving medical coverage from their employers and a fair number collect dental insurance. Making up 77 percent of those who took the survey, male Entry-Level Industrial Engineers greatly outnumber their female counterparts. The majority of Entry-Level Industrial Engineers claim high levels of job satisfaction. This report is based on responses to the PayScale salary survey.

$48,627 - $78,236
$49K
$62K
$78K
MEDIAN: $61,593
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$14.10 - $37.49
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MEDIAN: $25.01
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$27K$54K$81K
Salary
$48,627 - $78,236  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $8,811  
Profit Sharing
$30.52 - $6,300  
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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$47,026 - $80,577  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 1,658
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National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$17$34$51
Hourly Rate
$14.10 - $37.49  
   
Hourly Tips
$0.36  
Overtime
$21.78 - $50.75  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $8,811  
   
Profit Sharing
$30.52 - $6,300  
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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$47,026 - $80,577  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 179
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The Boeing Company, United Parcel Service (UPS), Inc., U.S. Postal Service (USPS), Intel Corporation, and Ford Motor Company are leaders in the field that employ a large number of Entry-Level Industrial Engineers. Ford Motor Company pays the most with a median salary of $77K, though there is little variation overall ($63K to $95K). Other employers shelling out big bucks include Chrysler Group LLC., Intel Corporation, and The Boeing Company, where Entry-Level Industrial Engineers typically earn around $70K, $70K, or $69K, respectively.

Workers also receive paychecks lighter than average at Federal Express Corporation (FedEx) ($62K), FedEx Ground ($63K), and U.S. Postal Service (USPS) ($65K).

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $62,299

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

With a pay rate for Entry-Level Industrial Engineers that is 15 percent greater than the national average, Seattle offers a comfortable salary for those in this profession. Entry-Level Industrial Engineers will also find cushy salaries in Houston (+12 percent), New York (+10 percent), Detroit (+10 percent), and Dallas (+9 percent). Orlando is the lowest-paying area, 14 percent south of the national average. Below-median salaries also turn up in Columbus and Fort Worth (4 percent lower and 3 percent lower, respectively).

Key Stats for Industrial Engineer

Gender

Female
23 %
Male
77 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 174 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%



▼2%

Microsoft Access
▼2%


Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 174 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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