Senior Industrial Engineer Salary

The average salary for a Senior Industrial Engineer is $81,924 per year. For the first five to ten years in this position, salary increases modestly, but any additional experience does not have a big effect on pay.

$65,422 - $96,886
MEDIAN: $81,924

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$65,422 - $96,886  
$0.00 - $11,745  
Profit Sharing
$1,953 - $11,836  
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$65,959 - $102,093  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 211
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Job Description for Senior Industrial Engineer

A senior industrial engineer generally works in the manufacturing industry to develop improvements to, and maintain the efficiency of, a company's manufacturing processes. This involves carrying out feasibility analyses, creating prototypes, improving process methods, and working with employees to help improve their skills; this position may also involve direct training duties.


Senior Industrial Engineer Tasks

  • Facilitate cross-team changes and interactions, communicating goals.
  • Evaluate workflow and supply processes to improve safety and efficiency.
  • Collect data and identify opportunities to streamline, improve and increase standardization.
  • Train and mentor teams and individuals in workflows, quality assurance and other tasks.

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Experience Affects Senior Industrial Engineer Salaries

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Skills That Affect Senior Industrial Engineer Salaries

Data Analysis
up arrow 3%

Process Improvement

Lean Manufacturing

Project Management

Operations Management

National Average

Six Sigma
up arrow 1%

Lean Process Engineering
up arrow 9%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 25 votes.


17 %
83 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 94%
dental benefits
Dental: 87%
medical benefits
Vision: 75%
dental benefits
None: 4%