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Senior Industrial Engineer Salary

The average salary for a Senior Industrial Engineer is $82,115 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.
$67,168 - $96,086
MEDIAN: $82,115

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$67,168 - $96,086  
$0.00 - $12,605  
Profit Sharing
$1,949 - $12,164  
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).
$68,958 - $102,508  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 137
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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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Pay by Experience Level for Senior Industrial Engineer

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.

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Experience Affects Senior Industrial Engineer Salaries

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National Average

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Skills That Affect Senior Industrial Engineer Salaries

Process Improvement
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Project Management
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Lean Manufacturing
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National Average

Lean Process Engineering
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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 28 votes.


15 %
85 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 93% dental benefits Dental: 87%
vision benefits Vision: 72% employee benefits None: 4%