The average salary for a Senior Industrial Engineer is $81,769 per year. Pay for this job does not change much by experience, with the most experienced earning only a bit more than the least.

$65,531 - $97,494
MEDIAN: $81,768

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$65,531 - $97,494  
$760 - $13,920  
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$991 - $9,274  
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$65,990 - $102,806  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 181

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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

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

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Experience Affects Senior Industrial Engineer Salaries

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Skills That Affect Senior Industrial Engineer Salaries

Project Management

Lean Manufacturing

Operations Management

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Process Improvement
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Six Sigma
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Data Analysis
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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 22 votes.


21 %
79 %

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%
medical benefits
Vision: 79%
dental benefits
None: 6%