Entry-Level Industrial Engineer Salary

An average Entry-Level Industrial Engineer can expect to take home roughly $62K annually. Final cash compensation to Entry-Level Industrial Engineers varies from around $47K to approximately $80K; choice pay grades include potential for bonuses and profit sharing as high as $9K and $7K, respectively. Residence is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by the specific employer. Most enjoy medical while a strong majority get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to the larger part. Male Entry-Level Industrial Engineers are far more common among survey respondents than their female counterparts, who typically comprise less than one-third of the field. The majority of Entry-Level Industrial Engineers claim high levels of job satisfaction. The figures in this overview were provided by individuals who took PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$48,931 - $77,988
$49K
$62K
$78K
MEDIAN: $62,196
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$14.55 - $38.09
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$38
MEDIAN: $24.71
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$0$80K
Salary $48,931 - $77,988
Bonus $0.00 - $8,420
Profit Sharing $0.00 - $6,873
Commission $10,000
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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$47,436 - $80,585
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 20 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 1,697
Hourly Data $0$51
Hourly Rate $14.55 - $38.09
Hourly Tips $0.36
Overtime $19.22 - $51.28
Annual Data $0$80K
Bonus $0.00 - $8,420
Commission $10,000
Profit Sharing $0.00 - $6,873
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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$47,436 - $80,585
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 20 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 182

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Popular Employer Salaries for Industrial Engineer


The Boeing Company, United Parcel Service (UPS), Inc., U.S. Postal Service (USPS), Intel Corporation, and Ford Motor Company are among the top companies that take on many Entry-Level Industrial Engineers. Although Ford Motor Company offers the highest salaries (median pay is $77K), survey participants reported a rather limited pay range of $63K to $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 $69K.

Federal Express Corporation (FedEx), FedEx Ground, and U.S. Postal Service (USPS) are a few other employers known for handing out relatively lightweight salaries ($62K, $63K, and $65K respectively).

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $62,772

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

Entry-Level Industrial Engineers will find that Seattle offers an impressive pay rate, one which exceeds the national average by 15 percent. Entry-Level Industrial Engineers can also look forward to large paychecks in cities like Houston (+12 percent), New York (+10 percent), Detroit (+10 percent), and Dallas (+9 percent). Orlando ranks last in the field for pay, reporting salaries 14 percent below the national average. Employers also pay below the national average in Columbus (5 percent lower) and Fort Worth (3 percent lower).

Industrial Engineer Advice

Q: What do you wish you knew about your job when you first started out?

Industrial Engineer in Houston:
"Work."
I really think retail engineering is the future.

Industrial Engineer in Johannesburg:
"Work hard."
As an industrial engineer, you need to work smart!

Key Stats for Industrial Engineer

Gender

Female
24 %
Male
76 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 228 votes.
Less than 1 year
19%
1-4 years
70%
5-9 years
10%
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Skills That Affect Industrial Engineer Salaries








National Average
$63,000

Microsoft Excel
▼1%

Six Sigma
▼1%


Engineering Design
▼2%

Microsoft Access
▼2%


▼3%


Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 228 votes.

Gender

Female
24 %
Male
76 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 87%
dental benefits
Dental: 73%
vision benefits
Vision: 66%
no benefits
None: 12%
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