Industrial Engineering Technician Salary and Wage Information

Wage Rate Low (<10%) Median (50%) High (>90%)
Hourly Wage $16.15 $25.00 $37.50
Annual Wage $33,500 $52,000 $78,000
  • "Low (<10%)" indicates that 10% of workers earned less and 90% earned more.
  • "Median (50%)" indicates that 50% of workers earned less and 50% earned more.
  • "High (>90%)" indicates that 90% of workers earned less and 10% earned more.
  • "N/A" indicates that data in not available
*The annual salary and wage data presented above represents U.S, Based workers with full-time employment and year-round schedules.

Additional Information
Industrial Engineering Technicians work under the direction of engineering staff, applying engineering principles and theory to problems regarding manufacturing production or industrial layout. Their job is to improve efficiency in industrial and manufacturing processes. They may study and record the time, method, speed, and motion involved in various production, clerical, maintenance, and other worker operations. These calculations help to establish standard productions rates, and improve efficiency.

The median annual salary for industrial engineering technicians was just over $50,900 in 2012. The lowest ten percent of industrial engineering technicians earned less than $33,100 a year, while the top ten percent earned more than $76,000.

For the top five industries employing industrial engineering technicians, the median annual salaries were as follows:

Aerospace parts and products $63,200
Semiconductors and electronic components $52,300
Electromedical, navigational and measuring instrument manufacturing $47,900
Automotive parts manufacturing $46,200
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