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Estimated employment3,640
Mean wage39.34
Entry wage29.41
10th percentile wage27.15
50th percentile wage38.56
90th percentile wage54.40
 Top Employing Industries
 Industry Employment  Percent 
Manufacturing3,10085.3%
Professional and Business Services43011.9%
Trade, Transportation,, and Utilities802.2%
Public Adminsitration200.5%
 Best Paying Industries
 Industry Employment  Median Wage 
Public Adminsitration2041.77
Professional and Business Services43041.48
Manufacturing3,10039.04
Trade, Transportation,, and Utilities8037.05
Industrial Engineers (17-2112)
Design, develop, test, and evaluate integrated systems for managing industrial production processes including human work factors, quality control, inventory control, logistics and material flow, cost analysis, and production coordination. Exclude "Health/Safety Engineers, Ex. Mining Safety Engineers & Inspectors" (17-2111).
Median Wage History
YearThis OccupationCompared to Occupational Group  Difference 
Current$39.34 $38.50  $0.84
2013$39.21+.3%$38.37 +.3%$0.84
2012$38.46+1.9%$37.64 +1.9%$0.82
2011$37.71+2.0%$36.90 +2.0%$0.80
2010$37.12+1.6%$36.33 +1.6%$0.79
2009$36.47+1.8%$35.69 +1.8%$0.78
2008$36.08+1.1%$35.31 +1.1%$0.77
2007$35.01+3.1%$34.26 +3.1%$0.75
2006$33.84+3.5%$33.11 +3.5%$0.72
2005$32.54+4.0%$31.84 +4.0%$0.69
YearThis OccupationCompared to All Occupations  Difference 
Current$39.34 $26.43  $12.91
2013$39.21+.3%$26.36 +.3%$12.85
2012$38.46+1.9%$25.83 +2.1%$12.63
2011$37.71+2.0%$25.38 +1.7%$12.32
2010$37.12+1.6%$24.99 +1.6%$12.14
2009$36.47+1.8%$24.57 +1.7%$11.91
2008$36.08+1.1%$24.23 +1.4%$11.85
2007$35.01+3.1%$23.61 +2.6%$11.40
2006$33.84+3.5%$22.86 +3.3%$10.98
2005$32.54+4.0%$22.15 +3.2%$10.38

Note:The mid-wage is the median wage. The average wage is the mean wage. The entry-level wage is equal to the average of the lower third of reported wages for the occupation. The wage range consists of the 10th and 90th percentiles; 80 percent of workers earn between this wage range, 10 percent earn less while 10 percent earn more.

Reference Date: 1st Quarter 2014
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