Salary for Industrial Engineering Technologists

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Individuals employed as industrial engineering technologists use statistical tests, time and motion studies, and on-site observation to plan the flow of work and materials in industrial settings. They use their knowledge of engineering principles to determine areas where efficiency can be increased, and work in cooperation with industrial engineers to improve resource and cost efficiency. This occupation generally requires a Bachelor's degree, although in some cases a high school diploma or its equivalent and significant work experience may be acceptable.

An Industrial Engineering Technologist can earn an average pay level on a scale from 40000 to 60000 based on levels of tenure. Industrial Engineering Technologists can get an average pay level of Fifty Seven Thousand Five Hundred dollars every year.

Industrial Engineering Technologists can make the most money in Maine, which has average job salaries of close to about $72610. People holding these jobs are paid at the highest level in Real Estate and Rental and Leasing, where they can get average pay scales of $67810.

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The annual compensation for this career has gone up since 2004. Salaries have increased by an average of 15.74 percent nationwide in that time.
Industrial Engineering Technologists tend to make the most in the following industries
Mining, Quarrying, and Oil and Gas Extraction $67,810
Real Estate and Rental and Leasing $66,310
Utilities $63,980
Information $62,690
Public Administration $62,530
Transportation and Warehousing $59,390
In general, they earn less within the industries below
Construction $40,880
Arts, Entertainment, and Recreation $44,070
Administrative, Support and Waste Management Services $51,250
Health Care and Social Assistance $52,210
Educational Services $53,220
Wholesale Trade $54,280