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Industrial Engineers

Wages & Outlook

 

Typical Wages   This career pays well above the median wage.

Wages listed below are for a variety of experience and education levels. Make sure that you research the typical entry-level education and work experience and training requirements for this occupation.

This career: $43.46
Statewide median: $21.49

 

This is a very high-wage career. It pays well above the statewide median wage.


Wages for Industrial Engineers *

Area Low Median High
U S
$34.26 $42.76 $53.51
Minnesota
$35.43 $43.46 $53.99
Central Minnesota
$34.45 $41.22 $49.30
Northeast Minnesota
$31.17 $39.73 $49.60
Northwest Minnesota
$32.72 $37.54 $45.11
Southeast Minnesota
$34.05 $39.41 $46.65
Southwest Minnesota
$31.96 $37.41 $45.18
Seven County Mpls-St Paul, MN
$36.51 $45.41 $56.67

* "Low" indicates 25% of workers earn less and 75% earn more.
"Median" indicates 50% of workers earn less and 50% earn more.
"High" indicates 75% of workers earn less and 25% earn more.

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Employment

In Minnesota, there are 9,950 workers employed in this medium-sized career.

Where do Industrial Engineers most often work?

 

Current Demand

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This career is currently in very high demand.

 

Future Demand

This career is seeing high growth compared to other careers.

There will be a need for about 7,817 new Industrial Engineers to meet market demand between 2018-2028. This includes the demand due to replacement (workers leaving the occupation or retiring) as well as growth.

 

Employment Outlook for Industrial Engineers
Area Employment Employment Change
2018 2028 Number Percent
U S 284,600 308,400 23,800 8.3%
Minnesota 9,760 10,621 861 8.8%
Central Minnesota 736 861 125 17%
Northeast Minnesota 227 227 0 0%
Northwest Minnesota 486 533 47 9.7%
Southeast Minnesota 853 955 102 12%
Southwest Minnesota 390 414 24 6.2%
Seven County Mpls-St Paul, MN 7,248 7,831 583 8%


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