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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: $48.52
Statewide median: $23.81

 

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
$38.18 $47.47 $52.57
Minnesota
$38.72 $48.52 $61.08
Central Minnesota
$35.25 $39.78 $50.17
Northeast Minnesota
$35.75 $39.36 $49.33
Northwest Minnesota
$31.08 $38.38 $48.37
Southeast Minnesota
$35.18 $39.40 $49.81
Southwest Minnesota
$33.50 $39.31 $48.76
Seven County Mpls-St Paul, MN
$39.39 $49.78 $63.29

* "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 12,660 workers employed in this large 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 7,876 new Industrial Engineers to meet market demand between 2020-2030. 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
2020 2030 Number Percent
U S 292,000 332,000 40,000 13.7%
Minnesota 10,302 11,452 1,150 11.2%
Central Minnesota 902 980 78 8.6%
Northeast Minnesota 176 191 15 8.5%
Northwest Minnesota 446 499 53 11.9%
Southeast Minnesota 711 769 58 8.2%
Southwest Minnesota 370 446 76 20.5%
Seven County Mpls-St Paul, MN 7,590 8,471 881 11.6%


Source: You can learn about our data sources in the About Us section.




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