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Industrial Engineers

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.

Salary Breakdown

Industrial Engineers

Average

$72,000

ANNUAL

Entry Level

$46,000

ANNUAL

Mid Level

$73,000

ANNUAL

Expert Level

$100,000

ANNUAL


Projected Jobs

Industrial Engineers

12,270

Projected job openings through 2028


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Industrial Engineers

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Industrial Engineers


Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

Industrial Engineers

Common knowledge, skills & abilities needed to get a foot in the door.

KNOWLEDGE

Engineering and Technology

KNOWLEDGE

Production and Processing

KNOWLEDGE

Mathematics

KNOWLEDGE

Mechanical

KNOWLEDGE

Design

SKILL

Reading Comprehension

SKILL

Active Listening

SKILL

Writing

SKILL

Critical Thinking

SKILL

Complex Problem Solving

ABILITY

Oral Comprehension

ABILITY

Written Comprehension

ABILITY

Oral Expression

ABILITY

Problem Sensitivity

ABILITY

Written Expression


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