Highest Paying Industries for Industrial Engineers, Including Health and Safety

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Industry nameHourly wageAnnual salary
Oil and Gas Extraction60.69126240
Other Information Services58.26121190
Mining57.21118990
Other Pipeline Transportation54.52113410
Pipeline Transportation of Crude Oil53.25110760
Pipeline Transportation52.06108280
Petroleum and Petroleum Products Merchant Wholesalers51.24106580
Petroleum and Coal Products Manufacturing50.25104520
Direct Insurance (except Life, Health, and Medical) Carriers48.13100110
Insurance Carriers48.0699960
Pipeline Transportation of Natural Gas47.9299680
Natural Gas Distribution47.699000
Support Activities for Mining47.598790
Federal Executive Branch47.1698100
Insurance Carriers and Related Activities46.4796650
Information46.2596200
Finance and Insurance46.1896050
Hardware, and Plumbing and Heating Equipment and Supplies Merchant Wholesalers46.1796030
Software Publishers46.1195920
Federal government, including the US Postal Service45.8695380
Basic Chemical Manufacturing45.7895220
Computer and Peripheral Equipment Manufacturing45.5794780
Wireless Telecommunications Carriers (except Satellite)45.0193620
Publishing Industries (except Internet)44.9993590
Coal Mining44.9593490
Scientific Research and Development Services44.9293440
Research and Development in the Physical, Engineering, and Life Sciences44.9293430
Deep Sea, Coastal, and Great Lakes Water Transportation44.8693310
Commercial and Industrial Machinery and Equipment (except Automotive and Electronic) Repair and Maintenance44.8493270
Aerospace Product and Parts Manufacturing44.8293230
Computer Systems Design and Related Services44.7893140
Insurance Agencies and Brokerages44.6992950
Manufacturing and Reproducing Magnetic and Optical Media44.6492840
Agencies, Brokerages, and Other Insurance Related Activities44.4892520
Audio and Video Equipment Manufacturing44.3792300
Semiconductor and Other Electronic Component Manufacturing44.2291970
Tobacco Manufacturing44.1891890
Motor Vehicle and Motor Vehicle Parts and Supplies Merchant Wholesalers4491510
Resin, Synthetic Rubber, and Artificial Synthetic Fibers and Filaments Manufacturing43.991320
Computer and Electronic Product Manufacturing43.7490970
Other Telecommunications43.6290740
Electronic Shopping and Mail-Order Houses43.3290100
Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services43.3190090
Repair and Maintenance43.390060
Communications Equipment Manufacturing43.0289480
Navigational, Measuring, Electromedical, and Control Instruments Manufacturing42.9589330
Utilities42.8889200
Chemical Manufacturing42.7488910
Professional and Commercial Equipment and Supplies Merchant Wholesalers42.788810
Engineering Services42.6788760
Architectural, Engineering, and Related Services42.6288640
Water Transportation42.5988590
Pharmaceutical and Medicine Manufacturing42.5788540
Remediation and Other Waste Management Services42.4488280
Other Services (except Federal, State, and Local Government)42.3888150
Testing Laboratories42.3188010
Management of Companies and Enterprises42.287770
Management, Scientific, and Technical Consulting Services42.1387630
Railroad Rolling Stock Manufacturing42.187580
Investigation and Security Services42.0787510
Security Systems Services42.0787510
Waste Management and Remediation Services4287350
Bakeries and Tortilla Manufacturing41.8687060
Beverage and Tobacco Product Manufacturing41.7186770
Waste Treatment and Disposal41.6886700
Sugar and Confectionery Product Manufacturing41.6786670
Farm and Garden Machinery and Equipment Merchant Wholesalers41.5786470
Mining (except Oil and Gas)41.5486410
Federal, State, and Local Government41.586330
Federal, State, and Local Government, excluding state and local schools and hospitals, and the US Postal Service41.586330
Waste Collection41.4586230
Lumber and Other Construction Materials Merchant Wholesalers41.3986090
Merchant Wholesalers, Durable Goods41.3485990
Beverage Manufacturing41.3385970
Dairy Product Manufacturing41.2885870
Foundation, Structure, and Building Exterior Contractors41.2885860
Electric Power Generation, Transmission and Distribution41.2885850
Electrical Contractors and Other Wiring Installation Contractors41.2485780
Converted Paper Product Manufacturing41.2185710
Scheduled Air Transportation41.1485580
Telecommunications41.1185510
Nonstore Retailers41.0385340
Rail Transportation40.9885240
Federal, state, and local government, including government owned schools and hospitals, and the US Postal Service40.9385130
Transportation Equipment Manufacturing40.9285120
All industries40.9185080
All industries, private ownership only40.9185080
Household Appliances and Electrical and Electronic Goods Merchant Wholesalers40.8885040
Sector 56- Administrative and Support and Waste Management and Remediation Services40.8684980
Other Heavy and Civil Engineering Construction40.8584970
Machinery, Equipment, and Supplies Merchant Wholesalers40.884860
Employment Services40.884860
Wholesale Trade40.7884820
Nonmetallic Mineral Mining and Quarrying40.7584770
Metalworking Machinery Manufacturing40.7484750
Pesticide, Fertilizer, and Other Agricultural Chemical Manufacturing40.7484730
Paper Manufacturing40.6784600
Administrative and Support Services40.6284500
Other Food Manufacturing40.684450
Engine, Turbine, and Power Transmission Equipment Manufacturing40.5984420
Paint, Coating, and Adhesive Manufacturing40.3283870
Air Transportation40.3283870
Other Specialty Trade Contractors40.2583720
Industrial Machinery Manufacturing40.2583710
Data Processing, Hosting, and Related Services40.1983590
Newspaper, Periodical, Book, and Directory Publishers40.1883580
Pulp, Paper, and Paperboard Mills40.1683540
Religious, Grantmaking, Civic, Professional, and Similar Organizations40.1483490
Manufacturing40.0783350
Grain and Oilseed Milling40.0583300
Chemical and Allied Products Merchant Wholesalers40.0483290
Food Manufacturing39.9783140
Merchant Wholesalers, Nondurable Goods39.9783130
Furniture and Home Furnishing Merchant Wholesalers39.8982980
Advertising, Public Relations, and Related Services39.8282820
Power and Communication Line and Related Structures Construction39.7282620
Animal Food Manufacturing39.782580
Medical Equipment and Supplies Manufacturing39.782570
State Government, excluding schools and hospitals39.6882530
Other Support Services39.6482450
Real Estate and Rental and Leasing39.682370
Motor Vehicle Manufacturing39.5782310
Textile Furnishings Mills39.5482250
Office Administrative Services39.4482020
Soap, Cleaning Compound, and Toilet Preparation Manufacturing39.4282000
Drugs and Druggists' Sundries Merchant Wholesalers39.4282000
Other Transportation Equipment Manufacturing39.3681860
Commercial and Industrial Machinery and Equipment Rental and Leasing39.3181760
Wholesale Electronic Markets and Agents and Brokers39.2681660
Rental and Leasing Services39.2181550
Nonresidential Building Construction39.1581430
Lime and Gypsum Product Manufacturing39.0681250
Other Furniture Related Product Manufacturing39.0481200
Miscellaneous Manufacturing39.0281170
Transportation and Warehousing39.0181150
Metal Ore Mining39.0181130
Construction of Buildings38.9981110
Metal and Mineral (except Petroleum) Merchant Wholesalers38.9881090
Nonferrous Metal (except Aluminum) Production and Processing38.9581010
Couriers and Express Delivery Services38.9581010
Couriers and Messengers38.9480990
State government, including schools and hospitals38.9380970
Other Electrical Equipment and Component Manufacturing38.8980890
Ship and Boat Building38.8880870
Building Material and Garden Equipment and Supplies Dealers38.8180730
Building Material and Supplies Dealers38.8180730
Educational Services, Privately owned38.8180720
Retail Trade38.7980690
Electronic and Precision Equipment Repair and Maintenance38.6880450
Machinery Manufacturing38.680290
Textile and Fabric Finishing and Fabric Coating Mills38.680280
Commercial and Service Industry Machinery Manufacturing38.5380150
Support Activities for Air Transportation38.4179890
Construction38.4179880
Other Chemical Product and Preparation Manufacturing38.3479740
Other Nonmetallic Mineral Product Manufacturing38.2879620
Fruit and Vegetable Preserving and Specialty Food Manufacturing38.2579560
Postal Service (federal government)38.1679360
Electric Lighting Equipment Manufacturing38.0679150
Specialty Trade Contractors38.0579130
Household Appliance Manufacturing38.0479130
Animal Slaughtering and Processing38.0379090
Electrical Equipment, Appliance, and Component Manufacturing37.9778980
Heavy and Civil Engineering Construction37.8878800
Glass and Glass Product Manufacturing37.8578730
Other Fabricated Metal Product Manufacturing37.878610
Outpatient Care Centers37.7978610
Grocery and Related Product Merchant Wholesalers37.7678530
Agriculture, Construction, and Mining Machinery Manufacturing37.7478490
Utility System Construction37.7378470
Building Equipment Contractors37.6578310
Colleges, universities, and professional schools, Privately owned37.6378280
Specialized Design Services37.6278260
Jewelry and Silverware Manufacturing37.5878170
Wired Telecommunications Carriers37.4677910
Miscellaneous Nondurable Goods Merchant Wholesalers37.4177820
Educational Services (including private, state, and local government schools)37.3177600
Sawmills and Wood Preservation37.2977570
Nonmetallic Mineral Product Manufacturing37.2877540
Iron and Steel Mills and Ferroalloy Manufacturing37.2677510
Electrical Equipment Manufacturing37.1877330
Clay Product and Refractory Manufacturing37.1577270
Hospitals (including private, state, and local government hospitals)37.1177200
Hospitals, Privately owned37.1177190
Miscellaneous Durable Goods Merchant Wholesalers37.0877130
Boiler, Tank, and Shipping Container Manufacturing36.9776900
Printing and Related Support Activities36.9276790
General Medical and Surgical Hospitals (including private, state, and local government hospitals)36.976760
Support Activities for Transportation36.976750
General Medical and Surgical Hospitals, Privately owned36.8776680
Ambulatory Health Care Services36.8276580
Colleges, Universities, and Professional Schools (including private, state, and local government schools)36.8176570
Other General Purpose Machinery Manufacturing36.7876510
Health Care and Social Assistance (including private, state, and local government hospitals)36.7576440
Other Miscellaneous Manufacturing36.6876290
Facilities Support Services36.6176140
Residential Building Construction36.5976100
Apparel, Piece Goods, and Notions Merchant Wholesalers36.5976100
Highway, Street, and Bridge Construction36.5676050
Textile Mills36.4475790
Motor Vehicle Parts Manufacturing36.4175730
Turned Product and Screw, Nut, and Bolt Manufacturing36.3575600
Apparel Knitting Mills36.3475580
Colleges, universities, and professional schools, State government owned36.3175520
Primary Metal Manufacturing36.2775450
Educational Services, State government owned36.2275340
Support Activities for Rail Transportation36.1975280
Plastics Product Manufacturing36.1875260
Accounting, Tax Preparation, Bookkeeping, and Payroll Services36.1775230
Textile Product Mills36.1775220
Hardware Manufacturing36.1775220
Steel Product Manufacturing from Purchased Steel36.1375150
Local Government, excluding schools and hospitals36.1275120
Warehousing and Storage36.0875040
Fabric Mills36.0474970
Other Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services36.0474970
Local government, including schools and hospitals36.0474960
Fiber, Yarn, and Thread Mills35.9974860
Specialized Freight Trucking35.9774820
Plastics and Rubber Products Manufacturing35.9574770
Ventilation, Heating, Air-Conditioning, and Commercial Refrigeration Equipment Manufacturing35.9474760
Plumbing, Heating, and Air-Conditioning Contractors35.9274720
Fabricated Metal Product Manufacturing35.8174490
Seafood Product Preparation and Packaging35.6274080
Cutlery and Handtool Manufacturing35.4673760
Support Activities for Water Transportation35.3773570
Drycleaning and Laundry Services35.2573320
Other Ambulatory Health Care Services35.2573310
All Other Ambulatory Health Care Services35.1573110
Machine Shops; Turned Product; and Screw, Nut, and Bolt Manufacturing35.173000
Rubber Product Manufacturing35.0872960
Foundries35.0672930
Coating, Engraving, Heat Treating, and Allied Activities3572790
Alumina and Aluminum Production and Processing34.9572700
Other Building Equipment Contractors34.8872550
Cement and Concrete Product Manufacturing34.8672500
Vocational Rehabilitation Services34.7372230
Social Assistance34.5571860
Freight Transportation Arrangement34.4471630
Machine Shops34.2471220
Wood Product Manufacturing33.870310
Building Finishing Contractors33.7470170
Other Textile Product Mills33.7170120
Other Wood Product Manufacturing33.6970080
Architectural and Structural Metals Manufacturing33.6770030
Spring and Wire Product Manufacturing33.5969880
Apparel Manufacturing33.5869850
Forging and Stamping33.3969450
Personal and Laundry Services33.3369330
Veneer, Plywood, and Engineered Wood Product Manufacturing33.3169280
Office Furniture (including Fixtures) Manufacturing33.1168860
Furniture and Related Product Manufacturing32.9268480
Wood Kitchen Cabinet and Countertop Manufacturing32.8468310
Cut and Sew Apparel Manufacturing32.2967160
Motor Vehicle Body and Trailer Manufacturing32.0966740
Direct Selling Establishments31.9466440
Household and Institutional Furniture and Kitchen Cabinet Manufacturing31.8166160
Household and Institutional Furniture Manufacturing31.365100
Truck Transportation29.7261830
Other Leather and Allied Product Manufacturing29.3260990
General Freight Trucking25.3652750

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