How Much Do Industrial Technicians Make in 2021 (including Starting Salary)

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Annual Salary, Salary Range, and Highest Paying States and Industries

Industrial Engineering Technicians

Industrial Engineering Technicians apply engineering theory and principles to problems of industrial layout or manufacturing production, usually under the direction of engineering staff. May perform time and motion studies on worker operations in a variety of industries for purposes such as establishing standard production rates or improving efficiency.

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Table of contents
  1. Average salary
  2. Starting salary
  3. Salary rank
  4. Salary range
  5. Highest paying states
  6. Highest paying industries

Average salary

Annual salary
$59920 per year
Hourly wage
$29 per hour

Starting salary

Entry-level annual salary
$36,550 to $45,040 per year
Entry-level hourly wage
$18 to $22 per hour

Entry-level Industrial Engineering Technicians with little to no experience can expect to make anywhere between $36,550 to $45,040 per year or $18 to $22 per hour. Similar to any other job, their salary will increase as they gain experience.

Salary rank

Salary rank

We wanted to make it easy for our readers to compare the salary of Industrial Engineering Technicians to all the other careers out there. So we created Salary Rank. We compared the salary of all careers then we gave them a rank of A, B, C, or D depending on where their average salary sit in comparison to other careers.

Salary range

Level Hourly Annual
Highest (Top 10%) $42 $86,900
Senior (Top 25%) $35 $71,990
Middle (Mid 50%) $28 $57,320
Junior (Bottom 25%) $22 $45,040
No experience (Bottom 10%) $18 $36,550

Highest paying states

State Hourly Annual
NM $39 $82,140
MD $37 $75,970
LA $37 $75,910
WA $35 $71,920
OK $33 $67,990
CA $32 $66,750
MT $32 $66,360
ID $32 $66,160
TX $31 $65,030
GA $31 $64,010

Another simple way to increase your salary as an Industrial Engineering Technician is to move to a higher paying state. However moving to a higher paying state like NM doesn’t guarantee that you will make more because the expenses at NM might be much higher than where you are currently living at right now.

According to BLS, the highest paid Industrial Technicians are in the states of NM, MD, LA, WA and OK.

Highest paying industries

Salary by industry Annual Hourly
Natural Gas Distribution $85980 $41.34
Pipeline Transportation of Crude Oil $74530 $35.83
Federal Executive Branch $74400 $35.77
Electric Power Generation, Transmission and Distribution $72040 $34.64
Beverage Manufacturing $71400 $34.33
Machinery, Equipment, and Supplies Merchant Wholesalers $70980 $34.12
Aerospace Product and Parts Manufacturing $70190 $33.74
Management of Companies and Enterprises $69120 $33.23
Pipeline Transportation of Natural Gas $69000 $33.18
Oil and Gas Extraction $68730 $33.04
Metal Ore Mining $67790 $32.59
Support Activities for Mining $66600 $32.02
Local Government $66360 $31.91
Computer Systems Design and Related Services $66240 $31.85
Motor Vehicle Manufacturing $66130 $31.80
Petroleum and Coal Products Manufacturing $66070 $31.77
Professional and Commercial Equipment and Supplies Merchant Wholesalers $64820 $31.17
Railroad Rolling Stock Manufacturing $64810 $31.16
Pharmaceutical and Medicine Manufacturing $64480 $31.00
Scientific Research and Development Services $63510 $30.53
Nonresidential Building Construction $62930 $30.26
Nonmetallic Mineral Mining and Quarrying $62890 $30.24
Merchant Wholesalers, Nondurable Goods $62380 $29.99
Chemical Manufacturing $62250 $29.93
Support Activities for Air Transportation $61960 $29.79
Architectural, Engineering, and Related Services $61940 $29.78
Semiconductor and Other Electronic Component Manufacturing $61810 $29.72
Dairy Product Manufacturing $61790 $29.71
Converted Paper Product Manufacturing $61520 $29.58
Animal Slaughtering and Processing $61260 $29.45

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