The median annual wage of industrial engineering technicians was $48,210 in May 2010. The median wage is the wage at which half the workers in an occupation earned more than that amount and half earned less. The lowest 10 percent earned less than $31,560, and the top 10 percent earned more than $73,440.
Median annual wages in the industries employing the largest numbers of industrial engineering technicians in May 2010 were the following:
|Aerospace product and parts manufacturing||$58,410|
|Semiconductor and other electronic component|
|Navigational, measuring, electromedical, and control|
|Motor vehicle parts manufacturing||46,370|
|Plastics product manufacturing||44,380|
Industrial engineering technicians usually work standard schedules. Most work full time.
Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, Occupational Outlook Handbook, 2012-13 Edition