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Industrial Engineering Technicians in Kentucky

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Industrial Engineering Technicians in Kentucky

Is Kentucky a good place for you to work as an Industrial Engineering Technician?

7.2% Jobs Projection
$51,820 Median Salary
90 Job Openings

You’re in luck! Jobs for Industrial Engineering Technicians in Kentucky are projected to grow and these jobs tend to pay higher than average.

  • Projected employment for Industrial Engineering Technicians in Kentucky is growing faster than average.

  • Industrial Engineering Technicians in Kentucky earn higher salaries than the typical U.S. wage earner.

How Many Industrial Engineering Technicians Work in Kentucky?

There were approximately 1,090 workers employed as Industrial Engineering Technicians in this state in 2018.

There were 1,100 Industrial Engineering Technicians employed in this state in 2017.

That’s a decline of 10 jobs between 2017 and 2018.

Industrial Engineering Technicians in KY Employment Trend

The typical state has 980 Industrial Engineering Technicians working in it, which means Kentucky has more Industrial Engineering Technicians than average.

Industrial Engineering Technicians in KY vs. the Average State

Job Projections for Kentucky

Jobs for Industrial Engineering Technicians in this state are growing at a rate of 7.2% which is faster than the nationwide estimated projection of 0.6%.

Job Projections for Industrial Engineering Technicians: Nation vs. KY

Kentucky Annual Job Openings

The BLS estimates there will be 90 annual job openings, and 1,040 total jobs in 2026 for Industrial Engineering Technicians in this state.

Nationwide, the prediction is 5,500 annual jobs and 64,300 total jobs in 2026.

What do Industrial Engineering Technicians Make in Kentucky?

In 2018 wages for Industrial Engineering Technicians ranged from $34,020 to $85,520 with $51,820 being the median annual salary.

Broken down to an hourly rate, workers in this field made anywhere from $16.36 to $41.11. The median hourly rate was $24.91.

Workers in this field were paid a median of $25.22 an hour in 2017.

The hourly rate declined by $0.31.

The median salary in Kentucky is higher than the nationwide median salary.

Industrial Engineering Technicians Earnings: KY vs. National Average

Top Kentucky Metros for Industrial Engineering Technicians

The table below shows some of the metros in this state with the most Industrial Engineering Technicians.

Metro Number Employed Annual Median Salary
Cincinnati, OH-KY-IN 700 $56,320
Louisville/Jefferson County, KY-IN 260 $46,060
Bowling Green, KY 130 $41,710
Evansville, IN-KY 120 $51,470
Lexington-Fayette, KY 60 $54,230
Elizabethtown-Fort Knox, KY 40 $55,440

Top States for Industrial Engineering Technicians Employment

View the list below to see where most Industrial Engineering Technicians work.

State Number Employed Annual Median Salary
Texas 5,090 $65,650
Michigan 4,430 $51,520
California 4,080 $66,770
Minnesota 3,340 $50,710
New York 3,150 $56,150
Tennessee 3,140 $47,250
Ohio 3,030 $54,810
Indiana 2,860 $47,250
Massachusetts 2,810 $57,510
North Carolina 2,750 $46,470
Pennsylvania 2,410 $55,060
Florida 2,390 $48,770
Arizona 2,300 $57,750
Illinois 1,790 $54,800
Vermont 1,400 $63,280
South Carolina 1,400 $53,870
Missouri 1,320 $54,020
Colorado 1,260 $53,610
Georgia 1,110 $56,430
Kentucky 1,090 $51,820

Below are the states where Industrial Engineering Technicians get paid the most:

State Annual Median Salary
Louisiana $82,040
New Mexico $79,100
Oklahoma $67,980
California $66,770
Texas $65,650
Vermont $63,280
Maryland $62,530
Montana $61,920
Rhode Island $60,320
Maine $59,920

Discover similar careers:

Occupation KY Employment Total
Civil Engineering Technicians 2,140
Electrical and Electronics Engineering Technicians 880
Mechanical Engineering Technicians 670
Engineering Technicians, Except Drafters 620
Environmental Engineering Technicians 120
Electro-Mechanical Technicians 40

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