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Industrial Engineers in Indiana

Is Indiana a good place for you to work as an Industrial Engineer?

18.8% Jobs Projection
$71,490 Median Salary
790 Job Openings

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

  • Projected employment for Industrial Engineers in Indiana is growing faster than average.

  • Industrial Engineers in Indiana earn higher salaries than the typical U.S. wage earner.

How Many Industrial Engineers Work in Indiana?

There were approximately 10,820 workers employed as Industrial Engineers in this state in 2018.

There were 10,180 Industrial Engineers employed in this state in 2017.

That’s growth of 640 jobs between 2017 and 2018.

Industrial Engineers in IN Employment Trend

The typical state has 3,610 Industrial Engineers working in it, which means Indiana has more Industrial Engineers than average.

Industrial Engineers in IN vs. the Average State

Job Projections for Indiana

Jobs for Industrial Engineers in this state are growing at a rate of 18.8% which is faster than the nationwide estimated projection of 9.7%.

Job Projections for Industrial Engineers: Nation vs. IN

Indiana Annual Job Openings

The BLS is projecting 790 annual Industrial Engineers job openings in Indiana, and 10,630 total jobs in the year 2026.

Nationwide, the prediction is 19,700 annual jobs and 283,000 total jobs in 2026.

What do Industrial Engineers Make in Indiana?

In 2018 wages for Industrial Engineers ranged from $47,740 to $104,140 with $71,490 being the median annual salary.

Broken down to an hourly rate, workers in this field made anywhere from $22.95 to $50.07. The median hourly rate was $34.37.

Workers in this field were paid a median of $34.37 an hour in 2017.

Wages between 2017 and 2018 did not increase or decrease.

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

Industrial Engineers Earnings: IN vs. National Average

Top Indiana Metros for Industrial Engineers

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

Metro Number Employed Annual Median Salary
Chicago-Naperville-Elgin, IL-IN-WI 6,840 $82,880
Cincinnati, OH-KY-IN 4,080 $88,600
Indianapolis-Carmel-Anderson, IN 2,050 $70,380
Louisville/Jefferson County, KY-IN 1,620 $72,990
Fort Wayne, IN 750 $75,610
Elkhart-Goshen, IN 750 $63,420
Evansville, IN-KY 430 $77,010
South Bend-Mishawaka, IN-MI 340 $76,570
Lafayette-West Lafayette, IN 310 $80,550
Kokomo, IN 240 $109,860
Terre Haute, IN 170 $74,120
Michigan City-La Porte, IN 130 $81,450
Muncie, IN 110 $67,490

Top States for Industrial Engineers Employment

The table below shows the states where most Industrial Engineers work.

State Number Employed Annual Median Salary
Michigan 31,520 $88,190
California 26,220 $101,920
Texas 17,910 $102,310
Ohio 15,440 $80,680
New York 12,030 $86,900
Indiana 10,820 $71,490
Massachusetts 10,720 $98,280
Florida 10,570 $73,650
Illinois 9,760 $85,570
Minnesota 9,620 $86,600
Wisconsin 9,290 $75,370
Pennsylvania 9,280 $82,210
North Carolina 9,160 $82,900
Georgia 7,260 $81,430
South Carolina 7,130 $84,840
Washington 6,740 $104,240
Connecticut 5,840 $87,700
Missouri 5,680 $82,940
Alabama 5,630 $84,540
Kentucky 5,410 $76,400

Below are the states where Industrial Engineers get paid the most:

State Annual Median Salary
Wyoming $104,510
Washington $104,240
Texas $102,310
California $101,920
Massachusetts $98,280
Colorado $97,120
Rhode Island $97,020
Maryland $96,570
Arizona $94,170
New Jersey $94,030

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Occupation IN Employment Total
Health and Safety Engineers, Except Mining Safety Engineers and Inspectors 270


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