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Industrial Engineers in Maine

Want to work in Maine as an Industrial Engineer? Read this first!

7.1% Jobs Projection
$86,000 Median Salary
50 Job Openings

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

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

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

How Many Industrial Engineers Work in Maine?

In 2018, there were 830 Industrial Engineers working in the state.

There were 800 Industrial Engineers employed in this state in 2017.

That’s growth of 30 jobs between 2017 and 2018.


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


Job Projections for Maine

Jobs for Industrial Engineers in this state are growing at a rate of 7.1% which is slower than the nationwide estimated projection of 9.7%.


Maine Annual Job Openings

The BLS is projecting 50 annual Industrial Engineers job openings in Maine, and 750 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 Maine?

In 2018 wages for Industrial Engineers ranged from $58,840 to $123,680 with $86,000 being the median annual salary.

Broken down to an hourly rate, workers in this field made anywhere from $28.29 to $59.46. The median hourly rate was $41.35.

Workers in this field were paid a median of $40.59 an hour in 2017.

The hourly rate grew by $0.76.

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


Top Maine 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
Portland-South Portland, ME 350 $83,330
Portsmouth, NH-ME 250 $90,870
Dover-Durham, NH-ME 180 $79,480
Lewiston-Auburn, ME 40 $78,450

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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