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Industrial Engineers in Maryland

Considering a career as an Industrial Engineer in Maryland?

3.7% Jobs Projection
$96,570 Median Salary
180 Job Openings

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

  • Projected employment for Industrial Engineers in Maryland is growing slower than average.

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

How Many Industrial Engineers Work in Maryland?

In 2018, there were 2,860 Industrial Engineers working in the state.

There were 3,150 Industrial Engineers employed in this state in 2017.

That’s a decline of 290 jobs between 2017 and 2018.


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


Job Projections for Maryland

Jobs for Industrial Engineers in this state are growing at a rate of 3.7% which is slower than the nationwide estimated projection of 9.7%.


Maryland Annual Job Openings

The BLS estimates there will be 180 annual job openings, and 2,780 total jobs in 2026 for Industrial Engineers in this state.

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

What do Industrial Engineers Make in Maryland?

In 2018 wages for Industrial Engineers ranged from $62,760 to $155,150 with $96,570 being the median annual salary.

Broken down to an hourly rate, workers in this field made anywhere from $30.17 to $74.59. The median hourly rate was $46.43.

In 2017 the median pay for this field was $42.85 an hour.

The hourly rate grew by $3.58.

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


Top Maryland 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
Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington, PA-NJ-DE-MD 4,220 $92,200
Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV 2,220 $105,010
Baltimore-Columbia-Towson, MD 1,160 $94,860
California-Lexington Park, MD 250 $104,480
Salisbury, MD-DE 90 $81,830

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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