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Industrial Engineers in Missouri

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

11.9% Jobs Projection
$82,940 Median Salary
370 Job Openings

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

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

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

How Many Industrial Engineers Work in Missouri?

There were approximately 5,680 workers employed as Industrial Engineers in this state in 2018.

There were 5,010 Industrial Engineers employed in this state in 2017.

That’s growth of 670 jobs between 2017 and 2018.

Industrial Engineers in MO Employment Trend

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

Industrial Engineers in MO vs. the Average State

Job Projections for Missouri

Jobs for Industrial Engineers in this state are growing at a rate of 11.9% which is faster than the nationwide estimated projection of 9.7%.

Job Projections for Industrial Engineers: Nation vs. MO

Missouri Annual Job Openings

The BLS estimates 370 annual job openings, and a total of 5,180 jobs for Missouri Industrial Engineers in 2026.

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

What do Industrial Engineers Make in Missouri?

In 2018 wages for Industrial Engineers ranged from $54,860 to $129,040 with $82,940 being the median annual salary.

Broken down to an hourly rate, workers in this field made anywhere from $26.38 to $62.04. The median hourly rate was $39.88.

In 2017 the median pay for this field was $39.31 an hour.

The hourly rate grew by $0.57.

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

Industrial Engineers Earnings: MO vs. National Average

Top Missouri 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
St. Louis, MO-IL 3,410 $91,500
Kansas City, MO-KS 1,820 $81,590
Fayetteville-Springdale-Rogers, AR-MO 320 $86,670
Springfield, MO 260 $67,720
St. Joseph, MO-KS 170 $71,410
Joplin, MO 140 $71,660
Columbia, MO 110 $91,000
Jefferson City, MO 70 $66,740
Cape Girardeau, MO-IL 40 $83,890

Top States for Industrial Engineers Employment

View the list below to see 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 MO Employment Total
Health and Safety Engineers, Except Mining Safety Engineers and Inspectors 310


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