Industrial Engineering Technologists and Technicians

5.4/10 job score
risk level
by 2031
or $28.95 hourly
as of 2021

What is the risk of automation?

We calculate this occupation to have an automation risk score of 35% (Start worrying)

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How quickly is this occupation growing?

The number of 'Industrial Engineering Technologists and Technicians' job openings is expected to rise 3.3% by 2031
'Industrial Engineering Technologists and Technicians' is expected to be a slow growing occupation in comparison to other occupations.
* Data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics for the period between 2021 and 2031.
Updated projections are due Sep 2023.

What are the median wages for 'Industrial Engineering Technologists and Technicians' in the United States?

In 2021 the median annual wage for 'Industrial Engineering Technologists and Technicians' was $60,220, or $28.95 hourly
'Industrial Engineering Technologists and Technicians' are paid 31.6% higher than the national median wage, which stands at $45,760
* Data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics

How many people are employed as industrial engineering technologists and technicians?

As of 2021 there were 62,030 people employed as Industrial Engineering Technologists and Technicians within the United States.
This represents around 0.04% of the employed workforce across the country.
Put another way, around 1 in 2 thousand people are employed as Industrial Engineering Technologists and Technicians.

Job description

Apply engineering theory and principles to problems of industrial layout or manufacturing production, usually under the direction of engineering staff. May perform time and motion studies on worker operations in a variety of industries for purposes such as establishing standard production rates or improving efficiency.

SOC Code: 17-3026.00


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