Industrial Engineers

7.4/10 job score
AUTOMATION RISK
18%
risk level
POLLING
GROWTH
13.7%
by 2030
WAGES
$88,950
or $42.76 hourly
VOLUME
290,190
as of 2020

What is the risk of automation?

We calculate this occupation to have an automation risk score of 18% (No worries)

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How quickly is this occupation growing?

The number of 'Industrial Engineers' job openings is expected to rise 13.7% by 2030
'Industrial Engineers' is expected to be a very fast growing occupation in comparison to other occupations.
* Data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics for the period between 2020 and 2030.
Updated projections are due Sep 2022.

What are the median wages for 'Industrial Engineers' in the United States?

In 2020 the median annual wage for 'Industrial Engineers' was $88,950, or $42.76 hourly
'Industrial Engineers' are paid 112.0% higher than the national median wage, which stands at $41,950
* Data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics

How many people are employed in this occupation?

As of 2020 there were 290,190 people employed as Industrial Engineers.
This represents around 0.21% of the employed workforce across the United States.

Job description

Design, develop, test, and evaluate integrated systems for managing industrial production processes, including human work factors, quality control, inventory control, logistics and material flow, cost analysis, and production coordination.

SOC Code: 17-2112.00

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Comments

ken wang (Likely) says
IE is a technical oriented job, there are standarlize module of those work. So, AI can collect data and use same module to get the job done
Dec 04, 2019 at 12:17 PM

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