Industrial Engineers

7.3/10 job score
risk level
by 2031
or $45.81 hourly
as of 2021

What is the risk of automation?

We calculate this occupation to have an automation risk score of 44% (Start worrying)

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What do you think the risk of automation is?

How likely do you think this occupation will be taken over by robots/AI within the next 20 years?

How quickly is this occupation growing?

The number of 'Industrial Engineers' job openings is expected to rise 10.2% by 2031
'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 2021 and 2031.
Updated projections are due Sep 2023.

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

In 2021 the median annual wage for 'Industrial Engineers' was $95,300, or $45.81 hourly
'Industrial Engineers' are paid 108.3% 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 engineers?

As of 2021 there were 293,950 people employed as Industrial Engineers within the United States.
This represents around 0.21% of the employed workforce across the country.
Put another way, around 1 in 479 people are employed as Industrial Engineers.

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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CK says
IEs are the ones who will be automating production using Machine Learning and AI
Jul 08, 2021 at 03:45 AM
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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