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Industrial Engineers

in Massachusetts

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. Excludes "Health and Safety Engineers, Except Mining Safety Engineers and Inspectors" (17-2111).

Occupation Projection for Industrial Engineers

SOC
Code
Title Employment Change Average Annual Typical education needed for entry
2016 2026 Level Percent Exits Transfers Change Openings
172112  Industrial Engineers 9,416 10,362 946 10.05 % 225 403 95 723 Bachelor's degree 

Industrial Engineers Projections by Industry

Industry 2016
Employment
Projected 2026 Employment Change
2016-2026
2017
Mean Annual OES Wage
Number Percent Distribution Number Percent Distribution Number Percent
Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services    2,040  22 % 2,520  24 % 480  24 % $103,510
Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services    2,040  22 % 2,520  24 % 480  24 % $103,510
Computer and Electronic Product Manufacturing    1,790  19 % 1,860  18 % 70  4 % $104,230
Wholesale Trade    720  8 % 750  7 % 30  4 % $109,310
Miscellaneous Manufacturing    560  6 % 620  6 % 60  10 % $100,010
Information    490  5 % 520  5 % 30  6 % $102,510
Chemical Manufacturing    450  5 % 510  5 % 60  14 % $99,030
Merchant Wholesalers, Durable Goods    430  5 % 440  4 % 10  4 % $110,780
Publishing Industries (except Internet)    410  4 % 430  4 % 20  5 % $100,300
Management of Companies and Enterprises    340  4 % 360  3 % 20  7 % $96,430
Management of Companies and Enterprises    340  4 % 360  3 % 20  7 % $96,430
Plastics and Rubber Products Manufacturing    330  4 % 350  3 % 20  4 % $89,140
Machinery Manufacturing    310  3 % 370  4 % 60  19 % $99,450
Fabricated Metal Product Manufacturing    240  3 % 250  2 % 10  4 % $80,310
Finance and Insurance    230  2 % 220  2 % -10  -3 % $109,540
Wholesale Electronic Markets and Agents and Brokers    210  2 % 220  2 % 10  6 % $107,750
Electrical Equipment, Appliance, and Component Manufacturing    210  2 % 230  2 % 20  14 % $95,190
Insurance Carriers and Related Activities    140  1 % 130  1 % -10  -5 % $109,860
Administrative and Support and Waste Management and Remediat    130  1 % 130  1 % 0  7 % $94,060
Administrative and Support Services    130  1 % 130  1 % 0  7 % $94,060
Construction    100  1 % 120  1 % 20  14 % $86,540
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