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Industrial Engineering Technicians

in Massachusetts

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.

Occupation Projection for Industrial Engineering Technicians

SOC
Code
Title Employment Change Average Annual Typical education needed for entry
2016 2026 Level Percent Exits Transfers Change Openings
173026  Industrial Engineering Technicians 2,481 2,517 36 1.45 % 80 132 216 Associate's degree 

Industrial Engineering Technicians 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
Computer and Electronic Product Manufacturing    570  23 % 540  21 % -30  -5 % $58,140
Chemical Manufacturing    410  17 % 420  17 % 10  2 % $57,220
Machinery Manufacturing    350  14 % 350  14 % 0  -1 % $54,910
Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services    260  10 % 290  12 % 30  14 % $57,190
Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services    260  10 % 290  12 % 30  14 % $57,190
Miscellaneous Manufacturing    200  8 % 210  8 % 10  3 % $63,610
Plastics and Rubber Products Manufacturing    190  8 % 200  8 % 10  5 % $50,650
Transportation Equipment Manufacturing    140  6 % 130  5 % -10  -4 % $51,420
Wholesale Trade    100  4 % 110  4 % 10  6 % $56,230
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