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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).

All Industry Projections for this Occupation

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Code
Title Employment Change Annual Average Openings Typical education needed for entry
2014 2024 Level Percent Total Growth Replace-
ments
172112  Industrial Engineers 7,211 7,407 196 2.72 % 232 20 212 Bachelor's degree 

Industry Projections for this Occupation

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Projection Table Definitions and Notes
Industry 2014
Employment
Projected 2024 Employment Change
2014-2024
2016
Mean Annual OES Wage
Number Percent Distribution Number Percent Distribution Number Percent
Computer and Electronic Product Manufacturing    1,640  23 % 1,620  22 % -20  -1 % $100,940
Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services    910  13 % 970  13 % 60  6 % $103,590
Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services    910  13 % 970  13 % 60  6 % $103,590
Chemical Manufacturing    480  7 % 490  7 % 10  3 % $94,900
Machinery Manufacturing    450  6 % 400  5 % -50  -11 % $99,420
Miscellaneous Manufacturing    380  5 % 410  5 % 30  7 % $100,720
Information    360  5 % 420  6 % 60  15 % $96,570
Fabricated Metal Product Manufacturing    290  4 % 290  4 % 0  1 % $77,640
Publishing Industries (except Internet)    260  4 % 310  4 % 50  17 % $95,830
Management of Companies and Enterprises    250  3 % 260  3 % 10  4 % $100,590
Management of Companies and Enterprises    250  3 % 260  3 % 10  4 % $100,590
Plastics and Rubber Products Manufacturing    210  3 % 200  3 % -10  -3 % $84,730
Wholesale Trade    150  2 % 150  2 % 0  -1 % $101,500
Electrical Equipment, Appliance, and Component Manufacturing    140  2 % 140  2 % 0  0 % $98,130
Food Manufacturing    100  1 % 100  1 % 0  3 % $84,620