Manufacturing Engineers

General Information

Description

Design, integrate, or improve manufacturing systems or related processes. May work with commercial or industrial designers to refine product designs to increase producibility and decrease costs.

Job Outlook

Employment of industrial engineers is projected to grow 14 percent from 2020 to 2030, faster than the average for all occupations. About 23,300 openings for industrial engineers are projected each year, on average, over the decade. Many of those openings are expected to result from the need to replace workers who transfer to different occupations or exit the labor force, such as to retire.

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Salary

Average Salary

Salary

$88,950

State-by-state Salary

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$107,160
$59,840
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Education

Most Common Education Levels

People in this career achieve this level of education.

  • Bachelor's degree 76%
  • Associate's degree 16%
  • Some college 4%
  • First professional degree 4%
  • High school 0%
  • Master's degree 0%
  • Doctoral degree 0%
  • Post baccalaureate 0%
  • Less than high school 0%
  • Post-doctoral training 0%
  • Post-master's certificate 0%
  • Post-secondary certificate 0%

Knowledge

  • Engineering and Technology
  • Mechanical
  • Mathematics
  • Production and Processing
  • Design
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