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Industrial Engineer - Federal Salaries of 2022

Pay Rates for "Industrial Engineer"

How much does an Industrial Engineer in the federal government get paid? $123,211.01* *Based on the 2022 average.

Industrial Engineer was the 374th most popular job in the U.S. Government in 2022, with 98 employed. The most common payscale was the general schedule payscale.

In 2022, the Federal Aviation Administration hired the most employees titled Industrial Engineering, with an average salary of $128,438.

Government Industrial Engineering jobs are classified under the General Schedule (GS) payscale. The minimum paygrade for a Industrial Engineering job is GS-6, and the highest paygrade that can be attained within this job series is GS-15. Remember that the starting and maximum yearly pay listed above reflect base pay only - your actual salary will be higher based on the Locality Pay Adjustment for the area in which you work.

Job Description

Science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) professions fall under this job category. Due to the growing focus of them STEM fields, individuals in this job category tend to advance more quickly than employees in the other job categories. Jobs in this category are being added quickly and many organizations have trouble finding qualified individuals. Individuals in this job category typically recieve pormotions of 2 grade increases at a time until they reach GS-12.

Agencies that have hired an Industrial Engineer

Industrial Engineer Pay Distribution

The average pay for an Industrial Engineer is $123,211.01. The highest paid Industrial Engineer made $210,398 in 2022.

Common Industrial Engineer Payscales

Payscale Number of Industrial Engineering Employees
GS - General Schedule 58
FV - Federal Aviation Administration Core Compensation Plan 23
ZP - Scientific And Engineering Professional 13
RG - Scientists Appointed As Fellows And Compensated Under 42 U.s.c. 209(g). Includes Non-citizens Whose Employment 2
SK - Non-supervisorty Postions Employed By The Securities And Exchange Commission (sec) And Formerly Under Gs Pay 1
ED - Expert (5 U.s.c. 3109) 1

Starting Paygrade: $36,070.00 / year base pay at paygrade GS-6, Step 1
Maximum Paygrade: $152,771.00 / year base pay at paygrade GS-15, Step 10
Category: Professional and Scientific

Other Jobs at the GS-6 Paygrade

GS-6 is the starting paygrade for Industrial Engineering jobs. Here are some other Federal Government jobs that can be held by employees at the GS-6 paygrade.

Occupation Occupation Category Starting Paygrade Maximum Paygrade
Supply Program ManagementAdministrative and ManagementGS-4GS-15
Customs Entry and LiquidatingAdministrative and ManagementGS-4GS-15
Design Patent ExaminingProfessional and ScientificGS-6GS-15
Environmental Protection SpecialistAdministrative and ManagementGS-4GS-15
Recreation Aid and AssistantTechnical and Medical SupportGS-1GS-9

Average Industrial Engineering Pay Trend from 2004 to 2022

In 2004, the average pay for an Industrial Engineer was $87,513. Since then, the average pay has increased to $123,211 in 2022.

Data Sources

The information provided on these pages is sourced from the Office of Personnel Management (OPM) Enterprise Human Resources Integration (EHRI) dataset. Postal Service data is managed exclusively by the USPS . All information is displayed unmodified and as provided by the source agency.

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The series code of this occupation is 0896.

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