Industrial Engineer - Federal Salaries of 2021
Pay Rates for "Industrial Engineer"How much does an Industrial Engineer in the federal government get paid? $120,472.71* *Based on the 2021 average.
Industrial Engineer was the 374th most popular job in the U.S. Government in 2021, with 98 employed. The most common payscale was the general schedule payscale.
In 2021, the Federal Aviation Administration hired the most employees titled Industrial Engineering, with an average salary of $125,382.
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.
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
|Agency||Employees Hired||Average Salary|
|Federal Aviation Administration||25||$125,382.48|
|Veterans Health Administration||23||$109,338.35|
|National Institute of Standards and Technology||12||$155,211.75|
|Department of Homeland Security Headquarters||6||$72,916.67|
|Centers for Disease Control and Prevention||4||$74,440.75|
|Social Security Administration||2||$132,066.50|
|National Institutes of Health||2||$134,917.00|
|Federal Acquisition Service||2||$95,776.50|
|Immediate Office of Assistant Secretary for Information and Technology||2||$126,935.50|
|Securities and Exchange Commission||1||$212,148.00|
|Consumer Product Safety Commission||1||$103,690.00|
|Office of Secretary of Transportation||1||$172,491.00|
|Bureau of Engraving and Printing||1||$117,902.00|
|Mine Safety and Health Administration||1||$93,095.00|
|Department of Energy||1||$59,907.00|
|U.S. Coast Guard||1||$130,711.00|
|Federal Law Enforcement Training Centers||1||$111,011.00|
|National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration||1||$145,955.00|
Industrial Engineer Pay Distribution
The average pay for an Industrial Engineer is $120,472.71. The highest paid Industrial Engineer made $212,148 in 2021.
Common Industrial Engineer Payscales
|Payscale||Number of Industrial Engineering Employees|
|GS - General Schedule||56|
|FV - Federal Aviation Administration Core Compensation Plan||25|
|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:||$34,649.00 / year base pay at paygrade GS-6, Step 1|
|Maximum Paygrade:||$146,757.00 / year base pay at paygrade GS-15, Step 10|
|Category:||Professional and Scientific|
|Occupation Family:||0800 ENGINEERING AND ARCHITECTURE GROUP|
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|
|Packaging||Administrative and Management||GS-4||GS-15|
|General Inspection, Investigation, Enforcement, and Compliance||Administrative and Management||GS-4||GS-15|
|Design Patent Examining||Professional and Scientific||GS-6||GS-15|
|Environmental Protection Specialist||Administrative and Management||GS-4||GS-15|
|Unemployment Insurance||Administrative and Management||GS-4||GS-15|
Average Industrial Engineering Pay Trend from 2004 to 2021
In 2004, the average pay for an Industrial Engineer was $87,513. Since then, the average pay has increased to $120,473 in 2021.
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