Industrial Engineers


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. Exclude 'Health and Safety Engineers, Except Mining Safety Engineers and Inspectors' (17-2111).


Top Industries of Employment

  1. Beverages
  2. Aircraft And Parts
  3. Electronic Components And Accessories
  4. Motor Vehicles And Equipment
  5. Miscellaneous Plastics Products, Nec

2002 - 2003 Wages
by MSA and Workforce Investment Areas

Area Employment**
Total
Hourly Wage Annual
Mean Entry Experienced Mean Entry Experienced
Missouri 3,420 29.60 21.11 33.84 61,560 43,900 70,390
St Joseph MSA 20 25.87 21.48 28.06 53,810 44,670 58,370
Springfield MSA 100 26.09 19.61 29.34 54,270 40,790 61,020
St Louis MSA 2,150 29.19 20.98 33.29 60,710 43,630 69,240
Central Region* 120 27.51 19.95 31.29 57,223 41,506 65,082
Northeast Region* 90 25.10 18.17 28.57 52,208 37,787 59,419
Northwest Region* 50 25.32 19.37 28.29 52,657 40,296 58,837
Ozark Region* 100 26.09 19.61 29.34 54,275 40,787 61,018
South Central Region* 40 23.82 18.15 26.65 49,537 37,748 55,432
Southeast Region* 90 25.16 18.82 28.33 52,331 39,138 58,927
St. Louis County* 1,140 28.00 19.91 32.04 58,236 41,409 66,649
West Central Region* 50 22.81 18.55 24.94 47,446 38,586 51,876
Jefferson/Franklin Consortium* 60 28.89 19.27 33.70 60,082 40,074 70,086

Long-term Employment Projections

Area Employment ** Change 2000-2010 Annual
Avg Openings
Long-term
Outlook
2000 Estimated 2010 Projected Number Percent
Missouri 2,970 2,750 -220 -7.41 50 Fair
Kansas City MSA 470 460 -10 -2.13 8 Caution
St Louis MSA 2,230 1,970 -260 -11.66 37 Fair
Central Region* 170 150 -20 -11.76 3 Fair
Northeast Region* 60 50 -10 -16.67 1 Caution
Northwest Region* 50 40 -10 -20.00 1 Caution
Ozark Region* 100 100 .00 2 Fair
South Central Region* 40 30 -10 -25.00 1 Caution
Southwest Region* 180 150 -30 -16.67 3 Fair
West Central Region* 40 30 -10 -25.00 1 Caution

* - Workforce Investment Areas
** - Why are the employment levels different for the same occupation?



This profession generally requires Bachelor's degree in one of the following
Industrial Engineering (NEW)