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Fast Facts for Industrial Engineers in Iowa

  • Cities with highest percentage of jobs relative to population: Waterloo, Cedar Rapids and Ames
  • Cities with lowest percentage of jobs relative to population: Sioux City, Des Moines and Dubuque
  • Cities with the highest absolute number of jobs: Cedar Rapids, Davenport and Waterloo

Salaries for Industrial Engineers in Iowa

  • Metro areas with the highest median salaries: Sioux City, Davenport and Cedar Rapids

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More Iowa Industrial Engineering Schools

Source: Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) 2016-17, National Center for Education Statistics, http://nces.ed.gov/ipeds/

School Name
Highest Award
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Job Popularity in Metro Areas for Industrial Engineers

The map below shows job statistics for the career type by metro area, for Iowa. A table below the map shows job popularity and salaries across the state.

Metro Areas Rated for Popularity for:
Industrial Engineers

Listed below are metro areas ranked by the popularity of jobs for Industrial Engineers relative to the population of the city. Salary data was obtained from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics.

2017 Occupational Employment Statistics and 2016-26 Employment Projections, Bureau of Labor Statistics, BLS.gov; O*NET® 23.1 Database, O*NET OnLine, National Center for O*NET Development, Employment & Training Administration, U.S. Department of Labor, onetonline.org

Metro Area
Annual Median Salary
Waterloo-Cedar Falls100 $84,510
Iowa City130 $88,690
Cedar Rapids320 $90,050
Des Moines-West Des Moines320 $73,670
Dubuque100 $65,340

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