Industrial Engineers


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Industrial Engineers

Industrial Engineers - Employment & Outlook

The table below provides information about the number of workers in this occupation in various regions. It also provides information about the expected growth rate and future job openings.

Employment

Major employers:

  • Aerospace product and parts manufacturers
  • Engineering firms
  • Navigational and control equipment manufacturers
  • Motor vehicle parts manufacturers
  • Semiconductor and parts manufacturers

Outlook

Demand is expected to grow faster than average for this occupation. This occupation is versatile both in the nature of the work it does and in the industries in which its expertise can be put to use. Growth in healthcare and changes in how healthcare is delivered will create demand for industrial engineers in firms in professional, scientific, and consulting services.

Job openings will occur each year as workers leave this occupation or retire.

Industrial Engineers (CIS 100105)

Location Employment & Growth >>>> Annual openings



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Illinois
9,822
Large
&
8.0%
2.4%
>>>>
775
High
  Champaign Area
147
Small
&
6.8%
-0.9%
>>>>
11
Very few
  Charleston-Effingham-Centralia Area
247
Medium
&
12.6%
1.2%
>>>>
21
Very few
  Cook County
3,481
Large
&
6.1%
0.6%
>>>>
265
Moderate
  Decatur Area
112
Medium
&
17.0%
5.5%
>>>>
10
Very few
  DeKalb-Elgin-Aurora Area
604
Large
&
12.1%
2.5%
>>>>
51
Few
  Du Page County
1,271
Large
&
10.3%
3.3%
>>>>
104
Moderate
  Edwardsville Area
170
Medium
&
8.2%
5.5%
>>>>
13
Very few
  Jacksonville-Carlinville-Litchfield Area
47
Small
&
4.3%
-2.1%
>>>>
3
Very few
  Kankakee-Morris-Pontiac Area
137
Medium
&
16.1%
5.8%
>>>>
12
Very few
  Lake County
868
Large
&
11.6%
1.9%
>>>>
72
Few
  McHenry County
200
Medium
&
11.0%
2.9%
>>>>
16
Very few
  Mt Vernon-Marion-Carbondale Area
130
Medium
&
10.8%
1.0%
>>>>
11
Very few
  Northwest Illinois Area
257
Medium
&
13.6%
2.6%
>>>>
23
Few
  Peoria-Bloomington Area
542
Large
&
14.0%
-1.9%
>>>>
48
Few
  Quincy-Macomb-Galesburg Area
120
Medium
&
10.0%
-1.1%
>>>>
9
Very few
  Rock Island-Moline Area
183
Medium
&
16.9%
-1.8%
>>>>
17
Very few
  Rockford Area
504
Large
&
12.1%
0.9%
>>>>
43
Few
  Shawnee National Forest Area
38
Very small
&
-5.3%
-2.3%
>>>>
3
Very few
  Springfield Area
119
Small
&
9.2%
0.0%
>>>>
9
Very few
  St Louis-Belleville Area
171
Medium
&
9.4%
-1.7%
>>>>
15
Very few
  Vermilion County
63
Small
&
7.9%
-3.0%
>>>>
4
Very few
  Will County
391
Medium
&
11.5%
4.1%
>>>>
32
Few
United States
301,000
Large
&
10.2%
5.3%
>>>>
22,400
Moderate
Source: Illinois Career Information System (CIS) brought to you by Illinois Department of Employment Security.