Industrial and manufacturing engineers

National Occupation Code (NOC): 2141  ยท  Browse All Occupations

Industrial and manufacturing engineers conduct studies, and develop and supervise programs to achieve the best use of equipment, human resources, technology, materials and procedures to enhance efficiency and productivity. Industrial and manufacturing engineers are employed in consulting firms, manufacturing and processing companies, in government, financial, health care and other institutions, or they may be self-employed.

Alternate Job Titles

  • CIM (computer Integrated Manufacturing) Engineer
  • Computer Integrated Manufacturing (CIM) Engineer
  • Consulting Industrial Engineer
  • Cost Engineer
  • Efficiency Engineer
  • Fire Prevention Engineer
  • Industrial Efficiency Engineer
  • Industrial Engineer
  • Industrial Safety Engineer
  • Manufacturing Engineer
  • Methods Engineer
  • Plant Engineer
  • Production Engineer
  • QA (quality Assurance) Engineer
  • Quality Assurance (QA) Engineer
  • Quality Control Engineer
  • Safety Engineer
  • Systems Engineer - Manufacturing
  • Time-study Engineer
  • Work Measurement Engineer
  • Computer Integrated Manufacturing (CIM) Engineer
  • Fire Prevention Engineer
  • Industrial Engineer
  • Manufacturing Engineer
  • Plant Engineer
  • Production Engineer
  • Quality Control Engineer
  • Safety Engineer
  • Work Measurement Engineer

Median Income by Education

The following table details the median income for various education levels for industrial and manufacturing engineers.

Education Level Median Income
No certificate, diploma or degree N/A
Secondary (high) school diploma or equivalency certificate $54,647
Apprenticeship or trades certificate or diploma N/A
College, CEGEP or other non-university certificate or diploma $68,037
University certificate or diploma below bachelor level $66,052
University certificate, diploma or degree at bachelor level or above $74,864
Total: Highest certificate, diploma or degree $73,909
Data source: Statistics Canada 2016 Census of Population. Custom tabulation for population aged 15 and over who worked in 2015 and reported employment income in 2015.

Median Income by Gender

The following table details median income by gender for industrial and manufacturing engineers.

Gender Median Income
Male $73,909
Female $76,266
Data source: Statistics Canada 2016 Census of Population. Custom tabulation for population aged 15 and over who worked in 2015 and reported employment income in 2015.

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Extracted Salary Information (3 samples)

The following salary data has been extracted from job posts indexed on this website over the last year for industrial and manufacturing engineers.

$50,000.00
Lowest Observed
$75,000.00
Highest Observed
$50,000.00
25th Percentile
$66,666.67
Average
$75,000.00
Median
$75,000.00
75th Percentile

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Regional Employment Participation by Age Group

This chart and accompanying table outlines regional employment participation by age group for industrial and manufacturing engineers

Age Group Employed Individuals
15 to 24 years 60
25 to 34 years 340
35 to 44 years 350
45 to 54 years 400
55 to 64 years 165
65 to 74 years 95
75 years and over 10
Total 1,415
Data source: Statistics Canada 2016 Census of Population. Custom tabulation for labour force aged 15 and over in private households.

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Regional Employment Participation by Employment Type

This chart outlines regional employment participation by employment type for industrial and manufacturing engineers. Hover over a pie section to see the associated employment type, or refer to the table below.

Employment Type Employed Individuals
Full Time 375
Part Time 995
Total 1,365
Data source: Statistics Canada 2016 Census of Population. Custom tabulation for population aged 15 and over who worked in 2015 and reported employment income in 2015.

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Regional Employment Participation by Gender

This chart outlines regional employment participation by gender for industrial and manufacturing engineers. Hover over a pie section to see the associated gender, or refer to the table below.

Gender Employed Individuals
Male 1,180
Female 240
Total 1,415
Data source: Statistics Canada 2016 Census of Population. Custom tabulation for population aged 15 and over who worked in 2015 and reported employment income in 2015.

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Regional Employment Participation by Class of Worker

This chart outlines regional employment participation by class of worker for industrial and manufacturing engineers. Hover over a pie section to see the associated class, or refer to the table below.

Class Employed Individuals
Employee 1,320
Self Employed 100
Total 1,415
Data source: Statistics Canada 2016 Census of Population. Custom tabulation for labour force aged 15 and over in private households.

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Regional Employment Participation by Labour Force Status

This chart outlines regional employment participation by labour force status for industrial and manufacturing engineers. Hover over a pie section to see the associated labour status, or refer to the table below.

Labour Status Individuals
Employed 1,385
Unemployed 35
Total 1,415
Data source: Statistics Canada 2016 Census of Population. Custom tabulation for labour force aged 15 and over in private households.

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Regional Employment Participation by Education Level

This chart outlines regional employment participation by education level for industrial and manufacturing engineers. Hover over a pie section to see the associated education level, or refer to the table below.

Education Level Individuals
No certificate, diploma or degree 0
Secondary (high) school diploma or equivalency certificate 85
Apprenticeship or trades certificate or diploma 30
College, CEGEP or other non-university certificate or diploma 155
University certificate or diploma below bachelor level 75
University certificate, diploma or degree at bachelor level or above 1,025
Total 1,365
Data source: Statistics Canada 2016 Census of Population. Custom tabulation for population aged 15 and over who worked in 2015 and reported employment income in 2015.

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