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With a Slight Dip: Industrial Engineers Remain Hard to Find..(Hot Spot Map)

Wanted Analytics provides us with the following data regarding Industrial Engineers:

Engineers have been in high demand during 2011, with the highest volume of job ads for Industrial Engineers. However, demand has declined since the first half of the year. Over the past 30 days, there were about 11,700 new online job ads posted for Industrial Engineers, representing a 9.7% decline in hiring demand from the same period in 2010. 74% of the ads in the past 30 days were placed directly by employers, whereas staffing firms accounted for 26% of ads placed for Industrial Engineers.


Hiring Demand for Industrial Engineers – 4 Years


Hiring Demand for Industrial EngineersSource: WANTED Analytics


The most commonly advertised job titles for Industrial Engineers are:


  1. Quality Engineer
  2. Process Engineer
  3. Manufacturing Engineer
  4. Project Engineer
  5. Industrial Engineer
  6. Test Engineer
  7. Design Engineer
  8. Reliability Engineer
  9. Engineer Supplier Quality
  10. Product Engineer
  11. Quality Assurance Engineer
  12. Plant Engineer
  13. Production Engineer
  14. Systems Engineer
  15. Controls Engineer
  16. Validation Engineer
  17. Quality Control Engineer
  18. Packaging Engineer
  19. Automation Engineer
  20. Black Belt

During the past 30 days, hiring was spread out across the US. The highest volume of job ads were seen for jobs located in Los Angeles, California. Recruiters here placed about 500 online ads at a 22% increase compared to the same 30-day period in 2010. Recruiters in Houston, Texas placed the second highest volume of job ads, with 450 ads and seeing a 12% growth versus 2010. Other areas with high demand included Chicago, Detroit, Boston, New York, and San Jose. Of these high-demand areas, San Jose has the highest advertised salary range – from $90,000 to $100,000. In comparison, the national range is $72,000 to $85,000. Below is a hiring demand map of the 100 areas with the highest demand for Industrial Engineers during November.



Heat Map of Hiring Demand for Industrial Engineers – November 2011

supply demand map for Industrial Engineers
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