The IME programs at NDSU can help you to open the door to various opportunities starting your professional career in a wide range of industries or to seek advanced degrees at NDSU or another university. As a graduate of IME, you will have the opportunity to design systems and processes that improve the quality and productivity of an organization's business activities. You will employ a strong base of fundamental engineering and management skills to effectively integrate people and resources to create positive change. Quite simply, you'll design and implement the "best" way to get work done.
Graduates of the IME programs have become a source of talent working in industries such as health care, manufacturing, consulting, food, transportation and distribution, and information system. The recent IME graduates command starting salaries in the top rank of engineering disciplines.
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Many people have a tough time finding a job right out of college. But for those with an industrial engineering major, career opportunities tend to be plentiful. The national average salary for an industrial engineering major graduate in the United States is $69,139 per year or $33.24 per hour. While the top 10 percent make over $105,000 per year, the bottom 10 percent make under $45,000. Employers that have the highest concentration of job opportunities for industrial engineering majors are technology companies and professional companies. The top 5 states when it comes to salaries for industrial engineering major graduates are California, Massachusetts, Washington, Texas, and Maine. [Information sited from Zippia.com as of 7/15/20]
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The national average salary for a manufacturing engineering major graduate in the United States is $80,885 per year or $38.89 per hour. While the top 10 percent make over $120,000 per year, the bottom 10 percent make under $54,000. Technology companies and manufacturing companies have the most job opportunities for manufacturing engineering majors. California, Washington, Texas, Massachusetts, and Maine are some of the states with the best salaries for manufacturing engineering major graduates in the US. [Information sited from Zippia.com as of 7/15/20]
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