Industrial Engineering

Industrial engineers find ways to eliminate wastefulness in production processes. They devise efficient systems that integrate workers, machines, materials, information, and energy to make a product or provide a service.

Sample Companies that have Hired WPI Industrial Engineering Graduates

Atkore International
BAE Systems
General Dynamics Mission Systems
Lockheed Martin
Mediterranean Shipping Company
NorthEast Electrical Distributors
United Technologies Corporation

Sample Graduate Schools

Clarkson University Hult
Business School
Average Starting Salary:
$71,208 (2020)
Learn more about Industrial Engineering at WPI.
Sample Job Titles:
Process Engineer
Project Engineer
Manufacturing Engineer
Systems Engineer
Project Manager
Sample Major Qualifying Projects:
Cost Allocation Analysis for Deutsche Bank- Sponsored by Deutsche Bank
Supply Chain Benchmarking- Sponsored by Nypro
VA Linen Distribution Optimization- Sponsored by New England Veterans Engineering Resource Center

Program Tracking Sheets

The Program Tracking Sheets help WPI students to plan and track progress toward their degree. Academic Advising has created tracking sheets for each major and graduation year.

Career Outcomes & Salary Data

The Career Development Center (CDC) has compiled a list of resources to help you learn about salary expectations and companies that have hired recent graduates, including the Post-Graduation Report for WPI's most recent graduating class.