|Quick Facts: Industrial Engineering Technicians|
Industrial engineering technicians assist industrial engineers in creating systems that integrate workers, machines, materials, information, and energy to make a product or provide a service.
Most industrial engineering technicians work in manufacturing industries. Most work full time.
Industrial engineering technicians typically need an associate’s degree or a postsecondary certificate. Community colleges or technical institutes typically offer associate’s degree programs, and vocational–technical schools offer certificate programs.
Employment of industrial engineering technicians is projected to show little or no change from 2018 to 2028. In large part this is because of projected declines in the manufacturing industries that employ most of them.
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