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- In 2010, the average starting salary of our graduates was $64,000.
- The industrial engineering profession has the highest percentage of women of all engineering disciplines.
- Clemson’s industrial engineering department is ranked as one of the top-25 programs in the nation, according to U.S.News & World Report Graduate Guide.
- Industrial engineering is one of the fastest growing engineering fields, with projected growth of 14 percent in the next 10 years.
Industrial engineering is all about systems — people, environment and equipment. Industrial engineers design how everybody and everything works — from airport security checkpoints to emergency evacuations — in order to help companies operate effectively and competitively. But it’s more than just building systems. As an industrial engineering major, you’ll learn how this diverse discipline will allow you flexibility in your future career path. We teach you how to manage people, machines and systems so you will be prepared to be the next-generation engineer or executive. Industrial engineering is one of the fastest growing and most sought after professions in the world, and our graduates work in industries from manufacturing to service to banking.