Industrial and systems engineers design and improve processes to make work safe, faster, easier, and more rewarding in service industries, entertainment companies, shipping and logistics companies, and healthcare organizations. Whether shortening a rollercoaster line, streamlining an operating room, distributing products worldwide, or manufacturing superior automobiles, industrial and systems engineers face the challenge and common goal of saving money and increasing efficiency.

Auburn Department of Industrial and Systems Engineering
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  • Analyst
  • Application Engineer
  • Area Manager
  • Associate Business Consultant
  • Associate Systems Engineer
  • Basic Range Safety Engineer
  • Business Process Engineer
  • Business Advisory Consultant
  • Business Operations Analyst
  • Consultant
  • Contract Specialist
  • Customer Success Consultant
  • Cyber Risk Analyst
  • Data Analyst
  • Data Science Consultant
  • Developmental Engineer
  • Diversified Industries Coverage Analyst
  • Equipment Engineer
  • Flight Test Engineer
  • Industrial Engineer
  • Investment Banking Analyst
  • Inside Sales Development Program
  • Installation Coordinator
  • Internal Account Representative
  • Loan Officer Assistant
  • Logistics Engineer
  • Management Engineer
  • Material Analyst
  • Operations Industrial Engineer
  • Performance Excellence Engineer
  • Pilot
  • Process Improvement Engineer
  • Production Support Assistant
  • Project Analyst
  • Quality Control Engineer
  • Research and Development Engineer
  • Risk Control Consultant
  • Sales Engineer
  • Service Consultant
  • Supply Chain Associate
  • Supply Chain Management Analyst
  • Surface Warfare Officer
  • Systems Engineer
  • Technical Platform Analyst
  • Technology Analyst

Sample job titles based on graduate responses to the Auburn University First Destination Survey in recent years (2020 - 2022).

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Salary Information


Mean Starting Salary: $70,628

Median Starting Salary: $67,500


Mean and median starting salaries are based on responses to the 2022-2023 Auburn University First Destination Survey.


  • Atlanta, GA
  • Auburn, AL
  • Birmingham, AL
  • Huntsville, AL
  • Nashville, TN
  • Opelika, AL

Based on graduate responses to the Auburn University First Destination Survey in recent years (2020 - 2022).



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