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INDUSTRIAL AND SYSTEMS ENGINEERING

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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SAMPLE JOB TITLES

  • 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

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AVERAGE STARTING SALARY

$65,441

Salary Range
Minimum | $40,000
Maximum | $78,000

This salary range and average starting salary represents 2020-2021 Industrial and Systems Engineering graduates based on responses to the Auburn University First Destination Survey.

RECRUITING COMPANIES

TOP HIRING EMPLOYERS
Hiring 2 or more graduates in 2020-2021 

MORE HIRING EMPLOYERS

This list is a sampling of companies, not reflective of all organizations who recruit AU Industrial and Systems Engineers.

TOP CITIES FOR GRADUATES

With 2 or more 2020-2021 graduates locating to cities

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

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