Starting salaries for industrial technology (ITEC) graduates range from $50,000 to $65,000, depending on location, employer, type of job, and internship experience. ITEC graduates have among the highest average starting salaries of all ISU College of Agriculture graduates. Our placement rate is nearly 100%.

Ag Leader Technology
Ag Processing, Inc.
Agriliance LLC
Ames National Laboratory
Ajinomoto Heartland, Inc.
Archer Daniel Midland
Bunge Corporation
Case-New Holland
Cenex Harvest States
Crop Tech Services, Inc
CT Farm & Country
Dairyland Seeds
Golden Harvest Seed Co.
Growmark, Inc.
Iowa DNR
Iowa Select Farms
Iowa Soybean Association
John Deere Co.
Kinze Manufacturing, Inc.
Midwest Independent Soil Samplers
Morton Buildings
Pinnacle Food Group
Pioneer Hi-Bred International
Ranco Fertiservice, Inc.
River Valley Forest Services
Seneca Foods Corporation
Sioux Automation Center
Sukup Manufacturing Co.
Unverferth Manufaturing Company
USDA-Natural Resources Conservation Service
Van Wall Group
Westfalia Systemat, Inc.

Applications Engineer*
Assistant Safety Director
Cost Center Manager
Design Engineer*
Design Technician
Development Engineer*
Engineering Analyst
Engineering Technician
Facilities Engineer*
Industrial Engineer*
Learning Consultant
Maintenance Mechanical Engineer*
Account Representative
Manufacturing Engineer*
Manufacturing Support Technician
Mechanical Applications Engineer*
Package Engineer*
Plant Manager
Process Engineer*
Product Design Engineer*
Product Technician
Production Manager
Project Engineer*
Quality Assurance
Quality Engineer*
Safety Analyst
Safety Engineer*
Safety Manager
Stationery Engineer*
Systems and Controls Engineer*

*Industrial Technology graduates are not educated to be engineers, although employers may place them in positions with “engineering” in the job title.