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Engineering Industry Overview


The US engineering services industry comprises approximately 50,000 companies with combined annual revenue of about $178 billion, according to Hoovers. Some of the largest organizations offering engineering jobs are URS and Jacobs Engineering, as well as the engineering divisions of major construction companies such as Fluor and Bechtel. The industry is fragmented: The 50 largest firms bring in about 40 percent of industry revenue.

Engineering Job Market


There were 243,200 mechanical engineers in 2010, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS); that number is projected to increase 9 percent between 2010 and 2020, slower than the average occupation. Electrical and electronics engineers numbered 294,000, with growth of 6 percent expected for the decade. Civil engineers held 262,800 jobs, and their ranks are projected to increase by 19 percent by 2020.

Although there are good numbers of open jobs in engineering, the profession is still recovering from the 2007-2009 recession. Some of the stronger niches in engineering employment after the recession are aerospace, biomedical, computer hardware and mechanical engineering. Employers are still coping with a long-term shortage of engineers; fewer students are earning academic credentials now than 25 years ago. For the well-qualified, this tight supply means plentiful work opportunities in engineering.

Common engineering careers include engineering technician, electrical engineer, mechanical engineer, civil engineer, industrial engineer, biomedical engineer, chemical engineer, materials engineer, environmental engineer, engineering project manager, test engineering manager and director of engineering.

Engineering Salaries


Mechanical engineers earned median wages of $79,230 in May 2011, according to the BLS, with the top 10 percent earning nearly $120,000. Median pay for electronics engineers (not including computer engineers) was substantially higher at $91,500, with the top 10 percent earning a median of $139,500. Civil engineers’ median wages were $77,990, with the top 10 percent making $119,620.
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Wisconsin Public Service, a subsidiary of Integrys Energy Group, is currently recruiting for a Manager - Technical Services for our office in Green Bay, WI. This position reports to the Director - Generation & Engineering Services. Responsibilities: Support and coordinate development of engineering solutions inclusive of problem definition, alternatives analysis, project scoping, cost estimating,...
Geologist or Environmental Scientist - Mid Level Please feel free to call 860 889 4141, until 9 PM Eastern, 7 days a week, after you email a word doc resume to me We are working most of this week and weekend Happy Holidays Regards, ciao, Namaste, Peace, Joe Joseph Anthony Vaccariello ***** Job Description The Industrial Projects group seeks an experienced Geologist or Scientist...
Research and Technology Manager - Metal Processing & Surfaces up to 160k base, Optical systems, MEMS, Semiconductor lithography exp would be nice Michigan Thank you for reviewing this message. Please feel free to call 860 889 4141, until 9 PM Eastern, 7 days a week, including most holidays, after you email a word doc resume directly to me Benefits - Full Relocation Assistance Available - Yes Bonus...
Stress Engineering Manager Zodiac Aerospace (formerly C&D Zodiac) has been in business in SouthernCaliforniasince 1972, growingfrom a supplier of interior components to a supplier of integratedinteriorsystems for all of the major aircraftmanufacturers as well as directly to airlines world-wide. Our in-house capacityextendsfromrawmaterial fabrication to final assembly. Zodiac Aerospace’sproductsapp...
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NYC Queens engineering firm is currently seeking a junior structural engineer to join our team Required Qualifications MS degree in Civil Engineering. Minimum of 1+ year of experience in concrete/steel shop drawings, residential/commercial building structure design, standard structural engineering calculation. Must have proficient skill with AutoCAD or Microstation. Knowledge in both is highly pre...
Sr. Tool Designer Requirements: BS degree preferred, a minimum of 5 years experience or 10 years if no degree UG NX 7.5 (UG NX 7 or higher required; NX 8.5, NX 9.0) Experience with weld / trim fixtures required Aerospace background highly preferred Must have experience designing large parts to be welded on, structures and mechanical experience needed. Summary: Will design all fixtures used to manu...
Hitachi High Technologies America, Inc. (HTA), an innovator in the field of scientific instrumentation, has Three (3) openings for a qualified Senior Field Service Engineer in its Electron Microscope Engineering Group. The Senior Field Service Engineer will work in Hillsboro, Oregon. This position is to support Hitachi’s expanding defect metrology business. The engineer chosen will be working on c...
Hitachi High Technologies America, Inc. (HTA), an innovator in the field of scientific instrumentation, has two (2) openings for a qualified Senior Field Service Engineer in its Electron Microscope Engineering Group. The Senior Field Service Engineer will work in Chandler, Arizona. This position is to support Hitachi’s expanding defect metrology business. The engineer chosen will be working on cut...
Job Description Lockheed Martin Information Systems & Global Solutions (IS&GS) – Civil provides support to a wide array of information technology systems, services and data solutions for areas such as energy, healthcare, transportation, security and space exploration just to name a few. IS&GS-Civil currently has a Mechanical Engineer opening that will support the Federal Aviation Administration (F...
Job Description Lockheed Martin Information Systems and Global Services (IS&GS)-Civil has an immediate need for a Biomedical Hardware Support Engineer (HSE) to promote the operational functionality of biomedical hardware systems and subsystems on the International Space Station (ISS). An HSE works closely with the NASA Johnson Space Center (JSC) team to manage the operational requirements of curre...
Job Description: CNC Machinist - Set Up and Operator Adecco is currently assisting a local client seeking an experienced CNC Machinist - Set Up and Operator. CNC Machinists candidates will be responsible for completing a variety of tasks within a manufacturing environment. If you meet the qualifications listed below please Apply Now! Responsibilities for a CNC Machinist - Set Up and Operator may i...
Job Description: CNC Machine Operator Adecco is currently assisting a local client seeking an experienced CNC Machine Operator. CNC Machine Operator candidates will be responsible for completing a variety of tasks within a manufacturing environment. If you meet the qualifications listed below please Apply Now! Responsibilities for a CNC Machine Operator may include but are not limited to: • Oper...
Our client is a Tier I automotive supplier of electronic and electromechanical systems and components. Their products are used for powertrain, body, chassis, and in-vehicle entertainment/navigation applications. Due to growth in their business they have a need for a Resident Engineer. The Resident Engineer's main job will include managing the General Motors system/release requirements and technica...
Controls Engineers with BSEE or BSEET and experience with PLCs, HMIs and AutoCAD. We have a team approach to projects and help each other learn and implement the latest industrial controls technologies. If you enjoy a challenge, a relaxed team atmosphere, a desire to learn new skills and grow with the company please consider Atronix. Keywords: Rockwell, Allen-Bradley, AB, Controls, Automation, Sie...
Mechanical Engineer(s) needed - Location: Boeing, Redondo Beach, CA US Citizen - active SSBI I am working with Northrop and the manager is looking for Mechanical Engineers. This is a 6+ month contract. US Citizen, with active SSBI, only apply please. These positions are located in Redondo Beach, CA. Shift: 1st Shift Target Start Date: Apr 1, 2014 Requested Hourly Rate: to $70 Position involves a v...
Summary: Responsible for promoting the sale of new domestic and international retrofit gas turbine equipment and services through development of new customers and fostering and maintaining relationships with existing customers. Essential Functions: • Act as the first point of contact regarding new and potential projects; interface with customers on existing projects to determine and understand the...
Our client is seeking an experienced project manager with significant background managing high voltage (HV) and extra high voltage (EHV) electric power transmission projects, including large capital and construction projects, to successful completion. Overall responsibility for all aspects of projects including the coordination of regulatory approvals and interface with regulators and local electe...
Experienced Instrumentation and Control Systems Engineer Positions are currently available for instrumentation and control system engineers to design, test, deploy, and support Instrumentation and Control (I&C) Systems for both the existing and next generation reactor plants. These I&C systems perform reactor protection and control safety critical functions, demanding the highest degree of quality...
Position Description: Responsibilities of the Industrial Vending Implementation Member include, but are not limited to: Conduct accurate data collection activities during implementations Ensures accurate and successful operational launches Maintain a high level of accuracy and timeliness on all implementation processes as outlined in DXP SCS Implementation Timeline Conduct storeroom organization,...
Job Summary With strong leadership and communication skills, oversees energy and controls departments and work of subcontractors and provides solutions between client and team to support facilities department. Essential Duties and Responsibilities The Engineering and Utilities Manager reports to the Account Director and is responsible for the following activities: § Provides leadership and motivat...
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