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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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Presently we are seeking a Tooling Engineer for a manufacturing company in the Saint Joseph, Minnesota area. The salary for this position is $80,000-$110,000 depending on the candidate’s experience. If you are actively looking and interested in learning more about this opportunity please reply with an updated resume to *****. Candidate Abilities: Capability to fully design and coordin...
Our client is currently seeking a Electrical Design Engineer. Job Length: 6+ Months This job will have the following responsibilities: Provides extensive technical expertise in a broad field of engineering, research, evaluation and development for highly complex and technical space-based aerospace products. Uses the application of engineering standards, principles, theories, concepts and techni...
Description A restricted program in Reston, VA has a need for a Systems Engineer/Integrator. Candidate is expect to provide a total systems perspective, including technical understanding of relationships, dependencies and requirements for a software project. Candidate must be able to work independently or under only general direction; possess excellent oral and written communication skills; and b...
Description Northrop Grumman Information Systems sector is seeking Software Engineers to join our team of qualified, diverse individuals. This position will be located in Bellevue, NE supporting Unites States Strategic Command (USSTRATCOM) on the Global Adaptive Planning Collaborative Information Environment (GAP CIE) contract. GAP CIE is a web-based, collaborative Joint Operation Planning (JOP)...
Description NorthropGrumman Information Systems sector is seeking multiple Software Engineer 4's tojoin our team of qualified, diverse individuals. These positions will be located in Bellevue,NE. WhereTechnology and Teamwork come together... The qualified applicant will become part of Northrop Grumman's ForceSurvival, Analysis and Management (FSAM) Project, responsible for developing areal-time ...
Description Designs, develops, documents, tests and debugs applications software and systems that contain logical and mathematical solutions. Conducts multidisciplinary research and collaborates with equipment designers and/or hardware engineers in the planning, design, development, and utilization of electronic data processing systems for product and commercial software. Determines computer user...
Description Northrop Grumman is seeking a Chief Engineer (CE) to serve as the technical leader across the confidential contract at Offutt AFB, NE. The CE is the lead engineering representative and technical authority on the program and is responsible for leading all aspects of the multi-disciplined engineering efforts in support of sustainment and development of capabilities for Air Force Weather...
Description Performs technical planning, system integration, verification and validation, cost and risk, and supportability and effectiveness analyses for total systems. Analyses are performed at all levels of total system product to include: concept, design, fabrication, test, installation, operation, maintenance and disposal. Ensures the logical and systematic conversion of customer or product ...
Description Designs, develops, documents, tests and debugs applications software and systems that contain logical and mathematical solutions. Conducts multidisciplinary research and collaborates with equipment designers and/or hardware engineers in the planning, design, development, and utilization of electronic data processing systems for product and commercial software. Determines computer user...
Job Title: Senior Civil Structural Engineer Job Location: Chicago, IL Job Type: Full Time Direct Hire Job Description: Participate in establishing project design criteria Establishing code and permit requirement based on project requirement and scope of work. Interact with local authorities for permitting and cod requirements. Provide technical supervision to offshore team based at India du...
Description Join Northrop Grumman Information Systems and be a part of the team of men and women that solve some of the world’s most complex technical challenges. We are searching for a 48E Electronics Technician that will be responsible for the operation, preventive and corrective maintenance of the AN/SPS 48 system installed at the Ship's Self Defense System Facility (SSDS) at Wallops Island, ...
Description Northrop Grumman is seeking an experienced Software Engineer to help support a program located in Omaha, NE. Job Dutie: Designs, develops, documents, tests and debugs applications software and systems that contain logical and mathematical solutions. Conducts multidisciplinary research and collaborates with equipment designers and/or hardware engineers in the planning, design, devel...
Description Northrop Grumman Information Systems is looking for a senior System Engineer to lead a team of engineers in Operations Product Development. The preferred candidate must have space operations programs experience working in operations or test environments involving troubleshooting software and H/W as well as their interfaces. The preferred candidate must have space program related expe...
Description Northrop Grumman Information Systems sector is seeking software engineers/developers to join our team of qualified, diverse individuals. This position will be located in Bellevue, NE supporting Unites States Strategic Command (USSTRATCOM) on the Missile Applications Software Support (MASS) II contract. MASS is responsible for developing, maintaining and supporting planning software u...
Job Title: Sr. RF Engineer Job Location: Deer Park, IL Job Type: Contract (6 Months) Job Description: Experienced RF engineer in RF design, testing and certification for wireless LTE/3G/CDMA product; Experience with transmitter and Receiver characterization Knowledge of power amplifier, gain switch, LNA, VCO, etc. Support factory and write engineering document Strong bench level skills and...
Description Northrop Grumman Information Systems sector is seeking a Software Developer 3 to join our team of qualified, diverse individuals. This position will be located in Bellevue, NE at OFFUTT AFB. Put your years of experience into a future of excellence by joining the Northrop Grumman Team. The qualified applicant will become part of Northrop Grumman's engineering team enhancing the USSTRA...
Description The CRAD team is in need of Analytic Algorithms Developer. The successful candidate must be able to think creatively and solve complex problems in different ways, collaborate with diverse customer sets and a desire to understand their data and tools. Need to be able to change context between customers, missions, and data types rapidly. Strong presentation skills a plus but a desire t...
Description Northrop Grumman Information Systems sector is seeking a VMWare Software Developer/system administrator to join our team of qualified, diverse individuals. This position will be located in Herndon, VA. Realize the rewards of conquering new challenges implementing new virtual environment signal processing systems supporting critical client applications. The qualified applicant will be...
Description Northrop Grumman is seeking a Software Engineer to help support a program located in Omaha, NE. Job Duties: Designs, develops, documents, tests and debugs applications software and systems that contain logical and mathematical solutions. Conducts multidisciplinary research and collaborates with equipment designers and/or hardware engineers in the planning, design, development, and ...
Description Designs, develops, documents, tests and debugs applications software and systems that contain logical and mathematical solutions. Conducts multidisciplinary research and collaborates with equipment designers and/or hardware engineers in the planning, design, development, and utilization of electronic data processing systems for product and commercial software. Determines computer user...

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