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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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CAREER ADVANCEMENT OPPORTUNITY TAKE YOUR CAREER TO THE NEXT LEVEL PROJECT ENGINEER, E.I.T. @ OH This is a challenging position, indeed, for a client-focused energetic engineer to help deliver high-quality bridge engineering consulting services. Our client has a solid reputation as a leader in the transportation engineering industry. They have earned their recognition as a winning team. They ar...
We have an immediate need for a Senior Project Engineer JOB DESCRIPTION The Senior Engineer, Mechanical provides significant expertise on complex mechanical engineering issues and acts as a professional resource for the team. Designs and develops a variety of mechanical components and systems for products. Job Core Responsibilities • Provides mechanical design expertise to support developmen...
Location Information The Columbia Pipeline Group (CPG), operating companies deliver large volumes of natural gas to local utilities, industries and other customers across 16 states and the District of Columbia. Leveraging our strategically located network of about 15,000 miles of interstate natural gas pipelines, we transport natural gas supplies from a wide range of U.S. production basins to som...
We have an immediate need for a Logistician: CDMD-OA CDI, operating through its CDI Marine Company and CDI-M&T Company subsidiaries, provides ship design, naval engineering, aviation engineering, and professional services to the Department of Defense, the Department of Homeland Security, and prime contractors who serve government agencies. CDI is looking for Logisticians to join our team in the ...
We have an immediate need for a Senior Logistician: CDMD-OA CDI, operating through its CDI Marine Company and CDI-M&T Company subsidiaries, provides ship design, naval engineering, aviation engineering, and professional services to the Department of Defense, the Department of Homeland Security, and prime contractors who serve government agencies. CDI is looking for Senior Logisticians to join ou...
We have an immediate need for a Validation Engineer JOB DESCRIPTION Responsibilities: • Write qualification documents to support commissioning, IOQ, PD, PQ, and RQ activities for controlled temperature environments comprising check for compliance with corporate standards, regulatory requirements and technical expertise. • Actively participate during all phases of qualification: evaluate pr...
We have an immediate need for Instrumentation Mechanical Designers with helicopter experience. CDI Corporation - Aerospace & Industrial Equipment is seeking qualified candidates to work within our clients Flight Test Instrumentation group leading efforts in designing and managing data acquisition and measurement systems to collect data in accordance with flight test program needs. Instrumentatio...
We have an immediate need for a Mechanical Engineer For more than 60 years CDI Corporation (NYSE:CDI) has delivered engineering and technology solutions and recruitment and staffing services to blue-chip clients with operations in markets around the world. Some of the exciting and growing industries we serve include Oil, Gas & Chemicals; Aerospace & Industrial Equipment; and Hi-Tech. We are a $1....
We have an immediate need for a Fleet Energy Manager CDI, operating through its CDI Marine Company and CDI-M&T Company subsidiaries, provides ship design, naval engineering, aviation engineering, and professional services to the Department of Defense, the Department of Homeland Security, and prime contractors who serve government agencies. GENERAL DESCRIPTION: -Capable of conducting energy trai...
CDI provides core engineering services from on-site and outsourced engineering and design through plant turnaround and start-up support, with a focus on delivering predictable outcomes on every project, while helping our clients safely and successfully meet their objectives. IE Designer needed in Conroe, TX Minimum of 5-8 years electrical/instrumentation design experience in a petrochemical plan...
We have an immediate need for a Maintenance Supervisor JOB DESCRIPTION Position will be responsible for supervising skilled trades employees in support of production processes; support related automation and controls of manufacturing operations; plan project operations and establish priorities. Will also coordinate activities according to World Class Manufacturing (WCM) standards and coordinate ...
Hyundai Kia America Technical Center, Inc. (HATCI) is currently looking for a NVH Engineer in Irvine, CA who will: Evaluate and develop the Noise and Vibration performance of Hyundai and Kia prototype, pilot and production vehicles. Perform NVH and Wind Noise subjective evaluations, investigate problem root causes, develop appropriate countermeasures, and summarize findings in reports. Conduct ...
We have an immediate need for a Maintenance Supervisor JOB DESCRIPTION Position will be responsible for supervising skilled trades employees in support of production processes; support related automation and controls of manufacturing operations; plan project operations and establish priorities. Will also coordinate activities according to World Class Manufacturing (WCM) standards and coordinate ...
We have an immediate need for a Project Controls V CDI provides core engineering services from on-site and outsourced engineering and design through plant turnaround and start-up support, with a focus on delivering predictable outcomes on every project, while helping our clients safely and successfully meet their objectives. Project Controls V needed in Baton Rough, LA. SUMMARY Provides techni...
We have an immediate need for Levels 1, 2 & 3 Structural Analysis Engineers JOB DESCRIPTION These positions are for PHL rotorcraft and fixed wing engineering statements of work. Aerospace experience is a must. High proficiency with aerospace design and analysis tools is a must, Boeing tools (Catia V5) and processes knowledge is strongly preferred. Develops, integrates and documents structural re...
Job Description: JOB RESPONSIBILITIES ? Collaborate with leadership on the development of budgetary M/E estimates, based upon program and schematic design information. ? Review mechanical and electrical options, generate systems analysis, and recommend best system for a particular project. ? Provide value engineering suggestions with dollar magnitudes. ? Work in coordination with the teams of...
CAREER ADVANCEMENT OPPORTUNITY TAKE YOUR CAREER TO THE NEXT LEVEL STRUCTURAL BRIDGE ENGINEER, P.E. @ MA Empower your career with growth and challenges, job stability and a promotion that also includes an awesome comprehensive benefits package. Tremendous Career Opportunity. Our client provides services to state departments of transportation, federal agencies, local and municipal governments. T...
Bridge Inspection Team Leader - NY Long-Term Direct Career Opportunity Take your career to the next level Empower your career with growth and challenges, job stability and a promotion that includes an awesome comprehensive benefits package. Challenging Career Opportunity. Our client is a multi-disciplinary, full-service engineering firm that provides services to state departments of transporta...
. Construction Manager-LNG Job description Primarily responsible for overseeing the construction management area team in monitoring the EPC Contractor’s day to day construction activities associated with an individual train.  Will provide and lead home office construction support during FEED and EPC. Will be tasked with providing expert construction management advice and guidance to project tea...
CAREER ADVANCEMENT OPPORTUNITY TAKE YOUR CAREER TO THE NEXT LEVEL STRUCTURAL BRIDGE ENGINEER, P.E. @ IL Tremendous Career Opportunity. Our client is a engineering firm that provides services to state departments of transportation, federal agencies, local and municipal governments. Enjoy working for a company that respects and encourages individual ability and creativity and values winning as a...

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