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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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Description Software Engineering 1 position in Bellevue, NE supporting the Air Force Weather Agency on the SEMS II contract. US Citizenship and the ability to obtain a security clearance required. Designs, develops, documents, tests and debugs applications software and systems that contain logical and mathematical solutions. Conducts multidisciplinary research and collaborates with equipment d...
Description Northrop Grumman is seeking an Operations and Maintenance Engineer to support the Remote Data Collector program in San Antonio, TX. The Remote Data Collector system performs high speed network gateway analysis, transfer, distribution, and packet capture. RDC provides Indications and Warnings (I&W) of adversary activities on DoD networks. The O&M Engineer is a dynamic position providi...
Description Software Engineer 4 position in Bellevue, NE supporting AFWA on the SEMS II contract using agile development methodologies. US Citizenship and the ability to obtain a security clearance required. Technical lead for team that designs, develops, documents, tests and debugs applications software and systems that contain logical and mathematical solutions. Conducts multidisciplinary resea...
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 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 Northrop Grumman is seeking an experienced Software Engineer for the Information Systems Sector. This position is located in Omaha, NE. There is no relocation assistance. 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 des...
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 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 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 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 PRIMARY DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: Northrop Grumman is immediately seeking an Electronics Technician with SPS 49 maintenance and operations experience on carrier or large Deck Amphib. The ideal candidate would have Navy NEC 9610 with service on LPD-17, LHD, LHA, or a SSDS CVN. However, NEC 1503 or 1510 will also suffice. The job location is at Wallops Island, Va where SSDS baseline ...
Description Northrop Grumman Information Systems is seeking a Software Developer 3 with strong skills in C# .NET to support aircraft mission planning efforts in our Joint Command & Control Operating Unit. The Software Developer will: - use defined engineering processes to implement specified requirements by performing requirements analysis, software design, development, integration, and performa...
Description Northrop Grumman Information Systems is seeking a Software Developer 4 with strong skills in C# .NET to support aircraft mission planning efforts in our Joint Command & Control Operating Unit. The Software Developer will: - use defined engineering processes to implement specified requirements by performing requirements analysis, software design, development, integration, and performa...
Description Northrop Gumman is seeking an experienced Systems Engineer t help support a program located in Omaha, NE. Job Duties: 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,...
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 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 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 Senior-level intelligence analyst desired to support the National Intelligence Manager/National Intelligence Officer for Military Issues (NIM/NIO-MI) on behalf of the Office of the Director of National Intelligence (ODNI) on a foreign military capabilities analysis project. Candidate must be self-starter with strong interpersonal skills and ability to work independently and as a memb...
Description Northrop Grumman Information Systems XonTech Systems is seeking a candidate for a highly competitive engineering position within our team of qualified, diverse science-based professionals. The technical work will be challenging and will provide technical support developing and implementing complex scientific algorithms. The Engineer Research Development 4 position will be located in ...
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)...

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