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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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PT&C Forensic Consulting Services, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Engle Martin & Associates, is recognized as one of the nation’s leading forensic claims consulting companies whose success stems from an uncompromising level of professionalism, quality of work and an unparalleled level of responsiveness. Engle Martin & Associates is a leading national independent loss adjusting and claims management...
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Systems Engineer - Microsoft (Cleveland) Position Type: Full-Time – Permanent - Salary - Exempt Seeking qualified candidate for an Experienced-Senior System Engineer position. Candidates should exhibit a strong desire to assist others with technology. We help small businesses in the Westlake, Lakewood, Cleveland and throughout Northeast Ohio to get the most out of their business technology. We s...
SimSTAFF is hiring several new candidates for our prestigious client who is expanding in North Atlanta, GA. This client is highly selective in their hiring process and expects top level candidates who can demonstrate their skills. Due to the confidential nature of the work all roles require US Citizenship or Permanent resident status (Green Card). This is a contract-to-hire opportunity. Job Desc...
A phenomenal opportunity as the “Manufacturing Engineer”within the Pall Corporation. Pall Corporation Pall is a Fortune 1000 materials science and engineering company with the broadest filtration, separation and purification capabilities in the world. Our process and product enabling technologies help our customers make good products better, safer and even possible. We provide innovative product...
ATK Advanced Signals & Cyber (ASC) provides wireless solutions from research through mission integration for national security and law enforcement with solutions spanning the space, airborne, terrestrial, and maritime domains. The ASC core Research & Engineering (R&E) disciplines are RF Mission Systems, Wireless Signals and Protocols, High Performance Computing, Software Development, Software Defi...
POSITION PURPOSE The Director of Supply Chain - Process Engineering directs and has overall responsibility for strategy and tactical execution of facilities functions for 60+ THD distribution centers. Oversees and responsible for planning, directing and reviewing activities and operations of the facilities department, including building construction, grounds, material handling equipment maintenan...
ATK Aerospace Systems leads the industry in solid rocket propulsion systems, satellite components and subsystems, lightweight space deployables and solar arrays. We are constantly pushing the boundaries of our nation's capabilities in space. Position Summary: Operations Director - Freeport Composites Center - FCC This Operations Director position is fully responsible for the operations managemen...
ATK is an aerospace, defense, and commercial products company with operations in 21 states, Puerto Rico, and internationally. ATK delivers affordable innovation in developing and manufacturing highly engineered products and solutions to our customers around the world. ATK Aerospace Group is the world?s top producer of solid rocket propulsion systems and a leading supplier of military and commerci...
ATK is an aerospace, defense, and commercial products company with operations in 21 states, Puerto Rico, and internationally. ATK delivers affordable innovation in developing and manufacturing highly engineered products and solutions to our customers around the world. ATK Defense Group is an industry leader in ammunition, precision and strike weapons, missile-warning solutions, and tactical rocke...
UTC Aerospace Systems is one of the world's largest suppliers of technologically advanced aerospace and defense products. We design, manufacture and service systems and components and provide integrated solutions for commercial, regional, business and military aircraft, helicopters and other platforms. We are also a major supplier to international space programs. In 2012, UTC Aerospace Systems wa...
Amsted Rail is the world’s leading manufacturer of undercarriage and end of car rail components for heavy haul freight railcars and locomotives. Our company focus for more than a century has been on providing the most innovative products and integrated systems to meet the needs of the global heavy haul freight rail industry. For more than a century, Griffin® has been the proven leader in railroad...
UTC Aerospace Systems is one of the world's largest suppliers of technologically advanced aerospace and defense products. We design, manufacture and service systems and components and provide integrated solutions for commercial, regional, business and military aircraft, helicopters and other platforms. We are also a major supplier to international space programs. In 2012, UTC Aerospace Systems wa...
The Chemical and Process Engineer – Environmental will provide environmental engineering related support and leadership for all sites. This includes dealing with regulatory agencies, insuring compliance to all permits and regulations, monitoring/auditing all discharge streams, implementing pollution control equipment, providing support for process safety management documentation, and acting as the...
Founded in 1978, Universal Health Services, Inc. (UHS)* is one of the nation’s largest and most respected healthcare management companies, operating through its subsidiaries’ acute care hospitals, behavioral health facilities and ambulatory centers nationwide. With more than 65,000 people employed by UHS’ subsidiaries, UHS’ business strategy is to continue to grow by building or purchasing healthc...
Can size and route piping and/or ductwork based on design loads provided by engineer. Can field measure, select in line components, understand fan and pump curves, pressure drops etc. Qualifications Required education: -Associates Degree Minimum years of experience: -4 years Computer skills required: -Must be excellent in CAD (AutoCAD or Microstation) -Revit a major plus Preferred Attribu...
Pennoni Associates Inc., a multi-discipline consulting engineering firm is seeking an enthusiastic and outgoing drafter with Revit and CAD experience to join our structural division in Bethlehem, PA. The candidate will be responsible for drafting and detailing a wide variety of both new construction and rehabilitation drawings for building structures. The candidate will also be responsible for fie...
Pennoni Associates is seeking a dedicated and experienced Staff Engineer to join our Structural Division located in the Philadelphia, PA office. The Staff Engineer will be responsible for proposal development as well as client contact. The ideal candidate will have previous structural design experience with buildings, marine and industrial structures. Experience with condition assessments is a mus...
Senior Engineer II or III: Pennoni Associates Inc., a multi-disciplined consulting engineering firm with offices throughout the East Coast, is currently seeking a Senior Engineer II or Senior Engineer III for our Wilimington, Delaware location. Duties and Responsibilities include but are not limited to: • Perform mechanical design—Piping and/or HVAC • Routing and sizing piping and/or ductwork ...
: Provide and manage geotechnical engineering services, including investigations, analysis, engineering evaluation, recommendations, reports, etc. on commercial, institutional, industrial and public works infrastructure project. Service external clients as well as internal clients with other divisions working on multi-discipline engineering projects. Oversee construction inspection and materials t...
Easement Acquisition. Qualifications Required Education: High School Diploma. Minimum years of experience: 4-7. Computer Skills Required: MS Office....

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