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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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RFA Engineering (www.rfamec.com) is an engineering and design service company dedicated to providing clients with timely and appropriate help on an as-needed basis. We provide quality design engineering services to over 200 companies. RFA works in all areas of machine design, including off-highway mobile equipment and mechanical power transmission, consumer, recreational, industrial, medical prod...
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...
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...
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 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 Construction Coordinator needed in Conroe, TX JOB DESCRIPTION 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. CDI Engineering is seeking ...
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 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 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...
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 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 a client that is looking for Instrumentation Technicians Job Summary: Will be involved in assisting test engineers in carrying out engineering ground tests by providing electronic and instrumentation support as well as creating and logging digital test data files. Testing includes the development and certification of new and existing aircraft. Responsibilities: *Maintain Equipment *Fa...
Chief Technology Officer – Oversee and lead all technical aspects and establish technical vision of the company. Req. MS in Engineering or related or BS in Engineering or related plus 5 years of exp. Resume: Caffebene, Inc., 1430 Broadway Suite 1503, NY, NY 10018...
Production Engineer ROLE/ JOB SUMMARY: Responsible for analyzing production processes, equipment, utilities, waste treatment facilities and infrastructure for the purpose of improving safety, quality and productivity by making changes to the equipment design or operational procedures ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: Monitor or conduct observation and analysis of daily unit production to ...
Rauland-Borg is seeking a Manufacturing Project Engineer to develop test programs using a state-of-the-art SPEA Flying Probe Tester (FPT), and maintain seven Agilent 3070 board test systems. As a team member of the Continuous Improvement Group in a manufacturing environment, this person will collaborate with cross-functional teams to ensure that customer expectations are consistently exceeded. A...
. The Superior Group has an opening for a Manufacturing Process Engineer Duties: Responsible for maintaning upgrading and documenting manufacturing process Work in a team environment to identify and correct root causes Submit corrective action reports to management Implement new tooling, jigs, and fixture designs into the manufacturing process Generate process flow support manufacturing ope...
Job Title: Research Sr. Engineer I Job Location - Warsaw IN Duration – 12 months Job Description: · Provides technical support toward the accomplishment of research and product development team objectives. Incumbent will be responsible for several research and testing projects. Principal Duties and Responsibilities · 25 %Responsible to implement assigned research projects in a timely and eff...
Schaeffler, a global automotive and industrial supplier, is seeking a Warehouse Supervisor in Joplin, MO. This person would be responsible for maintaining all component inventory counts and shipping and receiving functions, component issues and returns for production. Key Responsibilities: Responsible for all receiving functions Maintain accuracy of warehouse, forging steel, and forgings invent...
Automation and Controls Technician (Technician II) Job Summary: Automation and Controls Technician (Technician II) (Hazardous Locations Certification and Testing Group) CSA Group Vacancy # 2988 Job Location: Cleveland, Ohio CSA Group has an immediate opportunity for an Automation and Controls Technician (Technician II in the Hazardous Locations Certification and Testing Group) in the Clevel...

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