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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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Crown Poly, Inc. was founded in 1991 and is headquartered in Los Angeles, CA (Huntington Park). The company was founded on innovation and manufacturing of patented supermarket packaging products. We are the market leader in value-added plastic packaging supplies and our patented Pull-N-Pak® produce bagging system maintains a U.S. majority market share of over 40% in its category. We have a second ...
Airframe Manufacturing Engineer West Palm Beach, FL 1 Year Contract Position Airframe Manufacturing Engineer needed to work with Operations to help identify and resolve issues related with the build of Production Line aircraft. Applicant must have extensive knowledge of metallic and composite materials, as well as knowledge of sheet metal manufacturing processes. Integrated product team environ...
A Test Engineer job in Houston, Texas is available courtesy of Adecco Engineering and Technology. The ideal candidate will have a degree in a Engineering discipline. Candidate should have five + years experience the energy sector: preferably in E&P Environment Technology. You will work in a oil and gas metals testing environment and performing, drafting, welding and soldering testing for tubular p...
Application Engineer Are you looking for a company with cutting-edge innovation, stability, and market competitive benefits? Do you want to make an immediate impact where you work? Join our team! Cone Drive Operations, Inc., an industry leader in motion control and industrial gearing solutions, is currently looking for an Application Engineer, located in Traverse City, Michigan. As an Applicati...
Airframe Manufacturing Engineer – 2nd Shift West Palm Beach, FL 1 Year Contract Position Airframe Manufacturing Engineer needed to work with Operations to help identify and resolve issues related with the build of Production Line aircraft. Applicant must have extensive knowledge of metallic and composite materials, as well as knowledge of sheet metal manufacturing processes. Integrated product ...
If you are interested in joining a stable, fast-growing company that encourages professional advancement, fosters teamwork and rewards ingenuity, then Cobham may be right for you. Cobham is an international company engaged in the development, delivery and support of leading edge aerospace and defense technology and systems. Cobham’s products and services have been at the heart of sophisticated m...
. A Development Engineer job in Warsaw, IN is available courtesy of Adecco Engineering and Technology. You will be supporting management in order to meet performance and quality requirements. You will need a strong design background. You will need to have a year of experience within the medical device industry. Development Engineer job responcibilities include: * New Product Development and Dev...
Looking for Engineers and Supervisors with Chemical and/or Process Engineering backgrounds Our Client is currently seeking Engineers and shift Supervisors with a chemical or process industry background. The engineering position will provide production engineering and Continuous Improvement leadership for the manufacturing facility. The Production Engineer will utilize Six Sigma and Lean manufactu...
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...
HAKS is a multi-disciplined construction management, engineering, architectural, land surveying, material testing and special inspections firm headquartered in New York City with additional offices in Ossining and Farmingdale, NY; Iselin and Mount Laurel, NJ; Philadelphia, PA; Baltimore, MD; Fairfax, VA; Middletown, CT; Boston, MA, Providence, RI, Palm Harbor and Miami, FL and an international off...
Job Title: AV Post Sales Engineer Role Summary: This assignment requires a person who will be expected to design integrated systems (including AMX and Crestron control systems), develop AutoCAD line drawings and rack elevations for installation and final documentation. She/he will be expected to micro-manage projects and complete all required close-out documentation and drawings for projects. P...
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 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 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...
Pentair Overview We are a global water, fluid, thermal management, and equipment protection partner with industry leading products, services, and solutions that fit your changing needs. We aim to deliver the adaptive, industry-leading solutions that help ensure a safer, healthier future for all. Pentair works at the very center of global commerce, providing critical inputs to a wide range of esse...
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 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 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 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 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...

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