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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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The associate participates in all Tool and Die functions. Will assist with disassembly, cleaning, inspection, repair and reassembly of all injection molds. Analyzes specifications, layout metal stock, set up and operate machine tools, repair plus fit and assemble components into injection molds. Utilizes blue prints, machine tools and other metal working instruments, fabricate and repair metalwork...
Scope of Responsibilities/Expectations •The candidate will be reporting directly to Engineering Design Management and is expected to exemplify a high degree of organization, motivation, technical and Analytical skills. •Work with various functional Teams to collect required information to develop and maintain the ECAD library, which involves creation of schematic logic symbols, PCB footprints. ...
Whole Foods Wayne, PA, 19080
SUMMARY: As a member of our Meat Team, your role will include setting and maintaining attractive Meat displays and supporting the regional Meat vision. You will ensure a positive company image by providing courteous, friendly, and efficient customer service to customers and team members. DUTIES: · Give every customer immediate and undivided attention. Surprise and delight the customers with con...
AutoNation, Inc. Union City, GA, 30291
Company Overview: We’re AutoNation – America’s largest automotive retailer from coast to coast, with over 220 stores representing 34 different vehicle brands. Our vision is to be America’s best place to buy and service cars and trucks. We do this by attracting great people to join our team who will delight our Customers and drive Customer loyalty. We offer great career opportunities from coast t...
Ecological Society of America Stevens Point, WI, 54492
Assistant or Associate Professor of Environmental Engineering A full-time (9 month) tenure track position in the Department of Paper Science & Engineering at UW-Stevens Point, an ABET accredited program. The successful applicant will provide undergraduate instruction in environmental engineering courses as well as have opportunities for research and outreach. Experience in and desire to work with...
Responsibilities: Help create and maintain an automated test framework for product features and enhancements. Train others to automate manual test cases using the automation framework. Assist in evaluating existing applications with regard to making them testable through automation. Participate in continuous improvement of testing process and procedures by analyzing reported bugs and then assessi...
United Technologies Corporation Troy, OH, 45374
Reporting to the Manager, Supply Chain Strategic Procurement, as a Supply Chain Manager, you will be required to develop and/or implement a series of commodity strategies to achieve lowest total cost, effective asset management, continuous quality improvement, and delivery cycle time performance improvements that supports both the Enterprise and respective SBU SCM Strategic plans. The role will re...
Description: Assist the Chief Engineer in all aspects of Quail Lodge & Golf Club maintenance operations. Oversee preventative maintenance program, staff training and equipment repairs. Ensure company goals of customer service and quality are achieved at all times. Duties: Is accountable for the operation, repairs and maintenance of the buildings, furniture/fixtures, physical plant and engineeri...
Franklin Square Hospital Center Baltimore, MD, 21203
Job Description: Collects, processes, and may draw laboratory specimens. Performs simple routine duties specific to assigned section. Education: High school graduation or equivalent. One year clinical laboratory experience. Experience: Specimen processing experience, medical terminology, or medical background preferred. Data entry and computer experience. Skills: Verbal and written communication. ...
URS Corporation Crane, IN, 47522
• Minimum one year general experience. Minimum one year specific experience in areas of inspection, quality assurance, and related areas. • Bachelor's Degree in Business, Engineering, Accounting or related area or equivalent experience required. • Must have demonstrated ability to obtain certifications required for position. • Position will require the ability to pass and maintain a Security Cl...
GKN Aerospace Services Wellington, FL, 33414
Role Purpose Sets up and operates conventional, special purpose and computer numerical control (CNC) machines and machining centers to fabricate metallic parts. Key Responsibilities Use measuring instruments such as calipers and micrometers Ready blueprints Qualifications / Experience / Skills Understand machine parameters: basic understanding of feeds and speed calculations, minimal underst...
Perdue Farms, Inc Petaluma, CA, 94999
The Company is seeking an organized individual capable of meeting deadlines, and dedicated to work as a Group Leader. The job includes, but is not limited to assisting the supervisor in directing and assigning tasks, training new employees, and running the department in the supervisor s absence. Must possess the ability to perform every function within the department. Employee shall participate in...
URS Corporation Fort Mill, SC, 29716
Minimum Requirements: • Must have obtained a Bachelor of Science degree from a 4 year accredited college or university or will obtain a Bachelor of Science degree in Electrical, Chemical, or Mechanical from a 4 year accredited college or university prior to the start of this position. • Less than 12 months of post-graduate professional experience in instrumentation and controls. • Ability to ob...
Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc. Liverpool, NY
Posting date: September 29, 2014 Position Summary The Test Technician performs final assembly of, and conducts electrical, mechanical, electromechanical, and software tests on CID cameras and subassemblies, ensuring proper functioning according to written specifications. The Test Technician also evaluates, repairs, and performs root-cause analysis of product failures. Duties and Responsibilitie...
SUMMARY: As a member of our Meat Team, your role will include setting and maintaining attractive Meat displays and supporting the regional Meat vision. You will ensure a positive company image by providing courteous, friendly, and efficient customer service to customers and team members. DUTIES: · Give every customer immediate and undivided attention. Surprise and delight the customers with con...
Evangelical Lutheran Good Samaritan Society Lennox, SD, 57039
: Housekeeping Assistant As a Housekeeping Assistant you will be responsible for assisting with the maintenance of a clean, attractive, and sanitary facility. Will clean residents rooms and public areas. Additional responsibilities of the Housekeeping Assistant include: • Offering residents choices/options for times to have their room cleaned. • Completing quality improvement audits and parti...
Perdue Farms, Inc Gainesville, GA, 30501
Supervises all activities of A shift QA Department in a manner which ensures consistent food safety and product quality of all products produced. Be a proactive participant in identifying potential issues in all phases of operations. Work with other members of the management team to develop and follow a plan of action that eliminates the identified issues. Ensure a smooth working relationship betw...
Job Title: System Designer (Non CA) Auto req ID: 231698BR Brand: Magnolia Employment Category: Full Time Job Level: Individual Contributor City: Grapevine State: TX About Us: About Magnolia For over 50 years, Magnolia has been dedicated to one thing, 100% customer satisfaction, offering premium audio, video and home automation gear for connoisseurs who demand nothing but the best. Today, Magnolia...
Org Marketing Statement All over the world, Pfizer colleagues are working together to positively impact health for everyone, everywhere. Each position at Pfizer touches and contributes to the success of our business and our world. That’s why, as one of the global leaders in the biopharmaceutical industry, Pfizer is committed to seeking out inspired new talent who share our core values and mission...
Position Description Ford Motor Company’s Advanced Electrified Powertrain Engineering team is in need of engineers with hybrid experience to help shape the direction our next generation of xEV Powertrains. This experience may be in hybrid transmissions, power electronics, hybrid specific engine development, and/or hybrid controls (energy management / optimization / etc.). Power Split specific exp...

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