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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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We have an immediate need for three Principle Network Engineer JOB DESCRIPTION CDI is currently recruiting a Senior Mechanical Design Engineer with SolidWorks experience. Must have experience designing ball screws, gears and/or electric motors. This one is a permanent job with good benefits at a great company. Please RUSH your qualified resume to ***** for immediate consider...
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 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 Supplier Quality Engineer JOB DESCRIPTION Title: Supplier Quality Engineer Job Type: Full Time Direct Hire Location: Skokie, IL SUMMARY: Develops and improves our supply base by analyzing specifications, processes (PFMEA’s and Control Plans), Quality Systems and overall performance. Recommends new or changes to supplier quality techniques. PRINCIPAL DUTIES AN...
We have an immediate need for Quality Engineer JOB DESCRIPTION Title: Quality Engineer Job Type: Full Time Direct Hire Location: Skokie, IL SUMMARY: Serves as both customer and supplier quality representative for a product group. Primary functions of the role include communication with customers, investigation of quality concerns for purchased parts, and driving both corrective action and c...
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 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 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....
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: Join a team offering innovative, exciting and meaningful work linking military and civil...
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 three Principle Network Engineer JOB DESCRIPTION Mechanical CAD Designer Job Summary: Prepares and maintains engineering or sustaining project design layouts, production drawings and other related documentation per ANSI standards completely and accurately considering methods of manufacture, tolerance, and their effect on related parts or assemblies. Relationships...
CDI MARINE COMPANY, LLC - FALL SPEED HIRING EVENT!!! - Oct. 23, 2014 On your marks, get set....HIRED! WHAT is a Speed Interviewing and Networking Event? Much like the concept of speed dating, Speed Interviewing and Networking provides a quick interview experience with the opportunity to mingle and network before and after your time in the "hot seat". HOW will this work? Each interview will be ...
Tetra Tech is a leading provider of consulting, engineering, and technical services worldwide. We are a diverse company, including individuals with expertise in science, research, engineering, construction, and information technology. Our strength is in collectively providing integrated services—delivering the best solutions to meet our clients' needs. With more than 14,000 employees, 350 offices ...
McKean Defense Group is a U.S. Navy-mission focused strategic partner providing Readiness and Sustainment Solutions (RSS) and Systems and Technology Solutions (STS). McKean continuously pursues opportunities to help our clients solve their most difficult challenges and to support the growth of our employees. Our engineers, logisticians, and training experts support acquisition and in-service progr...
Candidates must have the following qualifications: able to obtain and maintain SECRET government clearance, bachelor’s degree in Engineering, minimum USCG Third Assistant Engineer License, and at least 5 years of sailing experience in the merchant marine or 20 years of engineering experience in the Navy. Candidates must be physically able to enter confined space (i.e. tanks and voids), climb ladde...
KJWW Engineering known as a national leader in consulting engineering services for building and infrastructure systems and a leader in the healthcare market, is opening up a branch office in San Francisco, CA. Named 2011 Midwest Designer of the Year, KJWW provides clients with a distinctive approach to integrated engineering services. Our unique combination of mechanical, electrical, structural, ...
Must be able to obtain Secret Clearance from DOD Essential Responsibilities: Integration of optoelectronic components into working products Development of advance optical alignment techniques and processes for Fiber Optic/optoelectronics products Produces fiber optic designs and modifications by studying project objectives; researching and developing fiber optic engineering techniques and appr...
KJWW Team: Strong leadership, cohesiveness and determination are just a few of the qualities that make up the Naperville Healthcare Team. This Team brings the best of seasoned professionals and new college grads together with design results that offer sustainability and effectiveness. Our Healthcare Team is actively involved in HESNI (Healthcare Engineers Society in Northern Illinois), but also r...
KJWW Team: The Structural Engineering Team at KJWW is spread across all of the company's offices. In that way, they are able to draw on each other's considerable expertise and function as a much larger group, while still remaining geographically close to clients and project sites. This team leads the way in gender equality, with more than half of the leadership roles currently occupied by talente...
Test Engineer - Aerospace Ingenium Technologies – Rockford, IL 61107 Fast paced Aerospace customer looking for multiple Test Engineers with the desire to grow in the field of Aerospace test engineering . The job focus is performing design and support of low to moderate complexity test systems and equipment. Individual Candidate must have excellent written and verbal communication skills as they ...

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