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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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Overview A Senior Designer is one of the highest technical design level positions at STV/GWD. This person must have a degree from a recognized CAD training facility and (4) years of experience, or (6-10) years of experience in CAD. An understanding of gas processing and previous Oil and Gas experience is also required. A Senior Designer will be proficient in 3D and facility design. Job Duties W...
Description DISH's Remanufacturing team ensures the high quality condition of millions of satellite receivers and remote controls. State-of-the-art facilities in El Paso, TX, Spartanburg, SC, and Englewood, CO, use advanced diagnostic tools and automated equipment to test, refurbish and redistribute hardware to customers. The Electrical Engineer designs, develops, and tests the design and instal...
Combustion/Flame Engineer Profire Energy Inc. is a leading burner management and combustion company in the oil and gas industry. With office locations in Spruce Grove, Alberta Canada; Lindon, Utah; Houston and Victoria Texas, Pennsylvania and Oklahoma, Profire is positioned for aggressive future growth. We are currently seeking a results-oriented and customer focused Combustion/Flame Engineer to ...
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...
Description DISH's Manufacturing team ensures the high quality condition of millions of satellite receivers and remote controls. State-of-the-art facilities in El Paso, TX, Spartanburg, SC, and Englewood, CO, use advanced diagnostic tools and automated equipment to test, refurbish and redistribute hardware to customers. Requirements Education and Experience: B.S. in Engineering field and 2 yea...
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...
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 ...
Consolidated Metco (ConMet) is a leading manufacturer of components for the heavy truck industry. We design, engineer, and manufacture interior plastic components for the Heavy Truck market as well as aluminum castings, die castings, and proprietary wheel ends. We are known throughout the truck and trailer industry for our expertise in developing lightweight, low maintenance solutions that enhance...
An agricultural and construction equipment manufacturer is currently seeking a Test Technician to support engine tests in the diesel engine test cells in the Burr Ridge, IL area. This is a 1 year CONTRACT positions, with the possibility of extension. Local candidates only, no per diem available. Responsibilities for the Test Technician Install engines in the test cells, including: engine mountin...
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...
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...
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...
Job Title: Mechanical Engineer Job Location: Deer Park, IL Job Type: Contact, 6+ Months with Possible Extension. Job Description: Responsibilities: Contribute to the mechanical design and development of Multimedia products for the automotive industry by utilizing best in class engineering practices to incorporate innovative design solutions. Candidates will be asked to identify design soluti...
RCS has an immediate need for an I&C Engineer V to work in Fort Mill, SC. This is a contract opportunity with anticipated duration through 04.06.2015. There is no per diem and/or relocation assistance offered under the performance of this assignment. Requirements: Bachelor of Science Degree (or equivalent education) in an appropriate engineering discipline, or the sciences from a four-year accre...
RCS has an immediate need for an I&C Consulting Engineer I to work in Fort Mill, SC. This is a contract opportunity with anticipated duration through 04.06.2015. There is no per diem and/or relocation assistance offered under the performance of this assignment. Requirements: Bachelor of Science Degree (or equivalent education) in an appropriate engineering discipline, or the sciences from a four...
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 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 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...

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