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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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***** All applicants must submit a desired salary range. Failure to do so will result in an incomplete submission. ***** Universal Electric Corporationis looking to hire an entry level Mechanical Engineer(Product Engineering) who will provide engineering support for the commercialization, application, and customization of all UEC products. Essential Functions: · Support the engineering team tas...
SUMMARY OF POSITION The Intensification Engineer is responsible for the implementation of process intensification in the Johnson Matthey West Deptford refinery. The incumbent designs, installs, operates and troubleshoots process intensification systems. Engineer designs reactors and agitation systems, pumps, filters, piping, drives, material of construction. The incumbent also prepares drawings a...
R.P. Gatta, Inc. is a growing company who designs and builds custom manufacturing machinery for the Automotive, Tire and Off-Road Heavy Equipment Industries. We are looking for a highly self-motivated Mechanical Engineer or Designer to fill this challenging and interesting position. R.P. Gatta, Inc. sells equipment all over the United States, Canada and Mexico. Because R.P. Gatta, Inc. designs an...
In support of our client, a global steel manufacturer, ResourceTek is currently seeking Electrical Designers to join our Design and Engineering team near Blytheville, AR. In this role, you will assist with projects at their steel pipe production facility.Primary responsibilities will include designing of instrumentation and controlsas well as some power distribution. We have short term (6-8 weeks...
Talascend is currently seeking an Electrical Instrumentation and Controls Engineer (Silane Compound Group) for a Direct Opportunity located in Charleston, TN OVERVIEW: Perform a variety of electrical, instrumentation and controls engineering work to maintain and continuously improve the performance of multiple chemical production units and related auxiliary systems. As well, provide engineering ...
· Experience with the design and analysis of circuit protection including the application of fusing, circuit breaker and power relays. · Able to perform load analysis and coordination studies. · Familiarity with switchgear design and component selection is preferred but not required · Experience with power electronics is a plus · Analytical switchgear control design and support effort for new ...
SUMMARY OF POSITION: This position is responsible for making modifications to existing equipment and designing and installing new process equipment. The duties of Project/Process Engineer also include troubleshooting process problems in the manufacturing operation and utilization of the Allen Bradley PLC system. Projects undertaken by the engineer are to be completed on time and at or under budge...
Title: Koontz-Wagner Custom Controls Electrical Project Engineer Exempt Status: Exempt Summary: This position is responsible for the design of electrical control panels and systems, preparation of detailed sketches and engineering reports, and the review and approval of drawings produced by drafting to ensure compliance with the design and specifications. Essential Functions: Design electrical ...
About Alcoa Alcoa is the world's leading integrated aluminum company, providing jobs to 61,000 employees across 31 countries. Since inventing the modern-day aluminum industry more than 120 years ago, Alcoa innovation has been behind major milestones in the aerospace, automotive, packaging, building and construction, commercial transportation, consumer electronics and industrial markets. Aluminum ...
About Alcoa Alcoa is the world's leading integrated aluminum company, providing jobs to 61,000 employees across 31 countries. Since inventing the modern-day aluminum industry more than 120 years ago, Alcoa innovation has been behind major milestones in the aerospace, automotive, packaging, building and construction, commercial transportation, consumer electronics and industrial markets. Aluminum ...
Summary Lead internal and external prototyping efforts of subsystem and component features Solve complex engineering problems: MUST have a background in materials science, heat transfer, mechanics, and fluid dynamics Develop detailed designs and concepts for custom components and systems Apply engineering knowledge, skills, and judgments to balance competing requirements of quality Client Det...
Why UMB Energetic. Friendly. Fun. Not exactly the words that first come to mind when you think about working in the financial industry, right? We get it. At UMB we pride ourselves on being different. We operate in a team-based environment, made up of diverse associates who are passionate, innovative and focused! We have plenty of tradition too – actually over 100 years of it! We're proud of our ...
Do you have what it takes to join our winning team? Because we're looking for top-notch employees at WIN. WIN is the term we like to use because it captures our spirit, our brand, and our passionate business approach (it's also our stock ticker symbol). WIN also encompasses our work family - the real winners - who embody this philosophy. Windstream is the FORTUNE 500 provider of choice for data, v...
About Alcoa Alcoa is the world's leading integrated aluminum company, providing jobs to 61,000 employees across 31 countries. Since inventing the modern-day aluminum industry more than 120 years ago, Alcoa innovation has been behind major milestones in the aerospace, automotive, packaging, building and construction, commercial transportation, consumer electronics and industrial markets. Aluminum ...
About Alcoa Alcoa is the world's leading integrated aluminum company, providing jobs to 61,000 employees across 31 countries. Since inventing the modern-day aluminum industry more than 120 years ago, Alcoa innovation has been behind major milestones in the aerospace, automotive, packaging, building and construction, commercial transportation, consumer electronics and industrial markets. Aluminum ...
Headquartered at Atlanta, Georgia-Pacific is one of the world’s leading manufacturers and marketers of building products, tissue, packaging, paper, cellulose and related chemicals. The company employs more than 30,000 people at approximately 300 locations in North and South America. Georgia-Pacific creates long-term value by using resources efficiently to provide innovative products and solutions ...
My client is a well-established and fast-growing regional consulting firm with an outstanding reputation with both employees and clients alike. This firm has a fantastic opportunity for a registered landscape architect to join their team which serving the Southeast Michigan market. The right person with have a strong background in the areas of client development, proposal preparation, urban desig...
About Alcoa Alcoa is the world's leading integrated aluminum company, providing jobs to 61,000 employees across 31 countries. Since inventing the modern-day aluminum industry more than 120 years ago, Alcoa innovation has been behind major milestones in the aerospace, automotive, packaging, building and construction, commercial transportation, consumer electronics and industrial markets. Aluminum ...
Highly respected and rapidly expanding Mechanical, Electrical and Plumbing/Fire Design consulting firm has an immediate need for an experienced Mechanical Engineer in their New York, NY office. The company focuses on diverse and recognized projects throughout the Tri-state area consisting of Commercial Spaces, Studios, Healthcare and Tenant Fitout building systems. They have a significant backlog ...
Dayton, OH area global manufacturing company hiring a Maintenance Manager! One of North American's largest manufacturing companies supplying a unique product to the automotive and aerospace industries is looking to hire an experienced Maintenance Manager. They are looking for a true leader- someone who can plan maintenance activities to benefit the future expansion of the company. This company wi...

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