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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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Position Description: Sargent & Lundy's Construction Support Services Devision currently has an opportunity for a Construction Management Transmission Line Engineer. Primary Responsibility: Perform overall construction management of the installation of a 69kV to 765kV transmission line or perform overall construction coordination and QA/QC of a 69kV to 765kV transmission line project. Addition...
Position Description: - Under the direction of the electrical project lead, as a a Senior Electrical Design Engineer you will be offered the opportunity to work in a project team environment with other electrical engineers and designers involved in the design, modification, and analysis of new and existing fossil power plant electrical systems. - You will work on challenging electrical design en...
Company Confidential Fort Wayne, IN, 46802
DESIGN ENGINEER Strick Trailers, LLC manufacturers of specialized highway transportation equipment has an immediate opening on our Monroe, IN. Engineering team. We are seeking an experienced Design Engineer who will help us meet the needs of our evolving customer base and productions requirements. The basic responsibilities for this position include: • New Product Development •Development of...
Atkins has been providing infrastructure planning, engineering, construction, environmental consulting, urban planning, architecture, and program management services to public and private clients across the United States for more than 50 years. Globally, Atkins is the largest UK-based engineering and design consultancy and one of the world's largest design firms with nearly 18,000 employees worldw...
Company Confidential Milwaukee, WI
Development Engineer Senior Product Development Engineer position is open in WI for a degreed engineer in the Flexible Film Market The Senior Product Development Engineer will be responsible for all aspects of new product development and commercialization of cast, embossed, blown & packaging films for various film markets. The individual must understand polymer resin systems, film processing, an...
Company Confidential Chippewa Falls, WI
Need a degreed engineer, prefer ChemE, ME or Flexible Packaging 2 years blown film extrusion experience, prefer experience with complex structures - barrier films, medical packaging applications, food& beverage Experience in process validations and possibly product development orsupport of R&D to commercialization Good understanding of polymer science - resin theory and processing of different res...
Company Confidential Clinton, IA
We are an experienced manufacturer of flexible film in eastern Iowa looking for a degreed mechanical engineer to act as the plant Project Engineer Responsibilities: Safely designs/redesigns or safely adapts devices, machines and components independently or with minimal guidance. Manages project costs, project scheduling, and communicates pertinent data to appropriate areas for small capital pro...
HC187073: AICHE Houston, TX See Below To Apply Senior Process Safety Specialist The American Institute of Chemical Engineers (AIChE), founded in 1908, is a professional association of more than 45,000 chemical engineers worldwide. AIChE fosters and disseminates chemical engineering knowledge, supports the professional and personal growth of its members, and applies the expertise of its member...
Engineering MORE THAN A JOB A FUTURE! LONG TERM WORK EASTERN SHIPBUILDING GROUP an aggressive leader in the Marine Industry, located in Panama City, FL has the following opportunities for skilled craftsmen: *STRUCTURAL WELDERS *PIPE WELDERS *MARINE ELECTRICIAN *PIPEFITTERS *QA TECH Competitive wages DOE, and a comprehensive benefits package including: Company paid health, dental, and life...
ENGINEERING OPERATIONS MANAGER Sanjel (USA), Inc. , Engineering Operations Manager sought by Sanjel (USA) Inc. in Cibolo, TX. Oversee engg & operations aspects of coiled tubing, fracturing & cementing operations, incl field crews, engrs, & tech'l specialists. Reqmts incl Masters in Chemical Engg or Petroleum Engg & 3 yrs exp in position, Operations Mgr, or Coiled Tubing Engr or Bach's & 5 yrs e...
Position Description Responsible for the assessment of purchased materials to specified requirements and ensuring the control of nonconforming product and compliance to Medtronic, FDA, and international requirements and Quality System Regulations. Drive supplier quality oversight, monitoring and improvement activities by use of supplier management strategies including audits, quality/performance ...
Ajilon is currently hiring for a Material Distribution / Warehouse Job in North Bend, WA. The ideal candidate will have at least 1 year of Warehouse experience, positive attitude and ambition to move up within the organization. This is a fantastic opportunity with large company featuring excellent compensation and opportunity for growth! This is a contract to hire position with strong possibility ...
Quality Improvement Manager job in Monroe, NJ area. Awesome Quality Improvement Manager job in the Cranbury/Monroe, NJ area. This position will be ensuring that processes are implemented and maintained with the overall direction, implementation and improvement throughout the organization. The Quality Improvement Manager Job Responsibilities: •Reporting on the performance of the system and areas...
Position Description: Technical Support Specialist Omron Automation and Safety is looking for an energetic and focused Technical Support Specialist in Hoffman Estates, IL. The position will provide technical support on Omron industrial automation products primarily via telephone and email to Omron's North American customers and distribution partners. Responsibilities: Answer technical support ...
Autopmotive supplier plant in Athens, TN needs two Manufacturing Engineers. Will provide technical support to investigate, design, develop, and implement continuous improvement activities for production lines regarding new and existing products and production processes. Must have BSIE/BSME/BSEE and 2+ years similar experience in a manufacturing plant. Positions will be in the Fuel Injector and Fue...
Pacific Technical Resources, LLC IT/Engineering Recruitment Professionals “Helping to Build Great Companies and Great Lives” Pacific Technical Resources, LLC is seeking a direct Reliability Engineer for Billion Dollar Publicly Traded Aluminum Manufacturing Company in Davenport, Iowa. Davenport, Iowa is a city located along the Mississippi River and has been recognized as nation's most livable ...
Company Confidential Sacramento, CA, 95828
Thermal Processing Manufacturing Engineer Qualifications Engineering (prefer heat transfer, mechanical) B.S. degree with 2-4 years of relevant experience M.S. degree with 1-2 years of relevant experience Ph.D. degree with 1-2 year of relevant experience Advanced degree preferred PE (Professional Engineering) License Retired engineers are welcome to apply and will be considered for part tim...
Position Description: Sargent & Lundy's Power Delivery Services business unit currently has an opportunity for an experienced Protection and Controls Engineer in its Warrenville, Illinois office. - This position will offer you the ability to directly apply your knowledge of protective relaying and controls systems for HV and EHV substations. As a member of an engineering and design team, you wil...
STAHL SHEAFFER ENGINEERING is expanding. Now hiring a Soils and Materials Lab Manager and Technician apply at www.sse-llc.com/careers...
ENGINEER - PRODUCT ENGINEERING Kennametal, Inc. seeks Engineer-Product Engineering to work in Latrobe, PA, & drive use of standardized processes, procedures & design tools in support of specific customer & marketing requirements. Must have bach dgr (or its equiv) in Mechanical Engrg or rltd field +2 yrs of exp. in reltd postn. Exp must incl: project leadership & prdct dvlpmnt; 3D Modelling, Finit...

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