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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 an Engineering Technician: NMD Planner 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 Marine Company is looking for Engine...
We have an immediate need for a Engineering Technician: AIM Planner 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 has an immediate opening for an AIM P...
Position Summary: This position coordinates the total engineering focus of the Product Engineering department, as directed by staff level management, and transforms the information into a comprehensive plan. The Engineering Manager is to use his/her ability and background and knowledge to guide development of the conceptual information into new products and improvement of existing products. Produ...
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...
Senior Product Engineer to lead development activities of new products in the LO Conformal Aperture Product line. This individual must have minimum 10 years' experience in the development and production of military, antenna technologies, or advanced composites assemblies. The successful candidate will be involved in the design, development, qualification, and manufacture of LO antenna designs and ...
Taylor Guitars is seeking a well-versed Mechanical Engineer to join our Product Development R&D team. Are you eager to put your engineering skills and knowledge to use in a manufacturing environment? Would you enjoy working with a team of talented individuals at a forward thinking and innovative company? Our ideal candidate for this position will have experience working for different companies mak...
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...
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 Aerospace Group is the world’s top producer of solid rocket propulsion systems and a leading supplier of military and commerci...
Consolidated Metco (ConMet) is a leading manufacturer of components for the heavy truck industry. We design, engineer, and manufacture aluminum castings, die castings, proprietary wheel ends as well as interior plastic components for the heavy truck market. Our manufacturing plant in Monroe, NC has an opening for a Process Engineer. Job Summary This position is responsible for maintaining curren...
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 Aerospace Group is the world’s top producer of solid rocket propulsion systems and a leading supplier of military and commerci...
ATK Aerospace Systems leads the industry in solid rocket propulsion systems, satellite components and subsystems, lightweight space deployable and solar arrays. We are constantly pushing the boundaries of our nation's capabilities in space. ATK has the people, strategy, agility, and products to thrive in a highly dynamic national security and space environment. If you are a dynamic, successful, d...
ATK Aerospace Structures is a world leader of mission-critical composite structures for the aerospace and defense industries. With over 50 years of experience, ATK uses advanced composite manufacturing technologies to produce lightweight and reliable structures for three distinct business areas: commercial, military aircraft programs and launch programs. The common thread amongst these businesses ...
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...
ATK Advanced Signals & Cyber (ASC) provides wireless solutions from research through mission integration for national security and law enforcement with solutions spanning the space, airborne, terrestrial, and maritime domains. The ASC core Research & Engineering (R&E) disciplines are RF Mission Systems, Wireless Signals and Protocols, High Performance Computing, Software Development, Software Defi...
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 Aerospace Group is the world’s top producer of solid rocket propulsion systems and a leading supplier of military and commerci...
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 Aerospace Group is the worlds top producer of solid rocket propulsion systems and a leading supplier of military and commercia...
Sr. Engineer of Utilities Our client in Fremont is looking to have a Sr. Engineer of Utilities with extensive experience in Utilities join their team! Responsibilities: · Conduct FDA audits on GMP utilities/facilities including: WFI, HVAC, clean steam generators, HEPA's and boilers. · Work with mechanics to maintain/repair utility systems. · Install utility systems, and work with vendors to p...
Headquartered in Lake Forest, IL, CPI Daylighting is a world leader in daylighting solutions. From universities, schools and athletic facilities, to airports and corporate headquarters, hotels, hospitals and shopping malls, CPI Daylighting has built a legacy of quality daylighting systems around the world. Creative architects are always pushing their imaginations and engineering skills to the lim...

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