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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: 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 ...
Position Description: JOB SUMMARY - ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS/DUTIES The Design Checker checks solid models and drafts for new components and modification to existing parts to ensure that the company best practices and standards are maintained. He/she will be required to participate in the development and improvement of the best practices and standards as they relate to the manufacturing and design pr...
IGS Recruiting Solutions is pleased to inform you that our client from Saudi Arabia will be visiting Houston,TX in November, 2014 to hire Engineers for multiple Discipline. We are currently Shortlisting candidates for Walk ins , Please submit your resume ASAP so we can have your slot for you Selected candidates will be offered a 1 year contract with excellent Tax free salaries and benefits and a...
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 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 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 ...
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 ...
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 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 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 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 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 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 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...
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...
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...
Job Overview: The Digital Signal Processing Engineers focus will be on developing, testing, and integrating advanced digital communications algorithms and software for channel coding, equalizers, modulators, demodulators, and MAC / PHY protocols enabling and advancing wireless communications. This includes, but is not limited to executing tasks to support channel characterization: link budget ana...
Build your career at ConAgra Foods. At ConAgra Foods, we make great food — everyday food — in extraordinary ways, which is why we’re creating meaningful career opportunities for the best and the brightest. Whether you’re a recent graduate or an experienced professional, ConAgra Foods provides extraordinary job opportunities for growth with competitive salaries and benefits in an exciting, fast-pac...
- Develops and initiate standards and method for inspection, testing and evaluation utilizing knowledge in engineering fields such as chemical, electrical and mechanical. - Devises sampling procedures and develops forms and instructions for recording, evaluating and reporting quality and reliability data. - Establishes programs to evaluate precision and accuracy of production and testing equipme...
TOP Group is one of the largest Japanese/English bilingual recruiting agencies in the country. Our Chicago office works with many global manufacturing companies in the Midwest. An Automotive Manufacturing Company in Columbus, Ohio is looking for a qualified candidate for a Mechanical Engineer position. Responsibilities: - Problem solving and troubleshooting product designs - Assist end customer...

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