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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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University City, 63132
Engineer/Designer with experience in commercial, municipal, residential projects; detention/hydraulic/stormwater expertise; CAD capabilities. email, call or apply online at: *****, 314-890-1234, http://www.volzinc.com / (1890867)...
Company Confidential Homer, AK, 99603
Homer Electric Association, Inc., is seeking a qualified individual to fill the position of Engineer II in the Kenai, Alaska office. The successful candidate will have an ABET accredited Bachelor's degree in electrical engineering or related field and preference may be given to candidates who have completed an Engineering Intern (EI) or Engineer in Training (EIT), or Fundamentals of Engineering (F...
DARLINGTON FABRICS Westerly, RI Seeking a Process Engineer preferably w/ textile exp to assist in process optimization. Dye, finishing knitting exp a plus. Min 5 yrs exp. BS in related field, such as Textile Chemistry, Engineering or Quality Mgt required. Send resume to: ***** www.dfabrics.com EEO Employer/VET/Disabled Posted in The Day...
SURVEY DEPARTMENT MANAGER With at least 5+ years of experience in Land Survey Field, AutoCAD and Survey Boundary Calculations. Please send resume' to Peterman Associates, Inc., 3480 North Main Street, Findlay, Ohio or email: *****...
Midland, 79701
Oilfield Supply Store Branch Manager Position HSC, a growing oilfield supply and service company with more than 20 locations nationwide, is looking for an energetic, professional leader to manage our Odessa, Texas Supply Store. The focus of this position is to improve the performance of this facility and to ensure customer satisfaction. Achieving these objectives requires managing the following ar...
AMEC is a focused supplier of consultancy, engineering and project management services to its customers in the world's oil and gas, mining, clean energy, environment and infrastructure markets. With annual revenues of some £4.2 billion, AMEC designs, delivers and maintains strategic and complex assets and employs over 29,000 people in around 40 countries worldwide. See amec.com. AMEC shares are tr...
Roles, Responsibilities, and Expectations: Responsibilities include development, marketing, minimal product design, estimating, and project execution of small standard production flares for the upstream exploration and production industry. Will also require skills to negotiate both technical and commercial terms, interaction with outside sales, customer field support, and look for cost reduction a...
Company Confidential Houston, TX, 77058
PE licensed Engineer HOT opportunity for you to learn and grow your career as a PE licensed Engineer in the oil and Gas safety specialty. This is a unique opportunity to learn and grow with an oil and gas Engineering Company which has experienced an average of 50% annual growth! The expertise gained in this position is in high demand! Responsibilities As a Senior PE Engineer, you will be responsib...
Manufacturing Engineering Manager - Winston Salem, NC-WD30003819 Johnson Controls is a global multi-industrial company with core businesses in the automotive, building and energy storage industries. Our 170,000 employees create quality products and services to optimize energy and operational efficiencies of buildings, energy storage and interior systems for automobiles. Through our growth strategi...
LGS Innovations, a leader in government telecommunications and network integration, is seeking a Software Engineer for our Lisle, IL location. Be a part of our team! LGS Innovations delivers next generation solutions that solve the most complex networking and communications challenges facing the U.S. Federal Government, state and local governments, foreign governments, and commercial enterprises....
About Us: Milwaukee Electric Tool Corp. is an industry-leading manufacturer and marketer of heavy-duty, portable electric power tools and accessories for professional users worldwide. Since its founding in 1924, Milwaukee has focused on a single vision: To produce the best heavy-duty electric power tools and accessories available to the professional user. Today, the Milwaukee name stands for the h...
MECHANICAL ENGINEER We are a Mechanical/Electrical Engineering firm located in Northern Westchester County, NY. Our firm has 30 years experience in the design of HVAC, Electrical, Plumbing, Fire Alarm and Fire Protection systems for commercial buildings. We are seeking a Mechanical Engineer with the following qualifications: BS degree and 5 years experience in Engineering Design and Project Manage...
ELECTRICAL ENGINEER / PROJECT MANAGER We are a Mechanical/Electrical Engineering firm located in Northern Westchester County, NY. Our firm has 25 years experience in the design of HVAC, Electrical, Plumbing, Fire Alarm and Fire Protection systems for commercial buildings. We are seeking a Electrical Engineer with the following qualifications: BS degree, and 3 to 5 years experience in Engineering D...
Electrical Engineer Atlanta, GA Engineering Barry-Wehmiller Design Group provides engineering and technology services to the world’s leading companies through the efforts of over 700 engineering and technical specialists. We are focused on providing our professionals with opportunities for leadership and career advancement within a thriving work environment and a unique “people-centric” culture. W...
APPLICATIONS SOFTWARE ENGINEER – ENTERPRISE WEB ARCHITECT (PRINCIPLE ENGINEER) This position is expected to be responsible for the overall code design of web based applications. You will be expected to actively contribute your knowledge of modern software development techniques and technology to help plan the development strategy before a line of code is written. This may require you to document a...
Responsibilities Solutions Engineer (MN/Dakotas) Based in Plymouth, MN Assigned to Strategic and Government Accounts in Minnesota, North Dakota and South Dakota Provides technical support and sales recommendations in both pre and post sales situations in B2B accounts Implements and leads customer-impacting projects Collaborates cross-functionally with the data and B2B teams to recommend, develop,...
FHP - Bosch Group manufactures Geothermal and Watersource heat pumps in a 128,000 sq ft facility in Fort Lauderdale Florida. The site manufactures ultra high efficient HVAC equipment, including residential and large commercial units. Our manufacturing processes go beyond industry standards as we continually improve our processes to assure the highest level of quality including the shortest lead-ti...
Barry-Wehmiller Design Group provides engineering and technology services to the world’s leading companies through the efforts of over 700 engineering and technical specialists. We are focused on providing our professionals with opportunities for leadership and career advancement within a thriving work environment and a unique “people-centric” culture. We offer a robust, centralized learning and d...
Experienced design engineer needed for new product design with Zippertubing. You will be designing, developing and documenting products for unique customer needs. We drive a commitment to quality and operate much like a machine shop except with plastics. You will be serving as a Chief Product Development Engineer. This is an opportunity to use your own creativity to accomplish goals without being...
Sr. Applications Engineer, Service Engineering Does the idea of working for a progressive energy company and working with utility companies to keep the lights on sound bright to you? Then energize your career with ALSTOM Power! Thermal Power Alstom has the industry’s most comprehensive portfolio of thermal technologies – coal, gas, oil and nuclear – and holds leading positions in turnkey power pla...
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