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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: 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...
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 ...
ENGINEER: Finisar Corporation (www.finisar.com) located in Sunnyvale & Fremont, CA., has a full time opening for a Process Engr. Resp. for dev. of high accuracy epoxy & eutectic die attach processes for next gen fiber-optic assemblies. Tech. lead for specifying new epoxies, demonstrate / understand reliability of new assembly processes. Dev. new assembly processes from concept thru prod. ramp. Co...
Delta M Corporation is an Industrial Processes Monitoring Instrumentation Company ELECTRONIC DESIGN ENGINEER BSEE w/minimum 3 years in electronic product design. Experience in firmware with C language for microcontrollers. Join local, small, and well established (30 yrs+) company devoted to quality fluid temperature, level, and flow monitoring instrumentation for the process industries worldwide. ...
Hotel Maintenance Engineer Responsibilities/Duties/Functions/Tasks Perform skilled and routine repairs on the facility, grounds, and equipment. Schedule maintenance to rooms so as not to interfere with sales. Complete preventative maintenance checklists for each room as scheduled. Inspect the facility on a continual basis to identify and resolve maintenance repairs as needed. Communicate all safet...
Civil, Mechanical, & Structural Engineers McDonough-Whitlow, P.C. is seeking resumes for the following positions: ? Civil Engineer (Hydraulics & Drainage) ? Mechanical Engineer (HVAC) ? Structural Engineer (Buildings & Bridges) Visit www.mcdonough-whitlow.com for details. EEOAA....
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...
Description DISH's Manufacturing 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. Requirements Education and Experience: B.S. in Engineering field and 2 yea...
Engineering Technician Wyoming County Highway Visit www.wyomingco.net for application, or see our full ad on Monster.com....
This position is located in our OK, Oklahoma City facility Performs as a member of engineering survey and design team: • Assembles and integrates OSP and ISP field notes, schematics, and construction drawings relative to the construction of telecommunications distribution systems, including outside cable plant and associated civil construction. • Develops design for copper and fiber optic OSP c...
SENIOR MECHANICAL DESIGN ENGINEER (Praxair, Inc. - Tonawanda, NY & various & unanticipated locations nationally): Serve as innovative leader driving future of Cold Box technology; apply strong analytical skills to innovate solutions to diverse range of complex industrial problems asscd w/ dsgn, construction & operation of cold boxes, as well as associated systems incl heat transfer eqpmt, cryogeni...
This position is located in our VA, Springfield facility As a trusted systems integrator for more than 50 years, General Dynamics Information Technology provides information technology (IT), systems engineering, professional services and simulation and training to customers in the defense, federal civilian government, health, homeland security, intelligence, state and local government and commerc...
Description DISH's Equipment 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. Requirements EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE Bachelor's of Science...
This position is located in our VA, Alexandria facility Designs and defines system architecture for new or existing computer systems. 1. Performs complex systems development and design work that may include logic design, I/O design, firmware development, model formulation, manufacturing and development cost projections, computer architecture analysis and design, and analog or digital systems eng...
Description: Lead the best and brightest in technology to transform health care as we know it. Want a meaningful and impactful challenge? At Optum, we're helping to make the health care system work better for everyone. It takes visionary technical leaders, like you, to achieve such historic change. Here, a technology leadership career will allow you the opportunity to inspire large teams compris...
International Rectifier is a pioneer and world leader in Power Management Technology. If you are interested in a career with a company dedicated to developing products to save the world's energy, look no further. IR values innovation, results orientation, quality and social responsibility and promotes a performance work environment. The HiRel division of International Rectifier is a pioneer and a...
Description: Lead the best and brightest in technology to transform health care as we know it. Want a meaningful and impactful challenge? At Optum, we're helping to make the health care system work better for everyone. It takes visionary technical leaders, like you, to achieve such historic change. Here, a technology leadership career will allow you the opportunity to inspire large teams compris...
International Rectifier is a pioneer and world leader in Power Management Technology. If you are interested in a career with a company dedicated to developing products to save the world's energy, look no further. IR values innovation, results orientation, quality and social responsibility and promotes a performance work environment. ROLE AND RESPONSIBILITIES: Broadly experienced Verification Eng...
International Rectifier is a pioneer and world leader in Power Management Technology. If you are interested in a career with a company dedicated to developing products to save the world's energy, look no further. IR values innovation, results orientation, quality and social responsibility and promotes a performance work environment. Job Description: The System Application Engineering team member...
At United States Steel Corporation, our strength is our people. Our 45,000 dedicated, diverse and innovative employees across North America and Europe contribute to our company in creative ways every day and have helped us maintain our position as a Fortune 500 company. U. S. Steel’s operations are efficient and high tech and our customer focus intense. We’ve been making steel for more than 105 ye...

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