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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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Hyundai Kia America Technical Center, Inc. (HATCI) is currently looking for a NVH Engineer in Irvine, CA who will: Evaluate and develop the Noise and Vibration performance of Hyundai and Kia prototype, pilot and production vehicles. Perform NVH and Wind Noise subjective evaluations, investigate problem root causes, develop appropriate countermeasures, and summarize findings in reports. Conduct ...
Sunoco Logistics Partners L.P. (NYSE: SXL) is a publicly traded master limited partnership formed in 2002 to acquire, own and operate a diverse mix of crude oil and refined products pipelines, and terminalling and storage facilities, as well as crude oil acquisition and marketing assets. Our business is characterized by extensive industry and safety experience, strong financial fundamentals, and o...
Sunoco Logistics Partners L.P. (NYSE: SXL) is a publicly traded master limited partnership formed in 2002 to acquire, own and operate a diverse mix of crude oil and refined products pipelines, and terminalling and storage facilities, as well as crude oil acquisition and marketing assets. Our business is characterized by extensive industry and safety experience, strong financial fundamentals, and o...
Objective: Action-oriented, customer-driven field engineer tofacilitate customer feedback in an effort to develop and improve new product designs, current products, dealer training tools and overall Invisible Fence® Brandexperience. Summary of Position: Position is responsible for improvements to field related product issues and the development of customer technical knowledge. This position is al...
Plan and supervise daily operations and technical functions at the food starches manufacuring facility of Tate & Lyle in Houlton, ME. Implementing capital and process improvement projects, this professional will lead safety programs while ensuring that each process is in control and operating within established limits: Qualified candidates must possess BS Degree in Chemical Engineering with at lea...
Company Confidential Moses Lake, WA, 98837
Engineer your career with the future of automotive. Everyone is talking about the future. With our client, you help shape it. As a Senior Process Engineer with our client, you will aid in transforming the automotive industry by developing and implementing plans for production processes while revolutionizing manufacturing procedures of ultra-lightweight carbon fiber reinforced structures that wil...
Position Summary: The Supply Chain Manager (SCM) is responsible for material supply chain management. SCM is responsible for reading and interpretation of submittal drawings and production models and drawings and generating material take-offs and BOM lists. SCM will work with spreadsheets and ERP interface. The SCM operates in CAD environments (AutoCAD and Inventor). SCM is responsible for part n...
Charles C. Brandt Construction Co. is soliciting resumes from seasoned Construction Project Managers candidates. This position demands a motivated, energetic, and dedicated leader who thrives on taking ownership and pride in his or her work. The duties involve being a direct liaison between clients, architects, engineers, management, support staff, field crews/activities, and subcontractors. Proj...
Position Summary: Supply Chain Specialist (SCS) is responsible for reading and interpretation of submittal drawings and production models and drawings and generating material take-offs and BOM lists. SCS works with spreadsheets and ERP interface. The SCS operates in CAD environments (AutoCAD and Inventor). SCS is responsible for material optimization. Primary Roles and Responsibilities: - Gener...
Position Summary: The Industrial Engineer (IE) applies the knowledge of engineering principles to plan and design processes in or interfacing with the manufacturing facility. The IE conducts studies in operations to maximize work flow and spatial utilization. The IE promotes workplace safety and facility efficiency. The IE provides support to design, machining, assembly, crating, shipping and rec...
Company Confidential Salem, OR
International Electronics Manufacturing Firm is seeking a Technical Manager/Creative Director We are looking for someone who has experience in the creative development of new and innovative electronic products. In this role your will be also managing a team of engineers (mechanical, software and electrical) to facilitate the development and creation of new products requested by our customers. W...
- 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...
Medical Laser Technician Sentient Medical Technologies is the world’s leading pre-owned Medical Laser sales and service organization. We are based 15 minutes from the beautiful resort town of Park City, Utah. We are currently looking to add a Senior Level Laser Technician to our service team. Key Responsibilities: · Test, repair and the calibration of Medical Lasers and other related complex el...
Engineering Manager APEX Engineering Inc. is a multidiscipline engineering firm specializing in energy related projects. We work with partners, vendors and contractors to provide detailed engineering solutions for sophisticated buildings and facilities across the United States. APEX Engineering Inc. is looking for individuals who can problem solve and are committed to thrive in a proactive organi...
Require analyst with Government security clearance to perform analysis and sort large databases relating to military operations. Skilled in identifying behaviors of underlying data and writing algorithms that are capable of extracting behaviors and conditions in which they occur for identifying trends statistically. Strong skills in mathematics and statistics a must. Spreadsheets and database expe...
Well established office has opportunity for an experienced senior HVAC engineer to join Vanderweil and head the HVAC department at this office location. Will lead projects, interface with clients, mentor junior staff and work closely with Market sector leaders in terms of engineering standards and producing work for regional and national clients in Maryland, DC and Virginia. Should have experience...
This position is for a Lead System Architect, member of the SEIT, providing direction and support to all other IPTs. Work will be on site at Vandenberg AFB, CA. Chief Engineer must maintain awareness of IPT progress and implementations and ensure that they are in line with the overall system architecture. The Chief Engineer reports to the Program Manager and advises the team on architecture option...
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...
Gamma Technologies, Inc. seeks Senior Engineers for Westmont, IL location to undertake projects to research, develop and test advanced computational models of mechanical engineering equipment, including automotive systems and engine subsystems for engine and transmission lubrication, and general hydraulic systems. Bachelor's in Mechanical Eng +3yrs exp must include: constructing, calibrating and o...
· Prepares lay-outs, drawings and designs according to engineering specifications · Reviews engineering drawings and supporting documentation and may analyze designs and retrieve any necessary details to complete drawing, layout or design · Works with the sales representative responsible for the sales order or quote · May work directly with customers for drawing information and verification · ...

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