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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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Overview External: Chevron is one of the world's leading energy companies, with approximately 60,000 employees working in countries around the world. We explore, produce and transport crude oil and natural gas; refine, market and distribute fuels and other energy products; manufacture and sell petrochemical products; generate power; and develop future energy resources, including biofuels and geoth...
Overview External: Chevron is one of the world's leading energy companies, with approximately 60,000 employees working in countries around the world. We explore, produce and transport crude oil and natural gas; refine, market and distribute fuels and other energy products; manufacture and sell petrochemical products; generate power; and develop future energy resources, including biofuels and geoth...
Overview External: Chevron is one of the world's leading energy companies, with approximately 60,000 employees working in countries around the world. We explore, produce and transport crude oil and natural gas; refine, market and distribute fuels and other energy products; manufacture and sell petrochemical products; generate power; and develop future energy resources, including biofuels and geoth...
Position Description: Job Title Sr. Engineer (Mold/Tooling) Job Summary Shape your future CONMED is committed to developing high quality, innovative medical device products to improve the quality of life for our customers around the globe. As a Senior Engineer (Mold/Tooling), you will evaluate requirements for new, modified or repaired tooling. You will coordinate internal and external mold builds...
Ajilon is currently recruiting for a Purchasing Agent for a permanent opportunity with a leading, established manufacturing company in the greater Seattle area. The Purchasing Agent will generate purchase orders for materials and follow up on deliveries, solicit price and lead time information from suppliers, evaluate vendor quotes and services to determine if they are compatible with company obje...
A growing industrial goods manufacturer has a Supply Chain Manager job open in its Fuquay-Varina NC facility. The Supply Chain Manager will manage the entire supply chain operation in support of product manufacturing including: Purchasing, Logistics and Inventory Management. Responsibilities: -Strategic Sourcing of manufacturing services and raw materials including: metals, plastics, electronic co...
Ajilon Professional Staffing is looking to fill a contract-to-hire Warehouse Supervisor job in Upper Marlboro, MD. This is a fantastic opportunity with a well-established and fast-paced company. You must have a minimum of five years of warehouse management experience. The hourly rate for this position is between $19 and $24 per hour depending on experience. The Warehouse Supervisor Job Responsibil...
Now Hiring: Temporary Engineering Administrative Technician Diverse, conservative engineering company seeking mature professional Pay: $18 - 19.50 Engineering Admin Tech The Engineering Administrative Clerk is responsible for the creation of engineering records and files. The engineering files include various drawing software packages, ERP databases, material lists, from concept through to finishe...
Position Description: Description of duties and responsibilities: This software position is a part of the Engineering Rotation Program. This program has a targeted length of 2 years, over which participants will complete rotations in 2-3 departments spanning both New Product Development and Operations. After rotations, candidate will be placed into a permanent position. Possible rotations include:...
Inventory Planner Job Opportunity in the Portland, OR Area Are you interested in working with an industry leader and innovator in developing cutting edge technologies? Do you value being a part of a company that strives for excellence? Our client is seeking direct hire candidates for an Inventory Planner Job opportunity in the Portland, OR area. The main function of this position is to assist prod...
Director of Manufacturing Job Opportunity in the greater Portland, OR area. Our growing client is seeking direct hire candidates for a Director of Manufacturing Job opportunity in the greater Portland, OR area. The main responsibility of this position is to implement strategy to improve production SOP's overseas and manage the company's procurement, inventory and distribution fulfillment. Focus of...
We are working with an established aeronautical company that has an immediate opening for a direct hire Supply Chain Manager job in Arlington, TX. If you have a Bachelor’s Degree, a minimum of two years’ experience in a manufacturing environment, and the ability to be a role model and a leader with credibility who others want to work for then you may be the perfect candidate for this opportunity!...
Logistics Manager in Chicago, IL Our client, a food manufacturing company, is looking to fill an internal role as a Logistics Manager in Chicago, IL. This company is in growth mode, offers growth opportunities and reports to the CEO. The ideal candidate will have a minimum of three years of experience with frozen food freight experience, vendor management experience and bid management experience....
Supply Chain and Logistics Analyst in Gary, IN Our client, a raw material manufacturing company, is looking to fill a Supply Chain and Logistics Analyst position in Gary, IN. This company is a global leader in automotive, construction, household appliances and packaging. The ideal candidate will have a minimum of two years of experience with production, shipments, and inventory of goods. This pers...
Our client, an international manufacturing company has an IMMEDIATE need to fill a temporary Logistics Coordinator job in Kearny, NJ. This individual must have exceptional customer service skills. Knowledge of AccPac software is a big plus! This role will entail entering purchase orders into the database from domestic and international clients. Additionally, tracking shipments and monitoring inven...
Are you looking to work in a professional, cutting-edge technology environment and have at least 3 years experience in customer service? If so, this position may be perfect for you!! Ajilon Professional Staffing is looking for a Customer Service Representative to work for an excellent company in Suffolk County. Job Details include but not limited to: Communicating with customers as well as Sales R...
Our client is currently seeking a well rounded candidate to fill a Transportaion and Materials Coordinator job in the north Chicago suburbs.In order to be considered for this role, you must have 3-5 years of relative experience. This is a fun environment with great compensation! The responsibilities of the Transportation and Materials Coordinator job are: • Schedule, track, estimate, and expedite...
Description Purpose: Under direct supervision, the Gas Measurement Engineer I provides engineering services and technical support to complete basic to moderately complex measurement work throughout Vectren’s territory. Principle responsibilities involve developing and sustaining engineering standards for the installation of SCADA equipment in the field, measurement instrumentation design, and the...
Senior Electrical Engineer As a Senior Electrical Engineer, you will design and develop electronics for Nova Biomedical’s diagnostic products. Prerequisites for the role include a high level of understanding and competency with analog and digital design. You will have experience with microprocessor based systems and be familiar with microprocessor programming. As our ideal candidate, you will be p...
For 40 years Crestron has been the world's leading manufacturer of advanced commercial control systems and home automation systems, innovating technology to simplify and enhance modern lifestyles and businesses. Position Description: Crestron is the world's leading manufacturer of advanced media, control and automation systems, innovating technology and reinventing the way people live and work. Of...
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