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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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HC007811: Burns & McDonnell Houston TX See Below To Apply Burns & McDonnell seeks Senior Electrical Engineer Substation Protection (Houston, TX. multiple positions) Protection and control design for 15-550kV substation engineering service. Bach-EE + 7 yrs exp & PE. For complete details and to apply, please go to and reference job order #140653....
Company Confidential Houston, TX, 77002
HC010343: Project Talent Acquisition Group Inc. Houston, TX See Below to Apply Director Project Controls Pipeline, deg'd, sought by Project Talent Acquisition Group Inc., Houston, TX. Exp'd supporting large, complex projects w/int' exp in oil & gas industry including pipelines, etc. Travel 10% US/Int'l to meet w/Contractors. Resume to: *****...
Company Confidential Fulshear, TX, 77441
HC010801: Tansa Export, Inc. Fulshear, TX See Below to Apply Mechanical Engineer. (Occupational Classification: 17-2141.00 - Mechanical Engineers) Responsible to perform testing and repair of existing and new aviation products and services utilizing mechanical engineering principals to ensure compatibility, proper performance, and certification in accordance with international customer specificati...
Company Confidential Houston, TX, 77027
HC010897: Ingrain, Inc. Houston, TX See Below to Apply Ingrain, Inc. seeks Petroleum Engineer - Unconventional Resources to work in Houston, TX to plan, organize, and direct multi-client Digital Rock Physics projects. Master's degree and relevant experience required. Submit resume to Monique Dreef at *****....
Company Confidential Houston, TX, 77002
HC011339: Fluor Enterprise Inc. Sugar Land, TX See Below to Apply Engineer Fluor Enterprise Inc. seeks Design Engineers (Multiple Openings) in Sugar Land, TX: Perform structural analysis, steel design, and concrete design engineering duties. Prepare engineering analysis and design of structures, buildings and foundations. Squad check vendor data and other discipline's drawings. Prepare preliminary...
Company Confidential Houston, TX, 77041
HC011435: AMEC Oil & Gas, Inc. Houston, TX See Below to Apply Amec Oil and Gas, Inc. seeks qualified applicants for the following position: Project Engineer (Reference #11106555). Position requires related degree & experience. Work location: Houston, Texas. Resumes to Ally Desai, Human Resources Generalist, AMEC Oil & Gas, Inc., 10777 Clay Road, Houston, TX 77041....
Company Confidential Houston, TX, 77041
HC011437: AMEC Oil & Gas, Inc. Houston, TX See Below to Apply Amec Oil and Gas, Inc. seeks qualified applicants for the following position: Mechanical Engineer IV (Reference #11109756). Position requires related degree & experience. Work location: Houston, Texas. Resumes to Ally Desai, Human Resources Generalist, AMEC Oil & Gas, Inc., 10777 Clay Road, Houston, TX 77041...
Wilmington, 01887
Engineer Town Engineer Town of Wilmington Manage the Engineering Div of DPW. Develop technical designs for public construction, Review of projects, parcels, & plans & generate maps, information, & other tools. Assist with developing long-range plans for the dept. $76,218-$96,450 per year. For full job description To apply submit resume to Town Manager's Office, Attn: Asst Tow...
Collaborate Solutions Inc has openings for the following positions: Senior Software Engineer/ Informatica(Clb14411) with Bachelor's degree in Comp Sci., Engg(any),Tech or related and 5 years of relevant exp to Gather business requirements, perform gap analysis, create technical specification documents for application development. Design, develop & implement DW and BI using Informatica power center...
San Francisco, 94108
QUALITY ENGINEER Company Yingli Green Energy Americas Location San Francisco, CA Position Type Full Time Experience See details below Education See details below Require MS in Bio Systems Eng or other related eng fields & 1 year of exp in renewable energy development. Equi part-time emp will be accepted. Qualifying exp may be acquired during academic studies. Send CV to Yingli Green Energy America...
Company Confidential Houston, TX, 77002
HC012001: Jacobs Engineering Group Inc. Houston, TX See Below to Apply Control Systems Engineer 6 sought by Jacobs Engineering Group Inc., Houston, TX: Supervise/ direct all control systems engineering & design on the task force. Reqs: BS+15 yrs. Resumes: Mary Rogers, Jacobs, 707 17th St., 24th Fl, Denver, CO 80202. MUST REF: TX0913RC...
Company Confidential Houston, TX, 77002
HC012023: Halliburton Energy Services Houston, TX See Below to Apply Halliburton Energy Services, Inc. in Houston, Texas seeks Technical Professional-Engineering/Petrophysical Applications, Sr. Will travel to various unanticipated worksites. Requires a Master's degree (or foreign equivalent) in Engineering or a related field, and 2 years of oilfield product development experience. In lieu of a Mas...
Company Confidential Houston, TX, 77077
HC012209: Sonangol Marine Services Inc. Houston, TX See Below to Apply Sonangol Marine Services Inc. in Houston, TX seeks HSE Marine Superintendent II. Qualified applicants will possess a Bachelor's degree in naval architecture or related and one (1) year of experience in job offered or one (1) year of related work experience in HSE tanker and carrier fleet operations and shipbuilding supervision....
Company Confidential Houston, TX, 77072
HC012211: CGG Services (U.S.) Inc. houston, TX See below to apply CGG Services (U.S.) Inc. in Houston, TX seeks Senior Acquisition Geophysicist. Qualified applicants will possess a Master's degree in Geophysics or Physics or Mathematics or Engineering or related field and two (2) years of experience in the job offered or two (2) years of experience in land processing or signal processing. In lieu...
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Lucite International Lucite International is the global leader in the design, development and manufacture of acrylic-based products. We are currently seeking experienced candidates for the following positions at the Beaumont, TX Manufacturing site. PROCESS ENGINEER, Beaumont, TX - B.S. in Chemical Engineering with 2-5 years of experience in a manufacturing or chemical plant environment. Sulfuric A...
Odessa, 79760
Job Title: Field Mechanic Supervisor Department: Mechanical Field Services Salary: DOE Job Summary This position requires experience in repair and maintenance of reciprocating gas compressors and engines. Knowledge of pumps is desirable as well. Job Requirements " Stand alone mechanic with excellent working knowledge of both reciprocating and separable engine and compressors. " Ability to read mic...
Company Confidential Mt. Pleasant, MI, 48858
Central Michigan Electrical Contractor is seeking exp.JOURNEYMEN & APPRENTICE ELECTRICIANS for full time work. Competitive pay & benefit pkg offered to qualified applicants. Immediate Openings. Send resume to Box 2918 c/o Morning Sun 711 W. Pickard St. Mt. Pleasant MI 48858...
AIRCRAFT CLEANERS at Metro Airport. Open House Thurs., April 24th 10a-3p Full and part time. All shifts available. Must be 18 years of age, valid drivers license. PROSPECT AIRPORT SERVICES, 30665 Beverly Rd., Romulus....
Sr. Staff Engineer Sr. Staff Engineer, Goken America, Dublin and Raymond, Ohio. Work directly with customers in the development of product designs for automotive components of tooling and mass production utilizing Computer-Aided Three-Dimensional Interactive Application (CATIA) v.5 skills. Analyze and determine specifications, evaluations and applications of engineering options to produce models a...
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