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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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UTC Aerospace Systems is one of the world's largest suppliers of technologically advanced aerospace and defense products. We design, manufacture and service systems and components and provide integrated solutions for commercial, regional, business and military aircraft, helicopters and other platforms. We are also a major supplier to international space programs. In 2012, UTC Aerospace Systems wa...
UTC Aerospace Systems is one of the world's largest suppliers of technologically advanced aerospace and defense products. We design, manufacture and service systems and components and provide integrated solutions for commercial, regional, business and military aircraft, helicopters and other platforms. We are also a major supplier to international space programs. In 2012, UTC Aerospace Systems wa...
UTC Aerospace Systems is one of the world's largest suppliers of technologically advanced aerospace and defense products. We design, manufacture and service systems and components and provide integrated solutions for commercial, regional, business and military aircraft, helicopters and other platforms. We are also a major supplier to international space programs. In 2012, UTC Aerospace Systems wa...
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 Plantation, FL, 33324
Technology Operations Manager Summary: The Technology Operations Manager oversees the operations of IT Operations teams.The manager will be responsible for new system/software releases, upgrades, patches and resolving related problems, policies and procedures, mentoring/coaching of junior staff, procurement, capacity planning, infrastructure design and implementation.He or She must be familiar w...
Senior Firmware Engineer position Location:Charlotte,NC Please submit resumes with salary requirements to ***** Main Purpose The New Product Development (NPD) Embedded Firmware Engineer is a hands-on design position engaged in the firmware development and sustaining of products supporting high theft asset protection devices in a retail environment. Summary The NPD Firmware...
ASML is the world’s leading provider of lithography systems for the semiconductor industry, manufacturing complex machines that are critical to the production of integrated circuits or microchips. Seeking Mechanical Design Engineers interested in designing leading edge complex machines that are critical to the production of integrated circuits and microchips. Senior Mechanical Design Engineer I –...
Barry-Wehmiller Design Group provides engineering and technology services to the world’s leading companies through the efforts of over 800 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 ...
Anderson Fittings, a premier metals manufacturer located in south suburban Frankfort, IL, has an exceptional opportunity for a degreed Mechanical Engineer! Position Overview Responsible for assisting in providing the technical and engineering support to the business unit to assure that the manufacturing costs and standards are meet and exceed company targets. Drive continuous improvement on all ...
Job Description Nuclear Power Plant Electrical Systems Design Engineer supporting existing Nuclear fleet. Successful candidate will be relied upon to perform a variety of engineering and design activities involving Nuclear power plant upgrades. Successful candidate must have past experience with evaluation, selection and application of standard engineering methods, techniques, procedures and cri...
Job Description Successful candidate must have experience in the design and/or operation of PWR and/or BWR plants, including primary and secondary systems. Past experience with feasibility studies, equipment reliability issues, system modifications and upgrades to improve safety and reliability. Successful candidate will demonstrate use of independent judgment in performing calculations, modifica...
Job Description Successful candidate will be relied upon to perform a variety of engineering and design activities involving power plant upgrades and/or new power plant projects. Successful candidate must have past experience with evaluation, selection and application of standard engineering methods, techniques, procedures and criteria, having used independent judgment in performing calculations,...
Job Description Responsible in the design office for routine engineering and design tasks of the electrical area of assigned projects based on specific and detailed instructions received from the assigned supervisor as to the required tasks and results expected. Essential Responsibilities a) Is responsible in the design office for engineering and design tasks of the electrical area of assigned ...
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...
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...

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