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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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City: Muskogee State: Oklahoma Postal/Zip Code: 74402 APAC Central Inc., is an Oldcastle Materials Company producing and providing crushed aggregate materials, sand, ready-mix concrete, asphalt, and performing as a regional heavy highway/infrastructure construction firm serving Arkansas, Oklahoma, and southern Missouri. APAC-Central, Inc. and its founding companies have been serving our custome...
Linear Technology is seeking a Facilities Manager in our Hillview wafer fab plant located in Milpitas, CA. The ideal candidate will have the following requirements: • BSME/ EE/ CE • Minimum 15 years of facility management experience in the semiconductor/ solar FAB management. • Design/ Engineering and construction discipline with site sustaining management experience in required. • Thorough E...
Title: Project Engineer Location: Northern MI Salary: $70,000 - $75,000 DOE How to Apply: Submit your resume in Word format to Sally Brewer at ***** Key Words: Project Engineer, BSME, Project Management Job Description: We are looking for a team oriented Project Engineer with extensive experience in project management. Responsibilities include but are not limited to: - Work wit...
Established Manufacturing Company seeks an I&E Engineer to join their team. This company has withstood changes, downturns, recessions, merger and acquisitions providing continuous employment and growth opportunities. This role is on the fast track to management. SUMMARY RESPONSIBILITY: To improve process controls reliability For continuous improvement of instrumentation and controls To resolve...
Title: Manufacturing Engineer Location: Charlotte, North Carolina Salary: $80,000 - $90,000/ DOE How to Apply: Submit your resume in Word format to Angie Craven at ***** Angie Craven is a Plastics Recruiter with MRI Person County and recruits for the top plastics manufacturing companies in the USA. KEY WORDS: Plastic, Plastics, Injection, Injection Molding, Manufacturing, Manufac...
Position Summary Work to maintain building and grounds, including equipment, machinery, office spaces, kitchen areas, common areas, and restroom facilities. Essential Functions: Include but not limited to. Other duties may be assigned as required. Responsible for plant and office clean up. Maintain and clean up outside as needed. Keep restrooms cleaned and maintained. Assist with general bu...
Come join the Urban Engineers team as we continue to develop our 500 member firm! We are looking for individuals to help expand our Pittsburgh area office as we continue to grow throughout Erie and Western Pennsylvania! Qualified individuals must be self-starters, possess excellent communication and interpersonal skills with a focus on client satisfaction. This position will primarily be responsi...
The ideal candidate will develop and lead mechanical engineering projects, coordinate with other engineering disciplines, mentor junior project managers, act as the lead/lone contact for clients, manage project budgets, prepare proposals, and be responsible for the technical direction of other professionals and technical staff. The candidate will also generate new business, maintain existing busin...
Candidate will be responsible for highway design on transportation related projects. This includes independently evaluate, select, and apply standard highway design techniques, procedures, and criteria, using judgment in making minor adaptations and modifications on a range of assignments. Additional responsibilities include coordinating with staff in other office locations. Job Requirements: Ca...
Environmental – Office Practice Leader TRC, a national engineering, consulting and construction management firm providing integrated services to the energy, environmental, and infrastructure markets is currently looking for a highly motivated and driven Office Practice Leader to lead our Environmental business sector in the Pittsburgh, PA region. Our multidisciplinary project teams provide turnke...
Job Summary: The Critical Data Center Building Engineer performs the day-to-day operation and maintenance of the Data Center facilities and equipment to keep building assets at the highest degree of care, value and reliability. The position holder must understand base building and critical environment infrastructure and have experience in performing preventive maintenance, troubleshooting and rep...
Candidates will primarily be responsible for bridge design using AASHTO methodologies, design of prestressed concrete and steel girder bridges, retaining walls, sign structures and other miscellaneous structures. This position will involve all phases of project development including scoping, inspection, design, analysis and preparation of specifications, cost estimates and reports. Job Requiremen...
Job Details: Mechanical Design Engineer (TEMP TO PERM) My client has an immediate need for a Machine Design Engineer with experience designing complex, high speed equipment/machinery in a manufacturing environment. JOB REQUIREMENTS:- 3-5 years experience designing complex industrial equipment Must be proficient using state of the art 3D software High level of proficiency with Inventor is PRE...
NSG Group/Pilkington is a highly acclaimed and international organization that hires new graduates as well as experienced professionals who are eager to build their careers. Our Company is dedicated to offering the highest quality products on the market today. We are the world’s leading supplier of glass and glazing systems to the automotive and building sectors. Job Title: Production Supervisor-...
HEICO Aerospace is a very successful, fast-paced subsidiary of HEICO Corporation, a NYSE-traded company (NYSE: HEI, HEI.A). For more than 50 years, HEICO has thrived by serving niche segments of the aerospace, defense, and electronics industries by providing innovative and cost-saving products and services. HEICO Aerospace’s high-energy culture focuses our Team Members’ on providing high quality p...
Inertial Aerospace Services, Inc. is a very successful, fast-paced subsidiary of HEICO Aerospace, a NYSE-traded company (NYSE: HEI, HEI.A). For more than 50 years, HEICO has thrived by serving niche segments of the aerospace, defense, and electronics industries by providing innovative and cost-saving products and services. HEICO Aerospace’s high-energy culture focuses our Team Members’ on providin...
Position Summary Perform diversified installation, operation, inspection, preventive maintenance, and repair duties for the following areas: heating, ventilation, air conditioning, refrigeration, related control systems. Report to the Supervisor/Director, who assigns daily work in conjunction with other members of the department staff. Essential Duties Receive work orders and coordinate work to...
Bachelor’s Degree in mechanical or electrical engineering; finance; or computer science. Strong leadership skills and must have the ability to influence, motivate and lead people that may or may not report to this person. Individual should be highly organized with the ability to follow project through to completion. 3+ years experience with Microsoft Project and/or equivalent project management...
Position Summary: Responsible for determining and developing production processes for manufacturing operations consistent with team objectives. Scope/Supervision and Interaction: Interacts with product engineering, manufacturing and quality functions. Reports to the team leader while providing technical direction in plant layout, equipment, assembly, machining and other manufacturing concerns....
The Environmental Engineer performs development and/or follow of programs or projects to ensure compliance with operational, design, regulatory, and Program requirements. Examples include performing work document reviews, engineering evaluations, or analyses to support assigned tasks. The successful candidate will provide subject matter expertise in regulated areas such as environmental, safety, a...

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