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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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Description DISH's Remanufacturing team ensures the high quality condition of millions of satellite receivers and remote controls. State-of-the-art facilities in El Paso, TX, Spartanburg, SC, and Englewood, CO, use advanced diagnostic tools and automated equipment to test, refurbish and redistribute hardware to customers. The Electrical Engineer designs, develops, and tests the design and instal...
Description DISH's Manufacturing team ensures the high quality condition of millions of satellite receivers and remote controls. State-of-the-art facilities in El Paso, TX, Spartanburg, SC, and Englewood, CO, use advanced diagnostic tools and automated equipment to test, refurbish and redistribute hardware to customers. Requirements Education and Experience: B.S. in Engineering field and 2 yea...
Amsted Rail is the world’s leading manufacturer of undercarriage and end of car rail components for heavy haul freight railcars and locomotives. Our company focus for more than a century has been on providing the most innovative products and integrated systems to meet the needs of the global heavy haul freight rail industry. For more than a century, Griffin® has been the proven leader in railroad ...
Consolidated Metco (ConMet) is a leading manufacturer of components for the heavy truck industry. We design, engineer, and manufacture interior plastic components for the Heavy Truck market as well as aluminum castings, die castings, and proprietary wheel ends. We are known throughout the truck and trailer industry for our expertise in developing lightweight, low maintenance solutions that enhance...
ATK is an aerospace, defense, and commercial products company with operations in 21 states, Puerto Rico, and internationally. ATK delivers affordable innovation in developing and manufacturing highly engineered products and solutions to our customers around the world. ATK Defense Group is an industry leader in ammunition, precision and strike weapons, missile-warning solutions, and tactical rocke...
This position is located in our PA, Philadelphia facility GENERAL SUMMARY: Conducts research, development, test, evaluation, fleet support and in-service engineering in support of hull, mechanical and electrical (HM&E) systems for surface and undersea naval vehicles and logistics in support of US Navy-Naval Surface Warfare Center Carderock Division. PRINCIPAL DUTIES/RESPONSIBILITIES: Assist Sen...
This position is located in our OK, Oklahoma City facility PRINCIPAL DUTIES/RESPONSIBILITIES: General Dynamics Information Technology (GDIT), one of the largest IT and System Integrators in the United States providing engineering, installation and operational support for some of the largest Telecom/VoIP deployments in the nation. GDIT is currently seeking skilled Nortel/Avaya and system engineer...
This position is located in our PA, Philadelphia facility GENERAL SUMMARY: Conducts research, development, test, evaluation, fleet support and in-service engineering in support of hull, mechanical and electrical (HM&E) systems for surface and undersea naval vehicles and logistics in support of US Navy-Naval Surface Warfare Center Carderock Division. PRINCIPAL DUTIES/RESPONSIBILITIES: Assist Sen...
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...
This position is located in our MD, Bethesda facility Designs, evaluates, plans, tests, and operates undersea warfare training devices, simulation tools and/or test facility components, equipment and systems, for the Signature Trainer Support program.. 1. Performs advanced engineering work concerned with the design, evaluation, planning, testing and operation of electrical, electronic, mechanica...
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...
Littelfuse is the worldwide leader in circuit protection products and solutions with annual sales over $750 million in 2013. Littelfuse products are vital components in virtually every market that uses electrical energy, from consumer electronics to automobiles, commercial vehicles and industrial equipment. Littelfuse has made significant investments to ensure that we not only have the world’s bro...
Duties & Responsibilities Duties & Responsibilities Supplier Quality Engineer/Component Engineer in Teradyne's, San Jose CA Location. As part of Teradyne's global Supply Base Management organization, this is a dual role with responsibility for both supplier quality management and component engineering at the San Jose site. As a member of the factory team the Supplier Quality Engineer is respon...
Duties & Responsibilities Duties & Responsibilities This position is for a Hardware Engineer to design analog and digital test instrumentation for the Defense and Aerospace division. Responsibilities include: PCB design including high-level design, component selection, schematic capture, and artwork Signal integrity analysis and simulation Prototyping and initial bring up and debug of new pr...
GENERAL: Manage the engineering function with a focus on process development projects including: custom automation equipment procurement production scale-up cost reduction and capacity expansion. Equal amounts of time will be spent on the managerial leadership performance management and organizational development responsibilities of the position and on leading/managing automation projects. This po...
Electrical Engineer - Long term Contract Location: Livermore CA (Northern CA) Our client is a leading supplier of automation technology. They pride themselves in their innovative design solutions and leading edge technology. They are a global manufacturer of Process control & automation solutions. Currently looking for a Electrical Engineer – AC/DC power distribution exp) Ideal Candidate would...
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 ...
- 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...
Job Overview: The Digital Signal Processing Engineers focus will be on developing, testing, and integrating advanced digital communications algorithms and software for channel coding, equalizers, modulators, demodulators, and MAC / PHY protocols enabling and advancing wireless communications. This includes, but is not limited to executing tasks to support channel characterization: link budget ana...

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