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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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§ History of the Firm: One of the oldest, continuously practicing mechanical and electrical engineering firms in the Philadelphia area, Wick Fisher White traces its history to the turn of the twentieth century. Though the intervening years have redefined building systems and client priorities, the firm's guiding principle of total commitment to engineering and client service has endured. WFW Pres...
Senior R&D Designer – Job Description The Senior R&D Designer will take a new product from concept to production through an established R&D and Project Management process utilizing the efficient use of materials and manufacturing efficiencies. They will also be responsible for the design and testing of changes to existing product lines. This position will report directly to the Engineering Manag...
We are currently assisting one of our clients that is hiring QA Engineer for their new office in Birmingham, Alabama. Our client has been in business over 20 years and currently provides Software as a Service product in a growing niche industry to companies across North America. They are headquartered outside of Alabama with offices across the U.S. with over 300 employees. The Birmingham office is...
Works closely with the operations and reliability teams on a daily basis to provide technical and troubleshooting support Issues sound technical recommendations to improve plant operation and maintain HSSE, and Loss Prevention Standards Leads or assists in incident investigations Actively assists operations team during plant upsets, start-ups and shutdowns Identifies issues, implements, and co...
Senior Repair Administrator --Monitor all sales activity for returned products, including marketing repairs --Responsible for repairs, overhauls and warranty returns - must have relevant experience --Multi-lingual capability is strongly desired (Mandarin, French, German and/or Spanish) 2nd shift position --Must come from a manufacturing/aerospace/engineering industry Westport One consistentl...
We have an immediate need for Instrumentation Mechanical Designers with helicopter experience. CDI Corporation - Aerospace & Industrial Equipment is seeking qualified candidates to work within our clients Flight Test Instrumentation group leading efforts in designing and managing data acquisition and measurement systems to collect data in accordance with flight test program needs. Instrumentatio...
We have an immediate need for a Senior Logistician: CDMD-OA CDI, operating through its CDI Marine Company and CDI-M&T Company subsidiaries, provides ship design, naval engineering, aviation engineering, and professional services to the Department of Defense, the Department of Homeland Security, and prime contractors who serve government agencies. CDI is looking for Senior Logisticians to join ou...
We have an immediate need for a Project Controls V CDI provides core engineering services from on-site and outsourced engineering and design through plant turnaround and start-up support, with a focus on delivering predictable outcomes on every project, while helping our clients safely and successfully meet their objectives. Project Controls V needed in Baton Rough, LA. SUMMARY Provides techni...
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 ...
We have an immediate need for a Logistician: CDMD-OA CDI, operating through its CDI Marine Company and CDI-M&T Company subsidiaries, provides ship design, naval engineering, aviation engineering, and professional services to the Department of Defense, the Department of Homeland Security, and prime contractors who serve government agencies. CDI is looking for Logisticians to join our team in the ...
We have an immediate need for a Senior Project Engineer JOB DESCRIPTION The Senior Engineer, Mechanical provides significant expertise on complex mechanical engineering issues and acts as a professional resource for the team. Designs and develops a variety of mechanical components and systems for products. Job Core Responsibilities • Provides mechanical design expertise to support developmen...
We have an immediate need for a Mechanical Engineer For more than 60 years CDI Corporation (NYSE:CDI) has delivered engineering and technology solutions and recruitment and staffing services to blue-chip clients with operations in markets around the world. Some of the exciting and growing industries we serve include Oil, Gas & Chemicals; Aerospace & Industrial Equipment; and Hi-Tech. We are a $1....
We have an immediate need for a Fleet Energy Manager CDI, operating through its CDI Marine Company and CDI-M&T Company subsidiaries, provides ship design, naval engineering, aviation engineering, and professional services to the Department of Defense, the Department of Homeland Security, and prime contractors who serve government agencies. GENERAL DESCRIPTION: -Capable of conducting energy trai...
We have an immediate need for a Validation Engineer JOB DESCRIPTION Responsibilities: • Write qualification documents to support commissioning, IOQ, PD, PQ, and RQ activities for controlled temperature environments comprising check for compliance with corporate standards, regulatory requirements and technical expertise. • Actively participate during all phases of qualification: evaluate pr...
Minimum Requirements: Bachelor degree in Business Administration or a related field and 7 years of job related experience or equivalent in a DoD environment. Possess in-depth knowledge of MS Project and MS Project Server. Possess good written communication skills; working knowledge of word-processing and integrated software applications; organizational skills and ability to perform detail-oriente...
We have an immediate need for a Maintenance Supervisor JOB DESCRIPTION Position will be responsible for supervising skilled trades employees in support of production processes; support related automation and controls of manufacturing operations; plan project operations and establish priorities. Will also coordinate activities according to World Class Manufacturing (WCM) standards and coordinate ...
RCS has an immediate need for an Electrical Engineering Project Manager for a client based in St. Louis, MO. This is a direct hire opportunity offering a competitive package including relocation assistance. Description: Candidate will have experience in the design of utility, transmission, and power distribution projects. Responsibilities: Responsible for engineering design and technical suppor...
We have an immediate need for a Maintenance Supervisor JOB DESCRIPTION Position will be responsible for supervising skilled trades employees in support of production processes; support related automation and controls of manufacturing operations; plan project operations and establish priorities. Will also coordinate activities according to World Class Manufacturing (WCM) standards and coordinate ...
We have an immediate need for Levels 1, 2 & 3 Structural Analysis Engineers JOB DESCRIPTION These positions are for PHL rotorcraft and fixed wing engineering statements of work. Aerospace experience is a must. High proficiency with aerospace design and analysis tools is a must, Boeing tools (Catia V5) and processes knowledge is strongly preferred. Develops, integrates and documents structural re...
A Civil Engineering position is available with a solid established company in business since 1964. Great opportunity for a long term career position with plenty of responsibility and opportunity for growth. Based in Audubon, PA, the Civil Engineer would be responsible for all phases of construction, earthwork, and infrastructure improvements for two facilities in WV and for various projects in su...

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