Engineers, All Other

Engineering comprises men and women who work in aerospace, biomedical, chemicals, construction, computers, energy, manufacturing, and many other fields that require people to create products, facilities, and structures. Sample jobs include Biochemical Engineers, Validation Engineers, Energy Engineers, Manufacturing Engineers, Mechatronics Engineers, Microsystems Engineers, Photonics Engineers, Robotics Engineers, Nanosystems Engineers, Wind Energy Engineers and Solar Energy Systems Engineers.

Fast Facts

Hourly Pay
Entry Level: $37.15/hr
Median: $51.73/hr
Experienced: $63.37/hr

Current Employment
1,678 (2017)

Projected Employment
1,660 (2028)

Growth for Engineers, All Other

2017 Jobs2028 JobsChange (2018-2028)% Change (2018-2028)

Industries Employing Engineers, All Other

IndustryOccupation Jobs in Industry (2017)% of Occupation in Industry (2017)% of Total Jobs in Industry (2017)
Federal Government, Civilian, Excluding Postal Service67340.1%3.9%
Engineering Services1358.1%4.3%
Research and Development in the Physical, Engineering, and Life Sciences (except Biotechnology) 774.6%3.7%
Corporate, Subsidiary, and Regional Managing Offices533.2%1%
Temporary Help Services492.9%0.6%

Occupational Skills

  • Maintain databases of experiment characteristics or results.
  • Analyze validation test data to determine whether systems or processes have met validation criteria or to identify root causes of production problems.
  • Identify and recommend energy savings strategies to achieve more energy efficient operation.
  • Identify opportunities or implement changes to improve products or reduce costs using knowledge of fabrication processes, tooling and production equipment, assembly methods, quality control standards, or product design, materials and parts.
  • Design engineering systems for the automation of industrial tasks.