At a Glance
4% growth in jobs by 2028 = 113,300 jobs.
$81,440 median annual wage.
High School, Associates, Bachelors
|TITLE||WHAT THEY DO||DEGREE|
|2019 MEDIAN PAY|
|Aerospace Engineering and Operations Technicians||Aerospace engineering and operations|
technicians operate and maintain equipment
used in developing, testing, producing, and
sustaining new aircraft and spacecraft.
|Aerospace Engineers||Aerospace engineers design |
aircraft, spacecraft, satellites, and missiles.
|Agricultural Engineers||Agricultural engineers solve problems |
concerning power supplies, machine efficiency,
the use of structures and facilities,
pollution and environmental issues,
and the storage and processing of agricultural
|Architects||Architects plan and design houses, factories, |
office buildings, and other structures.
|Biomedical Engineers||Biomedical engineers combine engineering|
principles with medical sciences to design and
create equipment, devices, computer systems,
|Cartographers and Photogrammetrists||Cartographers and photogrammetrists |
collect, measure, and interpret geographic
information in order to create and update
maps and charts for regional planning,
education, and other purposes.
|Chemical Engineers||Chemical engineers apply the principles of |
chemistry, biology, physics, and math to
solve problems that involve the use of fuel,
drugs, food, and many other products.
|Civil Engineering Technicians||Civil engineering technicians help civil |
engineers to plan, design, and build
highways, bridges, and other infrastructure
projects for commercial, industrial, r
esidential, and land development projects.
|Civil Engineers||Civil engineers design, build, and |
supervise infrastructure projects and systems.
|Computer Hardware Engineers||Computer hardware engineers |
research, design, develop, and
test computer systems and components.
|Drafters||Drafters use software to convert |
the designs of engineers and
architects into technical drawings.
|Electrical and Electronics Engineering Technicians||Electrical and electronics engineering |
technicians help engineers design and
develop electrical and electronic equipment.
|Electrical and Electronics Engineers||Electrical engineers design, develop, |
test, and supervise the manufacture
of electrical equipment.
|Electro-mechanical Technicians||Electro-mechanical technicians operate, |
test, and maintain unmanned, automated,
robotic, or electromechanical equipment.
|Environmental Engineering Technicians||Environmental engineering technicians |
carry out the plans that environmental
|Environmental Engineers||Environmental engineers use the |
principles of engineering, soil science,
biology, and chemistry to develop
solutions to environmental problems.
|Health and Safety Engineers||Health and safety engineers combine |
knowledge of engineering and of
health and safety to develop
procedures and design systems to
protect people from illness and injury
and property from damage.
|Industrial engineering technicians |
assist industrial engineers in creating
systems that integrate workers, machines,
materials, information, and energy
to make a product or provide a service.
|Industrial engineers devise efficient|
systems that integrate workers,
machines, materials, information,
and energy to make a product or
provide a service.
|Landscape architects design parks |
and other outdoor spaces.
|Marine Engineers |
and Naval Architects
|Marine engineers and naval architects |
design, build, and maintain ships,
from aircraft carriers to submarines
and from sailboats to tankers.
|Materials Engineers||Materials engineers develop, |
process and test materials used
to create a wide range of products.
|Mechanical Engineering |
|Mechanical engineering technicians |
help mechanical engineers design,
develop, test, and manufacture
|Mechanical Engineers||Mechanical engineers design, |
develop, build, and test mechanical
and thermal sensors and devices.
|Mining and |
|Mining and geological engineers |
design mines to safely and efficiently
remove minerals for use in
manufacturing and utilities.
|Nuclear Engineers||Nuclear engineers research |
and develop the processes,
instruments, and systems used
to derive benefits from nuclear
energy and radiation.