Yocket Editorial Team
Updated on 24 August, 2018

Job prospects in U.S





1. Aerospace/Aeronautical Engineering

According to U.S Bureau of Labor Statistics a Aerospace engineer Performs engineering duties in designing, constructing, and testing aircraft, missiles, and spacecraft. They May conduct basic and applied research to evaluate adaptability of materials and equipment to aircraft design and manufacture & also recommend improvements in testing equipment and techniques.

Wage estimates for this occupation:

 

Mean

Median

Hourly wage

$51.78

$50.66

Annual wage

$107,700

$105,380

States with the highest employment level in this occupation:

  1. California
  2. Washington
  3. Texas
  4. Ohio
  5. Alabama

2. Biomedical/Biotechnical

According to U.S Bureau of Labor Statistics a Biomedical engineer Applies knowledge of engineering, biology, and biomechanical principles to the design, development, and evaluation of biological and health systems and products, such as artificial organs, prostheses, instrumentation, medical information systems, and heath management and care delivery systems.

Wage estimates for this occupation:

 

Mean

Median

Hourly wage

$44.12

$41.81

Annual wage

$91,760

$86,950

States with the highest employment level in this occupation:

  1. California
  2. Massachusetts
  3. Indiana
  4. Pennsylvania
  5. Minnesota

3. Chemical Engineering

According to U.S Bureau of Labor Statistics a Chemical Engineer Designs chemical plant equipment and devise processes for manufacturing chemicals and products, such as gasoline, synthetic rubber, plastics, detergents, cement, paper, and pulp, by applying principles and technology of chemistry, physics, and engineering.

Wage estimates for this occupation:

 

Mean

Median

Hourly wage

$49.80

$46.60

Annual wage

$103,590

$96,940

States with the highest employment level in this occupation:

  1. Texas
  2. California
  3. Louisiana
  4. New Jersey
  5. Pennsylvania

4. Civil Engineering

According to U.S Bureau of Labor Statistics a Civil engineer Performs engineering duties in planning, designing, and overseeing construction and maintenance of building structures, and facilities, such as roads, railroads, airports, bridges, harbors, channels, dams, irrigation projects, pipelines, power plants, and water and sewage systems. Includes architectural, structural, traffic, ocean, and geo-technical engineers.

Wage estimates for this occupation:

 

Mean

Median

Hourly wage

$41.89

$39.45

Annual wage

$87,130

$82,050

States with the highest employment level in this occupation:

  1. California
  2. Texas
  3. New York
  4. Florida
  5. Pennsylvania

5. Computer Science

According to U.S Bureau of Labor Statistics a Computer Science engineer Develops, creates, and modifies general computer applications software or specialized utility programs. Analyse user needs and develop software solutions. Design software or customize software for client use with the aim of optimizing operational efficiency. May analyse and design databases within an application area, working individually or coordinating database development as part of a team.

Wage estimates for this occupation:

 

Mean

Median

Hourly wage

$42.26

$41.07

Annual wage

$87,900

$85,430

States with the highest concentration of workers in this occupation:

  1. Washington
  2. Virginia
  3. New Hampshire
  4. Massachusetts
  5. Colorado

6. Electrical/Electronics/Telecommunications Engineering

According to U.S Bureau of Labor Statistics a Electrical engineer Researches, designs, develops, test, or supervise the manufacturing and installation of electrical equipment, components, or systems for commercial, industrial, military, or scientific use.

Wage estimates for this occupation:

 

Mean

Median

Hourly wage

$46.05

$43.95

Annual wage

$95,780

$91,410

States with the highest employment level in this occupation:

  1. California
  2. Texas
  3. New York
  4. Michigan
  5. Massachusetts

7. Engineering Management (MEM)

According to U.S Bureau of Labor Statistics they Plan, direct, or coordinate activities in such fields as architecture and engineering or research and development in these fields.

Wage estimates for this occupation:

 

Mean

Median

Hourly wage

$66.69

$62.80

Annual wage

$138,720

$130,620

States with the highest employment level in this occupation:

  1. California
  2. Texas
  3. Michigan
  4. Florida
  5. Ohio

8. Environmental Engineering

According to U.S Bureau of Labor Statistics a Environmental engineer Researches, designs, plans, or performs engineering duties in the prevention, control, and remediation of environmental hazards using various engineering disciplines. Work may include waste treatment, site remediation, or pollution control technology.

Wage estimates for this occupation:

 

Mean

Median

Hourly wage

$41.51

$40.08

Annual wage

$86,340

$83,360

States with the highest employment level in this occupation:

  1. California
  2. Massachusetts
  3. Pennsylvania
  4. New York
  5. Florida

9. Industrial Engineering

According to U.S Bureau of Labor Statistics a Industrial engineer Designs, develops, test, and evaluates integrated systems for managing industrial production processes, including human work factors, quality control, inventory control, logistics and material flow, cost analysis, and production coordination.

Wage estimates for this occupation:

 

Mean

Median

Hourly wage

$40.92

$39.18

Annual wage

$85,110

$81,490

States with the highest employment level in this occupation:

  1. California
  2. Michigan
  3. Texas
  4. Ohio
  5. Illinois

10. Mechanical Engineering

According to U.S Bureau of Labor Statistics a Mechanical engineer Performs engineering duties in planning and designing tools, engines, machines, and other mechanically functioning equipment. Oversee installation, operation, maintenance, and repair of equipment such as centralized heat, gas, water, and steam systems.

Wage estimates for this occupation:

 

Mean

Median

Hourly wage

$41.89

$39.93

Annual wage

$87,140

$83,060

States with the highest employment level in this occupation:

  1. Michigan
  2. California
  3. Texas
  4. Ohio
  5. Illinois

11. Management Information System (MIS)

According to U.S Bureau of Labor Statistics an MIS graduate Plans, directs, or coordinates activities in such fields as electronic data processing, information systems, systems analysis, and computer programming.

Wage estimates for this occupation:

 

Mean

Median

Hourly wage

$65.52

$61.37

Annual wage

$136,280

$127,640

States with the highest employment level in this occupation:

  1. California
  2. New York
  3. Texas
  4. Massachusetts
  5. Virginia

12. Material Science and Engineering

According to U.S Bureau of Labor Statistics a material science engineer Evaluates materials and develops machinery and processes to manufacture materials for use in products that must meet specialized design and performance specifications. Develop new uses for known materials. Includes those engineers working with composite materials or specializing in one type of material, such as graphite, metal and metal alloys, ceramics and glass, plastics and polymers, and naturally occurring materials. Includes metallurgists and metallurgical engineers, ceramic engineers, and welding engineers.

Wage estimates for this occupation:

 

Mean

Median

Hourly wage

$43.82

$42.16

Annual wage

$91,150

$87,690

States with the highest employment level in this occupation:

  1. California
  2. Texas
  3. New York
  4. Ohio
  5. Michigan

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