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Career information and college search tools for engineers and those interested in pursuing careers in related fields.

Metro Areas Sorted by Total Employment for
Engineers

Listed below are the 10 largest metro areas based on the total number of people employed in Engineers jobs , as of 2016

     
Metro Area Total Employment Annual Mean Salary
Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim 4,580 $104,640
San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward 3,460 $107,510
Huntsville 3,120 $117,760
Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land 3,090 $123,900
San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara 2,850 $125,380
Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington 2,770 $109,720
Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue 2,430 $94,330
San Diego-Carlsbad 2,100 $103,150
Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Roswell 1,920 $92,000
Dayton 1,690 $103,690

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Total employment and salary for professions similar to engineers

Source : 2016 Occupational Employment Statistics, Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, BLS.gov

Most Popular Industries for
Engineers

These industries represent at least 1% of the total number of people employed in this occupation.

Industry Total Employment Percent Annual Median Salary
Professional And Technical Services 44,910 26% $85,440
Automotive And Vehicle Manufacturing 27,720 16% $91,900
Government 27,640 16% $100,580
Electronics And Computer 16,080 9% $94,280
Office Services And Staffing 8,790 5% $77,730
Business Management 5,670 3% $88,110
Machinery 5,420 3% $76,760
Utilities 3,150 1% $89,040
Durable Goods Wholesale 3,070 1% $76,170
Education 2,670 1% $77,310
Oil And Gas 2,610 1% $102,310
Metal Products 2,150 1% $75,760
Chemicals 2,000 1% $82,990
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