Miscellaneous engineers, including nuclear engineers

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Total Workforce

546k

Average Age

42.7

Estimated Job Growth

6.42%

10-year projection

Average Salary

$98,588

Average Male Salary

$100,840

Average Female Salary

$83,760

About

Miscellaneous engineers, including nuclear engineers are most often employed by the Architectural, engineering & related services industry. The average yearly wage for Miscellaneous engineers, including nuclear engineers was $98,588 in 2016. The top 3 most similar occupations to Miscellaneous engineers, including nuclear engineers by wage are Management analysts, Financial examiners, and Veterinarians.

The top 3 locations that employ the most Miscellaneous engineers, including nuclear engineers are San Jose (Northwest) & Santa Clara Cities PUMA, CA, Milpitas & San Jose (Northeast) Cities PUMA, CA, and Livermore, Pleasanton & Dublin Cities PUMA, CA. The top 3 locations with a relatively high concentration of Miscellaneous engineers, including nuclear engineers are San Jose (Northwest) & Santa Clara Cities PUMA, CA, Milpitas & San Jose (Northeast) Cities PUMA, CA, and Cupertino, Saratoga Cities & Los Gatos Town PUMA, CA.

Employment

Information on the businesses and industries that employ Miscellaneous engineers, including nuclear engineers and on wages and locations for those in the field. Architectural, engineering & related services is the industry that employs the most Miscellaneous engineers, including nuclear engineers, both by share and by number, though the highest paid industry for Miscellaneous engineers, including nuclear engineers, by average wage, is Motion pictures & video industries. Miscellaneous engineers, including nuclear engineers are paid most in North of I-635 PUMA, TX but are relatively concentrated in San Jose (Northwest) & Santa Clara Cities PUMA, CA.

Wages

Yearly Wage

$98,588

AVERAGE SALARY

± $2,030

In 2017, Miscellaneous engineers, including nuclear engineers earned an average of $98,588, $46,523 more than than the average national salary of $52,065.

Veterinarians make somewhat more than Miscellaneous engineers, including nuclear engineers while Management analysts make somewhat less. This chart shows the various occupations closest to Miscellaneous engineers, including nuclear engineers as measured by average annual salary in the US.

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Wage Distribution

0.286

WAGE GINI

In 2017, Miscellaneous engineers, including nuclear engineers had a wage GINI coefficient of 0.286, which is lower than than the national average of 0.479. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly for Miscellaneous engineers, including nuclear engineers (shown in red) than for the overall labor force (shown in gray).

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Wage by Location

This map shows the Public Use Microdata Areas (PUMAs) in the United States shaded by average annual wage for Miscellaneous engineers, including nuclear engineers.

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Spatial Concentration

PUMAs with a Relatively High Concentration of Miscellaneous engineers, including nuclear engineers

This map displays which Public Use Microdata Areas (PUMAs) in the United States have a relatively high population of Miscellaneous engineers, including nuclear engineers.

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Industries

Most Common

The most common industries employing Miscellaneous engineers, including nuclear engineers, by number of employees, are Architectural, engineering & related services, Electronic component & product manufacturing, n.e.c. , and National security & international affairs.

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries for Miscellaneous engineers, including nuclear engineers, by average wage, are Motion pictures & video industries, Internet publishing, broadcasting & web search portals, and Nondepository credit & related activities.

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Industries by Share

546k

2017 Workforce

± 18,113

4.02%

1 YEAR GROWTH

± 4.55%

The number of people employed as Miscellaneous engineers, including nuclear engineers has been growing at a rate of 4.02%, from 525,199 people in 2016 to 546,324 people in 2017.

This graphic shows the share of Miscellaneous engineers, including nuclear engineers employed by various industries. Architectural, engineering & related services employs the largest share of Miscellaneous engineers, including nuclear engineers at  15.4%, followed by Electronic component & product manufacturing, n.e.c.  with 9.75% and National security & international affairs with 6.58%.

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Diversity

Demographic information on Miscellaneous engineers, including nuclear engineers in the US. The average age of male Miscellaneous engineers, including nuclear engineers in the workforce is 43.3 and of female Miscellaneous engineers, including nuclear engineers is 38.6, and the most common race/ethnicity for Miscellaneous engineers, including nuclear engineers is White.

Gender Composition

474k

MALE WORKFORCE

± 16,881

72k

FEMALE WORKFORCE

± 6,588

86.8% of Miscellaneous engineers, including nuclear engineers are Male, making them the more common gender in the occupation. This chart shows the gender breakdown of Miscellaneous engineers, including nuclear engineers.

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Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity of Miscellaneous engineers, including nuclear engineers

  1. White

  2. Asian

  3. Black

73.7% of Miscellaneous engineers, including nuclear engineers are White, making that the most common race or ethnicity in the occupation. Representing 17% of Miscellaneous engineers, including nuclear engineers, Asian is the second most common race or ethnicity in this occupation. This chart shows the racial and ethnic breakdown of Miscellaneous engineers, including nuclear engineers.

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Age by Gender

43.3

AVERAGE MALE AGE

± 0.463

38.6

AVERAGE FEMALE AGE

± 1.09

The median age of Miscellaneous engineers, including nuclear engineers is 42.7, and Male employees are generally 4.78 years older than than their Female counterparts.

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Education

Data on higher education choices for Miscellaneous engineers, including nuclear engineers from The Department of Education and Census Bureau. The most common major for Miscellaneous engineers, including nuclear engineers is Engineering but a relatively high number of Miscellaneous engineers, including nuclear engineers hold a major in Engineering.

Majors

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Skills

Data on the critical and distinctive skills necessary for Miscellaneous engineers, including nuclear engineers from the Bureau of Labor Statistics. Miscellaneous engineers, including nuclear engineers need many skills, but most especially Reading Comprehension. The revealed comparative advantage (RCA) shows that Miscellaneous engineers, including nuclear engineers need more than the average amount of Installation, Technology Design, and Equipment Selection.

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Growth Projections

Projections on wages and job growth for Miscellaneous engineers, including nuclear engineers from the Bureau of Labor Statistics. The ten-year national workforce is projected to grow 7.4%, but Miscellaneous engineers, including nuclear engineers are expected to see a growth of 6.42% over the same period. This occupation is expected to grow slower than the national average.

Job Growth

6.42%

ESTIMATED GROWTH

7.4%

NATIONAL AVERAGE

This line chart shows the 10-year projected employment growth (from 2016 to 2026) for Miscellaneous engineers, including nuclear engineers. This profession is expected to grow lower than 7.4%, the average rate of national job growth.

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