With the economic recovery period in full swing, American workers have more leverage than they’ve had in decades, and they’re using it to look for better opportunities and make big moves. But with all of this fluctuation in the job market, it’s important to get a good picture of how your sector is expected to grow in the future so you can make key career decisions now.
At One Tech Engineering in Minnesota, our engineering recruitment services work with firms to place engineering professionals across several sectors. Whether you’re looking at electrical engineering jobs, structural designer jobs, civil engineering jobs, mechanical design, or technical recruiting opportunities, we can help.
To help you keep your footing during this changing time, our engineering recruiters are breaking down the job outlook for electrical engineers in this post. Call our engineering recruitment services to connect with a recruiter about opportunities in engineering to learn more.
Bureau of Labor Statistics Projections
According to the United States Bureau of Labor Statistics, engineering fields are continuing to remain stable overall for the next few years. The BLS projects that engineering and architecture jobs will keep an average job pace, growing at a rate of about six percent from 2020 to 2030 and adding around 146,000 new jobs overall.
The fastest growth in engineering will center around technology and energy jobs, including:
● Oil and gas extraction
● Renewable energy
● Infrastructure rebuilding
One area that will grow at a slightly above-average rate is electrical engineering, which is expected to grow about 7 percent before 2029, adding about 22,700 new jobs in 2022. Most of these jobs will be in the technical service, professional, and scientific fields as these sectors begin integrating more smart technology and systems.
Projections for electrical engineering opportunities can vary between states, with the best states for electrical engineering including Texas, New York, California, Michigan, and Pennsylvania. According to the BLS, electrical engineers saw a median annual wage of $100,830 in May 2020 with the highest 10% of earners making more than $159,520.
Roles in these electrical engineering areas will continue to be in demand in the projected future:
● Research and development
● Communications technologies
● General engineering
● Solar arrays
● Power grids
Get the Electrical Engineering Job You Want in Minnesota
Are you ready to get the job and pay you deserve in 2022? Call One Tech to take advantage of our benefits package and get the job you want now. To connect with our technical and recruiters, call 952.884.9199, or contact us online to learn more about engineering opportunities in Minnesota.