Salary Range: $58,910 – $127,639
They, well, engineer things. Everything. Name a product, and someone engineered it. System or community. Someone applied science, math and ingenuity to figure out how to make it work. The possibilities are endless, which makes this a really cool choice for transitioners.
Why It’s Hot
There are some smoking hot engineering specialties. Petroleum engineering, for example, is expected to add 10,000 jobs by 2022 – a 26 percent increase. Biomedical engineering is expected to grow 27 percent, and civil engineering will increase 20 percent.
What You’ll Need
You’ll definitely need a bachelor’s degree, and probably certification as well, depending on your field of choice.