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Engineers use scientific knowledge and tools to design and develop products, structures, and machines. The work of engineers has a more widespread impact on people than virtually any other discipline. Engineers have influenced discoveries and inventions that have become essential to our everyday lives. The engineering field is broad. More than 1.6 million engineers are employed in the United States.

Salary Range

$25,000 to $100,000+

Minimum Education Level

Bachelor's Degree

Certification/License

Required

Outlook

About as Fast as the Average
Personality Traits

Problem-Solving

Realistic

Scientific

Career Ladder
Business Executive, or Professor, or Consultant

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