2 Some Types of Engineers Civil EngineerElectrical EngineerComputer Engineer
3 Civil Engineering: Core Tasks Use math and science to decide if structure designs are possible and safeEstimate numbers and costs of materials, equipment, and labor needed for their projectsPrepare reports on project issues
4 Civil Engineering: Earnings Civil Engineers make about $50,000 to $118,000 a year.Civil Engineer’s salary depends on their level of educationThe economy directly affects their salary
5 Civil Engineering: Education Civil engineers must have at least a bachelor’s degree in civil engineering or a closely related field, such as structural engineeringA master’s or PhD degree is suggested to help your chances in finding a jobMust have a PE (Professional Engineering) Certificate
6 Electrical Engineer: Core Tasks Use computer programs to design products, components, or electrical systemsSupervise manufacturing process of their productsTest systems and equipment to make sure they perform as required
7 Electrical Engineer: Earnings Electrical engineers make $53,000 to $126,000 a yearEarning depend on two things: Experience and education
8 Electrical Engineer: Education A bachelor’s degree in electrical engineering or a related subjectMaster’s and PhD degrees are often required for senior or advanced positions
9 Computer Engineer Three types: Hardware Computer Engineer- deals with the things about a computer you can touch Ex: Keyboard, monitor, ect.Software Computer Engineer- deals with the things in a computer that cant be touched. Ex: programsSystems Software Engineers- deals with making systems to run computers. These people basically make the computers.
10 Computer Engineer: Core Tasks Hardware engineers create the pieces of electronic equipment that make up computer systemsSoftware engineers make the programs that complete tasksSystems software engineers make the operating systems that run computers, such as Windows
11 Computer Engineer: Earnings Computer engineers make $54,000 to $149,000 a year.The median is about $97,000 a year for hardware engineersThe median is about $85,000 a year for applications software engineersThe median is about $92,000 a year for systems software engineers
12 Computer Engineer: Education A bachelor’s degree in electrical engineering or a related subjectMaster’s and PhD degrees are often required for senior or advanced positionsMust be registered as a Professional Engineer (PE)
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