Occupational Outlook

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Common Major

Job Summary

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Job Title

Biomedical Engineer

Job Summary

A biomedical engineer diagnoses and fixes artificial devices that replace body parts such as artificial organs and limbs.

Companies

Johnson & Johnson

Olympus

Cardinal Health

Median Pay

$54,000

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Job Title

Computer Systems Analyst

Job Summary

Computer systems analysts evaluate an organization’s network computer system to ensure that the organization is operating efficiently and effectively. They evaluate the business and information technology structure.

Companies

Northrop Grumman

UnitedHealth

Lockheed Martin

Median Pay

$70,000

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Job Title

Industrial Engineer

Job Summary

Industrial engineers improve and optimize the productivity and quality of processes and systems.

Companies

Samsung Electronics

Nissan

General Motors

Median Pay

$65,000

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Job Title

Petroleum Engineer

Job Summary

Petroleum engineers manage oil and gas producing systems and properties. They identify opportunities to improve the processes in order to maximize efficiency.

Companies

Chevron

Aerotek

U.S. Government

Median Pay

$75,000

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Job Title

Principal Electrical Engineer

Job Summary

Electrical engineers design, test and develop control systems and digital systems that involve electrodynamics, magnetics and semiconductors. They solve real-world problems dealing with electricity, electronics and electromagnetism.

Companies

Intel

Toshiba

Texas Instruments

Median Pay

$64,000

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Job Title

Software Engineer

Job Summary

Software engineers design and develop the software for computing devices and systems. They test and evaluate software systems to ensure that computers can perform their specified tasks.

Companies

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Google

LinkedIn

Median Pay

$72,000

*Median salary refers to an experienced individual, and not an entry level salary.