Advise. Explore options. Weigh pros and cons. Provide objective expertise in engineering and science to government agents, businesses, developers and construction firms as an engineering consultant.
Consulting engineering opportunities vary. They range from purely scientific or technical roles to coordinating or managerial roles, dependent on the project and client.
A career in engineering consulting usually entails:
To work in this field, you need to possess deep knowledge of engineering. You will be expected to know how to propose, plan and execute engineering projects on a large scale.
Engineering consultants may work independently or for a consultancy.
North Carolina engineering consultants earn median salaries of approximately $101,320 (as of 2016).
Job opportunities in the industry are growing at a rate of 2-4%.
Most engineering consultants have a master’s degree or a doctoral degree in engineering. This graph displays the education required for agricultural engineers. If you wish to work as a consultant, you will need to specialize in an area and typically will need advanced education.
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