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General Engineering

General Engineering

Best candidates: skills can vary widely depending on field, but generally students excel when they are skilled in math, science, reasoning and problem solving.

Types of jobs: Industrial Engineer, Nuclear Engineer, Chemical Engineer, Mechanical Engineer, and Computer Hardware Engineers.

Average salary in the U.S.: $87.370 – $114.600 (varies on career)

Outlook: The U.S. is expected to create 5.100-19.700 more jobs in this field by 2026. A 6-10% increase.

Engineering Physics

Engineering Physics

Best candidates: students who possess skills in science, math, reading comprehension, and complex problem solving.

Types of jobs: Research Scientist, Research Consultant, Scientist, Biophysics Scientist, Research Physicist, Physicist, and Health Physicist.

Average salary in the U.S.: $120.950

Outlook: The U.S. is expected to create 1.700 more jobs in this field by 2026. A 15% increase.

Product Design Engineering

Product Design Engineering

Best candidates: students who show originality, have good vision and near vision, speech recognition and deductive reasoning skills.

Types of jobs: Product Designer, Product Development Engineer, Product Engineer, Project Engineer, Design Engineer, Designer, Engineer, Industrial Designer, Product Design Engineer, and Mechanical Designer.

Average salary in the U.S.: $66.590

Outlook: The U.S. is expected to create 3.900 more jobs in this field by 2026. A 4% increase.

Technology Engineering

Technology Engineering

Best candidates: students who are skilled in critical thinking, problem solving, reading comprehension and active listening.

Types of jobs: Technologists (various fields), Nanotechnology Engineering Technologists, Instructional Designers, and Electronics Engineering Technologists.

Average salary in the U.S.: $63.200 – $64.500

Outlook: The U.S. is expected to create 7.100-16.900 more jobs in this field by 2026. A 5-11% increase.

Architectural Engineering

Best candidates: students who are good at visualization, fluency of ideas, inductive and deductive reasoning, oral comprehension and expression, written expression and originality.

Types of jobs: Architectural Project Manager, Principal Architect, Senior Planner, Project Architect, Architect, and Design Architect.

Average salary in the U.S.: $79.380

Outlook: The U.S. is expected to create 9.700 more jobs in this field by 2026. A 4% increase.

Charlotte

Best candidates: students who possess skills in inductive and deductive reasoning, complex problem solving, critical thinking and communication.

Types of jobs: Market Researcher, Business Development Specialist, Demographic Analyst, Client Service, Consulting Manager, Market Analyst, and Marketing Manager.

Average salary in the U.S.: $63,120 – $134,290 (varies on career)

Outlook: The U.S. is expected to create 77,100 more jobs in this field by 2026. A 23% increase.