Engineer Employment Study for Mobility Industries 2011-2016 - Results Now Available!

SAE Members - Go to EngineerXchange to access the complete 2011 Engineer Employment Study

It is the first-of-its-kind in the mobility industry. An executive summary of the results of the forward-looking survey on engineer employment for the 2011 to 2016 timeframe is available for a limited period of time!

Based on personal interviews and surveys with high-level human resource professionals in the automotive, aerospace, and commercial vehicle industries, SAE International's Engineering Employment Study for Mobility Industries 2011-2016 looks to when and where each industry intends to hire as the global economy emerges from one of the worst recessions in modern history. The study documents prospective hiring trends for each industry as well as for companies at different levels of the supply chain. An executive summary of the responses, tabulated and reported by Hardin Business Communications, is now available through SAE International's Website.

Highlights of the study include:

  • 100% of all respondents in the Automotive, Aerospace and Commercial Vehicle industries plan to hire engineers and related positions during the study's timeframe.
  • The majority of Automotive and Aerospace employers intend to add positions during the next 1-2 years, and the majority of Commercial Vehicle employers intend to add positions during the next 1-3 years. Find out where the job growth will take place!
  • Mechanical engineers are expected to be in the highest demand across all industries, followed by industrial, electrical/electronic and manufacturing engineers.
  • OEMs represent the largest segment of responding companies for the automotive industry; and, the average automotive OEM intends to hire between 500-1000 engineers.
  • In terms of work experience, the Aerospace industry requires the most professional experience, followed by the Commercial Vehicle industry and the Automotive Industry.
  • And more!

SAE Members can access the full study through EngineerXchange.