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Job Outlook

Campus Location(s): Business & Technology
Contact: Civil, Architectural, Mechanical focus:
Mike Cline, 816.604.5281
Electronics, Computers & Electronics focus:
Joseph Roche, 816.604.5417
Job Preparation: Student Employment Services;
Career Central - job bank

Base salary and job outlook

  • Median wages (national): $25.07 hourly/ $52,100 annual
  • Median wages (Missouri): $25.04 hourly/ $52,100 annual
  • Projected job growth (national - 2006-2016): Slower than average (3% to 6%), 67,000 additional

Job Titles

  • Architectural Draftsperson
  • Architectural Engineering Assistant
  • Architectural Engineering Designer
  • Architectural Engineering Technician
  • Calibration Laboratory Technician
  • Civil Engineering Designer
  • Civil Engineering Assistant
  • Civil Engineering Technician
  • Electrical Technician
  • Engineering Aide
  • Electronics Technician
  • Engineering Technician
  • Failure Analysis Technician (FA Technician)
  • Industrial Engineering Analyst
  • Industrial Engineering Technician
  • Manufacturing Engineer Technician
  • Manufacturing Technician
  • Process Documentation and Methods Analyst
  • Project Engineer
  • Quality Control Engineering Technician (QC Engineering Technician)
  • Quality Process Engineer
  • Test Technician

Where you can find work

  • Architectural firms
  • Engineering firms
  • Distribution centers
  • Electronics manufacturing
  • Other manufacturers

Primarily office with some fieldwork involved. Certain positions may require travel.

Additional career information

Last Modified: 6/15/16