Sample 1 - State of California

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Engineers, All Other
(SOC Code : 17-2199)
in California

All engineers not listed separately.

Employers are usually looking for candidates with a Bachelor's degree .

Occupational Wages[Top]
AreaYearPeriodHourly MeanHourly by Percentile
25thMedian75th
California 20141st Qtr$50.91$38.77$49.87$62.07

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Occupational Projections of Employment (also called "Outlook" or "Demand")[Top]
 AreaEstimated Year-Projected YearEmploymentEmployment ChangeAnnual Avg Openings
EstimatedProjectedNumberPercent
California 2010 - 202020,10022,5002,40011.9690

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Job Openings from JobCentral National Labor Exchange[Top]
 
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Possible Licenses Required and Issuing Authority[Top]
License Title
License Authority
General Engineering ContractorDepartment of Consumer Affairs
Contractors State License Board
License Information Center
www.cslb.ca.gov
Engineer In Training (E.I.T.)Department of Consumer Affairs
Board for Professional Engineers, Land Surveyors, and Geologists
www.bpelsg.ca.gov

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Industries Employing This Occupation (click on Industry Title to View Employers List)[Top]
Industry Title
Number of Employers in State of California
Percent of Total
Employment for Occupation in State of California
Architectural and Engineering Services 22,87618.6%
Management & Technical Consulting Svc 30,0549.9%
Aerospace Product & Parts Manufacturing 2955.1%
Electronic Instrument Manufacturing 1,0944.6%
Semiconductor and Electronic Components 1,7263.9%
Employment Services 6,7263.3%
Colleges and Universities 2,3173.0%
Scientific Research and Development Svc 6,1702.3%
Computers and Peripheral Equipment 4762.0%
Computer Systems Design and Rel Services10,0461.8%
Electronic Markets and Agents/Brokers 2,6461.6%
Medical Equipment and Supplies Mfg 3,1361.3%
Industrial Machinery Manufacturing 3871.1%
Other Miscellaneous Manufacturing 7,0891.0%

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Training Programs (click on title for more information)[Top]
Program Title
Architectural Engineering
Biochemical Engineering
Biological/Biosystems Engineering
Construction Engineering
Engineering Chemistry

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Top Tasks (Specific duties and responsibilities of this job.)
Devise scalable recovery, purification, or fermentation processes for producing proteins or other biological substances for human or animal therapeutic use, food production or processing, biofuels, or effluent treatment.
Read current scientific or trade literature to stay abreast of scientific, industrial, or technological advances.
Design or conduct studies to determine optimal conditions for cell growth, protein production, or protein or virus expression or recovery, using chromatography, separation, or filtration equipment, such as centrifuges or bioreactors.
Develop biocatalytic processes to convert biomass to fuels or fine chemicals, using enzymes of bacteria, yeast, or other microorganisms.
Prepare technical reports, data summary documents, or research articles for scientific publication, regulatory submissions, or patent applications.
Design or direct bench or pilot production experiments to determine the scale of production methods that optimize product yield and minimize production costs.
Confer with research and biomanufacturing personnel to ensure the compatibility of design and production.
Develop methodologies for transferring procedures or biological processes from laboratories to commercial-scale manufacturing production.
Maintain databases of experiment characteristics or results.
Design or conduct follow-up experimentation, based on generated data, to meet established process objectives.

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Top Skills used in this Job
Reading Comprehension - Understanding written sentences and paragraphs in work related documents.
Reading Comprehension - Understanding written sentences and paragraphs in work related documents.
Critical Thinking - Using logic and reasoning to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions or approaches to problems.
Active Listening - Giving full attention to what other people are saying, taking time to understand the points being made, asking questions as appropriate, and not interrupting at inappropriate times.
Critical Thinking - Using logic and reasoning to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions or approaches to problems.
Critical Thinking - Using logic and reasoning to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions or approaches to problems.
Reading Comprehension - Understanding written sentences and paragraphs in work related documents.
Critical Thinking - Using logic and reasoning to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions or approaches to problems.
Judgment and Decision Making - Considering the relative costs and benefits of potential actions to choose the most appropriate one.
Science - Using scientific rules and methods to solve problems.

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Top Abilities (Attributes of the person that influence performance in this job.)
Written Comprehension - The ability to read and understand information and ideas presented in writing.
Oral Comprehension - The ability to listen to and understand information and ideas presented through spoken words and sentences.
Oral Expression - The ability to communicate information and ideas in speaking so others will understand.
Written Expression - The ability to communicate information and ideas in writing so others will understand.
Problem Sensitivity - The ability to tell when something is wrong or is likely to go wrong. It does not involve solving the problem, only recognizing there is a problem.
Inductive Reasoning - The ability to combine pieces of information to form general rules or conclusions (includes finding a relationship among seemingly unrelated events).
Oral Comprehension - The ability to listen to and understand information and ideas presented through spoken words and sentences.
Written Comprehension - The ability to read and understand information and ideas presented in writing.
Oral Expression - The ability to communicate information and ideas in speaking so others will understand.
Written Expression - The ability to communicate information and ideas in writing so others will understand.

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Top Work Values (Aspects of this job that create satisfaction.)
Recognition - Occupations that satisfy this work value offer advancement, potential for leadership, and are often considered prestigious.
Independence - Occupations that satisfy this work value allow employees to work on their own and make decisions.

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