Engineering is a broad field, encompassing a wide variety of skills and occupations. There are chemical engineers, civil engineers, electronics and electrical engineers, systems engineers, computer hardware engineers, mechanical engineers, and many others.
|Description||2013 Jobs||2016 Jobs
|Engineers, All Other||4,873||5,157||$53.72||$31.28||$73.91|
*Jobs for recently announced petrochemical projects not yet included. Source: QCEW (Quarterly Census of Employment and Wages) Employees, Non-QCEW Employees, Self-Employed & Extended Proprietors – EMSI 2013.4 Class of Worker BETA. Job and wage information drawn from counties touching a 100-mile radius of Baytown, Texas.
Programs of Study
Associate of Applied Science, Manufacturing Engineering Technology – MEA2
This degree is designed for students who want to transfer to four-year schools and specialize in engineering fields related to the petrochemical industry.
Associate degree: Completion of the degree program usually requires at least 2 years of full-time equivalent academic work. (Source: Texas Workforce Commission)