An Associate degree in Engineering Science is the first step to a Bachelor degree and subsequent career in engineering.
Civil Engineers design, construct, supervise,
operate, and maintain large construction projects and systems, including roads,
buildings, airports, tunnels, dams, bridges, and systems for water supply and
sewage treatment. In 2015, the annual median salary for civil engineers was $82,220.
Electrical Engineers design, develop, test, and supervise the manufacturing
of electrical equipment, such as electric motors, radar and navigation systems,
communications systems, and power generation equipment. According to the Bureau
of Labor Statistics, the median annual salary for electrical engineers in 2015 was
Environmental Engineers use the principles of engineering, soil
science, biology, and chemistry to develop solutions to environmental problems.
They are involved in efforts to improve recycling, waste disposal, public
health, and water and air pollution control. In 2015 the average annual salary
Mechanical Engineers design, develop, build, and test mechanical
and thermal devices, including tools, engines, and machines. According to the
Bureau of Labor Statistics, the median annual salary for electrical engineers
in 2015 was $83,590.
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