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ENGINEERS, ALL OTHER
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Occupation Description:
 
  All engineers not listed separately. Excludes “Sales Engineers” (41-9031), “Locomotive Engineers” (53-4011), and “Ship Engineers” (53-5031).
 
  Specialized Occupations:
 
 
  * Energy Engineers, Except Wind and Solar (ONET code: 17-2199.03)
 
  * Mechatronics Engineers (ONET code: 17-2199.05)
 
   Microsystems Engineers (ONET code: 17-2199.06)
 
 
  Occupation Description:
 
  Research, design, develop, or test microelectromechanical systems (MEMS) devices.
 
 
  Typical Tasks:
 
 
  • Create schematics and physical layouts of integrated microelectromechanical systems (MEMS) components or packaged assemblies consistent with process, functional, or package constraints.
  • Investigate characteristics such as cost, performance, or process capability of potential microelectromechanical systems (MEMS) device designs, using simulation or modeling software.
  • Create or maintain formal engineering documents, such as schematics, bills of materials, components or materials specifications, or packaging requirements.
  • Conduct analyses addressing issues such as failure, reliability, or yield improvement.
  • Plan or schedule engineering research or development projects involving microelectromechanical systems (MEMS) technology.
  • Propose product designs involving microelectromechanical systems (MEMS) technology, considering market data or customer requirements.
  • Develop formal documentation for microelectromechanical systems (MEMS) devices, including quality assurance guidance, quality control protocols, process control checklists, data collection, or reporting.
 
 
  Knowledge:
 
 
  • Computers and Electronics - Knowledge of circuit boards, processors, chips, electronic equipment, and computer hardware and software, including applications and programming..
  • Engineering and Technology - Knowledge of the practical application of engineering science and technology. This includes applying principles, techniques, procedures, and equipment to the design and production of various goods and services..
  • Mathematics - Knowledge of arithmetic, algebra, geometry, calculus, statistics, and their applications..
  • Physics - Knowledge and prediction of physical principles, laws, their interrelationships, and applications to understanding fluid, material, and atmospheric dynamics, and mechanical, electrical, atomic and sub- atomic structures and processes..
  • Design - Knowledge of design techniques, tools, and principles involved in production of precision technical plans, blueprints, drawings, and models..
  • English Language - Knowledge of the structure and content of the English language including the meaning and spelling of words, rules of composition, and grammar..
  • Production and Processing - Knowledge of raw materials, production processes, quality control, costs, and other techniques for maximizing the effective manufacture and distribution of goods..
 
  * Photonics Engineers (ONET code: 17-2199.07)
 
  * Robotics Engineers (ONET code: 17-2199.08)
 
  * Nanosystems Engineers (ONET code: 17-2199.09)
 
  * Wind Energy Engineers (ONET code: 17-2199.10)
 
  * Solar Energy Systems Engineers (ONET code: 17-2199.11)
 
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Education & Training:
 
  Bachelor's degree
 
      View Related Programs on Connecticut's Education & Training ConneCTion site
 
Wage Information:
 
 
Region Average Annual Average Hourly Entry Level (hourly) Mid-Range  (hourly)
Statewide $122,594.00 $58.94 $39.60 $46.98 - $67.16
Bridgeport/Stamford $137,409.00 $66.07 $49.40 $53.73 - $77.46
Danbury $92,461.00 $44.45 $29.90 $30.27 - $50.83
Hartford $117,516.00 $56.50 $39.76 $46.19 - $64.04
New Haven $117,433.00 $56.46 $35.78 $39.22 - $65.34
New London/Norwich $133,525.00 $64.19 $49.39 $55.71 - $71.26
Waterbury $90,751.00 $43.63 $25.80 $30.97 - $54.32
Torrington $90,287.00 $43.40 $29.44 $34.64 - $49.37
      
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Occupation Outlook:
 
 
Region Employment Average Annual Growth Rate Average Annual Job Openings
2020 2030
State of Connecticut 1,510 1,780 0.1% 129
 
 
Chart of Growth Rate and Annual Openings   Employment in this occupation is expected to grow faster than average, but the number of annual openings will offer good or favorable job opportunities.
Key:
  N/A = Not Applicable, ***** = Over $60.00 per hour, ##### = Over $124,821
 
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