Tuesday, September 22, 2009

Top 20 countries for Mechanical Engineering Jobs & Career growth

This topic would certainly help you to decide in which country you want to work. Certainly Engineering professionals would prefer the destination where they are going to work. This is because many countries are very conducive for Engineering companies due to government policies,infrastructure,skill set available and so on. But we will take a closer at countries which favors Mechanical Engineering career development and job opportunities.

According to news reports, Germany stands out first in exporting Engineering equipments and machines, rate has increased by 11% in the financial year 2007. German export of mechanical engineering products increased four years in a row through 2007.

Top countries provide Mechanical Engineering career growth:

  • Germany
  • USA
  • UAE & Middle East
  • Japan
  • Italy
  • China

This has made Germany to rank first position for Mechanical Engineering career opportunities. Everyone also know about German products are the best for innovative and complex engineering.

Next comes, USA with well known for its nano technology and most engineering companies presence. According to ASME report, the U.S. Department of Labor expects that America will need as many as 87,000 new mechanical engineers by the time today's high school seniors graduate.On average, a mechanical engineer who is just starting out in the profession can expect to earn about $51,000 a year.  Within several years, that annual salary can jump to an average of over $70,000.

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In third position,UAE and Middle East countries welcomes Mechanical Engineering Industry and offers much more career growth for mechanical engineers.

Not to forget Japan is far behind, holding fourth position brings bright future Mechanical Engineering professionals.

Italy and China take fifth and sixth position respectively. These countries provide good career growth and high salaries with challenging jobs for Mechanical Engineering professionals.

Top 20 Mechanical Engineering coutry career growth

The above table represents Top 20 countries in Engineering provides career growth for mechanical professionals,taken as of the latest bimonthly update of essential science indicators attracted the highest total; citations to their papers published in Thomson Reuters journals of Engineering published over an 11 year period starting from 1998 December till 2008.

Ultimately, all these reports indicates that there is bright future for Mechanical Engineering graduates with more career options and high pay salaries. These professionals have challenging tasks ahead in innovating micro and large machines for the future generation. Read Future of Mechanical Engineering in 2028 by ASME.