Career Outlook for Transportation Engineers

Also known as:  Architectural Engineer, Bridge Engineer, Civil Engineer, Construction Engineer, Facilities Engineer, Geotechnical Engineer, Highway Engineer, Hydrographic Engineer, Railroad Design Consultant, Research Hydraulic Engineer
The overall job outlook for Transportation Engineer careers has been positive since 2004. Vacancies for this career have increased by 14.16 percent nationwide in that time, with an average growth of 2.36 percent per year. Demand for Transportation Engineers is expected to go up, with an expected 96,780 new jobs filled by 2018. This represents an annual increase of 4.86 percent over the next few years.
There are currently more Transportation Engineers in the following states
California 36,120
Texas 21,880
Florida 14,190
New York 13,390
Pennsylvania 12,230
Washington 12,000
Virginia 9,460
The states below have the least number of filled positions for Transportation Engineers
Guam 240
Vermont 430
Rhode Island 590
Maine 780
South Dakota 820
Wyoming 830
District of Columbia 840