Individuals with strong engineering skills are mission critical in the federal government.


Federal agencies hire civil, mechanical, aerospace, computer and electrical engineers in a wide variety of positions. For example, aerospace and computer engineers research spaceflight technology at the National Aeronautics and Space Administration. Electrical engineers assess the reliability of our nation’s power grid at the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission.





Top Engineering Positions by RegionPercentage
South Atlantic35.3%
Pacific West16.8%
East North Central8.2%
West South Central8.0%
East South Central7.0%
Mountain West7.0%
West North Central2.3%
Positions Overseas1.5%