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Some of the highest paying careers in the world are found in engineering. Engineering is widely considered as one of the most lucrative and in demand career choices, with multiple engineering disciplines and job types, as well as salaries that can exceed US $100k per year once the engineer has some experience behind them.
Engineers tend to earn in excess of the national average salary and this is expected by some reputable organizations to continue in the future.(According Bureau of Labor Statistic USA and PayScale ) In fact, Engineering degrees make up 10 of the top 17 highest paid degrees globally.
With engineering being a part of nearly all aspects of today’s modern world, innovative thinkers who can solve problems will always be in demand, regardless of the specific discipline they studied in school. Moreover, it is not uncommon for an engineer to work in multiple disciplines over the course of their professional career.
In general, demand considerations should probably be secondary in your choice of field. Instead, give preference to what you are interested in and the kind of work you want to do. If you perform well in any of the engineering fields, you will almost certainly find yourself in high demand regardless of the discipline you choose initially
Six Engineering Fields with High Growth – According Bureau of Labor Statistic USA and PayScale
Bio Medical Engineering
Biomedical engineers have an average salary of $89,960 per year. The field has a growth rate of 27%. That's a lot faster than the average. These experts analyze data and design solutions in the field of biology and medicine with a goal of better patient care. Many biomedical engineers work in universities, research labs, hospitals, government agencies or manufacturing offices.
Environmental engineers use principles of soil science, engineering, chemistry and biology to create solutions for environmental issues. There are many niches within the environment engineering industry, such as waste disposal, water control, or air pollution.
Environmental engineers work in a plethora of settings, often working with planners and other engineers, all of which contributes to the field growing at a rate of 15% per year. If you choose to become an environmental engineer, you can expect to earn an average of $80,890
The growth rate of the job market for civil engineers is a very respectable 20%. Civil engineers design and construct major infrastructure projects like roads, airports, bridges, tunnels and buildings. Civil engineers tend to split their time between construction sites and their offices. The bureau of labor statistics reports an average salary of $79,340 for civil engineers.
Energy Engineering/Sustainable Engineers
A lucrative average salary of $130,280 and "only" requiring a bachelor's degree can make a lot of engineers look twice at a career as a petroleum engineer. This field is projecting a growth rate of 26%, so you should be able to continue to find worthwhile employment if you choose this path.
Electrical and Electronics Engineers
Electrical engineers develop electrical equipment such as power systems; aircraft control systems and building wiring. Electronics engineer manage electronic devices such as media players, communications systems and TV sets. Electrical and Electronic Engineering fields has been seen a steady growth over a period of time at 15%
Computer Network Engineers/Network Architects
Computer network Engineers also known as Network Architects, plan and construct data communication networks such as local area networks (LAN) and wide area networks (WAN). Average salary of a network engineer can vary from US $ 62,000 to US $ 75,000 per year.
Why Engineering Transfer Program at AIC Campus?
AIC Campus a leading transnational education provider in Sri Lanka in partnership American State Universities and European Universities offers the only Engineering transfer Program in Sri Lanka with multiple options. The most affordable engineering Transfer program in the country at present gives the students the opportunity to study the first two years in Sri Lanka at AIC Campus and transfer to university in USA or France to complete the degree. Over 25 Engineering Majors can be specialized after completing the first two years of General Engineering Studies in Sri Lanka.
All Engineering programs are combined with internships’ that are paid and comes with a two year work permit upon completing the Degree.
Engineering Degree completion and Top-up program
AIC Campus, School of Engineering also provides the option to continue and complete the entire engineering degree in Sri Lanka in Civil Engineering.
Under the degree completion program students will graduate from a State University in Europe ranked among the top 300 universities in the world. Students with a qualification equivalent to two years of study accepted by the university can join the top up degree program which is the only 4 year BSc in Civil Engineering Honors degree in Sri Lanka.
AIC School of Engineering provides paid internships in reputed companies in Sri Lanka during their studies to make our graduates work ready and employable ahead of their peers.
For further information and enrolments please call AIC Campus Colombo 0766 759 669/0765 779 779 or Kandy 0777 230 033 or visit www.aicedu.lk