Careers for Mechanical Engineering majors

The most common careers people pursue after attaining a Mechanical Engineering degree.

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Based on independent research and Sokanu's database of users, we have aggregated the top careers that people pursue after attaining a Mechanical Engineering degree. Below you can browse our list of careers for Mechanical Engineering majors. If you are curious about your fit with any of these careers, you can take our career test.

1. Mechanical Engineer

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Mechanical Engineer

Your Match?

Mechanical engineering emerged as a field during the Industrial Revolution in Europe in the 18th century; however, its development can be traced back several thousands of years around the world.

2. Engineer

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Engineer

Your Match?

An engineer uses science, technology and math to solve problems.

3. Sales Engineer

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Sales Engineer

Your Match?

A sales engineer is someone who sells complex scientific and technological products or services to businesses.

4. Cost Estimator

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Cost Estimator

Your Match?

A cost estimator collects and analyzes data so as to estimate how much time, money, material, and labour it will take to either provide a service, manufacture a product, or construct a building.

5. Business Analyst

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Business Analyst

Your Match?

If you are an analytical thinker, have a knack for puzzle solving, are skilled at matching business problems to possible solutions, and get a kick out of technology, a career as a business analyst may be for you!

6. Construction Manager

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Construction Manager

Your Match?

Construction managers coordinate and supervise a wide variety of projects, including the building of all types of residential, commercial, and industrial structures, roads, bridges, schools, and hospitals.

7. Drafter

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Drafter

Your Match?

Drafters create drawings for products that need to show technical details.

8. Coach

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Coach

Your Match?

Are you a people-person?

9. Energy Broker

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Energy Broker

Your Match?

Energy brokers, also known as energy consultants in the energy industry, act as intermediaries between energy producers and energy consumers.