How employable are geotechnical engineers?
CareerExplorer rates geotechnical engineers with a B employability rating, meaning this career should provide good employment opportunities for the foreseeable future.
Are geotechnical engineers in demand?
Those in the geotechnical and civil engineering field can expect good job prospects through 2018, according to BLS projections. The Bureau indicates that it expects jobs to grow by 24 percent by that time, over and above its reported total for 2008. This makes the civil engineering field the fastest growing of the engineering subfields. This growth will be largely the result of increased emphasis on and need for improved and new infrastructure throughout the country.