There are currently an estimated 35,700 power engineers in the United States. The power engineer job market is expected to grow by 5.0% between 2016 and 2026.
How employable are power engineers?
CareerExplorer rates power engineers with a D employability rating, meaning this career should provide weak employment opportunities for the foreseeable future. Over the next 10 years, it is expected the US will need 8,800 power engineers. That number is based on 1,800 additional power engineers, and the retirement of 7,000 existing power engineers.
What’s the supply of power engineers?
The power engineer industry is concentrated in New York, California, Illinois
Power Engineer job market by state
|State Name||Employed Power Engineers|
|District of Columbia||730|