Automotive Engineers

Employment for automotive engineers is expected to grow by 5 to 8 percent through 2024, according to the U.S. Department of Labor, or about average for all careers. ¬†Through 2024, automotive engineers are expected to enjoy employment growth about as fast as average for all occupations; while, automotive technicians can anticipate employment growth slower than the average for all occupations.¬†Despite periodic employment contractions tied to the overall U.S. economy, the automotive industry remains one of the largest employers in the United States, and positions will continue to be available as workers retire or leave the field for other reasons. Automotive engineers who stay current concerning the latest technologies and remain flexible in regards to type of employer, location, and other factors will most likely find employment for years to come.  

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