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What is the job outlook for Electrical Engineers?

I am about to finish my BS in Electrical Engineering and was considering getting a MS in EE but considering how the economoy is and the fact that the Bureau of Labor Statistics say it should grow "slower than average". This being said what do you guys think is the most prudent thing to do in my case. Go for an MS Engineering Degree or start out with another degree maybe in healthcare.

Asked By: djwilliamt - 8/17/2009
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Electrical Engineers solve problems by applying science and mathematics to develop solutions. Their work may include developing new products. The work they do may also include testing to determine why something does not work correctly. They may also supervise maintenance; work in production or test products to see that... More
Answered By: sdave12 - 8/17/2009
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Hahaha!! go with a masters. If the healthcare thing passes, that is the last thing you want to do. Lower wages, horrible work invironment, etc. You can start work with the BS but you will get payed more with a MS.
Answered By: bimmer - 8/17/2009
 
I agree with Bimmer, if you decide to stay in school, go for the MS in EE... But MS can be quite different from BS.. more pure math.. and mainly R&D, papers , thesis if you like sort of work go for it.. Otherwise, go find a job... There is a lot of job that are not advertised...especially in EE.
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Answered By: Vince - 8/17/2009
 
Study Power Engineering. Nobody does it anymore and there is a huge shortage of Power Engineers.
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Answered By: Banjo59 - 8/17/2009
 
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