What's the job market look like for transportation engineering in the next couple years?
I'm going to grad school for Transportation Engineering (a specialty within Civil Engineering) next year and will be done with my Masters after the Fall 2012 semester ends. What I really want to know are what kinds of jobs are out there besides working for the DOT (private contractors, consulting companies, etc.). It's just tough being 21 and not completely knowing what I want to do for the rest of my life. Any advice on the Civil Engineering field?
Asked By: timmay - 1/14/2011
Best Answer - Chosen by Asker
it probably isn't too bad. Cities around the world are trying to make their transportation more safe, and more efficient with less impact on the environment. The job market should be alright unless there is another economic downer.
Answered By: Theo29283 - 1/18/2011
Additional Answers (1)
In my opinion, it looks bad. Look at America...we don't do crap anymore. The bridge in my city is really short and it's been 3 years now and still not finished fixing. Look at the roads....cracks everywhere. Trains? What trains? China is planning to make a super fast train that goes all over the country. We still take... More
Answered By: J - 1/14/2011
Over 483 Local Jobs Now Hiring In Your Area. $18-$87/Hr - Apply Today!
Legitimate Survey for Cash.Extra Money for You,Join Here!
(94) Local Jobs Pay $16-$92 Per Hour- Available Today. Apply Now!
$21/hr Start, Avg Pay $72K/yr Check Our Map of the 1700 Openings.
Other Career Questions
Do most mechanical engineering jobs offer job security?
What is your current job? Why did you choose this job? What do you enjoy about your job? What do you dislike about your job? What would be your perfect job? Would you rather have this j...
Where are the jobs? Is productivity and globalization creating a permanent “recession” of jobs? My main issue is I am doing a paper for school and have no idea where to begin. I was hoping suggestions...
Content is not owned or controlled by Monster. Any content concerns should be addressed with Yahoo!
Yahoo! Does not evaluate or guarantee the accuracy of any Yahoo! Answers content. Yahoo! Disclaimer.
Best-Paying Work-from-Home Jobs
It’s easier than ever to work from home. Of course, not every job is a mobile job, and some companies aren’t interested in having their employees work from home.
2013 Marketing Jobs Outlook
The US may be facing another year of anemic hiring overall, but that won't be the case in the high-orbit world of multichannel, digital media marketing.
2013 Engineering Jobs Outlook
Engineers will find job opportunities in select disciplines in 2013, with candidates who are all-around, client-oriented businesspeople in demand.
Best-Paying Jobs by Major
What could you earn with a particular four-year degree? Find out by checking out this list of the top-paying jobs for 20 of the most common majors.
Eight High-Paying, Secure Jobs
Want to earn a good salary and enjoy a measure of job security as well? Check out these well-paying jobs on tap for fast growth in the coming years.