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Automotive Engineers

Employment Prospects


According to the U.S. Department of Labor, approximately 257,900 industrial engineers were employed in the United States, and about 18 percent worked in the transportation equipment manufacturing sector. Automotive engineers can find employment with one of the Big Three U.S. automobile makers (General Motors, Ford Motor Company, and Fiat Chrysler Automobiles), major foreign automakers that have factories or divisions in the United States (Honda, Nissan, Toyota, Hyundai, BMW, Volkswagen, and Mercedes-Benz), the battery electrical vehicle (BEV) automobile maker Tesla Motors, as well as any of the thousands of private manufacturing companies for components parts of an automobiles. 

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