Other professional engineers

Other professional engineers

NOC
2148

- Other professional engineers, n.e.c.

Include agricultural and bio-resource engineers, biomedical engineers, engineering physicists and scientists, marine engineers, textile engineers and other engineers not classified elsewhere.

Quick facts

3 Year Outlook

Undetermined
Undetermined

3 Year Job Openings

4
 

Median Hourly Wage

N/A

Median Salary

$48,151
 

Typically Required

University

Employed

63
 

% Working Full Time

100%
 

% Working Full Year

64%
 
Job details

Full NOC Description

This unit group includes agricultural and bio-resource engineers, biomedical engineers, engineering physicists and engineering scientists, marine and naval engineers, textile engineers and other specialized engineering occupations which are not classified elsewhere.

Main Duties

The following is a summary of the main duties for some occupations in this unit group:

  • Agricultural and bio-resource engineers design and develop machinery, structures, equipment and systems related to agriculture and food processing.
  • Biomedical engineers design and develop medical diagnostic and clinical instrumentation, equipment and procedures; develop devices to assist persons with disabilities; advise hospital administrators on planning, acquisition and use of medical equipment; and modify and install or supervise installation of equipment.
  • Engineering physicists and engineering scientists conduct research, develop processes, programs and equipment to expand fundamental knowledge in the applied sciences and engineering and to support advanced engineering and scientific applications.
  • Marine and naval engineers design and develop marine vessels and floating structures and associated marine power plants, propulsion systems and related systems and equipment and oversee the building, maintenance and repair of vessels and marine systems.
  • Textile engineers design and develop processes, equipment and procedures for the production of fibres, yarns and textiles.

Also Known As

  • agricultural engineer
  • biomedical engineer
  • bio-resource engineer
  • engineering physicist
  • engineering scientist
  • food processing engineer
  • marine engineer
  • naval architect
  • textile engineer
Requirements

Employment Requirements

  • A bachelor's degree in an appropriate engineering discipline is required.
  • A master's degree or doctorate in a related engineering discipline may be required.
  • Licensing by a provincial or territorial association of professional engineers is required to approve engineering drawings and reports, and to practise as a Professional Engineer (P.Eng.).
  • Engineers are eligible for registration following graduation from an accredited educational program, and after three or four years of supervised work experience in engineering and passing a professional practice examination.

Provincial Regulation

  • Provincially Regulated: Yes
  • Compulsory: Yes
  • Red Seal: No
  • Certified Interprovincial Mobility: Yes
Employment by Sex

The following graph shows the percentage of men and women working in this occupation in New Brunswick.

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18.2%
Female
81.8%
Male
Employment by age

The following graph shows the breakdown of all persons working in this occupation in New Brunswick by age group.

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0.0%
15-24
38.5%
25-34
23.1%
35-44
0.0%
45-54
23.1%
55-64
15.4%
65+
Employment by highest level of education

The following graph shows the breakdown of all persons working in this occupation in New Brunswick by highest level of education achieved.

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0.0%
No Certificate, Diploma or Degree
0.0%
High School, Diploma or Equivalent
0.0%
Apprenticeship or Trades Certificate or Diploma
20.0%
College or University Below Bachelor Level
80.0%
University - Bachelor Level or Above
Employment by Industry

The following graph shows the industry groups in which the largest shares of persons working in this occupation in New Brunswick are employed. Small percentages for all top three industry groups may suggest employment for this occupation is widely distributed amongst many industry groups.

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33.3%
Professional, scientific and technical services
33.3%
Health care and social assistance
33.3%
Public administration
0.0%
All Other Industries
Employment by Economic Regions

The following graph shows the breakdown of all persons employed in this occupation in New Brunswick by which economic region they reside in.

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23.10%
Northeast
38.50%
Southeast
15.40%
Southwest
23.10%
Central
0.00%
Northwest
Province of New Brunswick Economic Regions

Economic Regions

The following map displays New Brunswick’s five economic regions. An economic region (ER) is a grouping of counties, created as a standard unit for analysis of regional economic activity across Canada.

Annual Median Salary by Economic Regions

The following graph shows the median salary of all persons employed in this occupation in each of New Brunswick’s five economic regions.

No Data Available

Data legend

No Data Available
Province of New Brunswick Economic Regions

Economic Regions

The following map displays New Brunswick’s five economic regions. An economic region (ER) is a grouping of counties, created as a standard unit for analysis of regional economic activity across Canada.

Hourly Median Wages by Economic Regions

The following represents the median hourly wage of all persons employed in this occupation in each of New Brunswick’s five economic regions.

No Data Available
Salary

This following represents the median salary of all persons employed in this occupation compared to the median salary of workers employed in this occupation that work full-time year-round.

All Workers Employed in this Occupation

$48,151

Workers Employed Full-time, Full-year

$62,948

This following represents the median salary of persons employed in this occupation across each of the Atlantic Provinces and nationally.

New Brunswick

$48,151

Newfoundland

$87,822

Prince Edward Island

N/A

Nova Scotia

$81,961

Canada

$73,018
Employment Outlook

The following represents the number of job openings that are expected to occur in this occupation over the next three and ten years respectively, broken down by openings expected to result from growth (“new jobs”) and openings expected to result from attrition (death and retirements).

Three Year Outlook

Total Openings: 3 Year

4
 

New Jobs: 3 Year

0
 

Retirements/Deaths: 3 Year

3
 

Ten Year Outlook

Total Openings: 10 Year

16
 

New Jobs: 10 Year

2
 

Retirements/Deaths: 10 Year

10