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Latest Engineering Careers that You May Want to Consider

September 15, 2016 03:07 PM 3 minute read , Engineering

Latest Engineering Careers that You May Want to Consider

Engineering, a sought after stream of study, has been popular from a very long time now. Apart from the traditional fields such as electrical, mechanical, civil engineering, etc., new trends are attracting masses and specifically grasping the attention of students who are looking forward to flourishing in an engineering-related career and those who are simultaneously preparing for engineering entrance exams.

With popular names making it big in the field of engineering and technology, motivated students aim to achieve enormous heights and recognition in their area of expertise. To this, the world becoming a digital global village is nothing but a catalyst. The world has come closer because of inventions and techniques that have been developed by engineers and technologists hand-in-hand. The interdependence and the ideation that goes into developing the final product is mostly led by engineers, who understand mechanisms like no one else. And hence, their role and worth cannot be denied.

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It is interesting to note that the job market further has opportunities for engineers with an edge - those who specialise in extraordinary technical fields. Not only are they offered handsome packages, but are also in great demand by MNCs

Some of the upcoming fields and careers in the field of engineering are:

1. Mobile App Developer

A developer’s role is related to translation of software into a workable and usable product for a mobile. Nowadays, video games, video calls, music, and almost anything at a click opens up new avenues for mobile application developers. And with the telecommunication industry booming, this is expected to only rise.

Average starting salary: Rs. 3.2 - 3.5 lakhs per annum

2. Green Architect

As an ethical responsibility, it is needless to say, that residential and commercial buildings should be designed in such a way that the structure is well suited for efficient and sustainable use of water, air, light etc.

Average starting salary: Rs. 2.8 - 3.2 lakhs per annum

3. Naval Architect

The designing, development, repair of watercrafts and other structures like oil drilling platforms, hydrofills etc. is typically the work of a Naval Architect. They ensure that their designs are stable and apt for water.


Average starting salary: Rs. 4.2 - 4.5 lakhs per annum

4. Landscape Architect

Open spaces are plenty in any city. Landscape architects add aesthetic value to these spaces to make the best use of them. These spaces include industrial, institutional as well as the residential ones. They plan the site, design and further work keeping in mind historic preservation and inclusion of parks, gardens and other recreational areas.

Average starting salary: Rs. 3.6 - 4 lakhs per annum

5. Airport Designer

With the tourism industry growing at a rapid rate, more and more world class airports are being designed all over that offer best infrastructure and facilities to ease movement of people in an efficient manner. Airport Designers do some ground research of the site, design and develop a plan and further supervise construction and renovation activities for the maintenance of airports.

Average starting salary: Rs. 3.5 - 3.8 lakhs per annum

And the list is just keeps increasing! Keep visiting www.collegedekho.com for more updates!

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