Engineering Managers plan, organize, direct, control and evaluate the activities and operations of an engineering department, service or firm.
A. Architecture Managers plan, organize, direct, control and evaluate the activities and operations of an architecture, landscape architecture, scientific research and development laboratory or quality control department, service or firm.
B. Computer and Information Systems Managers plan, organize, direct, control and evaluate the operations of information systems and electronic data processing (EDP) departments and companies.
1. Computer systems design and related services - 24.0%
2. Information and cultural industries - 9.0%
3. Architectural engineering and related services - 9.0%
4. Public administration - 8.0%
5. Wholesale trade - 6.0%
6. Computer and electronic product manufacturing - 5.0%
7. Finance and insurance - 4.0%
1. To be an Engineering Manager, you need a bachelor's degree in engineering or a college diploma in engineering technology. Registration as a Professional Engineer (P. Eng.) is usually required. In addition, extensive experience in an engineering discipline is required.
2. To be an Architecture Manager, you need a degree in architecture, a registration as a professional architect and several years of experience.
3. To be a Science Manager, you need a master's or doctoral degree in a scientific discipline and several years of experience.
4. To be a Computer and Information Systems Manager, you need a bachelor's or master's degree in computer science, business administration, commerce or engineering. In addition, several years of experience are required.
5. Many recent entrants have either an undergraduate university degree or a graduate degree.
4. Business English
Hourly wages ($35.40) are above the national average ($18.07). These earnings are above the average for occupations in the natural and applied sciences sector. These wages grew at an average rate from 2002 to 2004.