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Research Guides


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This guide provides information about online resources for salary surveys, career data and lists, and higher education resources in engineering.

For general career resources go to the UW Libraries Jobs & Careers guide.

Salary and Career Data

Guide to Engineering Salary Surveys
A guide prepared by the UW Engineering Library to locating salary information for a variety of engineering fields. Includes both print and electronic sources.

Occupational Outlook Handbook
Published by the United States' Bureau of Labor Statistics, the OOH describes approximately 250 occupations in detail using a standard format which provides such information as the nature of the work, working conditions, employment outlook, training and education required, earnings, and related occupations.
This interactive website offers a salary calculator that figures salaries of technical professionals at all levels. Users enter a profile delineated by education, experience, job function, industry, skills and location and a figure is sent via email. The site also maintains a job search section.