The Top 15 highest-paying jobs in mechanical engineering

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Whether it be in research and development or manufacturing, the demand for mechanical engineers will always be relevant. According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, employment of mechanical engineers is projected to grow 4 percent from 2018 to 2028, about as fast as the average for all occupations. Job prospects may be best for those who stay abreast of the most recent advances in technology.

Ladders put together a list of the 15 companies hiring the most $100K+ jobs currently in this exciting field using data from its continuously updated database of high-paying jobs.

1. Cognizant Technology Solutions, 752

Cognizant is an American multinational corporation that provides digital, technology, consulting, and operations services. It is headquartered in Teaneck, New Jersey, United States. Cognizant is listed in the NASDAQ-100 and the S&P 500 indices. It was founded as an in-house technology unit of Dun & Bradstreet in 1994 and started serving external clients in 1996.

2. Google, 743

3. Ntt Data, 743

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NTT DATA Corporation is a Japanese multinational system integration company and a partially-owned subsidiary of Nippon Telegraph and Telephone. Japan Telegraph and Telephone Public Corporation, a predecessor of NTT, started Data Communications business in 1967.

4. Boeing, 525

Nearly 75 percent of all airplanes in the sky right now, were made by Boeing, and every day we export more than $53 million worth of goods and services.

5. Verizon Communications, 508

Verizon Communications Inc. is an American multinational telecommunications conglomerate and a corporate component of the Dow Jones Industrial Average.

6. Lgs Innovations Llc, 499

This renowned technology company delivers mission-critical communications products, R&D, and supporting services to U.S. defense, intelligence, and civilian agencies, state and local governments, critical infrastructure operators, and commercial customers around the world.

7. Wipro Technologies, 473

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Wipro is an Indian multinational corporation that provides information technology, consulting and business process services. It is headquartered in Bangalore, Karnataka, India. In 2013, Wipro separated its non-IT businesses and formed the privately owned Wipro Enterprises.

8. Leidos Holdings, 466

Leidosis an American defense, aviation, information technology, and biomedical research company headquartered in Reston, Virginia. According to Yahoo Finance, LDOS recently secured a $23-million Foreign Military Sales (FMS) contract for the General Electronic Test Station (GETS-1000) for Qatar, Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates.

9. Compass Group, 436

Compass Group is a British multinational contract foodservice company headquartered in Chertsey, England. It is the largest contract foodservice company in the world. Compass Group has operations in 45 countries and employs over 600,000 people.

10. Walmart, 425

Walmart recently announced plans to bring 300 new jobs to the Topeka area in a major development on the Kanza Fire Commerce Park.

11. Lockheed Martin, 421

The Fort Worth-based company is hosting a “Home for the Holidays” job fair. About 200 recent college graduates or soon-to-be grads could be hired at the event, which will be 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Jan. 9 at the downtown Omni Fort Worth Hotel.

12. United Technologies, 410

United Technologies researches, develops, and manufactures products in numerous areas, including aircraft engines, aerospace systems, HVACelevators and escalators, fire and security, building systems, and industrial products, among others.

13. Booz Allen Hamilton, 403

Booz Allen Hamilton Inc. is an American management consulting firm headquartered in Tysons Corner, Virginia, in Greater Washington, D.C., with 80 other offices throughout the United States and in strategic locations globally. Booz Allen’s shares have rallied 60.5% compared with the industry’s growth of 42%.

14. Uber, 402

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Uber has announced plans to invest in a staffing program called Uber Works to expand far beyond transportation.

15. Raytheon, 396

The Raytheon Company is a major U.S. defense contractor and industrial corporation with core manufacturing concentrations in weapons and military and commercial electronics. It was previously involved in corporate and special-mission aircraft until early 2007. Raytheon is the world’s largest producer of guided missiles.