Construction Careers: Design Engineer

Are you creative, analytical, and a problem solver? Do you enjoy designing and developing plans? Become an engineer to be on the forefront of reinventing Michigan.

Design engineers discussing a plan.

The possibilities are endless when you become a structural or mechanical engineer.   


Obtaining a bachelor's degree will help you begin a career as a design engineer.


A bachelor’s degree is required to become an engineer. You may also want to pursue a professional engineering (PE) license. Individuals interested in engineering should take advanced math and science courses in high school.



Design engineers make between $40,000 and $90,000 annually.


$40,000 - $90,000