Plan, direct, or coordinate activities in such fields as architecture and engineering or research and development in these fields.
Reading Comprehension - Understanding written sentences and paragraphs in work related documents.
Critical Thinking - Using logic and reasoning to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions or approaches to problems.
Active Listening - Giving full attention to what other people are saying, taking time to understand the points being made, asking questions as appropriate, and not interrupting at inappropriate times.
Coordination - Adjusting actions in relation to others' actions.
Time Management - Managing one's own time and the time of others.
Complex Problem Solving - Identifying complex problems and reviewing related information to develop and evaluate options and implement solutions.
Speaking - Talking to others to convey information effectively.
Judgment and Decision Making - Considering the relative costs and benefits of potential actions to choose the most appropriate one.
Mathematics - Using mathematics to solve problems.
Writing - Communicating effectively in writing as appropriate for the needs of the audience.
Monitoring - Monitoring/Assessing performance of yourself, other individuals, or organizations to make improvements or take corrective action.
Active Learning - Understanding the implications of new information for both current and future problem-solving and decision-making.
Social Perceptiveness - Being aware of others' reactions and understanding why they react as they do.
Negotiation - Bringing others together and trying to reconcile differences.
Persuasion - Persuading others to change their minds or behavior.
Equipment Selection - Determining the kind of tools and equipment needed to do a job.
Systems Analysis - Determining how a system should work and how changes in conditions, operations, and the environment will affect outcomes.
Instructing - Teaching others how to do something.
Systems Evaluation - Identifying measures or indicators of system performance and the actions needed to improve or correct performance, relative to the goals of the system.
Management of Personnel Resources - Motivating, developing, and directing people as they work, identifying the best people for the job.
Learning Strategies - Selecting and using training/instructional methods and procedures appropriate for the situation when learning or teaching new things.
Service Orientation - Actively looking for ways to help people.
Management of Material Resources - Obtaining and seeing to the appropriate use of equipment, facilities, and materials needed to do certain work.
Management of Financial Resources - Determining how money will be spent to get the work done, and accounting for these expenditures.
Quality Control Analysis - Conducting tests and inspections of products, services, or processes to evaluate quality or performance.
Operation Monitoring - Watching gauges, dials, or other indicators to make sure a machine is working properly.
Science - Using scientific rules and methods to solve problems.
Operations Analysis - Analyzing needs and product requirements to create a design.
Repairing - Repairing machines or systems using the needed tools.
Installation - Installing equipment, machines, wiring, or programs to meet specifications.
Programming - Writing computer programs for various purposes.
Technology Design - Generating or adapting equipment and technology to serve user needs.
Troubleshooting - Determining causes of operating errors and deciding what to do about it.
Operation and Control - Controlling operations of equipment or systems.
Equipment Maintenance - Performing routine maintenance on equipment and determining when and what kind of maintenance is needed.
This following graph displays the lower, median and upper income potential of the job.
- Lower Income Salary $91k
- Median Income Salary$143k
- Upper Income Salary $204k
Employment Projections for this Job
High school courses
Below A rigorous high school STEM education - versus the minimum required for graduation - prepares students to come up with creative solutions to tough problems, better preparing them for college and new careers.
Recommended years of math:0 1
Recommended years of science:0 1
Degree Levels Offered
- Architecture BS
- Architecture-Int Arc & Dsgn BS
- Biomedical Engineering PhD
- Chemical Engineering MS
- Civil & Env Engineer PHDEG
- Civil Engineering BSCE
- Civil and Enviro Engrg MS
- Computer Engineering BSEG
- Computer Sci and Engr MS
- Construction Management MS
- Electrical Engineering BSEE
- Electrical Engineering MS
- Electrical Engineering PHDEG
- Engineering Physics BSEP
- Environmental Sciences MS
- Geo-engineering PhD
- Healthcare Interior Dsgn MHID
- Hydrogeology MS
- Hydrology MS
- Landscape Architecture BLA
- Materials Sci and Engrg PhD
- Materials and Nuclear Engr MS
- Mechanical Engineering BSME
- Mechanical Engineering MSEG
- Mechanical Engineering PhD
- Metallurgical EngineeringBSMTE
- Mining Engineering MS
- Operating Engineers
- Renewable Energy GCert
- Architecture MARCH
- Biomedical Engineering MS
- Chemical Engineering BSCHE
- Chemical Engineering PhD
- Civil & Env Engr MSEG
- Civil Engineering BSEG
- Civil and Enviro Engrg PhD
- Computer Sci and Engr BSCSE
- Computer Sci and Engrg PhD
- Ecohydrology BS
- Electrical Engineering BSEG
- Electrical Engineering MSEG
- Electrical Engineering PhD
- Environmental Engrg BSENV
- Environmental Sciences PhD
- Geological Engineering BSGE
- Hydrogeology BSH
- Hydrogeology PhD
- Hydrology PhD
- Materials Sci and Engrg BSMSE
- Materials Sci and Engring MS
- Mechanical Engineering BSEG
- Mechanical Engineering MS
- Mechanical Engineering PHDEG
- Metallurgical Engineering BS
- Mining Engineering BSMINE
- Nuclear Criticl Safe Eng CERTG
Links to Schools and Programs
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Education by degree The following are the total graduates from all the Nevada System of Higher Education institutions in 2014-2015 school year.
Certificate Of Less Than One Year
Doctoral Degree (academic)