Computer Engineering

Careers

Job/Career Titles

  • Circuit Design
  • Communication Networks  
  • Computer Engineer
  • Computer Programmer
  • Consultant
  • Database Developer
  • Digital Systems Engineer
  • Engineering Management
  • Firmware Engineer
  • Health Care Systems Advisor
  • Higher Education Systems
  • Human Interface Engineer
  • Information Security
  • Insurance Analyst
  • Internet Developer
  • Library/Information Science*
  • Manufacturing
  • Network Systems Engineer
  • Operating Systems Engineer
  • Production Engineer
  • Research Analyst
  • Robotics
  • Sales & Marketing
  • Systems Manager

*Advanced education preferred

Employers

General Industry

  • Colleges & Universities
  • Consulting Firms
  • Engineering Firms
  • Financial & Business Services
  • Government Agencies
  • Health Care Facilities
  • Private & Public Research Organizations
  • Technical Services Companies
  • Wholesale, Manufacturing, & Retail

Minnesota Employers

  • 3M
  • Angel Cloud
  • C.H. Robinson
  • Cooper Power Systems
  • Datakey Electronics
  • Equus Computer Systems
  • Fast Enterprises
  • Healthland
  • LSI Corporation
  • Medtronic
  • Micron
  • MN State Institutions
  • Technology Services
  • Ten Kay Solar
  • Vital Images

Salary and Outlook

Starting Salary Range:
$44,200-$60,000

May vary by career, company, location and experience

Occupational Outlook Handbook

Skills and Traits

  • Aptitude for math
  • Analytical mind
  • Communication skills
  • Computer expertise
  • Critical thinking
  • Detail oriented
  • Ethical
  • High energy
  • Interpersonal skills
  • Manages stress
  • Problem solving
  • Solution appraisal
  • Strong grades/GPA
  • Team player
  • Technical writing