re: why would you want to be an engineer?
1 mar 2004
dana miller wrote:
>one of the strongest downsides to the engineering profession is the
>tendancy of the salary curve to be relatively flat.
"salary compression," along with unpaid overtime...
>...i would venture to guess that today less than 1% of true engineering
>jobs pay above 100k/yr. engineers who do learn organizational and
>managerial skills can climb much higher. many tech businesses are lead
>by engineers who had or aquired managment skills.
success is often defined as getting out of engineering, eg into pizza store
management skills :-) don't steer your children towards engineering!