Engineering skills are in demand, and the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics projects that 140,000 new jobs will be created over the next decade.
Working in engineering means you are never short of new opportunities, and there will always be competitors who require your skills and expertise.
The best way to find out if it is a good time to discuss a salary increase is to work out the salaries of your co-workers. This is certainly easier said than done, with many clear professional risks involved.
This resource covers the best ways to find out the salaries of your peers and determine your value at your current employer. From using online tools to talking to recruiters, there are many ways you can work out the salary range you should belong in.