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Working in Engineering Sector in Ireland

The engineering industry in Ireland is vibrant and is growing each year. There is a broad range of companies in each field of engineering. This industry is prospering with a rise in engineering employment of 83% since 2017. It is seen as a demanding but rewarding position with jobs on the rise.

Types of Roles

Civil Engineering
Chemical Engineering
Electrical Engineering
Environmental Engineering
Software Engineering
Engineering Surveyors

Average Salary

The average can vary based on position, experience, degree and what company you work with. The engineering sector can be very well paid so if you have experience in this field you’ll be making some big bucks. You could be making €26K - €57K depending on your position, experience, and qualifications.

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Working Hours & Holidays

9am – 5pm Monday to Friday. Can be quite flexible with options such as working from home.

By law, all those who work full-time in Ireland are entitled to 20 days of annual leave. It's not usually possible to get away with not taking leave and most employers will also award extra vacation days to long-term employees.

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