NSPE's members are among the nation's top engineers licensed professionals who share an elite position with other top professionals, like doctors, lawyers, certified public accountants, and registered architects. They have risen to the top of their fields through intense training, licensing, continuing education, and leadership. They stand by a Code of Ethics to exhibit the highest standards of honesty and integrity and hold paramount the safety, health, and welfare of the public.
- 96% are PEs or engineer interns, many with other professional licenses and certifications in fields such as land surveying, fire protection, environmental engineering, and forensics.
- They lead their organizations 70% supervise other employees and maintain a professional title.
- Most have been members for 14 years or more.
- They are heavily involved in making product decisions for their projects. NSPE members recommend, specify, or purchase millions of dollars in products and services annually.