Does anyone know where in the world engineers are treated best? Best pay, nice place to live, iron clad job secuirty, flexable working hours, etc. The USA is NOT it, at least not in my experience, engineers are just as subject to lay offs and forced moves as the rest of the population and are not treated very well considering the education, training and expereince required. I am thinking it might be Germany but I am not certian. My wife does not want to move to a foreign nation and we have alot of family support where we are now but if I outlive my wife I most certianly wont want to stay in the USA unless we have some sort of cultural revolution or something. Learning a forign language is not a cake walk (and the pimsleur software is not cheap) so I am hoping others can fire up their soothsayer crystal balls and see what they can see.