States with the highest location quotients and highest employment, selected engineering occupations, May 2012

States with the highest location quotients and highest employment, selected engineering occupations, May 2012
SOC code Occupation State with highest location quotient Location quotient in state with highest location quotient Employment in the state with the highest location quotient State with highest employment Employment in state with highest employment Location quotient in state with highest employment

17-2011

Aerospace engineers Washington 4.7 8,020 California 20,770 2.4

17-2021

Agricultural engineers Iowa 11.2 310 Iowa 310 11.2

17-2031

Biomedical engineers Massachusetts 3.8 1,740 California 5,410 2.6

17-2041

Chemical engineers Louisiana 4.2 1,930 Texas 6,000 2.3

17-2051

Civil engineers Alaska 2.4 1,540 California 34,900 1.2

17-2061

Computer hardware engineers District of Columbia 4.1 1,630 California 22,360 2.6

17-2071

Electrical engineers Massachusetts 1.9 7,520 California 24,110 1.4

17-2072

Electronics engineers, except computer Rhode Island 2.5 1,150 California 30,140 2.0

17-2081

Environmental engineers Alaska 3.4 420 California 6,150 1.1

17-2111

Health and safety engineers, except mining safety engineers and inspectors Alaska 3.1 180 California 2,610 1.0

17-2112

Industrial engineers Michigan 3.6 23,940 Michigan 23,940 3.6

17-2121

Marine engineers and naval architects District of Columbia 10.5 360 Texas 1,000 1.8

17-2131

Materials engineers Connecticut 2.5 720 California 2,850 1.1

17-2141

Mechanical engineers Michigan 4.0 30,450 Michigan 30,450 4.0

17-2151

Mining and geological engineers, including mining safety engineers Wyoming 12.1 200 Texas 750 1.2

17-2161

Nuclear engineers Tennessee 4.3 1,730 Virginia 2,240 4.1

17-2171

Petroleum engineers Oklahoma 8.9 3,820 Texas 21,580 7.3

 

Last Modified Date: March 29, 2013