Occupational Employment and Wages, May 2013

11-9041 Architectural and Engineering Managers

Plan, direct, or coordinate activities in such fields as architecture and engineering or research and development in these fields. Excludes "Natural Sciences Managers" (11-9121).


National estimates for this occupation
Industry profile for this occupation
Geographic profile for this occupation

National estimates for this occupation: Top

Employment estimate and mean wage estimates for this occupation:

Employment (1) Employment
RSE (3)
Mean hourly
wage
Mean annual
wage (2)
Wage RSE (3)
183,430 1.1 % $65.65 $136,540 0.5 %

Percentile wage estimates for this occupation:

Percentile 10% 25% 50%
(Median)
75% 90%
Hourly Wage $39.35 $49.12 $61.62 $76.84 (5)
Annual Wage (2) $81,840 $102,160 $128,170 $159,830 (5)


Industry profile for this occupation: Top

Industries with the highest published employment and wages for this occupation are provided. For a list of all industries with employment in this occupation, see the Create Customized Tables function.

Industries with the highest levels of employment in this occupation:

Industry Employment (1) Percent of industry employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Architectural, Engineering, and Related Services 45,710 3.42 $65.45 $136,140
Navigational, Measuring, Electromedical, and Control Instruments Manufacturing 8,720 2.21 $70.75 $147,170
Management of Companies and Enterprises 8,710 0.41 $65.22 $135,650
Semiconductor and Other Electronic Component Manufacturing 8,530 2.27 $73.34 $152,550
Scientific Research and Development Services 8,520 1.35 $75.77 $157,590

Industries with the highest concentration of employment in this occupation:

Industry Employment (1) Percent of industry employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Pipeline Transportation of Crude Oil 310 3.59 $79.32 $164,990
Computer and Peripheral Equipment Manufacturing 5,530 3.58 $79.32 $164,980
Architectural, Engineering, and Related Services 45,710 3.42 $65.45 $136,140
Semiconductor and Other Electronic Component Manufacturing 8,530 2.27 $73.34 $152,550
Oil and Gas Extraction 4,340 2.25 $91.06 $189,410

Top paying industries for this occupation:

Industry Employment (1) Percent of industry employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Oil and Gas Extraction 4,340 2.25 $91.06 $189,410
Spectator Sports 30 0.02 $90.67 $188,600
Petroleum and Petroleum Products Merchant Wholesalers 80 0.08 $79.82 $166,020
Pipeline Transportation of Crude Oil 310 3.59 $79.32 $164,990
Computer and Peripheral Equipment Manufacturing 5,530 3.58 $79.32 $164,980


Geographic profile for this occupation: Top

States and areas with the highest published employment, location quotients, and wages for this occupation are provided. For a list of all areas with employment in this occupation, see the Create Customized Tables function.





States with the highest employment level in this occupation:

State Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
California 31,710 2.16 1.56 $78.59 $163,470
Texas 15,600 1.43 1.03 $77.08 $160,340
Michigan 10,150 2.54 1.83 $56.45 $117,410
Florida 7,230 0.97 0.70 $56.66 $117,860
Ohio 6,820 1.33 0.96 $56.20 $116,890




States with the highest concentration of jobs and location quotients in this occupation:

State Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
District of Columbia 2,090 3.14 2.27 $64.01 $133,140
New Mexico 2,040 2.60 1.88 $65.81 $136,890
Michigan 10,150 2.54 1.83 $56.45 $117,410
Washington 6,210 2.20 1.59 $62.25 $129,480
California 31,710 2.16 1.56 $78.59 $163,470




Top paying States for this occupation:

State Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
California 31,710 2.16 1.56 $78.59 $163,470
Texas 15,600 1.43 1.03 $77.08 $160,340
Alaska 430 1.34 0.97 $72.77 $151,370
Colorado 3,510 1.53 1.11 $71.70 $149,140
Massachusetts 6,370 1.95 1.41 $70.22 $146,060





Metropolitan areas with the highest employment level in this occupation:

Metropolitan area Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, CA 7,270 7.82 5.65 $89.02 $185,160
Houston-Sugar Land-Baytown, TX 6,580 2.39 1.72 $88.15 $183,360
Los Angeles-Long Beach-Glendale, CA Metropolitan Division 6,420 1.62 1.17 $78.69 $163,680
Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV Metropolitan Division 5,260 2.22 1.61 $70.56 $146,760
Chicago-Joliet-Naperville, IL Metropolitan Division 4,360 1.18 0.85 $56.60 $117,720
Warren-Troy-Farmington Hills, MI Metropolitan Division 4,350 3.92 2.83 $57.19 $118,960
Santa Ana-Anaheim-Irvine, CA Metropolitan Division 3,840 2.64 1.91 $76.55 $159,230
Dallas-Plano-Irving, TX Metropolitan Division 3,730 1.74 1.26 $74.43 $154,820
Boston-Cambridge-Quincy, MA NECTA Division 3,720 2.13 1.54 $68.54 $142,560
Seattle-Bellevue-Everett, WA Metropolitan Division 3,680 2.54 1.84 $66.53 $138,390




Metropolitan areas with the highest concentration of jobs and location quotients in this occupation:

Metropolitan area Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, CA 7,270