Occupational Employment and Wages, May 2013

17-2199 Engineers, All Other

All engineers not listed separately.


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)
120,810 1.4 % $45.34 $94,310 0.8 %

Percentile wage estimates for this occupation:

Percentile 10% 25% 50%
(Median)
75% 90%
Hourly Wage $23.63 $33.08 $44.56 $56.70 $69.23
Annual Wage (2) $49,140 $68,810 $92,680 $117,930 $144,000


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)
Federal Executive Branch (OES Designation) 26,720 1.33 $53.29 $110,850
Architectural, Engineering, and Related Services 15,760 1.18 $44.06 $91,630
Scientific Research and Development Services 8,460 1.34 $46.93 $97,610
Employment Services 7,600 0.23 $42.75 $88,930
Aerospace Product and Parts Manufacturing 4,950 0.98 $45.28 $94,180

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 210 2.44 $53.74 $111,780
Scientific Research and Development Services 8,460 1.34 $46.93 $97,610
Federal Executive Branch (OES Designation) 26,720 1.33 $53.29 $110,850
Architectural, Engineering, and Related Services 15,760 1.18 $44.06 $91,630
Aerospace Product and Parts Manufacturing 4,950 0.98 $45.28 $94,180

Top paying industries for this occupation:

Industry Employment (1) Percent of industry employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Oil and Gas Extraction 790 0.41 $62.76 $130,530
Other Financial Investment Activities 250 0.06 $57.63 $119,880
Pipeline Transportation of Crude Oil 210 2.44 $53.74 $111,780
Electronic Shopping and Mail-Order Houses 60 0.02 $53.44 $111,160
Federal Executive Branch (OES Designation) 26,720 1.33 $53.29 $110,850


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 16,580 1.13 1.24 $50.32 $104,670
Michigan 8,060 2.02 2.21 $41.51 $86,340
Texas 8,020 0.74 0.81 $50.27 $104,570
Illinois 7,640 1.34 1.47 $42.89 $89,220
Ohio 7,350 1.43 1.57 $41.19 $85,680




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 2,950 4.43 4.86 $59.92 $124,640
New Mexico 3,200 4.08 4.47 $49.66 $103,290
Alabama 3,870 2.10 2.30 $51.78 $107,710
Alaska 650 2.03 2.22 $58.63 $121,960
Michigan 8,060 2.02 2.21 $41.51 $86,340




Top paying States for this occupation:

State Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
District of Columbia 2,950 4.43 4.86 $59.92 $124,640
Alaska 650 2.03 2.22 $58.63 $121,960
Maryland 4,500 1.78 1.95 $52.01 $108,180
Alabama 3,870 2.10 2.30 $51.78 $107,710
Virginia 4,170 1.15 1.26 $50.66 $105,360





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)
Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV Metropolitan Division 5,680 2.40 2.63 $57.73 $120,070
Chicago-Joliet-Naperville, IL Metropolitan Division 4,960 1.34 1.47 $43.55 $90,570
Warren-Troy-Farmington Hills, MI Metropolitan Division 3,840 3.45 3.79 $43.64 $90,760
Houston-Sugar Land-Baytown, TX 3,340 1.21 1.33 $57.48 $119,550
Huntsville, AL 3,230 15.39 16.89 $53.49 $111,250
Los Angeles-Long Beach-Glendale, CA Metropolitan Division 3,180 0.80 0.88 $48.17 $100,190
San Diego-Carlsbad-San Marcos, CA 3,020 2.34 2.56 $49.75 $103,490
Seattle-Bellevue-Everett, WA Metropolitan Division 2,380 1.64 1.80 $44.37 $92,290
San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, CA 2,310 2.48 2.73 $54.61 $113,600
Minneapolis-St. Paul-Bloomington, MN-WI 1,910 1.07 1.17 $42.65 $88,720




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)
Huntsville, AL 3,230 15.39 16.89 $53.49 $111,250
Portsmouth, NH-ME 440 7.80 8.57 $42.47 $88,340
State College, PA 510 7.71 8.46 (8) (8)
Crestview-Fort Walton Beach-Destin, FL 510 6.87 7.54 $49.82 $103,630
Kokomo, IN 260 6.37 7.00 (8) (8)
Palm Bay-Melbourne-Titusville, FL 1,100 5.77 6.33 $52.13 $108,420
Nashua, NH-MA NECTA Division 600 4.54 4.98 $40.83 $84,920
Dayton, OH 1,580 4.28 4.70 $47.39 $98,570
Bremerton-Silverdale, WA 320 4.06 4.45 $47.45 $98,700
Kennewick-Pasco-Richland, WA 360 3.70 4.06 $52.31 $108,800