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Occupational Employment and Wage Statistics
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Occupational Employment and Wages, May 2020

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 Architectural and Engineering Managers
Industry profile for Architectural and Engineering Managers
Geographic profile for Architectural and Engineering Managers

National estimates for Architectural and Engineering Managers: Top

Employment estimate and mean wage estimates for Architectural and Engineering Managers:

Employment (1) Employment
RSE (3)
Mean hourly
wage
Mean annual
wage (2)
Wage RSE (3)
195,900 1.2 % $ 76.01 $ 158,100 0.5 %

Percentile wage estimates for Architectural and Engineering Managers:

Percentile 10% 25% 50%
(Median)
75% 90%
Hourly Wage $ 45.82 $ 57.36 $ 71.89 $ 89.07 (5)
Annual Wage (2) $ 95,310 $ 119,310 $ 149,530 $ 185,270 (5)


Industry profile for Architectural and Engineering Managers: Top

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

Industries with the highest levels of employment in Architectural and Engineering Managers:

Industry Employment (1) Percent of industry employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Architectural, Engineering, and Related Services 52,420 3.49 $ 75.78 $ 157,630
Management of Companies and Enterprises 10,990 0.45 $ 81.48 $ 169,470
Scientific Research and Development Services 10,880 1.45 $ 88.78 $ 184,650
Aerospace Product and Parts Manufacturing 10,060 1.92 $ 79.23 $ 164,790
Navigational, Measuring, Electromedical, and Control Instruments Manufacturing 8,430 2.01 $ 79.66 $ 165,690

Industries with the highest concentration of employment in Architectural and Engineering Managers:

Industry Employment (1) Percent of industry employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Architectural, Engineering, and Related Services 52,420 3.49 $ 75.78 $ 157,630
Audio and Video Equipment Manufacturing 430 2.33 $ 77.33 $ 160,850
Computer and Peripheral Equipment Manufacturing 3,450 2.15 $ 102.05 $ 212,270
Semiconductor and Other Electronic Component Manufacturing 7,580 2.06 $ 82.17 $ 170,910
Navigational, Measuring, Electromedical, and Control Instruments Manufacturing 8,430 2.01 $ 79.66 $ 165,690

Top paying industries for Architectural and Engineering Managers:

Industry Employment (1) Percent of industry employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Manufacturing and Reproducing Magnetic and Optical Media 120 1.06 $ 104.00 $ 216,330
Computer and Peripheral Equipment Manufacturing 3,450 2.15 $ 102.05 $ 212,270
Oil and Gas Extraction 1,590 1.28 $ 99.86 $ 207,700
Spectator Sports 50 0.05 $ 95.09 $ 197,780
Educational Support Services 30 0.02 $ 91.18 $ 189,650


Geographic profile for Architectural and Engineering Managers: Top

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





States with the highest employment level in Architectural and Engineering Managers:

State Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
California 36,100 2.20 1.56 $ 90.84 $ 188,940
Texas 15,400 1.27 0.90 $ 83.44 $ 173,550
Michigan 10,700 2.73 1.94 $ 66.73 $ 138,790
Illinois 8,590 1.53 1.08 $ 72.62 $ 151,060
Massachusetts 8,000 2.39 1.70 $ 80.18 $ 166,780




States with the highest concentration of jobs and location quotients in Architectural and Engineering Managers:

State Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Michigan 10,700 2.73 1.94 $ 66.73 $ 138,790
Connecticut 3,930 2.55 1.81 $ 71.54 $ 148,800
Massachusetts 8,000 2.39 1.70 $ 80.18 $ 166,780
New Hampshire 1,470 2.37 1.68 $ 76.01 $ 158,100
California 36,100 2.20 1.56 $ 90.84 $ 188,940




Top paying states for Architectural and Engineering Managers:

State Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
California 36,100 2.20 1.56 $ 90.84 $ 188,940
Colorado 3,370 1.31 0.93 $ 85.63 $ 178,120
Texas 15,400 1.27 0.90 $ 83.44 $ 173,550
New Mexico 1,450 1.85 1.31 $ 83.13 $ 172,910
New Jersey 4,580 1.21 0.86 $ 82.35 $ 171,280





Metropolitan areas with the highest employment level in Architectural and Engineering Managers:

Metropolitan area Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim, CA 11,040 1.90 1.35 $ 87.85 $ 182,720
Boston-Cambridge-Nashua, MA-NH 7,940 3.05 2.17 $ 81.46 $ 169,440
New York-Newark-Jersey City, NY-NJ-PA 7,590 0.86 0.61 $ 84.81 $ 176,400
San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, CA 7,510 6.81 4.83 $ 109.10 $ 226,920
Chicago-Naperville-Elgin, IL-IN-WI 6,560 1.50 1.07 $ 73.04 $ 151,930
San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward, CA 6,550 2.81 2.00 $ 92.81 $ 193,050
Detroit-Warren-Dearborn, MI 6,330 3.56 2.53 $ 70.28 $ 146,180
Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land, TX 5,680 1.91 1.36 $ 93.57 $ 194,630
Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV 5,110 1.69 1.20 $ 76.79 $ 159,720
Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, TX 4,610 1.28 0.91 $ 75.85 $ 157,770




Metropolitan areas with the highest concentration of jobs and location quotients in Architectural and Engineering Managers:

Metropolitan area Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, CA 7,510 6.81 4.83 $ 109.10 $ 226,920
Cedar Rapids, IA 670 4.91 3.49 $ 68.70 $ 142,890
California-Lexington Park, MD 210 4.62 3.28 $ 75.94 $ 157,960
Kennewick-Richland, WA 520 4.52 3.21 $ 77.85 $ 161,930
Huntsville, AL 980 4.26 3.03 $ 74.69 $ 155,360
Hartford-West Hartford-East Hartford, CT 2,070 3.77 2.68 $ 64.44 $ 134,040
Detroit-Warren-Dearborn, MI 6,330 3.56 2.53 $ 70.28 $ 146,180
Palm Bay-Melbourne-Titusville, FL 730 3.40 2.41 $ 72.83 $ 151,490
Portland-Vancouver-Hillsboro, OR-WA 3,660 3.21 2.28 $ 68.91 $ 143,340
Boston-Cambridge-Nashua, MA-NH 7,940 3.05 2.17 $ 81.46 $ 169,440