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Occupational Employment and Wage Statistics
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Occupational Employment and Wages, May 2021

11-0000 Management Occupations (Major Group)

Management Occupations comprises the following occupations: Chief Executives; General and Operations Managers; Legislators; Advertising and Promotions Managers; Marketing Managers; Sales Managers; Fundraising Managers; Public Relations Managers; Facilities Managers; Administrative Services Managers; Computer and Information Systems Managers; Financial Managers; Industrial Production Managers; Purchasing Managers; Transportation, Storage, and Distribution Managers; Compensation and Benefits Managers; Human Resources Managers; Training and Development Managers; Farmers, Ranchers, and Other Agricultural Managers; Construction Managers; Education Administrators, All Other; Education and Childcare Administrators, Preschool and Daycare; Education Administrators, Postsecondary; Education Administrators, Kindergarten through Secondary; Architectural and Engineering Managers; Food Service Managers; Gambling Managers; Entertainment and Recreation Managers, Except Gambling; Lodging Managers; Medical and Health Services Managers; Natural Sciences Managers; Postmasters and Mail Superintendents; Property, Real Estate, and Community Association Managers; Social and Community Service Managers; Emergency Management Directors; Personal Service Managers, All Other; Funeral Home Managers; Managers, All Other


National estimates for Management Occupations
Industry profile for Management Occupations
Geographic profile for Management Occupations

National estimates for Management Occupations:

Employment estimate and mean wage estimates for Management Occupations:

Employment (1) Employment
RSE (3)
Mean hourly
wage
Mean annual
wage (2)
Wage RSE (3)
8,909,910 0.2 % $ 59.31 $ 123,370 0.3 %

Percentile wage estimates for Management Occupations:

Percentile 10% 25% 50%
(Median)
75% 90%
Hourly Wage $ 23.01 $ 35.92 $ 49.25 $ 77.39 (5)
Annual Wage (2) $ 47,860 $ 74,710 $ 102,450 $ 160,960 (5)


Industry profile for Management Occupations:

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

Industries with the highest levels of employment in Management Occupations:

Industry Employment (1) Percent of industry employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Management of Companies and Enterprises 509,970 20.08 $ 76.47 $ 159,060
Elementary and Secondary Schools 359,390 4.44 $ 50.08 $ 104,160
Computer Systems Design and Related Services 309,200 13.64 $ 79.46 $ 165,280
Local Government, excluding schools and hospitals (OEWS Designation) 305,970 5.69 $ 48.20 $ 100,260
Real Estate 298,000 17.82 $ 42.27 $ 87,930

Industries with the highest concentration of employment in Management Occupations:

Industry Employment (1) Percent of industry employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Land Subdivision 8,710 26.26 $ 59.80 $ 124,390
Lessors of Nonfinancial Intangible Assets (except Copyrighted Works) 4,700 24.25 $ 69.49 $ 144,530
Grantmaking and Giving Services 30,620 21.91 $ 65.22 $ 135,650
Management of Companies and Enterprises 509,970 20.08 $ 76.47 $ 159,060
Other Investment Pools and Funds 2,450 19.37 $ 81.77 $ 170,080

Top paying industries for Management Occupations:

Industry Employment (1) Percent of industry employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Securities, Commodity Contracts, and Other Financial Investments and Related Activities 124,410 12.97 $ 93.81 $ 195,120
Computer and Peripheral Equipment Manufacturing 19,650 12.62 $ 93.55 $ 194,580
Monetary Authorities-Central Bank 2,880 13.77 $ 91.82 $ 190,980
Other Information Services 56,490 15.57 $ 91.49 $ 190,290
Scientific Research and Development Services 143,790 18.07 $ 90.32 $ 187,870


Geographic profile for Management Occupations:

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



Map of employment of management occupations by state, May 2021


States with the highest employment level in Management Occupations:

State Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
California 1,199,620 72.57 1.15 $ 68.00 $ 141,440
Texas 820,510 67.11 1.06 $ 55.83 $ 116,120
New York 517,360 59.68 0.94 $ 75.20 $ 156,420
Florida 502,370 58.38 0.92 $ 52.63 $ 109,470
Illinois 442,130 78.69 1.24 $ 59.16 $ 123,060


Map of location quotient of management occupations by state, May 2021


States with the highest concentration of jobs and location quotients in Management Occupations:

State Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
District of Columbia 96,600 145.93 2.31 $ 75.25 $ 156,530
Massachusetts 326,510 96.19 1.52 $ 69.22 $ 143,980
Connecticut 130,920 83.20 1.32 $ 66.21 $ 137,710
Vermont 22,890 80.59 1.27 $ 45.69 $ 95,030
Utah 122,570 78.84 1.25 $ 47.74 $ 99,300


Map of annual mean wages of management occupations by state, May 2021


Top paying states for Management Occupations:

State Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
New Jersey 246,420 64.00 1.01 $ 76.11 $ 158,300
District of Columbia 96,600 145.93 2.31 $ 75.25 $ 156,530
New York 517,360 59.68 0.94 $ 75.20 $ 156,420
Delaware 20,400 46.84 0.74 $ 70.74 $ 147,140
Massachusetts 326,510 96.19 1.52 $ 69.22 $ 143,980



Map of employment of management occupations by area, May 2021


Metropolitan areas with the highest employment level in Management Occupations:

Metropolitan area Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
New York-Newark-Jersey City, NY-NJ-PA 559,890 64.52 1.02 $ 80.30 $ 167,020
Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim, CA 410,750 71.81 1.14 $ 65.31 $ 135,840
Chicago-Naperville-Elgin, IL-IN-WI 338,330 79.93 1.26 $ 62.00 $ 128,970
Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV 266,870 91.00 1.44 $ 73.39 $ 152,640
Boston-Cambridge-Nashua, MA-NH 264,180 102.19 1.62 $ 72.24 $ 150,250
Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, TX 256,120 71.36 1.13 $ 59.38 $ 123,510
San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward, CA 218,400 97.41 1.54 $ 80.19 $ 166,780
Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land, TX 195,950 67.64 1.07 $ 59.32 $ 123,380
Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Roswell, GA 194,170 75.03 1.19 $ 60.03 $ 124,850
Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington, PA-NJ-DE-MD 159,940 60.25 0.95 $ 65.59 $ 136,420


Map of location quotient of management occupations by area, May 2021


Metropolitan areas with the highest concentration of jobs and location quotients in Management Occupations:

Metropolitan area Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, CA 114,460 107.11 1.69 $ 89.83 $ 186,850
Boston-Cambridge-Nashua, MA-NH 264,180 102.19 1.62 $ 72.24 $ 150,250
San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward, CA 218,400 97.41 1.54 $ 80.19 $ 166,780
Bridgeport-Stamford-Norwalk, CT 36,370 96.96 1.53 $ 74.64 $ 155,250
Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV 266,870 91.00 1.44 $ 73.39 $ 152,640
Burlington-South Burlington, VT 9,740 84.94 1.34 $ 49.14 $ 102,210
Salt Lake City, UT 62,980 84.74 1.34 $ 51.13 $ 106,340
Provo-Orem, UT 22,980 84.31 1.33 $ 49.64 $ 103,250
Hartford-West Hartford-East Hartford, CT 45,040 82.74 1.31 $ 65.51 $ 136,260
Austin-Round Rock, TX 87,090 81.15 1.28 $ 59.38 $ 123,510