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Occupational Employment and Wages, May 2018

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)
188,290 0.9 % $71.62 $148,970 0.4 %

Percentile wage estimates for this occupation:

Percentile 10% 25% 50%
(Median)
75% 90%
Hourly Wage $43.09 $54.04 $67.67 $83.26 (5)
Annual Wage (2) $89,620 $112,400 $140,760 $173,180 (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 47,860 3.30 $70.96 $147,600
Management of Companies and Enterprises 10,900 0.46 $77.34 $160,870
Scientific Research and Development Services 10,830 1.61 $82.20 $170,980
Navigational, Measuring, Electromedical, and Control Instruments Manufacturing 8,920 2.20 $77.35 $160,890
Aerospace Product and Parts Manufacturing 8,220 1.69 $76.86 $159,870

Industries with the highest concentration of employment in this occupation:

Industry Employment (1) Percent of industry employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Architectural, Engineering, and Related Services 47,860 3.30 $70.96 $147,600
Audio and Video Equipment Manufacturing 430 2.29 $77.09 $160,360
Navigational, Measuring, Electromedical, and Control Instruments Manufacturing 8,920 2.20 $77.35 $160,890
Engine, Turbine, and Power Transmission Equipment Manufacturing 1,790 1.89 $68.48 $142,430
Semiconductor and Other Electronic Component Manufacturing 6,890 1.88 $77.14 $160,460

Top paying industries for this occupation:

Industry Employment (1) Percent of industry employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Deep Sea, Coastal, and Great Lakes Water Transportation 70 0.19 $97.54 $202,890
Oil and Gas Extraction 1,270 0.90 $96.36 $200,440
Securities, Commodity Contracts, and Other Financial Investments and Related Activities 50 0.01 $92.45 $192,290
Spectator Sports 70 0.05 $87.70 $182,410
Data Processing, Hosting, and Related Services 150 0.05 $85.32 $177,460


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 31,580 1.86 1.43 $84.14 $175,010
Texas 12,920 1.07 0.82 $80.42 $167,280
Michigan 10,460 2.42 1.86 $63.85 $132,810
Illinois 9,760 1.63 1.25 $65.51 $136,270
Massachusetts 8,190 2.29 1.76 $75.12 $156,250




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)
Michigan 10,460 2.42 1.86 $63.85 $132,810
Massachusetts 8,190 2.29 1.76 $75.12 $156,250
New Hampshire 1,410 2.16 1.66 $76.04 $158,150
Connecticut 3,570 2.15 1.65 $69.19 $143,920
New Mexico 1,590 1.96 1.50 $78.49 $163,260




Top paying States for this occupation:

State Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
California 31,580 1.86 1.43 $84.14 $175,010
Colorado 3,350 1.28 0.98 $82.84 $172,300
Texas 12,920 1.07 0.82 $80.42 $167,280
Virginia 4,030 1.05 0.81 $78.99 $164,300
New Jersey 4,020 0.99 0.76 $78.58 $163,440





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)
Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim, CA 10,030 1.64 1.26 $81.83 $170,210
Boston-Cambridge-Nashua, MA-NH 7,840 2.84 2.19 $76.70 $159,530
Chicago-Naperville-Elgin, IL-IN-WI 7,760 1.67 1.28 $64.60 $134,370
Detroit-Warren-Dearborn, MI 6,880 3.49 2.68 $66.91 $139,170
New York-Newark-Jersey City, NY-NJ-PA 6,820 0.72 0.55 $81.92 $170,400
San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward, CA 6,370 2.63 2.02 $88.52 $184,130
San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, CA 5,750 5.14 3.95 $95.99 $199,650
Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV 5,160 1.64 1.26 $79.72 $165,810
Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land, TX 4,660 1.56 1.20 $89.52 $186,200
Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, TX 4,070 1.14 0.88 $74.99 $155,980