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Occupational Employment and Wages, May 2019

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)
194,250 1.0 % $73.52 $152,930 0.3 %

Percentile wage estimates for this occupation:

Percentile 10% 25% 50%
(Median)
75% 90%
Hourly Wage $44.48 $55.61 $69.63 $86.16 (5)
Annual Wage (2) $92,510 $115,670 $144,830 $179,220 (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 51,020 3.41 $72.94 $151,720
Scientific Research and Development Services 11,230 1.59 $85.50 $177,840
Management of Companies and Enterprises 11,140 0.45 $78.82 $163,950
Aerospace Product and Parts Manufacturing 8,970 1.72 $78.80 $163,900
Navigational, Measuring, Electromedical, and Control Instruments Manufacturing 8,600 2.11 $79.11 $164,550

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 51,020 3.41 $72.94 $151,720
Navigational, Measuring, Electromedical, and Control Instruments Manufacturing 8,600 2.11 $79.11 $164,550
Semiconductor and Other Electronic Component Manufacturing 7,340 2.03 $78.11 $162,470
Audio and Video Equipment Manufacturing 380 1.97 $73.64 $153,180
Engine, Turbine, and Power Transmission Equipment Manufacturing 1,790 1.83 $68.36 $142,180

Top paying industries for this occupation:

Industry Employment (1) Percent of industry employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Oil and Gas Extraction 1,850 1.31 $100.47 $208,970
Spectator Sports 60 0.04 $88.67 $184,440
Land Subdivision 140 0.37 $87.45 $181,910
Deep Sea, Coastal, and Great Lakes Water Transportation 90 0.22 $86.33 $179,570
Support Activities for Mining 620 0.18 $85.99 $178,860


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 34,140 1.96 1.49 $86.47 $179,860
Texas 14,500 1.17 0.88 $82.27 $171,120
Michigan 11,410 2.63 1.99 $65.13 $135,460
Illinois 8,900 1.48 1.12 $67.64 $140,690
Massachusetts 8,190 2.26 1.71 $76.97 $160,090




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 11,410 2.63 1.99 $65.13 $135,460
New Hampshire 1,550 2.34 1.77 $76.05 $158,180
Massachusetts 8,190 2.26 1.71 $76.97 $160,090
Connecticut 3,760 2.26 1.71 $71.14 $147,970
California 34,140 1.96 1.49 $86.47 $179,860




Top paying States for this occupation:

State Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
California 34,140 1.96 1.49 $86.47 $179,860
Colorado 3,400 1.27 0.96 $85.75 $178,360
Texas 14,500 1.17 0.88 $82.27 $171,120
New Jersey 4,160 1.02 0.77 $80.81 $168,080
New Mexico 1,530 1.86 1.41 $79.39 $165,130





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 10,940 1.75 1.33 $87.06 $181,080
Boston-Cambridge-Nashua, MA-NH 8,040 2.87 2.17 $78.54 $163,370
Detroit-Warren-Dearborn, MI 7,060 3.56 2.69 $68.20 $141,850
New York-Newark-Jersey City, NY-NJ-PA 6,970 0.72 0.55 $83.16 $172,970
San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward, CA 6,940 2.81 2.12 $89.66 $186,500
Chicago-Naperville-Elgin, IL-IN-WI 6,880 1.47 1.11 $66.66 $138,660
San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, CA 5,860 5.13 3.88 $97.74 $203,310
Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land, TX 5,340 1.75 1.32 $89.89 $186,970
Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV 4,930 1.55 1.17 $76.28 $158,670
Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, TX 4,050 1.11 0.84 $78.24 $162,730