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Occupational Employment Statistics
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Occupational Employment and Wages, May 2016

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)
123,390 1.4 % $47.71 $99,250 0.4 %

Percentile wage estimates for this occupation:

Percentile 10% 25% 50%
(Median)
75% 90%
Hourly Wage $25.27 $34.37 $46.78 $60.08 $73.55
Annual Wage (2) $52,570 $71,490 $97,300 $124,960 $152,970


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) 27,990 1.38 $54.07 $112,460
Architectural, Engineering, and Related Services 14,200 1.01 $46.83 $97,400
Scientific Research and Development Services 6,200 0.92 $49.72 $103,420
Employment Services 6,170 0.17 $46.42 $96,560
Management of Companies and Enterprises 5,750 0.25 $48.75 $101,390

Industries with the highest concentration of employment in this occupation:

Industry Employment (1) Percent of industry employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Federal Executive Branch (OES Designation) 27,990 1.38 $54.07 $112,460
Aerospace Product and Parts Manufacturing 5,690 1.16 $47.55 $98,910
Navigational, Measuring, Electromedical, and Control Instruments Manufacturing 4,130 1.05 $49.67 $103,320
Engine, Turbine, and Power Transmission Equipment Manufacturing 1,010 1.02 $40.73 $84,720
Architectural, Engineering, and Related Services 14,200 1.01 $46.83 $97,400

Top paying industries for this occupation:

Industry Employment (1) Percent of industry employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Legal Services (8) (8) $85.72 $178,290
Specialized Design Services (8) (8) $68.79 $143,070
Data Processing, Hosting, and Related Services 50 0.02 $55.87 $116,210
Motor Vehicle and Motor Vehicle Parts and Supplies Merchant Wholesalers (8) (8) $54.10 $112,520
Federal Executive Branch (OES Designation) 27,990 1.38 $54.07 $112,460


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 16,290 1.02 1.16 $51.58 $107,280
Texas 9,070 0.77 0.88 $54.48 $113,310
Michigan 7,410 1.76 2.00 $43.68 $90,850
Ohio 6,980 1.31 1.49 $42.96 $89,350
Florida 5,120 0.62 0.71 $45.23 $94,080




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 2,690 3.83 4.35 $60.93 $126,730
New Mexico 2,280 2.84 3.23 $49.63 $103,230
Louisiana 4,020 2.09 2.38 $41.56 $86,440
Alaska 620 1.91 2.18 $53.58 $111,440
Maryland 4,830 1.83 2.08 $56.41 $117,330




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 2,690 3.83 4.35 $60.93 $126,730
Maryland 4,830 1.83 2.08 $56.41 $117,330
Alabama 3,440 1.80 2.05 $55.37 $115,160
Texas 9,070 0.77 0.88 $54.48 $113,310
Massachusetts 2,390 0.69 0.79 $54.41 $113,180





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 5,460 2.19 2.49 $60.84 $126,540
Warren-Troy-Farmington Hills, MI Metropolitan Division 3,920 3.25 3.70 $46.87 $97,480
Los Angeles-Long Beach-Glendale, CA Metropolitan Division 3,200 0.76 0.86 $52.17 $108,520
Huntsville, AL 3,120 14.29 16.27 $56.62 $117,760
Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land, TX 3,090 1.05 1.20 $59.57 $123,900
San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, CA 2,850 2.72 3.10 $60.28 $125,380
Chicago-Naperville-Arlington Heights, IL Metropolitan Division 2,340 0.64 0.73 $45.35 $94,320
Minneapolis-St. Paul-Bloomington, MN-WI 2,340 1.22 1.39 $49.57 $103,110
Seattle-Bellevue-Everett, WA Metropolitan Division 2,270 1.43 1.63 $45.23 $94,070
Oakland-Hayward-Berkeley, CA Metropolitan Division 2,190 2.02 2.30 $50.82 $105,710