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Occupational Employment Statistics
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Occupational Employment and Wages, May 2018

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)
142,030 1.5 % $47.80 $99,410 0.8 %

Percentile wage estimates for this occupation:

Percentile 10% 25% 50%
(Median)
75% 90%
Hourly Wage $24.40 $33.60 $46.62 $60.67 $74.83
Annual Wage (2) $50,750 $69,890 $96,980 $126,200 $155,650


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) 28,550 1.42 $56.00 $116,490
Architectural, Engineering, and Related Services 20,630 1.42 $44.30 $92,130
Scientific Research and Development Services 7,880 1.17 $53.17 $110,600
Aerospace Product and Parts Manufacturing 6,000 1.24 $50.56 $105,160
Management of Companies and Enterprises 5,880 0.25 $49.67 $103,320

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) 28,550 1.42 $56.00 $116,490
Architectural, Engineering, and Related Services 20,630 1.42 $44.30 $92,130
Commercial and Service Industry Machinery Manufacturing 1,240 1.36 $44.15 $91,840
Engine, Turbine, and Power Transmission Equipment Manufacturing 1,230 1.30 $41.73 $86,810
Aerospace Product and Parts Manufacturing 6,000 1.24 $50.56 $105,160

Top paying industries for this occupation:

Industry Employment (1) Percent of industry employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Oil and Gas Extraction 820 0.58 $57.96 $120,550
Federal Executive Branch (OES Designation) 28,550 1.42 $56.00 $116,490
Motion Picture and Video Industries 220 0.05 $55.47 $115,380
Other Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services 820 0.11 $55.37 $115,170
Merchant Wholesalers, Nondurable Goods (4241, 4247, and 4249 only) 50 0.01 $53.92 $112,160


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 20,600 1.21 1.23 $51.78 $107,700
Texas 10,710 0.88 0.90 $54.51 $113,370
Florida 8,570 1.00 1.01 $39.89 $82,970
Ohio 7,100 1.31 1.34 $44.89 $93,370
Louisiana 5,400 2.82 2.87 $43.55 $90,580




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 2,640 3.70 3.77 $63.72 $132,530
Louisiana 5,400 2.82 2.87 $43.55 $90,580
New Mexico 2,010 2.48 2.52 $55.19 $114,790
Alaska 760 2.41 2.46 $54.83 $114,040
Alabama 3,730 1.92 1.95 $55.63 $115,710




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 2,640 3.70 3.77 $63.72 $132,530
Maryland 4,530 1.69 1.72 $56.93 $118,420
Virginia 4,190 1.09 1.11 $56.92 $118,390
Alabama 3,730 1.92 1.95 $55.63 $115,710
New Jersey 3,470 0.86 0.87 $55.28 $114,990





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 6,850 2.19 2.23 $63.10 $131,250
Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim, CA 6,800 1.11 1.13 $48.27 $100,410
New York-Newark-Jersey City, NY-NJ-PA 5,230 0.55 0.56 $50.05 $104,100
San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward, CA 4,020 1.66 1.69 $52.68 $109,580
San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, CA 3,830 3.42 3.48 $59.11 $122,960
Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land, TX 3,620 1.21 1.24 $60.00 $124,790
Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Roswell, GA 3,340 1.24 1.27 $45.98 $95,640
Huntsville, AL 3,220 14.21 14.48 $57.62 $119,840
Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, TX 3,180 0.89 0.91 $51.14 $106,360
Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington, PA-NJ-DE-MD 2,860 1.00 1.02 $50.20 $104,410




Metropolitan areas with the highest concentration of jobs and location quotients in this occupation:

Metropolitan area Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
California-Lexington Park, MD 730 15.57 15.87 $60.59 $126,040
Huntsville, AL 3,220 14.21 14.48 $57.62 $119,840
Palm Bay-Melbourne-Titusville, FL 1,180 5.51 5.61 $51.92 $107,990
Crestview-Fort Walton Beach-Destin, FL 600 5.46 5.57 $53.05 $110,340
Portsmouth, NH-ME 510 5.37 5.48 $42.26 $87,910
Dayton, OH 1,760 4.67 4.76 $51.75 $107,630
Dubuque, IA 260 4.46 4.54 $41.00 $85,290
Baton Rouge, LA 1,650 4.16 4.24 $41.65 $86,630
Houma-Thibodaux, LA 330 3.93 4.01 $40.17 $83,550
Bremerton-Silverdale, WA 350 3.92 4.00 $53.34 $110,950