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

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 Architectural and Engineering Managers
Industry profile for Architectural and Engineering Managers
Geographic profile for Architectural and Engineering Managers

National estimates for Architectural and Engineering Managers:

Employment estimate and mean wage estimates for Architectural and Engineering Managers:

Employment (1) Employment
RSE (3)
Mean hourly
wage
Mean annual
wage (2)
Wage RSE (3)
187,100 0.9 % $ 76.43 $ 158,970 0.3 %

Percentile wage estimates for Architectural and Engineering Managers:

Percentile 10% 25% 50%
(Median)
75% 90%
Hourly Wage $ 47.76 $ 60.32 $ 73.25 $ 91.55 (5)
Annual Wage (2) $ 99,350 $ 125,470 $ 152,350 $ 190,420 (5)


Industry profile for Architectural and Engineering Managers:

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

Industries with the highest levels of employment in Architectural and Engineering Managers:

Industry Employment (1) Percent of industry employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Architectural, Engineering, and Related Services 51,670 3.42 $ 74.47 $ 154,900
Scientific Research and Development Services 11,440 1.44 $ 92.65 $ 192,700
Management of Companies and Enterprises 10,800 0.43 $ 86.38 $ 179,660
Navigational, Measuring, Electromedical, and Control Instruments Manufacturing 8,000 2.00 $ 79.91 $ 166,210
Aerospace Product and Parts Manufacturing 7,950 1.69 $ 82.06 $ 170,670

Industries with the highest concentration of employment in Architectural and Engineering Managers:

Industry Employment (1) Percent of industry employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Architectural, Engineering, and Related Services 51,670 3.42 $ 74.47 $ 154,900
Deep Sea, Coastal, and Great Lakes Water Transportation 770 2.39 $ 50.96 $ 106,000
Semiconductor and Other Electronic Component Manufacturing 7,310 2.04 $ 84.74 $ 176,260
Navigational, Measuring, Electromedical, and Control Instruments Manufacturing 8,000 2.00 $ 79.91 $ 166,210
Computer and Peripheral Equipment Manufacturing 2,690 1.73 $ 110.91 $ 230,700

Top paying industries for Architectural and Engineering Managers:

Industry Employment (1) Percent of industry employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Pipeline Transportation of Crude Oil 40 0.31 (5) (5)
Computer and Peripheral Equipment Manufacturing 2,690 1.73 $ 110.91 $ 230,700
Oil and Gas Extraction 1,000 0.94 $ 107.10 $ 222,780
Spectator Sports 120 0.10 $ 105.80 $ 220,060
Data Processing, Hosting, and Related Services 540 0.14 $ 99.77 $ 207,530


Geographic profile for Architectural and Engineering Managers:

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



Map of employment of architectural and engineering managers by state, May 2021


States with the highest employment level in Architectural and Engineering Managers:

State Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
California 34,550 2.09 1.57 $ 90.28 $ 187,770
Texas 16,070 1.31 0.99 $ 82.41 $ 171,410
Michigan 11,380 2.80 2.11 $ 67.33 $ 140,050
Illinois 7,580 1.35 1.02 $ 73.16 $ 152,160
Pennsylvania 7,300 1.31 0.99 $ 72.35 $ 150,490


Map of location quotient of architectural and engineering managers by state, May 2021


States with the highest concentration of jobs and location quotients in Architectural and Engineering Managers:

State Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Michigan 11,380 2.80 2.11 $ 67.33 $ 140,050
New Hampshire 1,490 2.35 1.77 $ 76.30 $ 158,700
Connecticut 3,680 2.34 1.76 $ 75.08 $ 156,170
Oregon 4,200 2.30 1.73 $ 71.13 $ 147,950
California 34,550 2.09 1.57 $ 90.28 $ 187,770


Map of annual mean wages of architectural and engineering managers by state, May 2021


Top paying states for Architectural and Engineering Managers:

State Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
California 34,550 2.09 1.57 $ 90.28 $ 187,770
New Mexico 1,280 1.65 1.24 $ 86.33 $ 179,560
Colorado 3,470 1.32 1.00 $ 85.20 $ 177,220
New Jersey 5,290 1.38 1.04 $ 83.40 $ 173,480
Texas 16,070 1.31 0.99 $ 82.41 $ 171,410



Map of employment of architectural and engineering managers by area, May 2021


Metropolitan areas with the highest employment level in Architectural and Engineering Managers:

Metropolitan area Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim, CA 10,310 1.80 1.36 $ 83.97 $ 174,660
Detroit-Warren-Dearborn, MI 7,290 4.05 3.05 $ 69.37 $ 144,290
New York-Newark-Jersey City, NY-NJ-PA 7,020 0.81 0.61 $ 85.43 $ 177,700
San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, CA 6,930 6.49 4.89 $ 109.61 $ 228,000
Boston-Cambridge-Nashua, MA-NH 5,970 2.31 1.74 $ 82.15 $ 170,870
San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward, CA 5,930 2.64 1.99 $ 99.06 $ 206,050
Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land, TX 5,730 1.98 1.49 $ 87.90 $ 182,830
Chicago-Naperville-Elgin, IL-IN-WI 5,730 1.35 1.02 $ 73.76 $ 153,430
Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, TX 4,840 1.35 1.01 $ 79.04 $ 164,390
Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV 4,620 1.57 1.19 $ 76.80 $ 159,740


Map of location quotient of architectural and engineering managers by area, May 2021


Metropolitan areas with the highest concentration of jobs and location quotients in Architectural and Engineering Managers:

Metropolitan area Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, CA 6,930 6.49 4.89 $ 109.61 $ 228,000
Huntsville, AL 1,170 5.07 3.82 $ 72.75 $ 151,320
Cedar Rapids, IA 580 4.24 3.19 (8) (8)
Waterloo-Cedar Falls, IA 340 4.07 3.06 $ 69.65 $ 144,870
Detroit-Warren-Dearborn, MI 7,290 4.05 3.05 $ 69.37 $ 144,290
Peoria, IL 590 3.75 2.82 $ 81.62 $ 169,770
Dubuque, IA 200 3.57 2.69 $ 64.93 $ 135,050
Kennewick-Richland, WA 410 3.52 2.65 $ 80.57 $ 167,590
Palm Bay-Melbourne-Titusville, FL 750 3.42 2.57 $ 77.62 $ 161,450
Portland-Vancouver-Hillsboro, OR-WA 3,770 3.36 2.53 $ 73.06 $ 151,960