Occupational Employment and Wages, May 2017

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)
179,990 1.0 % $70.33 $146,290 0.4 %

Percentile wage estimates for this occupation:

Percentile 10% 25% 50%
(Median)
75% 90%
Hourly Wage $42.33 $53.04 $66.21 $81.55 (5)
Annual Wage (2) $88,050 $110,330 $137,720 $169,620 (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 43,730 3.09 $69.65 $144,870
Management of Companies and Enterprises 10,450 0.45 $75.18 $156,380
Scientific Research and Development Services 9,580 1.48 $80.60 $167,650
Navigational, Measuring, Electromedical, and Control Instruments Manufacturing 9,040 2.26 $75.40 $156,830
Federal Executive Branch (OES Designation) 7,750 0.38 $65.07 $135,350

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 43,730 3.09 $69.65 $144,870
Audio and Video Equipment Manufacturing 450 2.46 $75.67 $157,380
Navigational, Measuring, Electromedical, and Control Instruments Manufacturing 9,040 2.26 $75.40 $156,830
Semiconductor and Other Electronic Component Manufacturing 7,400 2.05 $81.26 $169,030
Communications Equipment Manufacturing 1,420 1.66 $75.63 $157,310

Top paying industries for this occupation:

Industry Employment (1) Percent of industry employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Oil and Gas Extraction 1,200 0.89 $94.92 $197,440
Deep Sea, Coastal, and Great Lakes Water Transportation 40 0.12 $93.42 $194,310
Pipeline Transportation of Crude Oil 40 0.29 $89.79 $186,760
Other Pipeline Transportation 50 0.65 $87.39 $181,770
Spectator Sports 60 0.04 $86.04 $178,970


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 28,040 1.68 1.33 $81.30 $169,100
Texas 11,370 0.96 0.76 $81.83 $170,210
Michigan 10,680 2.50 1.98 $63.24 $131,540
Illinois 9,860 1.66 1.32 $63.60 $132,290
Massachusetts 7,680 2.18 1.72 $72.33 $150,460




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 10,680 2.50 1.98 $63.24 $131,540
New Mexico 1,790 2.24 1.77 $71.73 $149,200
Massachusetts 7,680 2.18 1.72 $72.33 $150,460
New Hampshire 1,410 2.17 1.72 $72.50 $150,790
Oregon 3,940 2.15 1.70 $76.52 $159,170




Top paying States for this occupation:

State Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Colorado 3,290 1.29 1.02 $82.50 $171,610
Texas 11,370 0.96 0.76 $81.83 $170,210
California 28,040 1.68 1.33 $81.30 $169,100
New Jersey 4,000 1.00 0.79 $78.14 $162,530
Virginia 3,870 1.02 0.81 $77.34 $160,870



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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)
San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, CA 5,660 5.19 4.11 $90.63 $188,510
Los Angeles-Long Beach-Glendale, CA Metropolitan Division 5,510 1.24 0.99 $80.63 $167,720
New York-Jersey City-White Plains, NY-NJ Metropolitan Division 4,590 0.69 0.54 $80.81 $168,070
Boston-Cambridge-Newton, MA NECTA Division 4,260 2.32 1.83 $71.47 $148,670
Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land, TX 4,170 1.42 1.13 $92.29 $191,970
Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV Metropolitan Division 4,120 1.64 1.30 $78.99 $164,290
Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Roswell, GA 3,660 1.40 1.11 $67.95 $141,330
Minneapolis-St. Paul-Bloomington, MN-WI 3,620 1.87 1.48 $70.72 $147,100
Portland-Vancouver-Hillsboro, OR-WA 3,600 3.11 2.46 $78.05 $162,340
Anaheim-Santa Ana-Irvine, CA Metropolitan Division 3,310 2.05 1.62 $76.70 $159,530


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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)
Lowell-Billerica-Chelmsford, MA-NH NECTA Division 860 5.54 4.39 $77.49 $161,190
Kennewick-Richland, WA 590 5.33 4.22 $75.00 $156,000
San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, CA 5,660 5.19 4.11 $90.63 $188,510
Framingham, MA NECTA Division 820 4.76 3.77 $83.52 $173,730
Idaho Falls, ID 300 4.59 3.64 $57.49 $119,580
California-Lexington Park, MD 200 4.49 3.56 $72.71 $151,230
Jackson, MI 260 4.43 3.51 $70.77 $147,200
Nashua, NH-MA NECTA Division 560 4.26 3.38 $79.04 $164,410
Huntsville, AL 910 4.11 3.25 $72.34 $150,480
Niles-Benton Harbor, MI 200 3.18 2.52 $68.54 $142,570