Occupational Employment and Wages, May 2016

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)
178,390 1.0 % $69.17 $143,870 0.5 %

Percentile wage estimates for this occupation:

Percentile 10% 25% 50%
(Median)
75% 90%
Hourly Wage $41.34 $51.94 $64.78 $80.43 $99.71
Annual Wage (2) $86,000 $108,040 $134,730 $167,290 $207,400


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 42,490 3.04 $67.59 $140,590
Management of Companies and Enterprises 10,310 0.45 $73.54 $152,960
Scientific Research and Development Services 9,370 1.39 $79.70 $165,780
Navigational, Measuring, Electromedical, and Control Instruments Manufacturing 9,290 2.38 $73.09 $152,030
Federal Executive Branch (OES Designation) 7,820 0.39 $64.15 $133,420

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 42,490 3.04 $67.59 $140,590
Navigational, Measuring, Electromedical, and Control Instruments Manufacturing 9,290 2.38 $73.09 $152,030
Semiconductor and Other Electronic Component Manufacturing 7,480 2.02 $81.16 $168,800
Audio and Video Equipment Manufacturing 380 1.99 $75.91 $157,880
Communications Equipment Manufacturing 1,550 1.78 $75.48 $156,990

Top paying industries for this occupation:

Industry Employment (1) Percent of industry employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Oil and Gas Extraction 1,630 0.90 $97.07 $201,900
Other Information Services 70 0.03 $90.76 $188,770
Pipeline Transportation of Crude Oil 40 0.33 $89.56 $186,280
Other Pipeline Transportation 50 0.58 $88.36 $183,780
Spectator Sports 70 0.05 $84.84 $176,470


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 28,640 1.79 1.41 $80.09 $166,580
Texas 11,240 0.96 0.75 $80.40 $167,230
Michigan 10,090 2.40 1.89 $61.48 $127,870
Illinois 9,430 1.60 1.26 $63.25 $131,550
New York 7,430 0.82 0.64 $75.29 $156,590




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 10,090 2.40 1.89 $61.48 $127,870
New Mexico 1,830 2.27 1.79 $70.11 $145,830
District of Columbia 1,580 2.25 1.77 $67.42 $140,230
Oregon 3,800 2.12 1.67 $76.80 $159,740
Massachusetts 7,350 2.12 1.67 $69.71 $145,000




Top paying States for this occupation:

State Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Texas 11,240 0.96 0.75 $80.40 $167,230
California 28,640 1.79 1.41 $80.09 $166,580
Colorado 3,250 1.30 1.02 $77.93 $162,100
Oregon 3,800 2.12 1.67 $76.80 $159,740
New Jersey 4,180 1.06 0.83 $76.70 $159,540





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 6,450 6.17 4.86 $93.21 $193,870
Los Angeles-Long Beach-Glendale, CA Metropolitan Division 5,210 1.23 0.97 $77.38 $160,950
New York-Jersey City-White Plains, NY-NJ Metropolitan Division 4,910 0.75 0.59 $81.63 $169,790
Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land, TX 4,520 1.54 1.21 $90.93 $189,140
Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV Metropolitan Division 4,350 1.75 1.37 $76.24 $158,580
Boston-Cambridge-Newton, MA NECTA Division 4,300 2.38 1.88 $69.14 $143,820
Anaheim-Santa Ana-Irvine, CA Metropolitan Division 3,710 2.37 1.87 $71.41 $148,530
Minneapolis-St. Paul-Bloomington, MN-WI 3,550 1.86 1.46 $70.45 $146,540
Portland-Vancouver-Hillsboro, OR-WA 3,500 3.09 2.43 $78.72 $163,730
Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Roswell, GA 3,250 1.27 1.00 $65.70 $136,660