Occupational Employment and Wages, May 2011

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)
184,530 1.4 % $62.19 $129,350 0.5 %

Percentile wage estimates for this occupation:

Percentile 10% 25% 50%
(Median)
75% 90%
Hourly Wage $37.94 $46.96 $58.75 $72.28 $89.43
Annual Wage (2) $78,920 $97,680 $122,190 $150,350 $186,020


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 40,890 3.17 $62.20 $129,380
Semiconductor and Other Electronic Component Manufacturing 9,960 2.63 $67.38 $140,150
Scientific Research and Development Services 9,120 1.45 $70.16 $145,930
Navigational, Measuring, Electromedical, and Control Instruments Manufacturing 8,770 2.16 $67.40 $140,180
Management of Companies and Enterprises 8,220 0.43 $63.05 $131,150

Industries with the highest concentration of employment in this occupation:

Industry Employment (1) Percent of industry employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Computer and Peripheral Equipment Manufacturing 5,870 3.70 $67.98 $141,400
Architectural, Engineering, and Related Services 40,890 3.17 $62.20 $129,380
Semiconductor and Other Electronic Component Manufacturing 9,960 2.63 $67.38 $140,150
Communications Equipment Manufacturing 2,660 2.35 $69.36 $144,270
Navigational, Measuring, Electromedical, and Control Instruments Manufacturing 8,770 2.16 $67.40 $140,180

Top paying industries for this occupation:

Industry Employment (1) Percent of industry employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Pipeline Transportation of Crude Oil (8) (8) $89.81 $186,800
Oil and Gas Extraction (8) (8) $80.32 $167,060
Other Information Services 70 0.05 $79.20 $164,740
Petroleum and Coal Products Manufacturing 880 0.80 $78.13 $162,520
Drugs and Druggists' Sundries Merchant Wholesalers 50 0.03 $77.67 $161,550


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 30,440 2.17 1.51 $72.14 $150,040
Texas 17,920 1.74 1.21 $74.12 $154,160
Michigan 8,790 2.29 1.60 $54.95 $114,300
New York 7,060 0.84 0.58 $63.71 $132,520
Illinois 6,460 1.16 0.81 $53.21 $110,680




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 1,990 3.08 2.14 $63.49 $132,060
Michigan 8,790 2.29 1.60 $54.95 $114,300
Connecticut 3,590 2.23 1.55 $58.85 $122,410
Washington 5,980 2.20 1.53 $61.98 $128,930
California 30,440 2.17 1.51 $72.14 $150,040




Top paying States for this occupation:

State Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Alaska 470 1.49 1.04 $77.23 $160,640
Texas 17,920 1.74 1.21 $74.12 $154,160
California 30,440 2.17 1.51 $72.14 $150,040
Massachusetts 6,260 1.98 1.38 $68.31 $142,080
New Jersey 5,310 1.41 0.98 $65.70 $136,650





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)
Houston-Sugar Land-Baytown, TX 7,640 3.00 2.08 $82.44 $171,470
San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, CA 6,900 7.87 5.47 $81.82 $170,180
Los Angeles-Long Beach-Glendale, CA Metropolitan Division 6,510 1.70 1.18 $69.86 $145,310
Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV Metropolitan Division 6,180 2.67 1.86 $66.37 $138,060
Chicago-Joliet-Naperville, IL Metropolitan Division 4,430 1.24 0.86 $52.95 $110,140
Dallas-Plano-Irving, TX Metropolitan Division 4,010 1.96 1.36 $73.90 $153,710
Minneapolis-St. Paul-Bloomington, MN-WI 3,820 2.23 1.55 $63.84 $132,790
Boston-Cambridge-Quincy, MA NECTA Division 3,820 2.28 1.58 $70.21 $146,040
Seattle-Bellevue-Everett, WA Metropolitan Division 3,740 2.73 1.90 $64.15 $133,430
Warren-Troy-Farmington Hills, MI Metropolitan Division 3,610 3.48 2.42 $56.59 $117,700




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)
San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, CA 6,900 7.87 5.47 $81.82 $170,180
Kennewick-Pasco-Richland, WA 710 7.14 4.97 $64.44 $134,030
Niles-Benton Harbor, MI 290 4.96 3.44 $49.63 $103,230
Huntsville, AL 960 4.79 3.33 $60.64 $126,130
Lowell-Billerica-Chelmsford, MA-NH NECTA Division 510 4.51 3.14 $73.56 $152,990
Nashua, NH-MA NECTA Division 520 4.09 2.84 $68.27 $142,000
Poughkeepsie-Newburgh-Middletown, NY 930 3.83 2.66 $61.95 $128,860
Framingham, MA NECTA Division 590 3.82 2.65 $71.30 $148,310
Durham-Chapel Hill, NC 1,000 3.73 2.60 $57.81 $120,250
Norwich-New London, CT-RI 470 3.63 2.53 $59.26 $123,270