States with the highest location quotients and highest employment, selected engineering occupations, May 2013

States with the highest location quotients and highest employment, selected engineering occupations, May 2013
SOC code Occupation State with highest location quotient Location quotient in state with highest location quotient Employment in the state with the highest location quotient State with highest employment Employment in state with highest employment Location quotient in state with highest employment

17-2011

Aerospace engineers Washington 5.33 8,120 California 15,400 1.94

17-2021

Agricultural engineers Iowa 12.64 370 Iowa 370 12.64

17-2031

Biomedical engineers Massachusetts 3.57 1,750 California 5,420 2.45

17-2041

Chemical engineers Delaware 6.34 660 Texas 6,680 2.44

17-2051

Civil engineers Washington 2.12 11,830 California 37,900 1.30

17-2061

Computer hardware engineers Maryland 3.34 4,960 California 23,760 2.76

17-2071

Electrical engineers Alabama 2.26 5,290 California 23,030 1.23

17-2072

Electronics engineers, except computer Rhode Island 2.55 1,190 California 34,270 2.28

17-2081

Environmental engineers Colorado 2.79 2,560 California 7,130 1.21

17-2111

Health and safety engineers, except mining safety engineers and inspectors Alaska 3.26 190 California 2,660 1.01

17-2112

Industrial engineers Michigan 3.51 24,430 Michigan 24,430 3.51

17-2121

Marine engineers and naval architects District of Columbia 11.79 390 Texas 1,480 2.72

17-2131

Materials engineers Massachusetts 2.46 1,460 California 2,690 1.00

17-2141

Mechanical engineers Michigan 4.18 32,640 Michigan 32,640 4.18

17-2151

Mining and geological engineers, including mining safety engineers Wyoming 11.97 200 Texas 910 1.39

17-2161

Nuclear engineers Virginia 5.00 2,250 Virginia 2,250 5.00

17-2171

Petroleum engineers Oklahoma 9.22 3,780 Texas 19,660 6.84

 

Last Modified Date: April 1, 2013