Occupational Employment and Wages, May 2014

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)
179,320 1.0 % $66.69 $138,720 0.4 %

Percentile wage estimates for this occupation:

Percentile 10% 25% 50%
(Median)
75% 90%
Hourly Wage $40.18 $50.32 $62.80 $78.22 (5)
Annual Wage (2) $83,580 $104,670 $130,620 $162,690 (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 45,170 3.32 $66.17 $137,640
Management of Companies and Enterprises 9,530 0.43 $69.66 $144,880
Navigational, Measuring, Electromedical, and Control Instruments Manufacturing 8,670 2.24 $71.37 $148,460
Scientific Research and Development Services 8,570 1.35 $77.84 $161,900
Semiconductor and Other Electronic Component Manufacturing 8,110 2.18 $74.51 $154,990

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 45,170 3.32 $66.17 $137,640
Computer and Peripheral Equipment Manufacturing 4,160 2.63 $75.61 $157,270
Navigational, Measuring, Electromedical, and Control Instruments Manufacturing 8,670 2.24 $71.37 $148,460
Pipeline Transportation of Crude Oil 230 2.20 $76.34 $158,790
Semiconductor and Other Electronic Component Manufacturing 8,110 2.18 $74.51 $154,990

Top paying industries for this occupation:

Industry Employment (1) Percent of industry employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Oil and Gas Extraction 2,640 1.37 $89.70 $186,570
Spectator Sports 50 0.03 $84.34 $175,420
Other Information Services 120 0.06 $81.62 $169,770
Manufacturing and Reproducing Magnetic and Optical Media 250 1.44 $81.50 $169,510
Cable and Other Subscription Programming 120 0.18 $78.62 $163,530


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 31,320 2.07 1.56 $78.94 $164,200
Texas 13,510 1.20 0.91 $75.22 $156,450
Michigan 10,280 2.52 1.90 $57.98 $120,610
Florida 7,350 0.96 0.72 $57.58 $119,760
Ohio 7,180 1.38 1.04 $58.02 $120,670



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 2,070 3.06 2.31 $64.80 $134,790
Michigan 10,280 2.52 1.90 $57.98 $120,610
New Mexico 1,870 2.38 1.79 $68.81 $143,120
California 31,320 2.07 1.56 $78.94 $164,200
Connecticut 3,340 2.03 1.53 $64.96 $135,110



Top paying States for this occupation:

State Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
California 31,320 2.07 1.56 $78.94 $164,200
Colorado 3,430 1.45 1.09 $75.47 $156,970
Texas 13,510 1.20 0.91 $75.22 $156,450
Alaska 420 1.29 0.97 $73.82 $153,540
New York 6,670 0.76 0.57 $70.53 $146,700




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 6,790 6.98 5.26 $90.37 $187,960
Los Angeles-Long Beach-Glendale, CA Metropolitan Division 6,460 1.59 1.20 $76.65 $159,430
Houston-Sugar Land-Baytown, TX 5,440 1.91 1.44 $87.28 $181,540
Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV Metropolitan Division 5,050 2.12 1.60 $71.24 $148,180
Chicago-Joliet-Naperville, IL Metropolitan Division 4,360 1.16 0.87 $61.53 $127,990
Warren-Troy-Farmington Hills, MI Metropolitan Division 4,290 3.75 2.83 $57.99 $120,630
Santa Ana-Anaheim-Irvine, CA Metropolitan Division 3,980 2.68 2.02 $74.57 $155,110
Boston-Cambridge-Quincy, MA NECTA Division 3,840 2.14 1.61 $66.41 $138,130
New York-White Plains-Wayne, NY-NJ Metropolitan Division 3,610 0.67 0.51 $76.99 $160,130
Seattle-Bellevue-Everett, WA Metropolitan Division 3,410 2.29 1.72 $70.05 $145,700



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 6,790 6.98 5.26 $90.37 $187,960
Monroe, MI 220 5.50 4.14 $62.82 $130,670
Kennewick-Pasco-Richland, WA 490 4.95 3.73 $69.37 $144,300
Norwich-New London, CT-RI 570 4.49 3.38 (8) (8)
Huntsville, AL 920 4.42 3.33 $68.05 $141,530
Peoria, IL 680 3.85 2.90 $74.49 $154,940
Warren-Troy-Farmington Hills, MI Metropolitan Division 4,290 3.75 2.83 $57.99 $120,630
Niles-Benton Harbor, MI 200 3.50 2.64 $54.12 $112,560
Albuquerque, NM 1,270 3.43 2.58 $67.95 $141,330
Saginaw-Saginaw Township North, MI 280 3.33 2.51 $54.67 $113,700