Occupational Employment and Wages, May 2015

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)
179,770 0.9 % $68.10 $141,650 0.5 %

Percentile wage estimates for this occupation:

Percentile 10% 25% 50%
(Median)
75% 90%
Hourly Wage $40.73 $51.11 $63.85 $79.39 (5)
Annual Wage (2) $84,710 $106,320 $132,800 $165,130 (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 44,880 3.22 $67.03 $139,420
Management of Companies and Enterprises 9,660 0.43 $71.47 $148,650
Navigational, Measuring, Electromedical, and Control Instruments Manufacturing 9,530 2.39 $73.35 $152,570
Scientific Research and Development Services 8,760 1.35 $79.13 $164,590
Federal Executive Branch (OES Designation) 7,940 0.40 $63.59 $132,280

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 44,880 3.22 $67.03 $139,420
Navigational, Measuring, Electromedical, and Control Instruments Manufacturing 9,530 2.39 $73.35 $152,570
Semiconductor and Other Electronic Component Manufacturing 7,880 2.14 $78.81 $163,920
Computer and Peripheral Equipment Manufacturing 3,220 2.03 $77.69 $161,600
Manufacturing and Reproducing Magnetic and Optical Media 260 1.67 $80.87 $168,210

Top paying industries for this occupation:

Industry Employment (1) Percent of industry employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Oil and Gas Extraction 2,200 1.14 $90.52 $188,280
Other Pipeline Transportation 40 0.57 $86.98 $180,920
Other Information Services 80 0.03 $86.79 $180,530
Cable and Other Subscription Programming 90 0.14 $82.69 $172,000
Manufacturing and Reproducing Magnetic and Optical Media 260 1.67 $80.87 $168,210


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 30,380 1.96 1.50 $79.71 $165,800
Texas 11,360 0.98 0.75 $80.17 $166,750
Michigan 10,900 2.63 2.02 $59.55 $123,860
Illinois 8,090 1.38 1.06 $62.35 $129,690
New York 7,150 0.80 0.61 $72.95 $151,740



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 1,790 2.65 2.03 $66.98 $139,330
Michigan 10,900 2.63 2.02 $59.55 $123,860
New Mexico 1,910 2.39 1.84 $67.77 $140,960
Oregon 3,600 2.07 1.59 $75.64 $157,330
Massachusetts 6,930 2.04 1.56 $67.41 $140,210



Top paying States for this occupation:

State Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Texas 11,360 0.98 0.75 $80.17 $166,750
California 30,380 1.96 1.50 $79.71 $165,800
Alaska 410 1.26 0.97 $77.33 $160,850
Colorado 3,640 1.49 1.14 $77.20 $160,570
Oregon 3,600 2.07 1.59 $75.64 $157,330




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 7,090 7.01 5.38 $90.20 $187,610
Los Angeles-Long Beach-Glendale, CA Metropolitan Division 6,070 1.48 1.13 $77.33 $160,840
New York-Jersey City-White Plains, NY-NJ Metropolitan Division 5,020 0.77 0.59 $79.08 $164,480
Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land, TX 4,820 1.64 1.26 $90.46 $188,160
Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV Metropolitan Division 4,620 1.91 1.47 $72.89 $151,610
Boston-Cambridge-Newton, MA NECTA Division 4,200 2.38 1.83 $66.57 $138,480
Anaheim-Santa Ana-Irvine, CA Metropolitan Division 3,830 2.51 1.93 $73.39 $152,640
Minneapolis-St. Paul-Bloomington, MN-WI 3,580 1.90 1.46 $72.78 $151,390
Portland-Vancouver-Hillsboro, OR-WA 3,330 3.05 2.34 $77.39 $160,970
Seattle-Bellevue-Everett, WA Metropolitan Division 3,170 2.07 1.58 $72.79 $151,390