Occupational Employment and Wages, May 2014

17-2199 Engineers, All Other

All engineers not listed separately.


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)
124,570 1.4 % $46.32 $96,350 0.5 %

Percentile wage estimates for this occupation:

Percentile 10% 25% 50%
(Median)
75% 90%
Hourly Wage $24.72 $33.71 $45.31 $57.90 $70.76
Annual Wage (2) $51,410 $70,110 $94,240 $120,440 $147,190


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)
Federal Executive Branch (OES Designation) 26,720 1.35 $53.84 $111,990
Architectural, Engineering, and Related Services 15,500 1.14 $45.79 $95,240
Scientific Research and Development Services 8,970 1.41 $47.83 $99,490
Employment Services 8,180 0.24 $43.41 $90,290
Aerospace Product and Parts Manufacturing 5,340 1.09 $46.29 $96,280

Industries with the highest concentration of employment in this occupation:

Industry Employment (1) Percent of industry employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Pipeline Transportation of Crude Oil 230 2.22 $56.27 $117,040
Scientific Research and Development Services 8,970 1.41 $47.83 $99,490
Federal Executive Branch (OES Designation) 26,720 1.35 $53.84 $111,990
Architectural, Engineering, and Related Services 15,500 1.14 $45.79 $95,240
Aerospace Product and Parts Manufacturing 5,340 1.09 $46.29 $96,280

Top paying industries for this occupation:

Industry Employment (1) Percent of industry employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Specialized Design Services (8) (8) $68.99 $143,490
Oil and Gas Extraction 820 0.43 $59.36 $123,470
Petroleum and Coal Products Manufacturing 280 0.26 $56.54 $117,600
Pipeline Transportation of Crude Oil 230 2.22 $56.27 $117,040
Other Financial Investment Activities (8) (8) $55.64 $115,720


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 16,840 1.11 1.21 $51.86 $107,870
Michigan 8,690 2.13 2.31 $43.25 $89,970
Ohio 8,290 1.59 1.73 $41.46 $86,230
Texas 8,020 0.71 0.77 $50.92 $105,920
Illinois 7,290 1.26 1.37 $43.56 $90,600



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 2,790 4.14 4.49 $60.69 $126,240
New Mexico 3,220 4.09 4.43 $50.31 $104,640
Michigan 8,690 2.13 2.31 $43.25 $89,970
Alabama 3,780 2.03 2.21 $53.04 $110,330
Louisiana 3,720 1.94 2.10 $41.23 $85,760



Top paying States for this occupation:

State Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
District of Columbia 2,790 4.14 4.49 $60.69 $126,240
Alaska 610 1.89 2.05 $58.04 $120,730
Maryland 4,670 1.82 1.98 $53.82 $111,950
Alabama 3,780 2.03 2.21 $53.04 $110,330
California 16,840 1.11 1.21 $51.86 $107,870




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)
Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV Metropolitan Division 5,230 2.20 2.38 $59.06 $122,830
Chicago-Joliet-Naperville, IL Metropolitan Division 5,020 1.34 1.45 $44.49 $92,540
Warren-Troy-Farmington Hills, MI Metropolitan Division 3,890 3.40 3.69 $45.39 $94,420
Los Angeles-Long Beach-Glendale, CA Metropolitan Division 3,740 0.92 1.00 $48.85 $101,600
Huntsville, AL 3,240 15.56 16.88 $54.46 $113,280
Houston-Sugar Land-Baytown, TX 2,790 0.98 1.06 $57.95 $120,540
San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, CA 2,750 2.83 3.07 $58.85 $122,410
Detroit-Livonia-Dearborn, MI Metropolitan Division 2,590 3.61 3.92 $46.10 $95,890
Seattle-Bellevue-Everett, WA Metropolitan Division 2,500 1.68 1.82 $41.77 $86,880
San Diego-Carlsbad-San Marcos, CA 2,250 1.70 1.85 $51.27 $106,650



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)
Huntsville, AL 3,240 15.56 16.88 $54.46 $113,280
State College, PA 530 7.88 8.55 $41.31 $85,930
Portsmouth, NH-ME 440 7.63 8.27 $42.95 $89,350
Crestview-Fort Walton Beach-Destin, FL 520 6.77 7.35 $51.42 $106,960
Palm Bay-Melbourne-Titusville, FL 1,070 5.56 6.03 $52.77 $109,750
Dayton, OH 1,660 4.50 4.88 $48.31 $100,480
Kennewick-Pasco-Richland, WA 450 4.48 4.87 $52.23 $108,630
Albuquerque, NM 1,600 4.32 4.69 (8) (8)
Bremerton-Silverdale, WA 330 4.11 4.46 $47.78 $99,380
Detroit-Livonia-Dearborn, MI Metropolitan Division 2,590 3.61 3.92 $46.10 $95,890