Architectural & engineering managers

Detailed Occupation

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2020 Workforce
173k
Average Age
47.4
Estimated Job Growth
2.57%
10-year projection
Average Salary
$164,307
Average Male Salary
$165,955
Average Female Salary
$150,165

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Architectural & engineering managers are most often employed by the Architectural, engineering & related services industry. The average yearly wage for Architectural & engineering managers was $164,307 in 2016. The top 3 most similar occupations to Architectural & engineering managers by wage are Lawyers, & judges, magistrates, & other judicial workers, Securities, commodities, & financial services sales agents, and Actuaries.

The top 3 locations that employ the most Architectural & engineering managers are Mountain View, Palo Alto & Los Altos Cities PUMA, CA, Cupertino, Saratoga Cities & Los Gatos Town PUMA, CA, and Troy & Rochester Area PUMA, MI. The top 3 locations with a relatively high concentration of Architectural & engineering managers are Cupertino, Saratoga Cities & Los Gatos Town PUMA, CA, Mountain View, Palo Alto & Los Altos Cities PUMA, CA, and Loveland, Montgomery Cities & Forestville PUMA, OH.

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Information on the businesses and industries that employ Architectural & engineering managers and on wages and locations for those in the field. Architectural, engineering & related services is the industry that employs the most Architectural & engineering managers, both by share and by number, though the highest paid industry for Architectural & engineering managers, by average wage, is Internet publishing, broadcasting & web search portals. Architectural & engineering managers are paid most in Framingham Town, Marlborough City & Natick Town PUMA, MA but are relatively concentrated in Cupertino, Saratoga Cities & Los Gatos Town PUMA, CA.

Yearly Wage

$164,307
AVERAGE SALARY
± $6,335

In 2020, Architectural & engineering managers earned an average of $164,307, $108,353 more than than the average national salary of $55,954.

Lawyers, & judges, magistrates, & other judicial workers make somewhat more than Architectural & engineering managers while Securities, commodities, & financial services sales agents make somewhat less. This chart shows the various occupations closest to Architectural & engineering managers as measured by average annual salary in the US.

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Wage Distribution

0.289
WAGE GINI

In 2015, Architectural & engineering managers had a wage GINI coefficient of 0.289, which is lower than than the national average of 0.478. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly for Architectural & engineering managers (shown in red) than for the overall labor force (shown in gray).

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Wage by Location

This map shows the Public Use Microdata Areas (PUMAs) in the United States shaded by average annual wage for Architectural & engineering managers.

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Spatial Concentration

This map displays which Public Use Microdata Areas (PUMAs) in the United States have a relatively high population of Architectural & engineering managers.

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries for Architectural & engineering managers, by average wage, are Internet publishing, broadcasting & web search portals, Electronic shopping and mail-order houses, and Data processing, hosting & related services.

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Industries by Share

173k
2020 Workforce
± 10,211
4.63%
1 YEAR GROWTH
± 8.06%

The number of people employed as Architectural & engineering managers has been growing at a rate of 4.63%, from 165,517 people in 2019 to 173,180 people in 2020.

This graphic shows the share of Architectural & engineering managers employed by various industries. Architectural, engineering & related services employs the largest share of Architectural & engineering managers at  12.8%, followed by Computer Systems Design with 8.31% and Motor vehicles & motor vehicle equipment manufacturing with 6.38%.

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Demographic information on Architectural & engineering managers in the US. The average age of male Architectural & engineering managers in the workforce is 47.7 and of female Architectural & engineering managers is 44.3, and the most common race/ethnicity for Architectural & engineering managers is White (Non-Hispanic).

Composition by Sex

155k
MALE WORKFORCE
± 9,664
18.1k
FEMALE WORKFORCE
± 3,301

89.6% of Architectural & engineering managers are Male, making them the more common sex in the occupation. This chart shows the sex breakdown of Architectural & engineering managers.

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Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity of Architectural & engineering managers
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
  2. Asian (Non-Hispanic)
  3. White (Hispanic)

74.8% of Architectural & engineering managers are White (Non-Hispanic), making that the most common race or ethnicity in the occupation. Representing 12.8% of Architectural & engineering managers, Asian (Non-Hispanic) is the second most common race or ethnicity in this occupation. This chart shows the racial and ethnic breakdown of Architectural & engineering managers.

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Age by Sex

47.7
AVERAGE MALE AGE
± 0.659
44.3
AVERAGE FEMALE AGE
± 1.9

The median age of Architectural & engineering managers is 47.4, and Male employees are generally 3.43 years older than than their Female counterparts.

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Data on higher education choices for Architectural & engineering managers from The Department of Education and Census Bureau. The most common major for Architectural & engineering managers is Engineering but a relatively high number of Architectural & engineering managers hold a major in Engineering.

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Data on the critical and distinctive skills necessary for Architectural & engineering managers from the Bureau of Labor Statistics. Architectural & engineering managers need many skills, but most especially Reading Comprehension, Complex Problem Solving, and Mathematics. The revealed comparative advantage (RCA) shows that Architectural & engineering managers need more than the average amount of Management of Financial Resources, Management of Material Resources, and Mathematics.

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Projections on job growth for Architectural and Engineering Managers from the Bureau of Labor Statistics. The 10-year national workforce is projected to grow 3.71%, but Architectural and Engineering Managers are expected to see a growth of 2.57% over the same period. This occupation is expected to grow less than the national average.

Job Growth

For growth projections, the closest comparible industry reported by the Bureau of Labor Statistics is Architectural and Engineering Managers.
2.57%
Estimated Job Growth
10-year Projection
3.71%
National Growth
10-year Projection

This line chart shows the projected 10-year growth in the number of jobs for Architectural and Engineering Managers. This profession is expected to grow less than than 3.71%, the average rate of national job growth.

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