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Highest Paying Cities for Architectural and Engineering Managers

The top 100 highest paying cities for architectural and engineering managers (ranked by average annual salary) are listed in Table 1. The entry level salary (as measured by the salary of the lowest 10% paid earners) and the number of employment of architectural and engineering managers in those cities are also shown in the table. As shown in the table, with a annual salary of $183,940, San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, California is the highest paying city for architectural and engineering managers. It is followed by Houston-Sugar Land-Baytown, Texas (average annual salary $170,400). The salary and employment information is computed from data published by U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) in April 2017 [1]. For more salary information of architectural and engineering managers in a specific city, use the links in the table.

Table 1. 100 Highest Paying Cities/Areas for Architectural and Engineering Managers

Rank City/Area Average Salary i # of
Empl. i
1 San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, California
$183,940
6,450
2 Houston-Sugar Land-Baytown, Texas
$170,400
4,520
3 Oakland-Fremont-Hayward, California
$169,630
2,650
4 Santa Cruz-Watsonville, California
$167,880
110
5 Framingham, Massachusetts
$164,570
850
6 Northwestern Texas nonmetropolitan area, Texas
$164,050
90
7 Vallejo-Fairfield, California
$164,020
150
8 Taunton-Norton-Raynham, Massachusetts
$163,500
120
9 San Francisco-Oakland-Fremont, California
$160,610
5,270
10 Camden, New Jersey
$159,140
500
11 Los Alamos County, New Mexico
$158,970
180
12 San Diego-Carlsbad-San Marcos, California
$158,890
2,510
13 Salinas, California
$158,340
70
14 Albuquerque, New Mexico
$157,300
1,320
15 Lower Savannah South Carolina nonmetropolitan area, South Carolina
$156,670
50
16 Boulder, Colorado
$156,600
470
17 Lafayette, Indiana
$155,550
150
18 Denver-Aurora-Broomfield, Colorado
$154,000
1,960
19 Los Angeles-Long Beach-Glendale, California
$153,940
5,210
20 New York-Northern New Jersey-Long Island, New York
$153,400
7,480
21 Seattle-Bellevue-Everett, Washington
$152,550
2,970
22 Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, Washington
$151,730
3,080
23 Trenton-Ewing, New Jersey
$151,360
250
24 Peoria, Illinois
$150,830
730
25 Nassau-Suffolk, New York
$150,620
820
26 St Marys County, Maryland
$150,440
130
27 San Francisco-San Mateo-Redwood City, California
$150,440
2,540
28 New York-White Plains-Wayne, New York
$150,120
3,610
29 Colorado Springs, Colorado
$150,040
370
30 Austin-Round Rock-San Marcos, Texas
$150,010
1,020
31 Natchitoches nonmetropolitan area, Louisiana
$149,610
30
32 Decatur, Illinois
$149,190
90
33 Nashua, New Hampshire
$149,010
430
34 Los Angeles-Long Beach-Santa Ana, California
$148,390
10,440
35 Kokomo, Indiana
$147,850
n/a
36 Santa Ana-Anaheim-Irvine, California
$147,830
3,980
37 Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington, Pennsylvania
$147,620
2,960
38 Tyler, Texas
$147,600
40
39 Newark-Union, Pennsylvania
$147,420
1,420
40 Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, West Virginia
$147,410
4,350
41 East Idaho nonmetropolitan area, Idaho
$147,340
130
42 Lowell-Billerica-Chelmsford, New Hampshire
$147,050
700
43 Bridgeport-Stamford-Norwalk, Connecticut
$147,020
490
44 San Luis Obispo-Paso Robles, California
$146,810
140
45 Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, District of Columbia
$146,700
5,580
46 Northern Mountains Region of California nonmetropolitan area, California
$146,520
40
47 Baton Rouge, Louisiana
$146,470
340
48 Kennewick-Pasco-Richland, Washington
$146,470
590
49 Kingsport-Bristol-Bristol, Virginia
$146,090
150
50 Longview, Texas
$146,010
50
51 Wilmington, New Jersey
$145,960
360
52 Bethesda-Rockville-Frederick, Maryland
$145,820
1,090
53 Decatur, Alabama
$145,600
70
54 Dallas-Plano-Irving, Texas
$144,920
2,920
55 Santa Barbara-Santa Maria-Goleta, California
$144,900
400
56 Durham-Chapel Hill, North Carolina
$144,350
380
57 Beaumont-Port Arthur, Texas
$144,310
210
58 Corpus Christi, Texas
$143,980
220
59 Edison-New Brunswick, New Jersey
$143,910
1,160
60 Fort Collins-Loveland, Colorado
$143,870
240
61 Huntsville, Alabama
$143,640
930
62 Portland-Vancouver-Hillsboro, Washington
$143,200
3,500
63 Railbelt-Southwest Alaska nonmetropolitan area, Alaska
$142,480
70
64 Boston-Cambridge-Quincy, Massachusetts
$142,400
6,150
65 Santa Rosa-Petaluma, California
$142,320
320
66 Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
$142,180
830
67 State College, Pennsylvania
$141,850
80
68 Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, Texas
$141,740
3,710
69 Anchorage, Alaska
$141,680
270
70 Syracuse, New York
$141,660
320
71 Lawrence-Methuen-Salem, New Hampshire
$141,400
130
72 Sacramento-Arden-Arcade-Roseville, California
$141,340
1,340
73 West Palm Beach-Boca Raton-Boynton Beach, Florida
$141,230
380
74 Savannah, Georgia
$140,850
240
75 St Louis, Missouri
$140,670
1,490
76 Redding, California
$140,140
40
77 South Georgia nonmetropolitan area, Georgia
$140,120
120
78 Reading, Pennsylvania
$140,100
190
79 Victoria, Texas
$139,980
n/a
80 Hartford-West Hartford-East Hartford, Connecticut
$139,970
1,530
81 Niles-Benton Harbor, Michigan
$139,920
210
82 New Orleans-Metairie-Kenner, Louisiana
$139,220
630
83 Johnstown, Pennsylvania
$139,060
40
84 Detroit-Livonia-Dearborn, Michigan
$138,760
1,870
85 Boston-Cambridge-Quincy, Massachusetts
$138,400
4,300
86 Northeastern Virginia nonmetropolitan area, Virginia
$137,930
70
87 Reno-Sparks, Nevada
$137,760
190
88 Palm Bay-Melbourne-Titusville, Florida
$137,680
540
89 Atlantic City-Hammonton, New Jersey
$137,440
240
90 North Central West Virginia nonmetropolitan area, West Virginia
$137,320
50
91 Lake Charles, Louisiana
$136,780
120
92 Southwest New York nonmetropolitan area, New York
$136,750
320
93 Minneapolis-St Paul-Bloomington, Wisconsin
$136,710
3,550
94 Amarillo, Texas
$136,280
60
95 Tuscaloosa, Alabama
$136,010
50
96 Houma-Bayou Cane-Thibodaux, Louisiana
$135,950
90
97 Augusta-Richmond County, South Carolina
$135,910
380
98 Tacoma, Washington
$135,150
110
99 Southwestern Wyoming nonmetropolitan area, Wyoming
$134,890
40
100 Portsmouth, New Hampshire
$134,730
180
See also: Highest paying industries for architectural and engineering managers.