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Highest Paying States for Architectural and Engineering Managers

The highest paying states 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 states are also shown in the table. As shown in the table, with an annual salary of $156,870, California is the highest paying state for architectural and engineering managers. It is followed by Colorado (average annual salary $152,450). 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 state, use the links in the table.

Table 1. Highest Paying States for Architectural and Engineering Managers

Rank State Average Salary i Entry Level
Salary i
# of
Empl. i
1 California
$156,870
$94,640 28,640
2 Colorado
$152,450
$108,730 3,250
3 Texas
$152,240
$97,210 11,240
4 New Jersey
$149,630
$106,980 4,180
5 New Mexico
$148,600
$77,470 1,830
6 Washington
$145,690
$101,560 4,460
7 New York
$144,060
$94,740 7,430
8 Virginia
$143,690
$98,480 4,030
9 Delaware
$143,460
$107,850 520
10 Connecticut
$142,800
$98,920 3,350
11 District of Columbia
$141,550
$108,870 1,580
12 Alaska
$140,470
$95,150 370
13 Oregon
$140,400
$91,520 3,800
14 Maryland
$140,260
$92,870 4,800
15 Massachusetts
$139,200
$90,400 7,350
16 Louisiana
$137,650
$90,500 1,510
17 Pennsylvania
$134,510
$85,160 5,850
18 New Hampshire
$133,940
$91,690 1,160
19 Missouri
$133,310
$87,280 2,250
20 Alabama
$132,180
$89,960 2,410
21 Rhode Island
$132,010
$95,710 380
22 Minnesota
$132,000
$93,280 4,200
23 Nevada
$129,770
$78,730 960
24 Georgia
$128,550
$85,300 4,420
25 West Virginia
$128,510
$92,860 300
26 North Carolina
$127,350
$88,370 3,660
27 Illinois
$125,330
$82,580 9,430
28 Ohio
$124,470
$83,920 6,570
29 Idaho
$123,400
$64,200 1,110
30 Utah
$122,830
$74,420 2,120
31 South Carolina
$122,640
$72,670 2,500
32 Florida
$122,360
$76,050 6,380
33 Michigan
$122,330
$83,770 10,090
34 Arizona
$121,590
$71,850 3,320
35 Maine
$120,960
$82,920 570
36 Nebraska
$119,740
$79,560 600
37 Oklahoma
$117,880
$73,040 1,990
38 North Dakota
$117,530
$84,930 390
39 Iowa
$116,440
$76,580 1,770
40 Hawaii
$116,240
$71,460 640
41 South Dakota
$115,590
$86,450 110
42 Montana
$115,010
$91,230 250
43 Tennessee
$114,670
$70,630 3,350
44 Kansas
$114,540
$79,780 1,490
45 Mississippi
$114,180
$73,580 840
46 Wyoming
$113,200
$89,940 180
47 Wisconsin
$112,630
$80,850 3,760
48 Kentucky
$110,300
$73,100 2,010
49 Arkansas
$109,430
$69,410 630
50 Indiana
$108,490
$71,960 3,880
51 Puerto Rico
$95,180
$45,890 880
52 Guam
$84,040
$41,260 60
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