The salary statistics of architectural and engineering managers in the industry sector of construction are shown in Table 1. In Table 2 we compare architectural and engineering manager salaries in different industries within the construction sector.
|Percentile Bracket||Average Annual Salary|
|10th Percentile Wage|| |
|25th Percentile Wage|| |
|50th Percentile Wage|| |
|75th Percentile Wage|| |
|90th Percentile Wage|| |
Table 1 shows the average annual salary for architectural and engineering managers in the industry sector of construction. The salaries are shown in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) architectural and engineering managers is $203,760. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $124,100. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid architectural and engineering managers is $70,570.
The following table and chart show the trend of the median salary of architectural and engineering managers in the industry sector of construction from 2012 to 2016.
|Year||Median Salary||Yearly Growth||4-Year Growth|
The average salaries of architectural and engineering managers in 15 industries in the construction sector are shown below. We note that within this industry sector, the salaries vary among different industries. The highest paying industry for architectural and engineering manager occupations is the foundation, structure, and building exterior contractors industry with an annual salary $142,390. The lowest paying industry is the plumbing, heating, and air-conditioning contractors industry (annual salary $106,810). For detailed architectural and engineering manager salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.
|Industry Name||Median Annual Salary|
|Foundation, Structure, and Building Exterior Contractors|| |
|Residential Building Construction|| |
|Land Subdivision|| |
|Other Heavy and Civil Engineering Construction|| |
|Highway, Street, and Bridge Construction|| |
|Construction of Buildings|| |
|Heavy and Civil Engineering Construction|| |
|Nonresidential Building Construction|| |
|Utility System Construction|| |
|Power and Communication Line and Related Structures Construction|| |
|Electrical Contractors and Other Wiring Installation Contractors|| |
|Specialty Trade Contractors|| |
|Building Equipment Contractors|| |
|Other Building Equipment Contractors|| |
|Plumbing, Heating, and Air-Conditioning Contractors|| |
Data source: The national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) in 2016 and published in April 2017 .