Architectural and Engineering Manager Salary in Sector of Manufacturing

The salary statistics of architectural and engineering managers in the industry sector of manufacturing are shown in Table 1. In Table 2 we compare architectural and engineering manager salaries in different industries within the manufacturing sector.

Average Annual Salary of Architectural and Engineering Managers

Percentile BracketAverage 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 manufacturing. 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 $205,880. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $135,380. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid architectural and engineering managers is $86,370.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

The following table and chart show the trend of the median salary of architectural and engineering managers in the industry sector of manufacturing from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth

Compare Architectural and Engineering Manager Salary in Different Industries within the Manufacturing Sector

The average salaries of architectural and engineering managers in 95 industries in the manufacturing 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 manufacturing and reproducing magnetic and optical media industry with an annual salary $179,940. The lowest paying industry is the beverage manufacturing industry (annual salary $81,980). For detailed architectural and engineering manager salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
Manufacturing and Reproducing Magnetic and Optical Media
Computer and Peripheral Equipment Manufacturing
Semiconductor and Other Electronic Component Manufacturing
Aerospace Product and Parts Manufacturing
Computer and Electronic Product Manufacturing
Audio and Video Equipment Manufacturing
Communications Equipment Manufacturing
Navigational, Measuring, Electromedical, and Control Instruments Manufacturing
Petroleum and Coal Products Manufacturing
Petroleum and Coal Products Manufacturing
Resin, Synthetic Rubber, and Artificial Synthetic Fibers and Filaments Manufacturing
Basic Chemical Manufacturing
Transportation Equipment Manufacturing
Pharmaceutical and Medicine Manufacturing
Industrial Machinery Manufacturing
Chemical Manufacturing
Medical Equipment and Supplies Manufacturing
Agriculture, Construction, and Mining Machinery Manufacturing
Miscellaneous Manufacturing
Electric Lighting Equipment Manufacturing
Pesticide, Fertilizer, and Other Agricultural Chemical Manufacturing
Pulp, Paper, and Paperboard Mills
Textile and Fabric Finishing and Fabric Coating Mills
Grain and Oilseed Milling
Motor Vehicle Manufacturing
Railroad Rolling Stock Manufacturing
Dairy Product Manufacturing
Paint, Coating, and Adhesive Manufacturing
Other Transportation Equipment Manufacturing
Other Chemical Product and Preparation Manufacturing
Commercial and Service Industry Machinery Manufacturing
Engine, Turbine, and Power Transmission Equipment Manufacturing
Machinery Manufacturing
Paper Manufacturing
Other Electrical Equipment and Component Manufacturing
Electrical Equipment, Appliance, and Component Manufacturing
Other Fabricated Metal Product Manufacturing
Steel Product Manufacturing from Purchased Steel
Clay Product and Refractory Manufacturing
Food Manufacturing
Textile Mills
Animal Slaughtering and Processing
Electrical Equipment Manufacturing
Nonferrous Metal (except Aluminum) Production and Processing
Household Appliance Manufacturing
Soap, Cleaning Compound, and Toilet Preparation Manufacturing
Iron and Steel Mills and Ferroalloy Manufacturing
Fruit and Vegetable Preserving and Specialty Food Manufacturing
Other Nonmetallic Mineral Product Manufacturing
Ventilation, Heating, Air-Conditioning, and Commercial Refrigeration Equipment Manufacturing
Converted Paper Product Manufacturing
Nonmetallic Mineral Product Manufacturing
Coating, Engraving, Heat Treating, and Allied Activities
Other Miscellaneous Manufacturing
Glass and Glass Product Manufacturing
Plastics Product Manufacturing
Other Food Manufacturing
Other General Purpose Machinery Manufacturing
Ship and Boat Building
Fabric Mills
Hardware Manufacturing
Motor Vehicle Parts Manufacturing
Plastics and Rubber Products Manufacturing
Primary Metal Manufacturing
Alumina and Aluminum Production and Processing
Cement and Concrete Product Manufacturing
Fabricated Metal Product Manufacturing
Bakeries and Tortilla Manufacturing
Forging and Stamping
Wood Kitchen Cabinet and Countertop Manufacturing
Cutlery and Handtool Manufacturing
Metalworking Machinery Manufacturing
Rubber Product Manufacturing
Office Furniture (including Fixtures) Manufacturing
Turned Product and Screw, Nut, and Bolt Manufacturing
Boiler, Tank, and Shipping Container Manufacturing
Lime and Gypsum Product Manufacturing
Furniture and Related Product Manufacturing
Machine Shops; Turned Product; and Screw, Nut, and Bolt Manufacturing
Machine Shops
Printing and Related Support Activities
Printing and Related Support Activities
Household and Institutional Furniture and Kitchen Cabinet Manufacturing
Household and Institutional Furniture Manufacturing
Motor Vehicle Body and Trailer Manufacturing
Wood Product Manufacturing
Architectural and Structural Metals Manufacturing
Spring and Wire Product Manufacturing
Textile Product Mills
Other Wood Product Manufacturing
Other Textile Product Mills
Veneer, Plywood, and Engineered Wood Product Manufacturing
Beverage and Tobacco Product Manufacturing
Beverage Manufacturing

Data source: The national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) in 2016 and published in April 2017 [1].


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