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Architectural and Engineering Manager Salary in Sector of Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services

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

Average Annual Salary of Architectural and Engineering Managers

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$85,140
25th Percentile Wage
$107,930
50th Percentile Wage
$136,730
75th Percentile Wage
$171,700
90th Percentile Wage
No Data

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for architectural and engineering managers in the industry sector of professional, scientific, and technical services. The salaries are shown in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 75th percentile (the top 25 percent of the highest paid) architectural and engineering managers is $171,700. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $136,730. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid architectural and engineering managers is $85,140.

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 professional, scientific, and technical services from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
2016136,7301.13%6.25%
2015135,1900.98%-
2014133,8601.38%-
2013132,0102.90%-
2012128,180--

Compare Architectural and Engineering Manager Salary in Different Industries within the Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services Sector

The average salaries of architectural and engineering managers in eleven industries in the professional, scientific, and technical services 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 research and development in the social sciences and humanities industry with an annual salary $168,380. The lowest paying industry is the specialized design services industry (annual salary $121,520). For detailed architectural and engineering manager salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
Research and Development in the Social Sciences and Humanities
$168,380
Research and Development in the Physical, Engineering, and Life Sciences
$157,670
Scientific Research and Development Services
$157,570
Computer Systems Design and Related Services
$150,970
Other Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services
$140,790
Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services
$136,730
Engineering Services
$132,920
Architectural, Engineering, and Related Services
$130,880
Management, Scientific, and Technical Consulting Services
$130,360
Testing Laboratories
$126,950
Specialized Design Services
$121,520

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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