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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
$86,940
25th Percentile Wage
$110,720
50th Percentile Wage
$140,720
75th Percentile Wage
$175,680
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 $175,680. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $140,720. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid architectural and engineering managers is $86,940.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

The table and chart below 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 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$140,720
2.84% 8.91%
2016
$136,730
1.13% -
2015
$135,190
0.98% -
2014
$133,860
1.38% -
2013
$132,010
2.90% -
2012
$128,180
- -

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 twelve 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 $118,600). 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
$159,420
Scientific Research and Development Services
$159,400
Other Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services
$150,770
Computer Systems Design and Related Services
$150,040
Advertising, Public Relations, and Related Services
$144,190
Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services
$140,720
Engineering Services
$138,160
Architectural, Engineering, and Related Services
$135,770
Management, Scientific, and Technical Consulting Services
$135,150
Testing Laboratories
$124,750
Specialized Design Services
$118,600

Data source: The national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) in 2017 and published in April 2018 [1].




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