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Architectural and Engineering Manager Salary in Sector of Federal, State, and Local Government

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

Average Annual Salary of Architectural and Engineering Managers

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$87,370
25th Percentile Wage
$108,050
50th Percentile Wage
$128,450
75th Percentile Wage
$147,800
90th Percentile Wage
$162,470

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for architectural and engineering managers in the industry sector of federal, state, and local government. 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 $162,470. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $128,450. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid architectural and engineering managers is $87,370.

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 federal, state, and local government from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$128,450
1.53% 7.17%
2016
$126,480
1.12% -
2015
$125,060
1.98% -
2014
$122,580
2.86% -
2013
$119,070
-0.14% -
2012
$119,240
- -

Compare Architectural and Engineering Manager Salary in Different Industries within the Federal, State, and Local Government Sector

The average salaries of architectural and engineering managers in eight industries in the federal, state, and local government 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 federal executive branch (oes designation) industry with an annual salary $135,460. The lowest paying industry is the state government, excluding schools and hospitals (oes designation) industry (annual salary $100,360). For detailed architectural and engineering manager salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
Federal Executive Branch (OES Designation)
$135,460
Federal government, including USPS
$135,450
Federal, State, and Local Government (OES Designation)
$128,450
Public sector -- Federal, state, and local government, including government owned schools and hospit
$128,440
Local Government, excluding schools and hospitals (OES Designation)
$125,640
Local government, including schools and hospitals
$125,580
State government, including schools and hospitals
$101,540
State Government, excluding schools and hospitals (OES Designation)
$100,360

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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