Architectural and Engineering Manager Salary Information in Lake Charles, Louisiana

The annual and hourly salary statistics of architectural and engineering managers in Lake Charles, Louisiana are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The wage information of architectural and engineering managers in Lake Charles is based on the national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics in 2016 and published in April 2017 [1].

Table 1 & Table 2. Annual & Hourly Salaries of Architectural and Engineering Managers in Lake Charles, Louisiana

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$99,850
25th Percentile Wage
$114,860
50th Percentile Wage
$136,780
75th Percentile Wage
$155,670
90th Percentile Wage
$170,080

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for architectural and engineering managers in Lake Charles, Louisiana in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $170,080. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $136,780. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent earners is $99,850.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$48.01
25th Percentile Wage
$55.22
50th Percentile Wage
$65.76
75th Percentile Wage
$74.84
90th Percentile Wage
$81.77

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for architectural and engineering managers in Lake Charles, Louisiana. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $81.77. The median hourly salary is $65.76. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $48.01.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

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

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
2016136,7800.86%11.49%
2015135,600-1.31%-
2014137,3804.56%-
2013131,1107.66%-
2012121,070--

Table 3. Compare Architectural and Engineering Manager Salary in Lake Charles with Other Louisiana Cities

From Table 3 we note that the median annual salary of $136,780 in Lake Charles is in the middle of salary range for architectural and engineering managers in state of Louisiana. In comparison, the annual salary of architectural and engineering managers in Lake Charles is 8.6 percent (8.6%) lower than that in the highest paying Natchitoches nonmetropolitan area and 35.3 percent (35.3%) higher than that in the lowest paying Alexandria.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Natchitoches nonmetropolitan area
$149,610
Baton Rouge
$146,470
New Orleans-Metairie-Kenner
$139,220
Lake Charles
$136,780
Houma-Bayou Cane-Thibodaux
$135,950
Lafayette
$132,470
New Iberia nonmetropolitan area
$125,800
Monroe
$124,230
Shreveport-Bossier City
$105,500
Alexandria
$88,530

See also: Top paying jobs in Lake Charles, Louisiana.