The salary statistics of architectural and engineering managers are shown in Table 1. In the next few tables we compare the average salaries of architectural and engineering managers within different industry sectors and in the 50 states of the United States. The architectural and engineering managers annual salary statistics are from the national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics in 2017 and published in April 2018 .
|Percentile Bracket||Average Annual Salary|
|10th Percentile Wage||$88,050|
|25th Percentile Wage||$110,330|
|50th Percentile Wage||$137,720|
|75th Percentile Wage||$169,620|
|90th Percentile Wage||$207,400|
Table 1 shows the average annual salary for architectural and engineering managers. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) architectural and engineering managers is $207,400. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $137,720. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $88,050. It is noted that in the United States, the annual salary of the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is almost 135% higher than that of the bottom 10 percent.
The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of architectural and engineering managers from 2012 to 2017.
|Year||Median Salary||Yearly Growth||5-Year Growth|
The average salaries of architectural and engineering managers in 19 major industry sectors are shown in Table 2. We note that the salaries vary considerably within different industry sectors. The highest paying industry sector for architectural and engineering managers occupations is the mining sector with an annual salary $165,190. The lowest paying sector is the accommodation and food services sector (annual salary $99,100).
|Industry Sector||Median Annual Salary|
|Arts, Entertainment, and Recreation|| |
|Finance and Insurance|| |
|Retail Trade|| |
|Management of Companies and Enterprises|| |
|Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services|| |
|Wholesale Trade|| |
|Administrative and Support and Waste Management and Remediation Services|| |
|Transportation and Warehousing|| |
|Other Services (except Federal, State, and Local Government)|| |
|Federal, State, and Local Government|| |
|Health Care and Social Assistance|| |
|Real Estate and Rental and Leasing|| |
|Educational Services|| |
|Accommodation and Food Services|| |
From the above tables we note that not only architectural and engineering managers salaries vary considerably based on one's education and experience, and the industry sectors, they also change considerably from state to state. In the following table we compare the median salary of architectural and engineering managers in all 50 states of the United States. We note that the median annual salaries range from $82,350 to $160,340. The highest paying state for architectural and engineering managers is Colorado with a median annual salary of $160,340. The lowest paying state is Guam with a median annual salary of $82,350. For more salary information of architectural and engineering managers profession in a specific state, use the links in the table.
|State Name||Median Annual Salary|
|New Jersey|| |
|New Mexico|| |
|New York|| |
|District of Columbia|| |
|New Hampshire|| |
|Rhode Island|| |
|North Carolina|| |
|West Virginia|| |
|South Carolina|| |
|South Dakota|| |
|North Dakota|| |
|Puerto Rico|| |