Architectural & engineering managers

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Total Workforce

168k

Average Age

47.4

Estimated Job Growth

5.5%

10-year projection

Average Salary

$151,307

Average Male Salary

$153,423

Average Female Salary

$132,942

About

Architectural & engineering managers are most often employed by the Architectural, engineering & related services industry. The average yearly wage for Architectural & engineering managers was $151,307 in 2016. The top 3 most similar occupations to Architectural & engineering managers by wage are Actuaries, Securities, commodities, & financial services sales agents, and Nurse anesthetists.

Architectural & engineering managers are part of the Management occupations, along with General & operations managers, Advertising & promotions managers, Marketing & sales managers, Public relations & fundraising managers, Administrative services managers, Computer & information systems managers, Financial managers, Industrial production managers, Purchasing managers, Transportation, storage, & distribution managers, Compensation & benefits managers, Human resources managers, Training & development managers, Farmers, ranchers, & other agricultural managers, Construction managers, Education administrators, Architectural & engineering managers, Food service managers, Gaming managers, Lodging managers, Medical & health services managers, Natural sciences managers, Property, real estate, & community association managers, Social & community service managers, Emergency management directors, Miscellaneous managers, and Chief executives & legislators

The top 3 locations that employ the most Architectural & engineering managers are Wayne County (Northwest) PUMA, MI, Livermore, Pleasanton & Dublin Cities PUMA, CA, and Mountain View, Palo Alto & Los Altos Cities PUMA, CA. The top 3 locations with a relatively high concentration of Architectural & engineering managers are Wayne County (Northwest) PUMA, MI, Westpark Tollway, West of Beltway TX-8 PUMA, TX, and Snoqualmie City, Cottage Lake, Union Hill & Novelty Hill PUMA, WA.

Employment

Information on the businesses and industries that employ Architectural & engineering managers and on wages and locations for those in the field. Architectural, engineering & related services is the industry that employs the most Architectural & engineering managers, both by share and by number, though the highest paid industry for Architectural & engineering managers, by average wage, is Electronics stores. Architectural & engineering managers are paid most in Menlo Park, East Palo Alto Cities & Atherton Town PUMA, CA but are relatively concentrated in Wayne County (Northwest) PUMA, MI.

Wages

Yearly Wage

$151,307

AVERAGE SALARY

± $5,857

In 2017, Architectural & engineering managers earned an average of $151,307, $99,242 more than than the average national salary of $52,065.

Nurse anesthetists make somewhat more than Architectural & engineering managers while Actuaries make somewhat less. This chart shows the various occupations closest to Architectural & engineering managers as measured by average annual salary in the US.

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Wage Distribution

0.29

WAGE GINI

In 2017, Architectural & engineering managers had a wage GINI coefficient of 0.29, which is lower than than the national average of 0.479. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly for Architectural & engineering managers (shown in red) than for the overall labor force (shown in gray).

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Wage by Location

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Spatial Concentration

This map displays which Public Use Microdata Areas (PUMAs) in the United States have a relatively high population of Architectural & engineering managers.

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Industries

Most Common

The most common industries employing Architectural & engineering managers, by number of employees, are Architectural, engineering & related services, Computer Systems Design, and Motor vehicles & motor vehicle equipment manufacturing.

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries for Architectural & engineering managers, by average wage, are Electronics stores, Support activities for mining, and Internet publishing, broadcasting & web search portals.

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Industries by Share

168k

2017 Workforce

± 10,043

9.52%

1 YEAR GROWTH

± 7.92%

The number of people employed as Architectural & engineering managers has been growing at a rate of 9.52%, from 152,966 people in 2016 to 167,527 people in 2017.

This graphic shows the share of Architectural & engineering managers employed by various industries. Architectural, engineering & related services employs the largest share of Architectural & engineering managers at  14%, followed by Computer Systems Design with 8.34% and Motor vehicles & motor vehicle equipment manufacturing with 7.44%.

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Diversity

Demographic information on Architectural & engineering managers in the US. The average age of male Architectural & engineering managers in the workforce is 47.8 and of female Architectural & engineering managers is 43.8, and the most common race/ethnicity for Architectural & engineering managers is White.

Gender Composition

150k

MALE WORKFORCE

± 9,511

17.3k

FEMALE WORKFORCE

± 3,230

89.7% of Architectural & engineering managers are Male, making them the more common gender in the occupation. This chart shows the gender breakdown of Architectural & engineering managers.

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Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity of Architectural & engineering managers

  1. White

  2. Asian

  3. Black

81.9% of Architectural & engineering managers are White, making that the most common race or ethnicity in the occupation. Representing 11.4% of Architectural & engineering managers, Asian is the second most common race or ethnicity in this occupation. This chart shows the racial and ethnic breakdown of Architectural & engineering managers.

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Age by Gender

47.8

AVERAGE MALE AGE

± 0.676

43.8

AVERAGE FEMALE AGE

± 1.93

The median age of Architectural & engineering managers is 47.4, and Male employees are generally 4.06 years older than than their Female counterparts.

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Education

Data on higher education choices for Architectural & engineering managers from The Department of Education and Census Bureau. The most common major for Architectural & engineering managers is Engineering but a relatively high number of Architectural & engineering managers hold a major in Engineering.

Majors

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Skills

Data on the critical and distinctive skills necessary for Architectural & engineering managers from the Bureau of Labor Statistics. Architectural & engineering managers need many skills, but most especially Reading Comprehension, Critical Thinking, and Active Listening. The revealed comparative advantage (RCA) shows that Architectural & engineering managers need more than the average amount of Equipment Selection, Science, and Programming.

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Growth Projections

Projections on wages and job growth for Architectural & engineering managers from the Bureau of Labor Statistics. The ten-year national workforce is projected to grow 7.4%, but Architectural & engineering managers are expected to see a growth of 5.5% over the same period. This occupation is expected to grow slower than the national average.

Job Growth

5.5%

ESTIMATED GROWTH

7.4%

NATIONAL AVERAGE

This line chart shows the 10-year projected employment growth (from 2016 to 2026) for Architectural & engineering managers. This profession is expected to grow lower than 7.4%, the average rate of national job growth.

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