Architectural and Engineering Managers in California
Considering a career as an Architectural and Engineering Manager in California?
You’re in luck! Jobs for Architectural and Engineering Managers in California are projected to grow and these jobs tend to pay higher than average.
Projected employment for Architectural and Engineering Managers in California is growing faster than average.
Architectural and Engineering Managers in California earn higher salaries than the typical U.S. wage earner.
How Many Architectural and Engineering Managers Work in California?
In California, there were 31,580 people working as Architectural and Engineering Managers in the year 2018.
There were 28,040 Architectural and Engineering Managers employed in this state in 2017.
That’s growth of 3,540 jobs between 2017 and 2018.
The typical state has 2,290 Architectural and Engineering Managers working in it, which means California has more Architectural and Engineering Managers than average.
Job Projections for California
Jobs for Architectural and Engineering Managers in this state are growing at a rate of 8.7% which is faster than the nationwide estimated projection of 5.5%.
California Annual Job Openings
The BLS is projecting 2,300 annual Architectural and Engineering Managers job openings in California, and 31,100 total jobs in the year 2026.
Nationwide, the prediction is 13,600 annual jobs and 190,000 total jobs in 2026.
What do Architectural and Engineering Managers Make in California?
In 2018 wages for Architectural and Engineering Managers ranged from $102,070 to $208,000 with $164,290 being the median annual salary.
Broken down to an hourly rate, workers in this field made anywhere from $49.07 to $100. The median hourly rate was $78.99.
Workers in this field were paid a median of $76.4 an hour in 2017.
The hourly rate grew by $2.59.
The median salary in California is higher than the nationwide median salary.
Top California Metros for Architectural and Engineering Managers
The table below shows some of the metros in this state with the most Architectural and Engineering Managers.
|Metro||Number Employed||Annual Median Salary|
|Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim, CA||10,030||$164,020|
|San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward, CA||6,370||$169,700|
|San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, CA||5,750||$182,460|
|San Diego-Carlsbad, CA||3,600||$158,520|
|Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario, CA||1,110||$146,130|
|Oxnard-Thousand Oaks-Ventura, CA||430||$150,460|
|Santa Maria-Santa Barbara, CA||350||$156,440|
|Santa Rosa, CA||290||$160,560|
|San Luis Obispo-Paso Robles-Arroyo Grande, CA||230||$160,310|
|Santa Cruz-Watsonville, CA||120||$157,640|
|Yuba City, CA||40||$150,940|
|El Centro, CA||40||$130,740|
Top States for Architectural and Engineering Managers Employment
The table below shows the states where most Architectural and Engineering Managers work.
|State||Number Employed||Annual Median Salary|
Below are the states where Architectural and Engineering Managers get paid the most:
|State||Annual Median Salary|
- Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS)
- College Factual
- National Center for Education Statistics
- O*NET Online
- Image Credit: By Michel Villeneuve under License
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