Engineers in Maryland
Considering a career as an Engineer in Maryland?
You’re in luck! Jobs for Engineers in Maryland are projected to grow and these jobs tend to pay higher than average.
Projected employment for Engineers in Maryland is growing slower than average.
Engineers in Maryland earn higher salaries than the typical U.S. wage earner.
How Many Engineers Work in Maryland?
In Maryland, there were 4,530 people working as Engineers in the year 2018.
There were 4,790 Engineers employed in this state in 2017.
That’s a decline of 260 jobs between 2017 and 2018.
The typical state has 1,540 Engineers working in it, which means Maryland has more Engineers than average.
Job Projections for Maryland
Jobs for Engineers in this state are growing at a rate of 3.7% which is slower than the nationwide estimated projection of 6.4%.
Maryland Annual Job Openings
The BLS estimates there will be 330 annual job openings, and 5,270 total jobs in 2026 for Engineers in this state.
Nationwide, the prediction is 9,500 annual jobs and 141,000 total jobs in 2026.
What do Engineers Make in Maryland?
In 2018 wages for Engineers ranged from $44,080 to $164,210 with $128,230 being the median annual salary.
Broken down to an hourly rate, workers in this field made anywhere from $21.19 to $78.95. The median hourly rate was $61.65.
Workers in this field were paid a median of $61.18 an hour in 2017.
The hourly rate grew by $0.47.
The median salary in Maryland is higher than the nationwide median salary.
Top Maryland Metros for Engineers
The table below shows some of the metros in this state with the most Engineers.
|Metro||Number Employed||Annual Median Salary|
|California-Lexington Park, MD||730||$144,740|
Top States for Engineers Employment
The table below shows the states where most Engineers work.
|State||Number Employed||Annual Median Salary|
|District of Columbia||2,640||$141,320|
Below are the states where Engineers get paid the most:
|State||Annual Median Salary|
|District of Columbia||$141,320|
- Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS)
- College Factual
- National Center for Education Statistics
- O*NET Online
- Image Credit: By Rémi Kaupp under License
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