Architectural and Engineering Managers

General Information

Description

Plan, direct, or coordinate activities in such fields as architecture and engineering or research and development in these fields.

Workplace at a Glance

What you can expect to experience while on the job

  • Responsibility
  • Exposure to job hazards
  • Physical activity
  • Decision making
  • Repetitiveness
  • Level of competition
  • Time pressure

Job Outlook

Employment of architectural and engineering managers is projected to grow 3 percent from 2019 to 2029, about as fast as the average for all occupations. Many of the new jobs for architectural and engineering managers are expected to be in computer systems design and related services and in consulting firms.   Demand for civil engineering services is expected to continue as the nation’s aging infrastructure requires expansion and repair. Mechanical and electrical engineering services also should be needed for projects such as wind turbine farms and other renewable energy construction and design.

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Salary

Average Salary

Salary

$144,830

State-by-state Salary

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$169,130
$95,470
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Education

Most Common Education Levels

People in this career achieve this level of education.

  • Bachelor's degree 45%
  • Master's degree 27%
  • First professional degree 12%
  • Post-master's certificate 11%
  • Doctoral degree 1%
  • Associate's degree 1%
  • Post baccalaureate 1%
  • High school 0%
  • Some college 0%
  • Less than high school 0%
  • Post-doctoral training 0%
  • Post-secondary certificate 0%

Knowledge

  • Design
  • Engineering and Technology
  • Customer and Personal Service
  • Mathematics
  • Computers and Electronics

Skills at a Glance

Skills helpful in this career

  • Verbal skills
  • Critical thinking & problem solving
  • Equipment operation & maintenance
  • Math & science skills
  • Technology design & control
  • Leadership
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