Occupational Employment Statistics


11-9041 Architectural and Engineering Managers

Plan, direct, or coordinate activities in such fields as architecture and engineering or research and development in these fields. Excludes “Natural Sciences Managers" (11-9121).

Geography EmploymentEmp SE*Percentiles
Northwest Minnesota 16013$55.19/hr$36.12/hr$43.26/hr$52.98/hr$64.55/hr$78.79/hr

IndustryOES Employment (Statewide)OES Median Wage (Statewide)
Trade, Transportation and Utilities230$70.24/hr
Financial Activities10$64.56/hr
Professional and Business Services1,150$75.91/hr
Education and Health Services30$51.86/hr
Public Administration150$59.32/hr
Geography EmploymentMedian WageProjections
% Change 2016-2026
Rochester MN MSA N/A$62.96/hrN/A
Northeast Balance of State 10$61.16/hrN/A
Grand Forks ND-MN MSA 30$71.56/hrN/A
Mankato-North Mankato MN MSA 40$60.73/hrN/A
St Cloud MN MSA 40$60.78/hrN/A
La Crosse WI-MN MSA 80$60.75/hrN/A
Northeast Minnesota 100$57.93/hr0.0%
Duluth MN-WI MSA 100$56.97/hrN/A
Fargo ND-MN MSA 110$55.63/hrN/A
Northwest Balance of State 110$53.45/hrN/A
Southwest Balance of State 110$55.74/hrN/A
Southwest Minnesota 140$58.90/hr2.0%
Northwest Minnesota 160$52.98/hr12.3%
Southeast Balance of State 160$61.10/hrN/A
Southeast Minnesota 190$61.06/hr3.5%
Central Minnesota 250$61.22/hr10.6%
Seven County Mpls-St Paul, MN 3,180$72.07/hr5.7%
Minneapolis-St Paul-Bloomington MN-WI MSA 3,340$71.71/hrN/A
Minnesota 3,960$69.59/hr6.7%

Occupations EmploymentMedian WageProjections
% Change 2016-2026
Environmental Engineers 870$41.80/hr12.2%
Health and Safety Engineers, Except Mining Safety Engineers and Inspectors 450$44.38/hr7.4%
Construction Managers 5,880$45.64/hr8.1%
Civil Engineers 6,260$44.27/hr12.7%
Architects, Except Landscape and Naval 1,660$43.97/hr6.8%
Petroleum Engineers 50$57.76/hrN/A
Landscape Architects 470$37.26/hr8.6%
Engineers, All Other 2,190$48.97/hr-0.3%
Agricultural Engineers 10$38.02/hrN/A
Materials Engineers 320$44.88/hr4.2%

  • Manage the coordination and overall integration of technical activities in architecture or engineering projects.
  • Perform administrative functions, such as reviewing or writing reports, approving expenditures, enforcing rules, or purchasing of materials or services.
  • Confer with management, production, or marketing staff to discuss project specifications or procedures.
  • Direct, review, or approve project design changes.
  • Analyze data from biofuels studies, such as fluid dynamics, water treatments, or solvent extraction and recovery processes.
  • Design or conduct applied biodiesel or biofuels research projects on topics such as transport, thermodynamics, mixing, filtration, distillation, fermentation, extraction, and separation.
  • Direct, review, or approve project design changes.
  • Perform administrative functions, such as reviewing or writing reports, approving expenditures, enforcing rules, or purchasing of materials or services.
  • Develop lab scale models of industrial scale processes, such as fermentation.
  • Conduct experiments on biomass or pretreatment technologies.