Architectural and engineering managers coordinate building and engineering projects and conduct research in those areas. They report job titles including chief engineer, civil engineering manager, and project engineer. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, they are predominantly employed in the industries of agriculture, engineering, electronic component manufacturing, scientific research and development, enterprise management, and navigational instruments manufacturing.
In 2012, U.S. architectural and engineering managers earned national median wages of $60.03 per hour, or $124,900 per year. In 2010, 176,800 architectural and engineering managers were employed in the U.S., a figure set to rise to 192,000 by 2020, in an 19% increase creating 4,970 new jobs. Demand for architectural and engineering managers in North Carolina is rising slightly faster, with a 10% increase in available positions predicted by 2020. A glance at the many jobs currently available at both the national and local levels reveals a career path rich with opportunity.
If you are interested in a career in architectural and engineering management, NC State, with one of the oldest and most respected statistics programs in the nation, can help. Most architectural and engineering management jobs require a master’s degree, and some require PhD. After earning your MS in Statistics online, augmented with a Certificate in Statistical Computing or Applied Statistics, you can pursue your PhD on our campus in Raleigh.
Highest level of education associated with this occupation.