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Best states for an Engineering Manager

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It seems like Engineering Managers are becoming more and more common across America. But working conditions for Engineering Managers aren’t the same everywhere in the U.S.

Turns out, the median salary for the highest 10% of Engineering Managers in America is $171,000.

60% of people in the field are White, while 13% are Hispanic or Latino.

an Engineering Manager will most commonly be promoted to Project Manager.

The 10 Best States in America For Engineering Managers in 2019

  1. California
  2. New Hampshire
  3. Washington
  4. New York
  5. Texas
  6. Colorado
  7. New Mexico
  8. Massachusetts
  9. Delaware
  10. Virginia
  • (3,312 jobs)
  • (132 jobs)
  • (677 jobs)
  • (811 jobs)
  • (1,082 jobs)
  • (420 jobs)
  • (58 jobs)
  • (727 jobs)
  • (37 jobs)
  • (527 jobs)

We found that California is the best state for Engineering Managers, and New Mexico is also high in terms of median salary.

Our calculations are based on higher annual income for Engineering Manager jobs, and having plenty of job openings as well.

Check out the ranking of the best states for Engineering Managers below.

If you're interested, you can read more about the job scene here:

The 10 Best States For Engineering Managers in 2019

1. California

Total Engineering Manager Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
3,312 $154,690 $122,000 $194,000 1.81
Location Quotient is a measure used by the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) to determine how concentrated a certain industry is in a single state compared to the nation as a whole. You can read more about how BLS calculates location quotients here
Engineering Manager Jobs in California

2. New Hampshire

Total Engineering Manager Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
132 $131,500 $103,000 $167,000 1.5
Location Quotient is a measure used by the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) to determine how concentrated a certain industry is in a single state compared to the nation as a whole. You can read more about how BLS calculates location quotients here
Engineering Manager Jobs in New Hampshire

3. Washington

Total Engineering Manager Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
677 $135,449 $113,000 $162,000 1.64
Location Quotient is a measure used by the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) to determine how concentrated a certain industry is in a single state compared to the nation as a whole. You can read more about how BLS calculates location quotients here
Engineering Manager Jobs in Washington

4. New York

Total Engineering Manager Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
811 $136,678 $105,000 $176,000 1.09
Location Quotient is a measure used by the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) to determine how concentrated a certain industry is in a single state compared to the nation as a whole. You can read more about how BLS calculates location quotients here
Engineering Manager Jobs in New York

5. Texas

Total Engineering Manager Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
1,082 $132,161 $100,000 $173,000 0.97
Location Quotient is a measure used by the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) to determine how concentrated a certain industry is in a single state compared to the nation as a whole. You can read more about how BLS calculates location quotients here
Engineering Manager Jobs in Texas

6. Colorado

Total Engineering Manager Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
420 $133,394 $108,000 $164,000 1.27
Location Quotient is a measure used by the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) to determine how concentrated a certain industry is in a single state compared to the nation as a whole. You can read more about how BLS calculates location quotients here
Engineering Manager Jobs in Colorado

7. New Mexico

Total Engineering Manager Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
58 $145,416 $113,000 $185,000 0.69
Location Quotient is a measure used by the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) to determine how concentrated a certain industry is in a single state compared to the nation as a whole. You can read more about how BLS calculates location quotients here
Engineering Manager Jobs in New Mexico

8. Massachusetts

Total Engineering Manager Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
727 $130,050 $104,000 $161,000 1.54
Location Quotient is a measure used by the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) to determine how concentrated a certain industry is in a single state compared to the nation as a whole. You can read more about how BLS calculates location quotients here
Engineering Manager Jobs in Massachusetts

9. Delaware

Total Engineering Manager Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
37 $134,552 $105,000 $171,000 0.8
Location Quotient is a measure used by the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) to determine how concentrated a certain industry is in a single state compared to the nation as a whole. You can read more about how BLS calculates location quotients here
Engineering Manager Jobs in Delaware

10. Virginia

Total Engineering Manager Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
527 $130,787 $109,000 $155,000 0.93
Location Quotient is a measure used by the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) to determine how concentrated a certain industry is in a single state compared to the nation as a whole. You can read more about how BLS calculates location quotients here
Engineering Manager Jobs in Virginia

HOW WE DETERMINED THE BEST STATES TO BE an Engineering Manager

You can read about how the best state rankings are calculated here.

Detailed list of the best states for an Engineering Manager

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