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Architecture and Engineering - GPS Your Career


GPS Your Career: According to the BLS, the States with the highest employment level in the Architecture and Engineering occupational group are:

California (326,770 workers)
Texas (237,260)
Michigan (135,060)
New York (112,600)
Florida (101,260)

States with the highest concentration of jobs are:

Michigan (32.07 per 1,000 jobs)
New Mexico (26.38)
Washington (25.37)
Colorado (24.60)
Alaska (23.83)

And to complete the trifecta, the top paying States for this occupation are below. Particularly impressive about California and Texas is that they sport high mean wages on large employment bases as California has 326,770 members in this occupational group and Texas has 237,260, while Alaska, for example, has comparatively few (7,710 members):

District of Columbia  $106,590 annual mean wage
Alaska ($105,530)
California ($98,370)
Maryland ($94,330)
Texas ($92,580)