Architecture and Engineering Occupations
Employment of architecture and engineering occupations is projected to grow 7 percent from 2016 to 2026, about as fast as the average for all occupations. About 194,300 new jobs are projected to be added. Most of the projected job growth in this group is in the engineer occupations, as their services will be in demand in various areas such as rebuilding of infrastructure, renewable energy, oil and gas extraction, and robotics.
The median annual wage for architecture and engineering occupations was $79,180 in May 2017. The median annual wages for all occupations in this group was higher than the median annual wage for all occupations in the economy, which was $37,690.