TENNESSEE OCCUPATIONAL WAGES
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Architecture and Engineering Occupations

Occupation Occ. code Est. empl. Mean wage Entry wage Exp. wage 25th pct Median wage 75th pct
ARCHITECTURE AND ENGINEERING OCCUPATIONS 17-0000 3,380 71,500 37,820 88,340 43,840 62,550 90,820
    34.40 18.20 42.45 21.10 30.05 43.65
Architects, Except Landscape and Naval 17-1011 160 69,825 44,930 82,270 49,995 67,255 85,910
    33.55 21.60 39.55 24.05 32.35 41.30
Landscape Architects 17-1012 20 63,930 34,650 78,570 39,450 71,235 81,095
    30.75 16.65 37.75 18.95 34.25 39.00
Surveyors 17-1022 60 50,065 31,145 59,525 34,540 46,165 63,570
    24.05 14.95 28.60 16.60 22.20 30.55
Biomedical Engineers 17-2031 20 56,630 41,480 64,210 53,075 59,340 65,540
    27.25 19.95 30.85 25.50 28.55 31.50
Chemical Engineers 17-2041 20 89,625 68,955 99,960 77,020 94,730 106,595
    43.10 33.15 48.05 37.05 45.55 51.25
Civil Engineers 17-2051 450 80,230 50,635 95,025 57,105 75,020 96,175
    38.55 24.35 45.70 27.45 36.05 46.25
Computer Hardware Engineers 17-2061 78,955 54,145 91,360 61,830 76,200 91,455
    37.95 26.05 43.90 29.75 36.65 43.95
Electrical Engineers 17-2071 180 79,795 48,730 95,330 60,880 83,575 101,280
    38.35 23.45 45.85 29.25 40.20 48.70
Electronics Engineers, Except Computer 17-2072 90 82,140 61,375 92,520 66,090 78,130 92,185
    39.50 29.50 44.50 31.75 37.55 44.30
Environmental Engineers 17-2081 170 94,940 60,235 112,295 73,095 92,230 111,015
    45.65 28.95 54.00 35.15 44.35 53.35
Health and Safety Engineers, Except Mining Safety Engineers and Inspectors 17-2111 30 71,715 58,540 78,305 61,520 71,065 83,340
    34.50 28.15 37.65 29.60 34.15 40.05
Industrial Engineers 17-2112 160 72,645 52,040 82,945 56,050 66,365 87,375
    34.95 25.00 39.90 26.95 31.90 42.00
Materials Engineers 17-2131 20 60,565 37,745 71,970 39,250 44,335 97,805
    29.10 18.15 34.60 18.85 21.30 47.00
Mechanical Engineers 17-2141 250 102,290 58,410 124,230 65,300 88,495 113,370
    49.20 28.10 59.75 31.40 42.55 54.50
Nuclear Engineers 17-2161 190 119,260 78,860 139,465 87,790 113,370 138,705
    57.35 37.90 67.05 42.20 54.50 66.70
Engineers, All Other 17-2199 330 79,415 35,930 101,160 40,075 84,735 107,665
    38.20 17.25 48.65 19.25 40.75 51.75
Architectural and Civil Drafters 17-3011 230 43,930 32,080 49,860 35,710 42,735 50,680
    21.10 15.40 23.95 17.15 20.55 24.35
Electrical and Electronics Drafters 17-3012 50 48,130 34,675 54,860 37,045 51,435 56,555
    23.15 16.65 26.40 17.80 24.75 27.20
Mechanical Drafters 17-3013 110 51,730 35,445 59,875 39,770 50,635 57,755
    24.85 17.05 28.80 19.10 24.35 27.75
Drafters, All Other 17-3019 51,980 35,755 60,090 37,820 46,425 69,385
    25.00 17.20 28.90 18.20 22.30 33.35
Civil Engineering Technicians 17-3022 190 43,285 30,650 49,605 33,255 40,615 52,485
    20.80 14.75 23.85 16.00 19.55 25.25
Electrical and Electronic Engineering Technicians 17-3023 200 47,305 36,185 52,870 38,400 45,005 56,230
    22.75 17.40 25.40 18.45 21.65 27.05
Electro-Mechanical Technicians 17-3024 45,665 27,600 54,695 29,220 44,920 57,360
    21.95 13.25 26.30 14.05 21.60 27.60
Environmental Engineering Technicians 17-3025 90 43,430 27,365 51,465 32,660 44,555 53,720
    20.90 13.15 24.75 15.70 21.40 25.85
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Entry and Experienced wages represent the mean of the lower third and the mean of the upper two-thirds of the wage distribution respectively. The OES survey does not collect information for entry or experienced workers. Tennessee Depatment of Labor & Workforce Development, Employment Security Division, Labor Market Information. Publish date June 2011.