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 37,150 72,280 41,965 87,435 49,565 68,030 90,260
    34.75 20.15 42.05 23.85 32.70 43.40
Architects, Except Landscape and Naval 17-1011 N/A 78,575 49,215 93,255 55,740 72,220 99,690
    37.80 23.65 44.85 26.80 34.70 47.95
Landscape Architects 17-1012 180 N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
    N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
Cartographers and Photogrammetrists 17-1021 150 48,610 33,165 56,330 38,970 44,185 53,765
    23.35 15.95 27.10 18.75 21.25 25.85
Surveyors 17-1022 640 46,585 28,600 55,575 32,495 43,975 57,910
    22.40 13.75 26.70 15.60 21.15 27.85
Aerospace Engineers 17-2011 340 87,465 68,340 97,030 75,630 88,400 101,775
    42.05 32.85 46.65 36.35 42.50 48.95
Agricultural Engineers 17-2021 50 85,070 65,275 94,970 72,715 86,555 98,920
    40.90 31.40 45.65 34.95 41.60 47.55
Biomedical Engineers 17-2031 N/A 83,725 55,580 97,795 61,970 78,900 102,340
    40.25 26.70 47.00 29.80 37.95 49.20
Chemical Engineers 17-2041 650 93,150 66,240 106,605 73,205 89,010 106,380
    44.80 31.85 51.25 35.20 42.80 51.15
Civil Engineers 17-2051 N/A 81,945 54,930 95,450 61,775 79,295 99,005
    39.40 26.40 45.90 29.70 38.10 47.60
Computer Hardware Engineers 17-2061 N/A 79,925 59,165 90,305 66,350 78,985 92,225
    38.40 28.45 43.40 31.90 37.95 44.35
Electrical Engineers 17-2071 N/A 83,165 57,235 96,125 66,310 84,095 99,350
    40.00 27.50 46.20 31.90 40.45 47.75
Electronics Engineers, Except Computer 17-2072 1,160 82,515 61,115 93,210 67,425 81,030 94,740
    39.65 29.40 44.80 32.40 38.95 45.55
Environmental Engineers 17-2081 N/A 92,155 55,030 110,720 64,680 87,770 112,060
    44.30 26.45 53.25 31.10 42.20 53.85
Health and Safety Engineers, Except Mining Safety Engineers and Inspectors 17-2111 690 67,735 41,620 80,790 50,980 66,235 82,425
    32.55 20.00 38.85 24.50 31.85 39.65
Industrial Engineers 17-2112 N/A 74,755 51,330 86,465 58,490 73,085 89,960
    35.95 24.70 41.55 28.10 35.15 43.25
Marine Engineers and Naval Architects 17-2121 N/A 98,965 40,410 128,240 47,865 88,425 120,580
    47.60 19.45 61.65 23.00 42.50 57.95
Materials Engineers 17-2131 N/A 81,380 54,920 94,610 64,670 81,555 99,780
    39.10 26.40 45.50 31.10 39.20 47.95
Mechanical Engineers 17-2141 N/A 79,060 56,375 90,405 62,660 73,820 91,545
    38.00 27.10 43.45 30.10 35.50 44.00
Mining and Geological Engineers, Including Mining Safety Engineers 17-2151 110 65,010 41,465 76,780 46,525 57,220 74,270
    31.25 19.95 36.90 22.35 27.50 35.70
Nuclear Engineers 17-2161 N/A 122,930 87,275 140,760 97,220 114,180 146,985
    59.10 41.95 67.65 46.75 54.90 70.65
Engineers, All Other 17-2199 3,170 82,435 50,140 98,580 61,840 82,320 104,425
    39.65 24.10 47.40 29.75 39.60 50.20
Architectural and Civil Drafters 17-3011 1,520 52,065 35,560 60,320 39,270 48,955 60,025
    25.05 17.10 29.00 18.90 23.55 28.85
Electrical and Electronics Drafters 17-3012 N/A 52,405 36,480 60,365 40,485 51,190 63,605
    25.20 17.55 29.00 19.45 24.60 30.60
Mechanical Drafters 17-3013 N/A 50,060 34,670 57,755 38,535 48,190 57,695
    24.05 16.65 27.75 18.55 23.15 27.75
Drafters, All Other 17-3019 310 51,280 33,495 60,175 37,995 50,065 58,695
    24.65 16.10 28.95 18.25 24.05 28.20
Aerospace Engineering and Operations Technicians 17-3021 80 81,850 69,065 88,240 78,475 85,315 92,160
    39.35 33.20 42.40 37.75 41.00 44.30
Civil Engineering Technicians 17-3022 N/A 44,560 30,445 51,620 33,755 43,055 54,220
    21.40 14.65 24.80 16.25 20.70 26.05
Electrical and Electronic Engineering Technicians 17-3023 N/A 52,495 35,300 61,095 40,185 52,440 63,845
    25.25 16.95 29.35 19.30 25.20 30.70
Electro-Mechanical Technicians 17-3024 N/A 47,320 30,200 55,875 32,925 47,470 57,845
    22.75 14.50 26.85 15.85 22.80 27.80
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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 Department of Labor & Workforce Development, Employment Security Division, Labor Market Information. Publish date May 2012.