Alabama Department of Labor

Labor Market Information Division
SOC: 11-9041 Engineering Managers
Plan, direct, or coordinate activities in such fields as architecture and engineering or research and development in these fields. Exclude "Natural Sciences Managers" (11-9121).
Education: Most of these occupations require graduate school. For example, they may require a master's degree, and some require a Ph.D., M.D., or J.D. (law degree).
OJT: Employees may need some on-the-job training, but most of these occupations assume that the person will already have the required skills, knowledge, work-related experience, and/or training.
Tasks: Manage the coordination and overall integration of technical activities in architecture or engineering projects. Direct, review, or approve project design changes. Confer with management, production, or marketing staff to discuss project specifications or procedures. Present and explain proposals, reports, or findings to clients. Consult or negotiate with clients to prepare project specifications. Prepare budgets, bids, or contracts. Assess project feasibility by analyzing technology, resource needs, and market demand. Direct recruitment, placement, and evaluation of architecture or engineering project staff. Review, recommend, or approve contracts or cost estimates. Develop or implement policies, standards, or procedures for engineering and technical work. Plan or direct the installation, testing, operation, maintenance, or repair of facilities or equipment. Perform administrative functions, such as reviewing or writing reports, approving expenditures, enforcing rules, or purchasing of materials or services.
License: License not required.
Outlook: Satisfactory
Alabama Employment Outlook
Alabama Wage Data
Hourly Wage   Annual Wage
Entry $49.10   Entry $102,135.00
Mean $68.51   Mean $142,498.00
Experience $78.22 Experience $162,689.00

The data is based on the May 2017 Occupation Employment Survey employment and wage estimate file. The wages have been aged using the most current ECI factors reflecting wages as of June 2018.

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