Engineering and Science Managers


Salary Median (2017)


Projected Job Growth (2016-2026)

+5.5% (as fast as the average)

Most Common Level of Education

Bachelor's Degree


What Engineering and Science Managers Do

Plan, direct, or coordinate activities in such fields as architecture and engineering or research and development in these fields.

Other Job Titles Engineering and Science Managers May Have

Chief Engineer, Civil Engineering Manager, Director of Engineering, Engineering Group Manager, Engineering Manager, Engineering Program Manager, Principal Engineer, Project Engineer, Project Engineering Manager, Project Manager

How Leaders Describe a Typical Day at Work

Senior Project Manager ,

Development One

I draw, write, make phone calls, read, and research.

Senior Project Manager & Architect

Working with people in four to five time zones across the world to push the design forward and solve complex problems as part of a large design & construction team.

Tasks & Responsibilities May Include

  • Confer with management, production, or marketing staff to discuss project specifications or procedures.
  • Plan or direct the installation, testing, operation, maintenance, or repair of facilities or equipment.
  • Present and explain proposals, reports, or findings to clients.
  • Consult or negotiate with clients to prepare project specifications.
  • Administer highway planning, construction, or maintenance.

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