Civil Engineering Schools In Massachusetts

Civil Engineering classes faculty can choose to work at one of 11 accredited civil engineering schools in Massachusetts. The following statistics and charts help analyze the current state of the civil engineering academic community in Massachusetts, and the future trends in civil engineering training at the following levels:

  • Associates degree in Civil Engineering
  • Bachelors degree in Civil Engineering
  • Masters degree in Civil Engineering
  • PhD degree in Civil Engineering


Schools

  1. University of Massachusetts-Lowell

    1 University Ave, Lowell, Massachusetts 01854-5104

    177 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  2. University of Massachusetts Amherst

    Amherst, Massachusetts 01003

    94 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  3. Massachusetts Institute of Technology

    77 Massachusetts Avenue, Cambridge, Massachusetts 02139-4307

    5 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  4. Merrimack College

    315 Turnpike St, North Andover, Massachusetts 01845

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
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  5. Northeastern University

    360 Huntington Ave, Boston, Massachusetts 02115-5005

    62 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  6. Quinsigamond Community College

    670 West Boylston Street, Worcester, Massachusetts 01606-2092

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
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  7. Springfield Technical Community College

    1 Armory Sq, Springfield, Massachusetts 01105-1296

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
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  8. University of Massachusetts-Dartmouth

    285 Old Westport Rd, North Dartmouth, Massachusetts 02747-2300

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
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  9. Tufts University

    28 Sawyer Avenue, Medford, Massachusetts 02155-5555

    29 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  10. Wentworth Institute of Technology

    550 Huntington Ave, Boston, Massachusetts 02115

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
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  11. Worcester Polytechnic Institute

    100 Institute Road, Worcester, Massachusetts 01609-2280

    62 U.S. News National University Ranking
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Cities

Statistics

Professional Trends

Massachusetts Vs. National Civil Engineering Employment

Massachusetts 10,200
National 415,840

Of all of the civil engineering professionals in the country, nearly 2% are in the state of Massachusetts.

Employment Growth for Civil engineering professionals In Massachusetts

10,470 10,280 11,080 11,040 10,200
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

In Massachusetts, the field of civil engineering is shrinking. There were 270 less civil engineering professionals working in Massachusetts in 2010, than there were in 2006. Thus, the field of civil engineering has shrunk by 3% in Massachusetts. This decline is slower than the change in the number of civil engineering professionals around the country. Nationally, the number of civil engineering professionals has shrunk by 3% from 2006 to 2010.

Civil Engineering VS. All Professions salaries in Massachusetts

$57,003 $59,420 $61,923 $63,673 $61,847
$49,058 $52,712 $53,675 $55,178 $56,645
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Civil Engineering
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

In Massachusetts, as the number of civil engineering professionals is declining, the salaries earned by civil engineering professionals are increasing. The mean salary for civil engineering professionals in 2006 was $57,003 per year. And in 2010 the mean salary was $61,847 per year.

Salary percentiles for Civil engineering professionals in Massachusetts

10th percentile
$37,490
25th percentile
$46,300
50th percentile
$58,427
75th percentile
$74,107
90th percentile
$92,217

Thus, civil engineering professionals' salaries grew by 8% in 4 years. State trends for all professions mirror this growth. In Massachusetts state, within the field of civil engineering, there is a huge variation in pay. The highest paid civil engineering professionals earn 146% more money than those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket.

Average Salaries for Civil engineering professionals and related professions in Massachusetts

Architecture
$72,080
Civil Engineering
$61,847
Construction Management
$71,672
Drafting
$56,448
Engineering
$79,262

In Massachusetts, civil engineering professionals make, on average, less than their counterparts in related professions.

Educational Trends

Civil Engineering programs available for each degree type for all schools in Massachusetts

associate
3
bachelor
10
master
12
doctor
7
Certificate
0
Total32

The number of students graduating from the 11 accredited civil engineering schools in Massachusetts is increasing. In 2006 there were 543 civil engineering graduates from civil engineering courses in Massachusetts and in 2010 there were 635 graduates.

Thus there was a 17% percent increase in the number of civil engineering school degree or certificate graduates in Massachusetts. Most of these graduates, or 38%, earned an master's degree in civil engineering.

Civil Engineering Faculty Salaries in Massachusetts

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