Engineering Schools In Massachusetts

Massachusetts has 31 accredited engineering schools where engineering faculty who teach engineering classes can find employment. The graphs, statistics and analysis below outline the current state and the future direction of academia in engineering in the state of Massachusetts, which encompasses engineering training at the following levels:

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


Schools

  1. Berkshire Community College

    1350 West Street, Pittsfield, Massachusetts 01201-5786

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  2. Boston University

    One Silber Way, Boston, Massachusetts 02215

    53 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  3. Bristol Community College

    777 Elsbree St, Fall River, Massachusetts 02720-7395

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  4. Bunker Hill Community College

    250 New Rutherford Ave, Boston, Massachusetts 02129-2925

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  5. Eastern Nazarene College

    23 E Elm Ave, Quincy, Massachusetts 02170-2999

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  6. Greenfield Community College

    One College Dr, Greenfield, Massachusetts 01301-9739

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  7. Harvard University

    Massachusetts Hall, Cambridge, Massachusetts 02138

    1 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  8. Holyoke Community College

    303 Homestead Ave, Holyoke, Massachusetts 01040

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  9. University of Massachusetts-Lowell

    1 University Ave, Lowell, Massachusetts 01854-5104

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

    Amherst, Massachusetts 01003

    94 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  11. Massachusetts Bay Community College

    50 Oakland St, Wellesley Hills, Massachusetts 02481-5399

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  12. Massachusetts Institute of Technology

    77 Massachusetts Avenue, Cambridge, Massachusetts 02139-4307

    5 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  13. Massachusetts Maritime Academy

    101 Academy Dr, Buzzards Bay, Massachusetts 02532-1803

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  14. Merrimack College

    315 Turnpike St, North Andover, Massachusetts 01845

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  15. Middlesex Community College in Bedford

    Springs Rd, Bedford, Massachusetts 01730-9124

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  16. North Shore Community College

    1 Ferncroft Rd, Danvers, Massachusetts 01923-0840

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  17. Northeastern University

    360 Huntington Ave, Boston, Massachusetts 02115-5005

    62 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  18. Northern Essex Community College

    100 Elliott Street, Haverhill, Massachusetts 01830-2399

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  19. Roxbury Community College

    1234 Columbus Ave, Roxbury Crossing, Massachusetts 02120-3400

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  20. Bard College at Simon's Rock

    84 Alford Rd, Great Barrington, Massachusetts 01230-9702

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  21. Smith College

    Elm St, Northampton, Massachusetts 01063

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  22. Springfield Technical Community College

    1 Armory Sq, Springfield, Massachusetts 01105-1296

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  23. University of Massachusetts-Dartmouth

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

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  24. Suffolk University

    8 Ashburton Pl Beacon Hill, Boston, Massachusetts 02108-2770

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  25. Tufts University

    28 Sawyer Avenue, Medford, Massachusetts 02155-5555

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

    550 Huntington Ave, Boston, Massachusetts 02115

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  27. Western New England College

    1215 Wilbraham Rd, Springfield, Massachusetts 01119-2684

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  28. Worcester Polytechnic Institute

    100 Institute Road, Worcester, Massachusetts 01609-2280

    62 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  29. Sullivan and Cogliano Training Center

    460 Belmont Street, Brockton, Massachusetts 02301-1822

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  30. National Graduate School of Quality Management

    186 Jones Road, Falmouth, Massachusetts 02540-2958

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  31. Franklin W. Olin College of Engineering

    Olin Way, Needham, Massachusetts 02492-1200

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Cities

Statistics

Professional Trends

Massachusetts Vs. National Engineering Employment

Massachusetts 64,710
National 1,704,460

Of all of the engineering professionals in the country, nearly 3% are in the state of Massachusetts.

Employment Growth for Engineering professionals In Massachusetts

60,950 65,680 69,360 67,570 37,610
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

Engineering is a shrinking field in Massachusetts. There were 23,340 less engineering professionals working in Massachusetts in 2010, than there were in 2006. So, in four years, the number of engineering professionals has shrunk by 38%. This decline is faster than the change in the number of engineering professionals around the country. Nationally, the number of engineering professionals has shrunk by 23% from 2006 to 2010.

Engineering VS. All Professions salaries in Massachusetts

$70,139 $73,921 $76,919 $74,699 $77,912
$49,058 $52,712 $53,675 $55,178 $56,645
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Engineering
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

As the number of engineering professionals is declining, the salaries paid to engineering professionals are increasing in Massachusetts. In 2006 engineering professionals made a mean salary of $70,139 per year, and in 2010 they made $77,912 per year.

Salary percentiles for Engineering professionals in Massachusetts

10th percentile
$47,713
25th percentile
$59,285
50th percentile
$74,906
75th percentile
$93,832
90th percentile
$101,005

Thus, engineering professionals' salaries grew by 10% in 4 years. State trends for all professions mirror this growth. There is a 112% pay differential between the highest paid engineering professionals and those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket. Thus, there is huge variation in pay, within the field of engineering in Massachusetts.

Average Salaries for Engineering professionals and related professions in Massachusetts

Biomedical Engineering
$94,720
Civil Engineering
$61,847
Computer Engineering
$105,270
Electrical Engineering
$79,790
Engineering
$79,262
Mechanical Engineering
$69,744
Software Engineering
$90,825

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

Educational Trends

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

associate
14
bachelor
79
master
69
doctor
42
Certificate
7
Total211

The number of students graduating from the 31 accredited engineering schools in Massachusetts is decreasing. In Massachusetts, there were 5,343 graduates in 2006. And there were 4,107 graduates from engineering courses in 2010.

Thus there was a 23% percent decrease in the number of engineering school degree or certificate graduates in Massachusetts. 37% of these graduates received an bachelor's degree in engineering.

Engineering Faculty Salaries in Massachusetts

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