Engineering Schools
In Worcester, Massachusetts

The city of Worcester has only one school where engineering faculty can find employment. The following statistics and charts help analyze the current state of the engineering academic community in Worcester, and the future trends. Academia in engineering includes engineering training at the following levels:

  • Bachelors degree in Engineering
  • Masters degree in Engineering
  • PhD degree in Engineering


Professional Trends

Worcester Vs. Massachusetts Engineering Employment

Worcester 2,580
Massachusetts 64,710

Of the 37,610 engineering professionals employed in Massachusetts, 2,580 work in Worcester. There has been a 11% decline in the number of engineering professionals in Worcester between the years 2006 and 2010. As the employment for engineering professionals in Worcester has decreased, overall employment in Worcester has increased.

Worcester Vs. Massachusetts Engineering employment growth

60,950 65,680 69,360 67,570 37,610
2,900 2,830 3,090 3,110 2,580
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Massachusetts
  • Dark Yellow: Worcester

Engineering VS. All professions salaries in Worcester

$66,752 $66,060 $71,387 $69,732 $66,401
$42,280 $43,440 $45,490 $46,790 $48,080
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Engineering in Worcester
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Worcester

In Worcester, salaries for engineering professionals have decreased. In 2010 Worcester engineering professionals earned an average yearly salary of $66,401. Four years earlier in 2006, the average salary for engineering professionals in Worcester was $66,752 per year. This decline is slower than the salary trend for all careers in Worcester.

Salary percentiles for Engineering professionals in Worcester

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Engineering professionals in Worcester earn a median salary of $63,303 per year. The 10% of engineering professionals in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $43,824 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately $86,862 per year.

Average Salaries for Engineering professionals and related professions in Worcester

Civil Engineering
Mechanical Engineering
Electrical Engineering
Software Engineering
Biomedical Engineering
Computer Engineering

Worcester engineering professionals have earnings that are lower than the salaries earned by others in related fields, on average.

Educational Trends

Engineering schools in Worcester


Many of Worcester's engineering professionals are graduates of the only accredited engineering school in the city.

Engineering Programs Offered In Worcester


There are a total of 27 degree and certificate programs in engineering offered by Worcester's engineering schools.

Student Completed Engineering Degrees In Worcester


In 2010 approximately 580 students graduated from engineering courses.

Engineering Faculty Salaries in Worcester, Massachusetts

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