Mechanical Engineering Schools In Massachusetts

Mechanical Engineering classes faculty can choose to work at one of 15 accredited mechanical engineering schools in Massachusetts. The trends in Massachusetts' mechanical engineering academic community can be evaluated by looking at the statistics and graphs below. Academia in mechanical engineering includes mechanical engineering training at the following levels:

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


Schools

  1. Boston University

    One Silber Way, Boston, Massachusetts 02215

    53 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  2. Benjamin Franklin Institute of Technology

    41 Berkeley St, Boston, Massachusetts 02116

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
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  3. University of Massachusetts-Lowell

    1 University Ave, Lowell, Massachusetts 01854-5104

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

    Amherst, Massachusetts 01003

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

    50 Oakland St, Wellesley Hills, Massachusetts 02481-5399

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
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  6. Massachusetts Institute of Technology

    77 Massachusetts Avenue, Cambridge, Massachusetts 02139-4307

    5 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  7. Northeastern University

    360 Huntington Ave, Boston, Massachusetts 02115-5005

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

    670 West Boylston Street, Worcester, Massachusetts 01606-2092

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

    1 Armory Sq, Springfield, Massachusetts 01105-1296

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
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  10. 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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  11. Tufts University

    28 Sawyer Avenue, Medford, Massachusetts 02155-5555

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

    550 Huntington Ave, Boston, Massachusetts 02115

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
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  13. Western New England College

    1215 Wilbraham Rd, Springfield, Massachusetts 01119-2684

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

    100 Institute Road, Worcester, Massachusetts 01609-2280

    62 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  15. Franklin W. Olin College of Engineering

    Olin Way, Needham, Massachusetts 02492-1200

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
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Cities

Statistics

Professional Trends

Massachusetts Vs. National Mechanical Engineering Employment

Massachusetts 11,980
National 549,180

Approximately 2% of the country's mechanical engineering professionals work in Massachusetts state.

Employment Growth for Mechanical engineering professionals In Massachusetts

15,380 16,130 15,910 12,570 11,980
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

Mechanical Engineering is a shrinking field in Massachusetts. There were 3,400 less mechanical engineering professionals working in Massachusetts in 2010, than there were in 2006. Thus, in Massachusetts, this field has shrunk by 22% in four years. This decline is faster than the change in the number of mechanical engineering professionals around the country. Nationally, the number of mechanical engineering professionals has shrunk by 4% from 2006 to 2010.

Mechanical Engineering VS. All Professions salaries in Massachusetts

$66,104 $69,226 $71,320 $71,718 $69,744
$49,058 $52,712 $53,675 $55,178 $56,645
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Mechanical Engineering
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

The salaries paid to mechanical engineering professionals are growing in Massachusetts. The mean salary for mechanical engineering professionals in 2006 was $66,104 per year. And in 2010 the mean salary was $69,744 per year.

Salary percentiles for Mechanical engineering professionals in Massachusetts

10th percentile
$40,986
25th percentile
$52,610
50th percentile
$68,388
75th percentile
$84,154
90th percentile
$100,888

Thus, mechanical engineering professionals' salaries grew by 5% in 4 years. This growth is mirrored by state trends for all professionals. In the state of Massachusetts, there is a huge variation in pay, within the field of mechanical engineering. The pay differential between the highest paid mechanical engineering professionals and those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket is 146%

Average Salaries for Mechanical engineering professionals and related professions in Massachusetts

Civil Engineering
$61,847
Drafting
$56,448
Electrical Engineering
$79,790
Industrial Design
$69,920
Mechanical Engineering
$69,744
Physics
$107,580

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

Educational Trends

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

associate
8
bachelor
14
master
9
doctor
6
Certificate
2
Total39

As the number of mechanical engineering professionals is decreasing in Massachusetts state, the number of students graduating from the 15 accredited mechanical engineering schools in Massachusetts state is increasing. In Massachusetts, there were 1,099 graduates in 2006. And there were 1,340 graduates from mechanical engineering courses in 2010.

This represents a 22% increase in the number of mechanical engineering degree or certificate school graduates in Massachusetts state. 36% of these graduates received an bachelor's degree in mechanical engineering.

Mechanical Engineering Faculty Salaries in Massachusetts

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