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Engineering Schools
In Boston, Massachusetts

Engineering faculty can choose to work at one of 5 engineering schools in Boston. The following statistics and charts help analyze the current state of the engineering academic community in Boston, and the future trends. Academia in engineering includes engineering training at the following levels:


Professional Trends

Boston Vs. Massachusetts Engineering Employment

Boston 21,470
Massachusetts 64,710

Exactly 21,470 of Massachusetts' 37,610 engineering professionals work in Boston. Between 2006 and 2010, the number of engineering professionals in Boston has shrunk by 40%. As the number of engineering professionals in Boston has decreased, overall employment in Boston has increased.

Boston Vs. Massachusetts Engineering employment growth

60,950 65,680 69,360 67,570 37,610
35,880 39,230 42,820 42,550 21,470
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Massachusetts
  • Dark Yellow: Boston

Engineering VS. All professions salaries in Boston

$74,996 $78,809 $81,208 $82,344 $79,646
$52,100 $54,000 $56,060 $58,330 $59,410
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Engineering in Boston
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Boston

In Boston, salaries for engineering professionals have increased. In 2010 an average salary of $79,646 per year was earned by engineering professionals in Boston. Four years earlier in 2006, the average salary for engineering professionals in Boston was $74,996 per year. The growth in the salary of engineering professionals in Boston is slower than the salary trend for all careers in the city.

Salary percentiles for Engineering professionals in Boston

10th percentile
25th percentile
50th percentile
75th percentile
90th percentile

Engineering professionals make a median salary of $77,269 per year in Boston. The difference in pay between the engineering professionals in the lowest pay bracket and those in the highest pay bracket is approximately 109%. Those in the lowest 10% of the pay bracket earn less than $48,744 per year, while those in the highest 10% of the pay bracket earn more than $102,072 per year.

Average Salaries for Engineering professionals and related professions in Boston

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

Engineering professional salaries in Boston are, on average, higher than salaries earned for professionals in related fields.

Educational Trends

Engineering schools in Boston


Many of Boston's engineering professionals are graduates of one of the 5 accredited engineering schools in the city.

Engineering Programs Offered In Boston


There are a total of 42 degree and certificate programs in engineering offered by Boston's engineering schools.

Student Completed Engineering Degrees In Boston


In 2010 approximately 896 students completed engineering courses.

Engineering Faculty Salaries in Boston, Massachusetts

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