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Engineering Schools
In Cambridge, Massachusetts

There are 2 engineering schools in Cambridge for faculty to choose from. Below are statistics and other relevant data to help analyze the state of engineering and engineering education in Cambridge, which includes engineering training at the following levels:


Professional Trends

Cambridge Vs. Massachusetts Engineering Employment

Cambridge 21,470
Massachusetts 64,710

Exactly 21,470 of the 37,610 engineering professionals employed in Massachusetts, work in Cambridge. There has been a 40% decline in the number of engineering professionals in Cambridge between the years 2006 and 2010. Overall employment in Cambridge has increased.

Cambridge 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: Cambridge

Engineering VS. All professions salaries in Cambridge

$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 Cambridge
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Cambridge

Salaries for engineering professionals in Cambridge have increased. In 2010 an average salary of $79,646 per year was earned by engineering professionals in Cambridge. Engineering professionals in Cambridge made a yearly average salary of $74,996, four years earlier in 2006. The growth in the salary of engineering professionals in Cambridge is slower than the salary trend for all careers in the city.

Salary percentiles for Engineering professionals in Cambridge

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

Engineering professionals make a median salary of $77,269 per year in Cambridge. 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 Cambridge

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

On average engineering professionals in Cambridge earn salaries that are higher than the salaries earned by other professionals in Cambridge.

Educational Trends

Engineering schools in Cambridge


There are 2 accredited engineering schools in the city. Many of Cambridge's engineering professionals are graduates of one of these schools.

Engineering Programs Offered In Cambridge


There are a total of 32 degree and certificate programs in engineering offered by Cambridge's engineering schools.

Student Completed Engineering Degrees In Cambridge


Approximately 1,196 students completed engineering courses in 2010.

Engineering Faculty Salaries in Cambridge, Massachusetts

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