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Mechanical Engineering Schools
In Boston, Massachusetts

The city of Boston has 4 schools where mechanical engineering faculty can find employment. The graphs, statistics and analysis below outline the current state and the future direction of academia in mechanical engineering in the city of Boston, which encompasses mechanical engineering training at the following levels:


Professional Trends

Boston Vs. Massachusetts Mechanical Engineering Employment

Boston 6,330
Massachusetts 11,980

Exactly 6,330 of the 11,980 mechanical engineering professionals employed in Massachusetts, work in Boston. The number of mechanical engineering professionals in Boston has shrunk by 30% from 2006 to 2010. As the employment for mechanical engineering professionals in Boston has decreased, overall employment in Boston has increased.

Boston Vs. Massachusetts Mechanical Engineering employment growth

15,380 16,130 15,910 12,570 11,980
9,050 9,360 9,700 6,920 6,330
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Massachusetts
  • Dark Yellow: Boston

Mechanical Engineering VS. All professions salaries in Boston

$69,816 $73,450 $74,946 $75,298 $74,402
$52,100 $54,000 $56,060 $58,330 $59,410
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Mechanical Engineering in Boston
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Boston

In Boston, salaries for mechanical engineering professionals have increased. In 2010 mechanical engineering professionals in Boston reportedly earned an average salary of $74,402 per year. Mechanical engineering professionals in Boston made a yearly average salary of $69,816, four years earlier in 2006. This growth is slower than the salary trend for all careers in Boston.

Salary percentiles for Mechanical engineering professionals in Boston

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

Mechanical engineering professionals in Boston earn a median salary of $73,536 per year. The 10% of mechanical engineering professionals in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $45,352 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately $105,958 per year.

Average Salaries for Mechanical engineering professionals and related professions in Boston

Civil Engineering
Mechanical Engineering
Industrial Design
Electrical Engineering

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

Educational Trends

Mechanical Engineering schools in Boston


There are 4 accredited mechanical engineering schools in the city. Many of Boston's mechanical engineering professionals are graduates of one of these schools.

Mechanical Engineering Programs Offered In Boston


Boston's mechanical engineering schools offer 12 mechanical engineering degree and certificate programs.

Student Completed Mechanical Engineering Degrees In Boston


Approximately 433 students completed mechanical engineering courses in 2010.

Mechanical Engineering Faculty Salaries in Boston, Massachusetts

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