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Mechanical Engineering Schools
In Cambridge, Massachusetts

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


Professional Trends

Cambridge Vs. Massachusetts Mechanical Engineering Employment

Cambridge 6,330
Massachusetts 11,980

Of the 11,980 mechanical engineering professionals employed in Massachusetts, 6,330 work in Cambridge. Between 2006 and 2010, in Cambridge, there has been a 30% decline in the number of mechanical engineering professionals. As the number of mechanical engineering professionals in Cambridge has decreased, overall employment in Cambridge has increased.

Cambridge 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: Cambridge

Mechanical Engineering VS. All professions salaries in Cambridge

$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 Cambridge
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Cambridge

In Cambridge, salaries for mechanical engineering professionals have increased. Cambridge mechanical engineering professionals made $74,402 per year, on average, in 2010. Mechanical engineering professionals in Cambridge 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 Cambridge.

Salary percentiles for Mechanical engineering professionals in Cambridge

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

Mechanical engineering professionals make a median salary of $73,536 per year in Cambridge. 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 Cambridge

Civil Engineering
Mechanical Engineering
Industrial Design
Electrical Engineering

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

Educational Trends

Mechanical Engineering schools in Cambridge


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

Mechanical Engineering Programs Offered In Cambridge


There are a total of 3 degree and certificate programs in mechanical engineering offered by Cambridge's mechanical engineering schools.

Student Completed Mechanical Engineering Degrees In Cambridge


In 2010 approximately 327 students graduated from mechanical engineering courses.

Mechanical Engineering Faculty Salaries in Cambridge, Massachusetts

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