Technology in Massachusetts

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Schools Offering Technology Programs in Massachusetts


Each year, roughly 2.8% of Massachusetts students graduate with degrees in technology. That means an estimated 6,128 technology professionals graduate from Massachusetts' 96 technology schools each year.

Top Schools

Harvard University, which was ranked 0th nationwide in 2010, is the top-ranked school in Massachusetts that has a technology program. It is located in Cambridge. 62 students graduated with a degree in technology from Harvard University in 2010. The tuition rate at Harvard University was $38,415 per year.

The second-ranked school in Massachusetts with a technology program is Massachusetts Institute of Technology, which is located in Cambridge. In 2010, it was ranked 9th nationwide. In 2010, 509 students graduated from Massachusetts Institute of Technology technology program. The tuition rate at Massachusetts Institute of Technology was $39,212 per year.

The third-ranked school in Massachusetts with a technology program is Tufts University, which is located in Medford. In 2010, it was ranked 12th nationwide. 53 students graduated with degree in technology from Tufts University in 2010. Tuition at Tufts University was $41,598 per year.

Cost

Tuition at Massachusetts' technology schools ranges from $41,982 per year to $3,144 per year. But, the average tuition is $20,378 per year. The highest tuition rates in 2010 at Massachusetts technology schools were charged at the following schools:

  1. Bard College at Simon's Rock - located in Great Barrington, students are charged $41,982 per year
  2. Tufts University - located in Medford, students are charged $41,598 per year
  3. Williams College - located in Williamstown, students are charged $41,434 per year

The technology schools in Massachusetts that charged the lowest tuition rates were:

  1. Bunker Hill Community College - located in Charlestown, students are charged $3,144 per year
  2. Roxbury Community College - located in Boston, students are charged $3,192 per year
  3. Holyoke Community College - located in Holyoke, students are charged $3,276 per year

A technology degree from a Massachusetts school... what next?

In Massachusetts, the largest numbers of technology professional work in the following counties:

  1. Bristol County - 2,430 technology professionals
  2. Middlesex County - 510 technology professionals
  3. Hartford County - 360 technology professionals

Projected Growth

According the US Bureau of Labor Statistics the number of technology professionals is expected to grow by 7% by 2018. There are projected to be 4,890 technology professionals working in the Massachusetts then.

Salary

technology professionals in Massachusetts earn $59,795 per year on average. However, this number is only an average. Technology professional in Massachusetts had varying salaries from $24,540 to $105,200 per year in 2010. The following counties in Massachusetts have the highest average salaries for technology professionals:

  1. Barnstable County - $79,240 per year
  2. Hartford County - $73,640 per year
  3. Middlesex County - $60,245 per year

The Massachusetts counties with the lowest average salary for technology professionals are:

  1. Essex County - $52,600 per year
  2. Franklin County - $56,220 per year
  3. Windham County - $58,755 per year

On average, the highest paid technology professionals in Massachusetts were:

  1. Instructional Designer And Technologist - $63,810 per year
  2. Electronics Technology Instructor - $55,780 per year

On average, the lowest paid technology professionals in Massachusetts were:

  1. Instructional Designer And Technologist - $63,810 per year
  2. Electronics Technology Instructor - $55,780 per year

More Information

For more data regarding a career in technology in Massachusetts and to compare salaries with various related fields such as x ray technology or electrical engineering, take a look at the graphs and charts below.

Here are the different levels of study available for you to explore.

  • Associate's Degree in Technology in Massachusetts
  • Bachelor's Degree in Technology in Massachusetts
  • Master's Degree in Technology in Massachusetts
  • Doctoral Degree in Technology in Massachusetts
  • Certificate in Technology in Massachusetts

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Rank Profession Employment Number Avg Salary Job Growth (past 5 yrs)
1
Instructional Coordinators 3,360 $63,810 19.1%
2
Engineering Technicians, Except Drafters, All Other 850 $55,780 -46.9%
 

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