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Career and Education Opportunities for Engineering Managers in Massachusetts

Massachusetts has a population of 6,593,587, which has grown by 3.85% over the past decade. Nicknamed the "Bay State," Massachusetts's capital and most populous city is Boston.

About 6,070 people are currently employed as engineering managers in Massachusetts. By 2016, this is expected to grow 3% to about 6,270 people employed. This is not quite as good as the nation as a whole, where employment opportunities for engineering managers are expected to grow by about 6.2%. Engineering managers generally plan, direct, or coordinate activities in such fields as architecture and engineering or research and development in these fields.

Income for engineering managers is about $63 per hour or $131,490 annually on average in Massachusetts. Nationally, their income is about $55 per hour or $115,270 yearly. Engineering managers earn more than people working in the category of Industrial generally in Massachusetts and more than people in the Industrial category nationally. Jobs in this field include: project engineering manager, research development manager, and engineering design manager.

In 2008, there were a total of 4,251,139 jobs in Massachusetts. The average annual income was $50,897 in 2008, up from $49,644 the previous year. The unemployment rate in Massachusetts was 8.4% in 2009, which has grown by 3.1% since the previous year. About 33.2% of Massachusetts residents have college degrees, which is higher than the national average.

The top industries in Massachusetts include wholesale electronic markets and brokers, portfolio management, and navigational, measuring, electromedical, and control instruments manufacturing. Notable tourist attractions include the Boston Museum of Fine Arts, the Gibson House Museum, and the Cat Fund.

CITIES WITH Engineering Manager OPPORTUNITIES IN Massachusetts


JOB DESCRIPTION: Engineering Manager

In general, engineering managers plan, direct, or coordinate activities in such fields as architecture and engineering or research and development in these fields.

Every day, engineering managers are expected to be able to read and understand documents and reports. They need to articulate ideas and problems. It is also important that they listen to and understand others in meetings.

Similar jobs with educational opportunities in Massachusetts include:

  • Industrial Production Manager. Plan, direct, or coordinate the work activities and resources necessary for manufacturing products in accordance with cost, quality, and quantity specifications.

LOCATION INFORMATION: Massachusetts

Massachusetts
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Massachusetts has a population of 6,593,587, which has grown by 3.85% in the last 10 years. Nicknamed the "Bay State," Massachusetts's capital and largest city is Boston. In 2008, there were a total of 4,251,139 jobs in Massachusetts. The average annual income was $50,897 in 2008, up from $49,644 in 2007. The unemployment rate in Massachusetts was 8.4% in 2009, which has grown by 3.1% since the previous year. About 33.2% of Massachusetts residents have college degrees, which is higher than the national average.

The top industries in Massachusetts include wholesale electronic markets and brokers, portfolio management, and navigational, measuring, electromedical, and control instruments manufacturing. Notable tourist destinations include the Boston Sparks Association, the Gibson House Museum, and the Boston Fire Museum.