Project Management Jobs in Massachusetts

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Massachusetts Ranks:
2
in the US for Natural Sciences Managers median annual salary
4
in the US for Industrial Production Managers median annual salary
5
in the US for Architectural and Engineering Managers median annual salary
8
in the US for Computer and Information Systems Managers median annual salary
9
in the US for Construction Managers median annual salary
13
in the US for Transportation, Storage, and Distribution Managers median annual salary

Excellent universities and the vibrant metropolitan area of Boston make Massachusetts a promising location for project management professionals for the job market as well as the pay. Statewide, every field earns above the national average. At the city level, Boston-Cambridge-Quincy emerges a clear winner, with natural sciences managers earning 145% of the U.S. median salary, and industrial production managers making 114%, construction managers 119%, computer and information systems managers 111%, and architectural and engineering managers 112% of the median. The only lackluster statistics are for computer and information systems managers in Barnstable Town and Springfield, who earn about $96,000 to $99,000, on average.

State-Level Statistics

Occupation Total Employed Median Annual Salary % of US Median Annual Salary
Computer and Information Systems Managers 15,890 $130,890 108%
Architectural and Engineering Managers 6,360 $137,000 110%
Construction Managers 4,360 $95,660 116%
Industrial Production Managers 3,670 $99,190 111%
Natural Sciences Managers 2,580 $164,170 142%
Transportation, Storage, and Distribution Managers 2,040 $85,090 104%
Salary below nat’l. avg.      Salary above nat’l. avg.

City-Level Statistics

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Statistics for Architectural and Engineering Managers

Location Total Employed Median Annual Salary % of US Median Annual Salary
Boston-Cambridge-Quincy, MA-NH 6,030 $139,550 112%
Springfield, MA-CT 390 $110,880 89%
Worcester, MA-CT 240 $123,500 99%
Barnstable Town, MA 80 $160,850 129%
New Bedford, MA 30 $117,190 94%
Pittsfield, MA 30 $120,170 96%
Salary below nat’l. avg.      Salary above nat’l. avg.

Statistics for Computer and Information Systems Managers

Location Total Employed Median Annual Salary % of US Median Annual Salary
Boston-Cambridge-Quincy, MA-NH 14,740 $133,890 111%
Worcester, MA-CT 930 $110,530 91%
Springfield, MA-CT 510 $98,710 82%
Barnstable Town, MA 70 $96,290 80%
Pittsfield, MA 70 $112,310 93%
New Bedford, MA 50 $120,060 99%
Leominster-Fitchburg-Gardner, MA 40 $115,320 95%
Salary below nat’l. avg.      Salary above nat’l. avg.

Statistics for Construction Managers

Location Total Employed Median Annual Salary % of US Median Annual Salary
Boston-Cambridge-Quincy, MA-NH 3,600 $98,560 119%
Springfield, MA-CT 290 $84,110 102%
Worcester, MA-CT 260 $94,390 114%
Barnstable Town, MA 190 $83,950 101%
Leominster-Fitchburg-Gardner, MA 50 $80,210 97%
New Bedford, MA 40 $88,040 106%
Salary below nat’l. avg.      Salary above nat’l. avg.

Statistics for Industrial Production Managers

Location Total Employed Median Annual Salary % of US Median Annual Salary
Boston-Cambridge-Quincy, MA-NH 2,970 $101,640 114%
Springfield, MA-CT 500 $85,480 96%
Worcester, MA-CT 310 $101,370 114%
Leominster-Fitchburg-Gardner, MA 80 $99,030 111%
Pittsfield, MA 60 $100,340 113%
New Bedford, MA 50 $115,860 130%
Salary below nat’l. avg.      Salary above nat’l. avg.

Statistics for Natural Sciences Managers

Location Total Employed Median Annual Salary % of US Median Annual Salary
Boston-Cambridge-Quincy, MA-NH 2,380 $167,290 145%
Worcester, MA-CT 80 $148,720 129%
Springfield, MA-CT 50 $111,230 96%
Barnstable Town, MA 30 $126,840 110%
Salary below nat’l. avg.      Salary above nat’l. avg.

Statistics for Transportation, Storage, and Distribution Managers

Location Total Employed Median Annual Salary % of US Median Annual Salary
Boston-Cambridge-Quincy, MA-NH 1,700 $89,230 109%
Springfield, MA-CT 290 $77,060 94%
Worcester, MA-CT 170 $94,460 115%
Barnstable Town, MA 70 $78,600 96%
New Bedford, MA 70 $82,130 100%
Salary below nat’l. avg.      Salary above nat’l. avg.

Data source: US Bureau of Labor Statistics, 2012