Boston, MA (population: 610,407) has one construction school within its city limits. Wentworth Institute of Technology has a total student population of 3,808. It is the 398th highest ranked school in the USA and the 24th highest in the state of Massachusetts (#1 is Harvard University).
Construction students from Boston schools who go on to become construction area managers, construction workers, construction professionals, construction superintendents, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 204,760 people working as construction managers alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $93,290. Also, Painters, construction and maintenance make on average $37,320 per year and there are about 214,240 of them employed in the US today. In fact, in the Boston-Cambridge-Quincy NECTA area alone, there are 1,480 employed painters, construction and maintenance earning an average salary of $42,250. Construction managers in this area earn $113,990/yr and there are 2,120 employed.
Boston lies in Suffolk county, which is one of the 12 counties in Massachusetts. Overall, the Boston-Cambridge-Quincy NECTA area has 1,685,900 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 0.6% unemployment rate, $28.04/hr average worker wage, and a $58,330 average annual salary. Thus, about 1.259 out of every 1000 jobs in Boston are held by construction managers, and 0.876/1000 are held by painters, construction and maintenance.
After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Wentworth Institute of Technology ends up costing a student $26,455/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Boston|
|Chestnut Hill||MA||-||2||53.2355||134||7.8 miles|
|North Andover||MA||-||1||30.19||56||25.5 miles|
|North Attleborough||MA||43,307||0||-||0||30.1 miles|
|East Providence||RI||48,249||1||29.3002||11||41.2 miles|