Boston, MA (population: 610,407) has five project management schools within its city limits. Boston University, the highest ranked school in the city with a project management program, has a total student population of 31,960. It is the 32nd highest ranked school in the USA and the 5th highest in the state of Massachusetts (#1 is Harvard University). To learn more about project management programs in Boston, ratemyprofessors.com has reviews of project management professors at Boston University such as John Cirignano, Greg Collier, Jim Cormier, Joe Dicketti, John Dixon, and Shuili Du.
Project Management students from Boston schools who go on to become construction managers, project managers, construction professionals, construction area managers, 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, Construction laborers make on average $33,190 per year and there are about 856,440 of them employed in the US today. In fact, in the Boston-Cambridge-Quincy NECTA area alone, there are 6,230 employed construction laborers earning an average salary of $51,920. 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 3.693/1000 are held by construction laborers.
Of the 5 project management schools in Boston, only 1 has a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Berklee College of Music comes out as the most expensive ($33,166/yr) for project management students, with New England College of Business and Finance as the lowest, reported at only $14,935/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|