Adult Basic and Secondary Education and Literacy Teacher and Instructor Salary Information in Massachusetts

The average annual and hourly salaries for adult basic and secondary education and literacy teachers and instructors in the state of Massachusetts are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of adult basic and secondary education and literacy teachers and instructors amongst Massachusetts metropolitan areas is shown in Table 3. The salary statistics are based on the national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics in 2017 and published in April 2018 [1].

Table 1 & 2. Annual & Hourly Salary of Adult Basic and Secondary Education and Literacy Teachers and Instructors in Massachusetts

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$22,890
25th Percentile Wage
$29,890
50th Percentile Wage
$47,280
75th Percentile Wage
$60,560
90th Percentile Wage
$79,060

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for adult basic and secondary education and literacy teachers and instructors in Massachusetts in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $79,060. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $47,280. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $22,890.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of adult basic and secondary education and literacy teachers and instructors from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$47,280
4.63% -8.02%
2016
$45,090
-5.28% -
2015
$47,470
-11.19% -
2014
$52,780
-1.52% -
2013
$53,580
4.68% -
2012
$51,070
- -

Table 3. Median Annual Salary of Adult Basic and Secondary Education and Literacy Teachers and Instructors in Massachusetts Cities

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of adult basic and secondary education and literacy teachers and instructors in some Massachusetts cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of adult basic and secondary education and literacy teachers and instructors in state of Massachusetts ranges from $39,100 to $68,200. The highest paying area for adult basic and secondary education and literacy teachers and instructors in Massachusetts is Barnstable Town with a median annual salary of $68,200. The second highest paying city/area in Massachusetts State is Springfield (mean annual salary $65,870). The lowest paying area is Taunton-Norton-Raynham with a median annual salary of $39,100.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Barnstable Town
$68,200
Springfield
$65,870
Framingham
$59,380
Worcester
$58,980
Leominster-Fitchburg-Gardner
$56,710
Peabody
$49,770
Brockton-Bridgewater-Easton
$48,150
New Bedford
$48,020
Boston-Cambridge-Quincy
$47,110
Boston-Cambridge-Quincy
$44,750
Taunton-Norton-Raynham
$39,100




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