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 among 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 2016 and published in April 2017 [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
$20,810
25th Percentile Wage
$29,600
50th Percentile Wage
$45,090
75th Percentile Wage
$54,430
90th Percentile Wage
$71,810

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 $71,810. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $45,090. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $20,810.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$10.01
25th Percentile Wage
$14.23
50th Percentile Wage
$21.68
75th Percentile Wage
$26.17
90th Percentile Wage
$34.53

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for adult basic and secondary education and literacy teachers and instructors in Massachusetts in 5 percentile scales. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $34.53. The median hourly salary is $21.68. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $10.01.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

The following table and chart show the trend of the median salary of adult basic and secondary education and literacy teachers and instructors from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201645,090-5.28%-13.26%
201547,470-11.19%-
201452,780-1.52%-
201353,5804.68%-
201251,070--

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 $59,380. The highest paying area for adult basic and secondary education and literacy teachers and instructors in Massachusetts is Framingham with a median annual salary of $59,380. The second highest paying city/area in Massachusetts State is Leominster-Fitchburg-Gardner (mean annual salary $56,710). The lowest paying area is Taunton-Norton-Raynham with a median annual salary of $39,100.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Framingham
$59,380
Leominster-Fitchburg-Gardner
$56,710
Springfield
$50,920
Brockton-Bridgewater-Easton
$50,240
Worcester
$48,870
Peabody
$48,460
New Bedford
$48,020
Boston-Cambridge-Quincy
$43,790
Boston-Cambridge-Quincy
$42,340
Taunton-Norton-Raynham
$39,100



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