Postsecondary Area, Ethnic, and Cultural Studies Teacher Salary Information in Massachusetts

The average annual and hourly salaries for postsecondary area, ethnic, and cultural studies teachers in the state of Massachusetts are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of postsecondary area, ethnic, and cultural studies teachers amongst Massachusetts cities 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 2014 and published in May 2015 [1].

Table 1 & 2. Annual & Hourly Salary of Postsecondary Area, Ethnic, and Cultural Studies Teachers in Massachusetts

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
90th Percentile Wage
No Data
75th Percentile Wage
$122,460
50th Percentile Wage
$82,560
25th Percentile Wage
$61,780
10th Percentile Wage
$49,300

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for postsecondary area, ethnic, and cultural studies teachers in Massachusetts in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 75th percentile (the top 25 percent of the highest paid) is $122,460. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $82,560. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $49,300.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
90th Percentile Wage
No Data
75th Percentile Wage
No Data
50th Percentile Wage
No Data
25th Percentile Wage
No Data
10th Percentile Wage
No Data

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for postsecondary area, ethnic, and cultural studies teachers in Massachusetts in 5 percentile scales. The average hourly salary of the 25th percentile is No Data.

Table 3. Salary Trend

YearAverage Annual SalaryGrowth (%)
2014 $82,560 -1.23%
2013 $83,590 4.30%
2012 $80,140 5.68%
2011 $75,830 4.75%
2010 $72,390 -

Table 3 shows the salary trend for postsecondary area, ethnic, and cultural studies teachers in state of Massachusetts from 2010 to 2014. We note that from 2010 to 2014 the average salary has increased by 14.05%. We note that in 2013 the average salary increased by 4.30%. We also note that the average annual wage had a sizable growth of 5.68% in the year 2012 and a relatively large increase of 4.75% in 2011.

Table 4. Average Postsecondary Area, Ethnic, and Cultural Studies Teacher Wage in Massachusetts vs. Related Jobs

OccupationAverage Wage
Postsecondary Area, Ethnic, and Cultural Studies Teachers
$82,560
Postsecondary Economics Teachers
$102,560
Postsecondary Geography Teachers
$72,090
Postsecondary Political Science Teachers
$95,040
Postsecondary Psychology Teachers
$76,060
Postsecondary Sociology Teachers
$73,350
Other Postsecondary Social Sciences Teachers
$67,220

Table 5. Median Annual Salary of Postsecondary Area, Ethnic, and Cultural Studies Teachers in Massachusetts Cities

Table 5 shows the median annual salary of postsecondary area, ethnic, and cultural studies teachers in some Massachusetts cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of postsecondary area, ethnic, and cultural studies teachers in state of Massachusetts ranges from $82,270 to $89,950. The highest paying area for postsecondary area, ethnic, and cultural studies teachers in Massachusetts is Boston-Cambridge-Quincy with a median annual salary of $89,950. The lowest paying area is Boston-Cambridge-Quincy with a median annual salary of $82,270.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Boston-Cambridge-Quincy
$89,950
Boston-Cambridge-Quincy
$82,270

Postsecondary Area, Ethnic, and Cultural Studies Teacher Salary by State

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