Postsecondary Atmospheric, Earth, Marine, and Space Sciences Teacher Salary Information in Massachusetts

The average annual and hourly salaries for postsecondary atmospheric, earth, marine, and space sciences teachers in the state of Massachusetts are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of postsecondary atmospheric, earth, marine, and space sciences teachers 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 2014 and published in May 2015 [1].

Table 1 & 2. Annual & Hourly Salary of Postsecondary Atmospheric, Earth, Marine, and Space Sciences Teachers in Massachusetts

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
90th Percentile Wage
$174,610
75th Percentile Wage
$129,370
50th Percentile Wage
$93,450
25th Percentile Wage
$70,810
10th Percentile Wage
$52,230

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for postsecondary atmospheric, earth, marine, and space sciences teachers in Massachusetts in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $174,610. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $93,450. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $52,230.

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 atmospheric, earth, marine, and space sciences 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 $93,450 -8.03%
2013 $101,610 -2.51%
2012 $104,230 2.29%
2011 $101,900 5.26%
2010 $96,810 -

Table 3 shows the salary trend for postsecondary atmospheric, earth, marine, and space sciences teachers in state of Massachusetts from 2010 to 2014. We note that in 2013 the average salary decreased by -2.51%.We also note that the average annual wage had a moderate growth of 2.29% in the year 2012 and a sizable increase of 5.26% in 2011.

Table 4. Average Postsecondary Atmospheric, Earth, Marine, and Space Sciences Teacher Wage in Massachusetts vs. Related Jobs

OccupationAverage Wage
Postsecondary Atmospheric, Earth, Marine, and Space Sciences Teachers
$93,450
Postsecondary Chemistry Teachers
$100,160
Environmental Science Teachers
$68,280
Postsecondary Physics Teachers
$102,950
Anthropology and Archeology Teachers
$101,500
Postsecondary Area, Ethnic, and Cultural Studies Teachers
$82,560
Postsecondary Economics Teachers
$102,560

Table 5. Median Annual Salary of Postsecondary Atmospheric, Earth, Marine, and Space Sciences Teachers in Massachusetts Cities

Table 5 shows the median annual salary of postsecondary atmospheric, earth, marine, and space sciences teachers in some Massachusetts cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of postsecondary atmospheric, earth, marine, and space sciences teachers in state of Massachusetts ranges from $106,150 to $115,580. The highest paying area for postsecondary atmospheric, earth, marine, and space sciences teachers in Massachusetts is Boston-Cambridge-Quincy with a median annual salary of $115,580. The lowest paying area is Boston-Cambridge-Quincy with a median annual salary of $106,150.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Boston-Cambridge-Quincy
$115,580
Boston-Cambridge-Quincy
$106,150

Postsecondary Atmospheric, Earth, Marine, and Space Sciences Teacher Salary by State

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