Postsecondary Biological Science Teacher Salary Information in Massachusetts

The average annual and hourly salaries for postsecondary biological science teachers in the state of Massachusetts are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of postsecondary biological science 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 Biological Science Teachers in Massachusetts

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
90th Percentile Wage
No Data
75th Percentile Wage
$145,340
50th Percentile Wage
$93,370
25th Percentile Wage
$63,470
10th Percentile Wage
$50,580

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for postsecondary biological science teachers in Massachusetts in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 75th percentile (the top 25 percent of the highest paid) is $145,340. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $93,370. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $50,580.

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 biological science 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 $93,370 0.04%
2013 $93,330 1.21%
2012 $92,210 3.50%
2011 $89,090 2.43%
2010 $86,980 -

Table 3 shows the salary trend for postsecondary biological science teachers in state of Massachusetts from 2010 to 2014. We note that from 2010 to 2014 the average salary has increased by 7.35%. We note that in 2013 the average salary increased by 1.21%. We also note that the average annual wage had a relatively large growth of 3.50% in the year 2012 and a moderate increase of 2.43% in 2011.

Table 4. Average Postsecondary Biological Science Teacher Wage in Massachusetts vs. Related Jobs

Table 5. Median Annual Salary of Postsecondary Biological Science Teachers in Massachusetts Cities

Table 5 shows the median annual salary of postsecondary biological science teachers in some Massachusetts cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of postsecondary biological science teachers in state of Massachusetts ranges from $86,700 to $102,170. The highest paying area for postsecondary biological science teachers in Massachusetts is Boston-Cambridge-Quincy with a median annual salary of $102,170. The second highest paying city/area in Massachusetts State is North Central Massachusetts nonmetropolitan area (mean annual salary $97,570). The lowest paying area is Springfield with a median annual salary of $86,700.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Boston-Cambridge-Quincy
$102,170
North Central Massachusetts nonmetropolitan area
$97,570
Boston-Cambridge-Quincy
$97,020
Worcester
$87,500
Springfield
$86,700

Postsecondary Biological Science Teacher Salary by State

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