Postsecondary Education Teacher Salary Information in Massachusetts

The average annual and hourly salaries for postsecondary education teachers in the state of Massachusetts are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of postsecondary education teachers among 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 2017 and published in April 2018 [1].

Table 1 & 2. Annual & Hourly Salary of Postsecondary Education Teachers in Massachusetts

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$41,620
25th Percentile Wage
$55,330
50th Percentile Wage
$73,040
75th Percentile Wage
$97,710
90th Percentile Wage
$130,950

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for postsecondary education teachers in Massachusetts in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $130,950. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $73,040. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $41,620.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of postsecondary education teachers from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$73,040
9.32% 6.91%
2016
$66,230
1.99% -
2015
$64,910
11.40% -
2014
$57,510
-17.89% -
2013
$67,800
-0.28% -
2012
$67,990
- -

Table 3. Median Annual Salary of Postsecondary Education Teachers in Massachusetts Cities

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of postsecondary education teachers in some Massachusetts cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of postsecondary education teachers in state of Massachusetts ranges from $69,040 to $78,040. The highest paying area for postsecondary education teachers in Massachusetts is Boston-Cambridge-Quincy with a median annual salary of $78,040. The second highest paying city/area in Massachusetts State is Springfield (mean annual salary $75,690). The lowest paying area is Brockton-Bridgewater-Easton with a median annual salary of $69,040.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Boston-Cambridge-Quincy
$78,040
Springfield
$75,690
Boston-Cambridge-Quincy
$73,020
Worcester
$70,260
Brockton-Bridgewater-Easton
$69,040




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