Elementary School Teacher, Except Special Education Salary Information in Massachusetts

The average annual and hourly salaries for elementary school teachers, except special education in the state of Massachusetts are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of elementary school teachers, except special education 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 2016 and published in April 2017 [1].

Table 1 & 2. Annual & Hourly Salary of Elementary School Teachers, Except Special Education in Massachusetts

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$45,990
25th Percentile Wage
$59,310
50th Percentile Wage
$72,980
75th Percentile Wage
$87,780
90th Percentile Wage
$103,100

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for elementary school teachers, except special education in Massachusetts in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $103,100. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $72,980. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $45,990.

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

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for elementary school teachers, except special education in Massachusetts in 5 percentile scales. The average hourly salary of the 25th percentile is No Data.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

The following table and chart show the trend of the median salary of elementary school teachers, except special education from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201672,9802.38%9.02%
201571,2402.01%-
201469,8102.52%-
201368,0502.42%-
201266,400--

Table 3. Median Annual Salary of Elementary School Teachers, Except Special Education in Massachusetts Cities

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of elementary school teachers, except special education in some Massachusetts cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of elementary school teachers, except special education in state of Massachusetts ranges from $52,160 to $79,640. The highest paying area for elementary school teachers, except special education in Massachusetts is Brockton-Bridgewater-Easton with a median annual salary of $79,640. The second highest paying city/area in Massachusetts State is Nantucket Island and Marthas Vineyard nonmetropolitan area (mean annual salary $77,270). The lowest paying area is Southwest Massachusetts nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $52,160.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Brockton-Bridgewater-Easton
$79,640
Nantucket Island and Marthas Vineyard nonmetropolitan area
$77,270
New Bedford
$76,180
Boston-Cambridge-Quincy
$74,790
Barnstable Town
$74,260
Leominster-Fitchburg-Gardner
$73,370
Springfield
$72,970
Framingham
$72,760
Boston-Cambridge-Quincy
$72,360
Peabody
$72,040
Worcester
$71,450
North Central Massachusetts nonmetropolitan area
$70,080
Taunton-Norton-Raynham
$69,560
Pittsfield
$62,320
Northwest Massachusetts nonmetropolitan area
$57,690
Southwest Massachusetts nonmetropolitan area
$52,160


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