Postsecondary English Language and Literature Teacher Salary Information in Massachusetts

The average annual and hourly salaries for postsecondary english language and literature teachers in the state of Massachusetts are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of postsecondary english language and literature teachers among 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 Postsecondary English Language and Literature Teachers in Massachusetts

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$42,580
25th Percentile Wage
$52,990
50th Percentile Wage
$67,730
75th Percentile Wage
$85,320
90th Percentile Wage
$124,840

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for postsecondary english language and literature teachers in Massachusetts in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $124,840. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $67,730. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $42,580.

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 postsecondary english language and literature teachers 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 postsecondary english language and literature teachers from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201667,7300.34%6.14%
201567,5006.46%-
201463,140-8.90%-
201368,7607.55%-
201263,570--

Table 3. Median Annual Salary of Postsecondary English Language and Literature Teachers in Massachusetts Cities

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of postsecondary english language and literature teachers in some Massachusetts cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of postsecondary english language and literature teachers in state of Massachusetts ranges from $57,980 to $76,860. The highest paying area for postsecondary english language and literature teachers in Massachusetts is North Central Massachusetts nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $76,860. The second highest paying city/area in Massachusetts State is Northwest Massachusetts nonmetropolitan area (mean annual salary $70,740). The lowest paying area is Worcester with a median annual salary of $57,980.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
North Central Massachusetts nonmetropolitan area
$76,860
Northwest Massachusetts nonmetropolitan area
$70,740
Boston-Cambridge-Quincy
$69,500
Springfield
$69,470
Boston-Cambridge-Quincy
$69,210
Brockton-Bridgewater-Easton
$61,110
Worcester
$57,980



Related:

Highest paying cities for postsecondary english language and literature teachers

Highest paying industries for postsecondary english language and literature teachers.