Postsecondary Mathematical Science Teacher Salary Information in Massachusetts

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

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$52,550
25th Percentile Wage
$60,390
50th Percentile Wage
$75,040
75th Percentile Wage
$100,240
90th Percentile Wage
$150,240

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for postsecondary mathematical science teachers in Massachusetts in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $150,240. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $75,040. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $52,550.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

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

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$75,040
-0.03% -7.09%
2016
$75,060
-0.41% -
2015
$75,370
-0.19% -
2014
$75,510
-11.46% -
2013
$84,160
4.52% -
2012
$80,360
- -

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

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of postsecondary mathematical science teachers in some Massachusetts cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of postsecondary mathematical science teachers in state of Massachusetts ranges from $68,310 to $86,850. The highest paying area for postsecondary mathematical science teachers in Massachusetts is Northwest Massachusetts nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $86,850. The second highest paying city/area in Massachusetts State is North Central Massachusetts nonmetropolitan area (mean annual salary $84,370). The lowest paying area is Brockton-Bridgewater-Easton with a median annual salary of $68,310.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Northwest Massachusetts nonmetropolitan area
$86,850
North Central Massachusetts nonmetropolitan area
$84,370
Boston-Cambridge-Quincy
$80,460
Boston-Cambridge-Quincy
$76,300
Worcester
$72,110
Springfield
$71,230
Brockton-Bridgewater-Easton
$68,310




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