Middle School Teacher, Except Special and Career/Technical Education Salary Information in Massachusetts

The average annual and hourly salaries for middle school teachers, except special and career/technical education in the state of Massachusetts are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of middle school teachers, except special and career/technical 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 2017 and published in April 2018 [1].

Table 1 & 2. Annual & Hourly Salary of Middle School Teachers, Except Special and Career/Technical Education in Massachusetts

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$47,350
25th Percentile Wage
$59,560
50th Percentile Wage
$74,070
75th Percentile Wage
$89,320
90th Percentile Wage
$102,040

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for middle school teachers, except special and career/technical education in Massachusetts in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $102,040. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $74,070. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $47,350.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of middle school teachers, except special and career/technical education from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$74,070
3.08% 12.22%
2016
$71,790
1.11% -
2015
$70,990
2.35% -
2014
$69,320
2.93% -
2013
$67,290
3.37% -
2012
$65,020
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Table 3. Median Annual Salary of Middle School Teachers, Except Special and Career/Technical Education in Massachusetts Cities

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of middle school teachers, except special and career/technical education in some Massachusetts cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of middle school teachers, except special and career/technical education in state of Massachusetts ranges from $60,940 to $86,010. The highest paying area for middle school teachers, except special and career/technical education in Massachusetts is Nantucket Island and Marthas Vineyard nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $86,010. The second highest paying city/area in Massachusetts State is Brockton-Bridgewater-Easton (mean annual salary $78,440). The lowest paying area is Northwest Massachusetts nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $60,940.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Nantucket Island and Marthas Vineyard nonmetropolitan area
$86,010
Brockton-Bridgewater-Easton
$78,440
Leominster-Fitchburg-Gardner
$78,200
Springfield
$77,600
Framingham
$76,560
Boston-Cambridge-Quincy
$76,060
Barnstable Town
$75,880
Taunton-Norton-Raynham
$75,320
Boston-Cambridge-Quincy
$73,940
Peabody
$73,850
New Bedford
$73,090
Worcester
$71,350
Southwest Massachusetts nonmetropolitan area
$65,500
North Central Massachusetts nonmetropolitan area
$64,010
Pittsfield
$62,370
Northwest Massachusetts nonmetropolitan area
$60,940




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