Postsecondary Physics Teacher Salary Information in Massachusetts

The average annual and hourly salaries for postsecondary physics teachers in the state of Massachusetts are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of postsecondary physics teachers 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 2014 and published in May 2015 [1].

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
90th Percentile Wage
No Data
75th Percentile Wage
$149,830
50th Percentile Wage
$102,950
25th Percentile Wage
$77,910
10th Percentile Wage
$56,830

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for postsecondary physics teachers in Massachusetts in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 75th percentile (the top 25 percent of the highest paid) is $149,830. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $102,950. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $56,830.

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

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for postsecondary physics teachers in Massachusetts in 5 percentile scales. The average hourly salary of the 25th percentile is No Data.

Table 3. Salary Trend

YearAverage Annual SalaryGrowth (%)
2014 $102,950 9.63%
2013 $93,910 2.84%
2012 $91,320 0.88%
2011 $90,520 -0.92%
2010 $91,360 -

Table 3 shows the salary trend for postsecondary physics teachers in state of Massachusetts from 2010 to 2014. We note that from 2010 to 2014 the average salary has increased by 12.69%. We note that in 2013 the average salary increased by 2.84%. We also see the year 2012 had a salary increase 0.88% while year 2011 had a negtive growth of -0.92%.

Table 4. Average Postsecondary Physics Teacher Wage in Massachusetts vs. Related Jobs

Table 5. Median Annual Salary of Postsecondary Physics Teachers in Massachusetts Cities

Table 5 shows the median annual salary of postsecondary physics teachers in some Massachusetts cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of postsecondary physics teachers in state of Massachusetts ranges from $82,460 to $129,180. The highest paying area for postsecondary physics teachers in Massachusetts is Boston-Cambridge-Quincy with a median annual salary of $129,180. The second highest paying city/area in Massachusetts State is Boston-Cambridge-Quincy (mean annual salary $121,500). The lowest paying area is Springfield with a median annual salary of $82,460.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Boston-Cambridge-Quincy
$129,180
Boston-Cambridge-Quincy
$121,500
Worcester
$87,140
Springfield
$82,460

Postsecondary Physics Teacher Salary by State

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