Preschool Teacher, Except Special Education Salary Information in Massachusetts

The average annual and hourly salaries for preschool 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 preschool teachers, except special education among 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 Preschool Teachers, Except Special Education in Massachusetts

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$24,100
25th Percentile Wage
$27,070
50th Percentile Wage
$32,680
75th Percentile Wage
$42,660
90th Percentile Wage
$58,980

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for preschool 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 $58,980. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $32,680. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $24,100.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of preschool teachers, except special education from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$32,680
4.62% 4.56%
2016
$31,170
-1.32% -
2015
$31,580
-2.69% -
2014
$32,430
3.21% -
2013
$31,390
0.64% -
2012
$31,190
- -

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

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of preschool teachers, except special education in some Massachusetts cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of preschool teachers, except special education in state of Massachusetts ranges from $25,230 to $47,950. The highest paying area for preschool teachers, except special education in Massachusetts is Northwest Massachusetts nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $47,950. The second highest paying city/area in Massachusetts State is Boston-Cambridge-Quincy (mean annual salary $35,160). The lowest paying area is Pittsfield with a median annual salary of $25,230.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Northwest Massachusetts nonmetropolitan area
$47,950
Boston-Cambridge-Quincy
$35,160
Nantucket Island and Marthas Vineyard nonmetropolitan area
$34,710
Framingham
$33,860
Boston-Cambridge-Quincy
$33,500
Leominster-Fitchburg-Gardner
$33,070
Peabody
$31,650
Southwest Massachusetts nonmetropolitan area
$31,640
Worcester
$31,040
Brockton-Bridgewater-Easton
$29,970
Barnstable Town
$29,790
Springfield
$29,730
North Central Massachusetts nonmetropolitan area
$29,330
Taunton-Norton-Raynham
$28,220
New Bedford
$27,420
Pittsfield
$25,230




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