Postsecondary Psychology Teacher Salary Information in Massachusetts

The average annual and hourly salaries for postsecondary psychology teachers in the state of Massachusetts are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of postsecondary psychology teachers 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 2016 and published in April 2017 [1].

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$48,740
25th Percentile Wage
$59,790
50th Percentile Wage
$77,450
75th Percentile Wage
$108,440
90th Percentile Wage
$161,010

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for postsecondary psychology teachers in Massachusetts in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $161,010. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $77,450. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $48,740.

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 psychology 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 psychology teachers from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201677,450-3.42%-1.37%
201580,1005.04%-
201476,060-16.72%-
201388,78011.57%-
201278,510--

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

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of postsecondary psychology teachers in some Massachusetts cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of postsecondary psychology teachers in state of Massachusetts ranges from $64,760 to $89,780. The highest paying area for postsecondary psychology teachers in Massachusetts is Northwest Massachusetts nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $89,780. The second highest paying city/area in Massachusetts State is Boston-Cambridge-Quincy (mean annual salary $89,500). The lowest paying area is Worcester with a median annual salary of $64,760.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Northwest Massachusetts nonmetropolitan area
$89,780
Boston-Cambridge-Quincy
$89,500
Boston-Cambridge-Quincy
$82,010
Springfield
$71,580
Worcester
$64,760


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