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

The average annual and hourly salaries for secondary 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 secondary school teachers, except special and career/technical 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 Secondary School Teachers, Except Special and Career/Technical Education in Massachusetts

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$48,320
25th Percentile Wage
$60,450
50th Percentile Wage
$74,550
75th Percentile Wage
$90,620
90th Percentile Wage
$104,650

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for secondary 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 $104,650. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $74,550. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $48,320.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

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

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$74,550
2.56% 10.33%
2016
$72,640
1.47% -
2015
$71,570
1.79% -
2014
$70,290
2.26% -
2013
$68,700
2.69% -
2012
$66,850
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Table 3. Median Annual Salary of Secondary School Teachers, Except Special and Career/Technical Education in Massachusetts Cities

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of secondary school teachers, except special and career/technical education in some Massachusetts cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of secondary school teachers, except special and career/technical education in state of Massachusetts ranges from $54,420 to $88,460. The highest paying area for secondary school teachers, except special and career/technical education in Massachusetts is Nantucket Island and Marthas Vineyard nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $88,460. The second highest paying city/area in Massachusetts State is Brockton-Bridgewater-Easton (mean annual salary $83,630). The lowest paying area is Southwest Massachusetts nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $54,420.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Nantucket Island and Marthas Vineyard nonmetropolitan area
$88,460
Brockton-Bridgewater-Easton
$83,630
Peabody
$79,380
New Bedford
$77,380
Leominster-Fitchburg-Gardner
$77,090
Boston-Cambridge-Quincy
$76,310
Springfield
$75,930
Framingham
$75,790
Boston-Cambridge-Quincy
$74,470
Worcester
$72,220
Taunton-Norton-Raynham
$71,890
Barnstable Town
$71,540
Pittsfield
$68,130
Northwest Massachusetts nonmetropolitan area
$66,710
North Central Massachusetts nonmetropolitan area
$60,070
Southwest Massachusetts nonmetropolitan area
$54,420




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