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 2016 and published in April 2017 [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
$47,220
25th Percentile Wage
$58,990
50th Percentile Wage
$72,640
75th Percentile Wage
$87,300
90th Percentile Wage
$102,050

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 $102,050. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $72,640. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $47,220.

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 secondary school teachers, except special and career/technical education 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 secondary school teachers, except special and career/technical education from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201672,6401.47%7.97%
201571,5701.79%-
201470,2902.26%-
201368,7002.69%-
201266,850--

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 $64,400 to $87,580. 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 $87,580. The second highest paying city/area in Massachusetts State is Brockton-Bridgewater-Easton (mean annual salary $80,060). The lowest paying area is Pittsfield with a median annual salary of $64,400.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Nantucket Island and Marthas Vineyard nonmetropolitan area
$87,580
Brockton-Bridgewater-Easton
$80,060
Leominster-Fitchburg-Gardner
$77,500
Peabody
$77,360
New Bedford
$76,100
Boston-Cambridge-Quincy
$75,050
Framingham
$73,890
Boston-Cambridge-Quincy
$72,880
Springfield
$72,680
Barnstable Town
$71,510
Worcester
$69,810
Taunton-Norton-Raynham
$69,240
Northwest Massachusetts nonmetropolitan area
$64,840
Pittsfield
$64,400


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