Middle School Special Education Teacher Salary Information in Massachusetts

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

Table 1 & 2. Annual & Hourly Salary of Middle School Special Education Teachers in Massachusetts

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$37,820
25th Percentile Wage
$52,190
50th Percentile Wage
$67,140
75th Percentile Wage
$81,290
90th Percentile Wage
$98,160

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for middle school special education teachers in Massachusetts in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $98,160. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $67,140. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $37,820.

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 middle school special education 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 middle school special education teachers from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201667,1400.30%9.17%
201566,9402.30%-
201465,4003.73%-
201362,9603.14%-
201260,980--

Table 3. Median Annual Salary of Middle School Special Education Teachers in Massachusetts Cities

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of middle school special education teachers in some Massachusetts cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of middle school special education teachers in state of Massachusetts ranges from $42,200 to $74,430. The highest paying area for middle school special education teachers in Massachusetts is Brockton-Bridgewater-Easton with a median annual salary of $74,430. The second highest paying city/area in Massachusetts State is Leominster-Fitchburg-Gardner (mean annual salary $73,510). The lowest paying area is Framingham with a median annual salary of $42,200.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Brockton-Bridgewater-Easton
$74,430
Leominster-Fitchburg-Gardner
$73,510
Barnstable Town
$70,610
New Bedford
$70,460
Worcester
$69,490
Boston-Cambridge-Quincy
$68,150
Taunton-Norton-Raynham
$66,660
Boston-Cambridge-Quincy
$65,470
Springfield
$65,430
Southwest Massachusetts nonmetropolitan area
$52,490
Framingham
$42,200


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