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Substitute teacher salary in Massachusetts

How much does a Substitute Teacher make in Massachusetts?

Average base salary

as national average
Average $132
Low $84.09
High $207
Non-cash benefit
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The average salary for a substitute teacher is $132 per day in Massachusetts. 1.1k salaries reported, updated at March 18, 2023

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Salaries by years of experience in Massachusetts

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1 to 2 years
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Top companies for Substitute Teachers in Massachusetts

  1. School Professionals
    95 reviews43 salaries reported
    $1,152per day
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Highest paying cities for Substitute Teachers near Massachusetts

  1. Marlborough, MA
    $143 per day
    211 salaries reported
  2. Plymouth, MA
    $125 per day
    10 salaries reported
  3. West Springfield, MA
    $124 per day
    33 salaries reported
  1. Sharon, MA
    $123 per day
    6 salaries reported
  2. Billerica, MA
    $121 per day
    46 salaries reported
  3. Chelmsford, MA
    $116 per day
    26 salaries reported
  1. Fitchburg, MA
    $109 per day
    43 salaries reported
  2. Haverhill, MA
    $104 per day
    37 salaries reported
  3. Medford, MA
    $104 per day
    5 salaries reported
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Where can a Substitute Teacher earn more?

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Best-paid skills and qualifications for Substitute Teachers

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Special Education Certification

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7 jobs18
9 jobs29
5 jobs7
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Most common benefits for Substitute Teachers

  • 401(k)
  • 401(k) matching
  • Dental insurance
  • Disability insurance
  • Employee assistance program
  • Employee discount
  • Flexible schedule
  • Flexible spending account
  • Health insurance
  • Life insurance
  • Opportunities for advancement
  • Paid orientation
  • Paid sick time
  • Paid time off
  • Paid training
  • Professional development assistance
  • Referral program
  • Retirement plan
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Vision insurance
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Salary satisfaction

Based on 18,436 ratings

36% of Substitute Teachers in the United States think their salaries are enough for the cost of living in their area.

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How much do similar professions get paid in Massachusetts?

Elementary School Teacher

1,763 job openings

Average $24.72 per hour

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Common questions about salaries for a Substitute Teacher

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How often do substitute teachers get paid?

Substitute teachers can be paid weekly or monthly depending on the school.

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