Teacher salary in Massachusetts
How much does a Teacher make in Massachusetts?
Average base salary
The average salary for a teacher is $21.62 per hour in Massachusetts. 1.5k salaries reported, updated at March 19, 2023
Salaries by years of experience in Massachusetts
|Years of experience||Per hour|
|Less than 1 year|
|1 to 2 years|
|3 to 5 years|
|6 to 9 years|
|More than 10 years|
Top companies for Teachers in Massachusetts
Highest paying cities for Teachers near Massachusetts
Where can a Teacher earn more?Compare salaries for Teachers in different locations
Best-paid skills and qualifications for Teachers
ESOL Certification(earn +34.02% more)
The jobs requiring this certification have increase by 15.38% since 2018. Teachers with this certification earn +34.02% more than the average base salary, which is $21.62 per hour.
|Year||Number of job openings on Indeed requiring this certification||Change from previous year|
|2012||76||increase by 76|
|2013||386||increase by 407.89%|
|2014||462||increase by 19.69%|
|2015||496||increase by 7.36%|
|2016||476||decrease by 4.03%|
|2017||352||decrease by 26.05%|
|2018||312||decrease by 11.36%|
|2019||360||increase by 15.38%|
Top companies hiring Teachers with the recommended certification
Top schools offering ESOL Certification
More critical skills and qualifications that pay well
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Most common benefits for Teachers
- 401(k) matching
- AD&D insurance
- Continuing education credits
- Dental insurance
- Disability insurance
- Employee assistance program
- Employee discount
- Flexible schedule
- Flexible spending account
- Health insurance
- Health savings account
- Life insurance
- Loan forgiveness
- Loan repayment program
- Opportunities for advancement
- Paid jury duty
- Paid sick time
- Paid time off
- Paid training
- Parental leave
- Pet insurance
- Professional development assistance
- Referral program
- Relocation assistance
- Retirement plan
- Tuition reimbursement
- Vision insurance
Salary satisfactionBased on 32,085 ratings
39% of Teachers in the United States think their salaries are enough for the cost of living in their area.
How much do similar professions get paid in Massachusetts?
Elementary School Teacher1,771 job openings
Average $24.72 per hour
School Teacher10,740 job openings
Average $24.09 per hour
High School Teacher9,713 job openings
Average $63,360 per year
Preschool Teacher1,921 job openings
Average $18.71 per hour
Substitute Teacher1,427 job openings
Average $132 per day
Common questions about salaries for a Teacher
What other professions are the pay ranges similar to teachers?
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Are teachers paid hourly or monthly?
Most teachers in elementary, middle schools, high schools are paid a monthly salary. They can earn an hourly salary through tutoring.
What grade / level do teachers get paid the most?
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