How Much do Elementary School Teachers Make in Massachusetts?

Do elementary school teachers in Massachusetts make a lot of money? What is the average pay for Massachusetts elementary school teachers?

According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, elementary school teachers in Massachusetts earn an average of $82,450 a year.

This is 29% more than elementary school teachers nationwide and 26% more than the typical Massachusetts worker.

  • Latest wage data is for May 2019
  • Pre-tax earnings; Wages only - does not include benefits
Massachusetts Elementary School Teacher Wages by Percentile
Percentile Annually
90th $122,660
75th $99,880
50th $79,980
25th $62,340
10th $49,190
Massachusetts Elementary School Teachers Wages by Metro Area
  • Data is for the entire metro area, not just the city
Metro Area Annually
Barnstable Town $77,140
Boston $83,460
Gardner $78,110
New Bedford $81,500
Pittsfield $79,490
Springfield $74,490
Worcester $72,220
Massachusetts Elementary School Teacher Wages by Year
Year Annually
2019 $82,450
2018 $82,600
2017 $76,590
2016 $74,470
2015 $71,390
2014 $69,890
2013 $68,360
2012 $65,850
2011 $63,630