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Middle School Teachers in Massachusetts

Want to work in Massachusetts as a Middle School Teacher? Read this first!

11.2% Jobs Projection
$77,160 Median Salary
1,510 Job Openings

You’re in luck! Jobs for Middle School Teachers in Massachusetts are projected to grow and these jobs tend to pay higher than average.

  • Projected employment for Middle School Teachers in Massachusetts is growing faster than average.

  • Middle School Teachers in Massachusetts earn higher salaries than the typical U.S. wage earner.

How Many Middle School Teachers Work in Massachusetts?

In Massachusetts, there were 16,910 people working as Middle School Teachers in the year 2018.

There were 18,630 Middle School Teachers employed in this state in 2017.

That’s a decline of 1,720 jobs between 2017 and 2018.

Middle School Teachers in MA Employment Trend

The typical state has 8,180 Middle School Teachers working in it, which means Massachusetts has more Middle School Teachers than average.

Middle School Teachers in MA vs. the Average State

Job Projections for Massachusetts

Jobs for Middle School Teachers in this state are growing at a rate of 11.2% which is faster than the nationwide estimated projection of 7.5%.

Job Projections for Middle School Teachers: Nation vs. MA

Massachusetts Annual Job Openings

The BLS estimates 1,510 annual job openings, and a total of 19,700 jobs for Massachusetts Middle School Teachers in 2026.

Nationwide, the prediction is 50,500 annual jobs and 677,700 total jobs in 2026.

What do Middle School Teachers Make in Massachusetts?

In 2018 wages for Middle School Teachers ranged from $48,620 to $112,000 with $77,160 being the median annual salary.

The median salary in Massachusetts is higher than the nationwide median salary.

Middle School Teachers Earnings: MA vs. National Average

Top Massachusetts Metros for Middle School Teachers

The table below shows some of the metros in this state with the most Middle School Teachers.

Metro Number Employed Annual Median Salary
Boston-Cambridge-Nashua, MA-NH 12,610 $76,650
Providence-Warwick, RI-MA 2,410 $73,500
Worcester, MA-CT 1,970 $72,080
Springfield, MA-CT 1,440 $77,990
New Bedford, MA 420 $78,970
Leominster-Gardner, MA 390 $91,050
Barnstable Town, MA 360 $81,550
Pittsfield, MA 260 $76,390

Top States for Middle School Teachers Employment

View the list below to see where most Middle School Teachers work.

State Number Employed Annual Median Salary
Texas 66,470 $56,510
California 46,500 $74,840
New York 39,950 $80,790
Ohio 32,080 $62,770
Florida 30,110 $51,300
New Jersey 24,980 $69,710
Georgia 24,530 $56,860
Illinois 22,320 $60,310
Pennsylvania 21,640 $65,270
North Carolina 18,640 $46,290
Virginia 17,130 $62,330
Massachusetts 16,910 $77,160
Wisconsin 13,240 $58,260
Colorado 13,070 $50,130
Missouri 12,840 $49,310
Michigan 12,750 $65,950
Maryland 12,450 $67,200
Tennessee 12,140 $50,310
Minnesota 11,510 $58,390
Indiana 11,510 $49,900

Below are the states where Middle School Teachers get paid the most:

State Annual Median Salary
New York $80,790
Massachusetts $77,160
Connecticut $76,340
Rhode Island $75,250
California $74,840
Oregon $74,790
Alaska $72,640
District of Columbia $71,640
New Jersey $69,710
Maryland $67,200

You may also be interested in the following careers:

Occupation MA Employment Total
Elementary School Teachers, Except Special Education 30,380
Career/Technical Education Teachers, Middle School 150

References

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