Find Schools

Study Area & Zipcode

High School Teachers in Massachusetts

Find Schools Near

High School Teachers in Massachusetts

Is Massachusetts a good place for you to work as a High School Teacher?

11.2% Jobs Projection
$77,830 Median Salary
2,080 Job Openings

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

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

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

How Many High School Teachers Work in Massachusetts?

In 2018, there were 26,420 High School Teachers working in the state.

There were 26,340 High School Teachers employed in this state in 2017.

That’s growth of 80 jobs between 2017 and 2018.


The typical state has 13,930 High School Teachers working in it, which means Massachusetts has more High School Teachers than average.


Job Projections for Massachusetts

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


Massachusetts Annual Job Openings

The BLS estimates there will be 2,080 annual job openings, and 27,870 total jobs in 2026 for High School Teachers in this state.

Nationwide, the prediction is 79,500 annual jobs and 1,095,500 total jobs in 2026.

What do High School Teachers Make in Massachusetts?

In 2018 wages for High School Teachers ranged from $47,600 to $117,450 with $77,830 being the median annual salary.

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


Top Massachusetts Metros for High School Teachers

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

Metro Number Employed Annual Median Salary
Boston-Cambridge-Nashua, MA-NH 17,990 $77,880
Providence-Warwick, RI-MA 5,130 $73,440
Worcester, MA-CT 2,830 $74,620
Springfield, MA-CT 2,710 $77,010
Barnstable Town, MA 1,030 $72,050
Leominster-Gardner, MA 660 $83,950
New Bedford, MA 620 $83,920
Pittsfield, MA 400 n/a

Top States for High School Teachers Employment

The table below shows the states where most High School Teachers work.

State Number Employed Annual Median Salary
California 112,960 $82,670
Texas 110,420 $57,800
New York 74,830 $81,290
Ohio 52,240 $61,740
Pennsylvania 50,460 $62,990
Florida 47,960 $52,120
Illinois 43,720 $67,680
New Jersey 29,140 $74,700
Missouri 27,930 $48,170
Georgia 27,620 $57,430
Virginia 26,830 $63,990
Massachusetts 26,420 $77,830
North Carolina 25,240 $46,760
Michigan 24,130 $62,040
Minnesota 20,940 $61,570
Tennessee 20,190 $52,020
Wisconsin 20,070 $56,700
Indiana 19,690 $50,420
Maryland 19,330 $71,170
Arizona 17,200 $46,940

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

State Annual Median Salary
California $82,670
New York $81,290
Massachusetts $77,830
Connecticut $76,770
Alaska $75,780
New Jersey $74,700
Rhode Island $73,460
Oregon $71,910
Maryland $71,170
Washington $68,740

Discover similar careers:

Occupation MA Employment Total

What Major Will Prepare You For a High School Teacher Career?


More about our data sources and methodologies.

Featured Schools

Find Schools Near You

Our free school finder matches students with accredited colleges across the U.S.