Professor salary in Boston, MA

Average salary
$119,000/yr
Based on 51 income tax records
Total salary range: is $99,000 - $151,500
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How much do Professors make?
The average total salary for a Professor is $119,000 per year. This is based on data from 51 TurboTax users who reported their occupation as Professor and includes taxable wages, tips, bonuses, and more. Professor salary can vary between $61,500 to $283,000 depending on factors including education, skills, experience, employer & location. Read more
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Professor salary by location

Location
Average salary per year*
Salary range**
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Chestnut Hill, MA
14 income tax records
$164,500/yr
$100K – $194K
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Sudbury, MA
10 income tax records
$160,000/yr
$108K – $194K
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Hanover, NH
31 income tax records
$147,500/yr
$110K – $223K
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Newton Center, MA
18 income tax records
$144,000/yr
$90K – $176K
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Belmont, MA
17 income tax records
$140,500/yr
$103K – $280K
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Brookline, MA
55 income tax records
$133,000/yr
$93K – $223K
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Lexington, MA
17 income tax records
$131,000/yr
$116K – $214K
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Newton, MA
10 income tax records
$123,500/yr
$107K – $154K
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Boston, MA
51 income tax records
$119,000/yr
$99K – $151K
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Sharon, MA
13 income tax records
$117,000/yr
$80K – $138K
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Storrs Mansfield, CT
17 income tax records
$116,500/yr
$114K – $142K
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New Haven, CT
76 income tax records
$113,000/yr
$86K – $171K
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Wakefield, RI
12 income tax records
$112,000/yr
$100K – $122K
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Barrington, RI
20 income tax records
$110,500/yr
$86K – $133K
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Mansfield Center, CT
16 income tax records
$109,500/yr
$83K – $117K
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Watertown, MA
18 income tax records
$107,000/yr
$97K – $139K
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Hamden, CT
43 income tax records
$104,000/yr
$77K – $133K
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Needham, MA
10 income tax records
$103,500/yr
$74K – $138K
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Cambridge, MA
107 income tax records
$103,000/yr
$79K – $152K
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Arlington, MA
36 income tax records
$103,000/yr
$80K – $125K
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Amherst, MA
80 income tax records
$102,000/yr
$80K – $123K
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Durham, NH
13 income tax records
$102,000/yr
$90K – $144K
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Quincy, MA
19 income tax records
$97,500/yr
$63K – $111K
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Newtonville, MA
12 income tax records
$94,500/yr
$88K – $139K
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Natick, MA
24 income tax records
$93,500/yr
$80K – $107K
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Nashua, NH
13 income tax records
$92,500/yr
$71K – $112K
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Shrewsbury, MA
11 income tax records
$92,000/yr
$59K – $102K
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Somerville, MA
54 income tax records
$92,000/yr
$78K – $140K
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Framingham, MA
12 income tax records
$91,500/yr
$77K – $115K
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Worcester, MA
40 income tax records
$90,500/yr
$74K – $106K
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Middletown, CT
17 income tax records
$90,500/yr
$82K – $101K
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South Hadley, MA
16 income tax records
$89,500/yr
$70K – $120K
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Providence, RI
105 income tax records
$88,500/yr
$73K – $116K
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Longmeadow, MA
16 income tax records
$88,000/yr
$76K – $111K
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Wellesley, MA
16 income tax records
$88,000/yr
$84K – $121K
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Jamaica Plain, MA
41 income tax records
$87,000/yr
$73K – $104K
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Florence, MA
10 income tax records
$86,500/yr
$76K – $97K
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Salem, MA
23 income tax records
$86,500/yr
$71K – $98K
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Northampton, MA
36 income tax records
$86,000/yr
$74K – $104K
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Williamstown, MA
34 income tax records
$83,500/yr
$62K – $101K
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Springfield, MA
17 income tax records
$83,500/yr
$72K – $97K
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Medford, MA
24 income tax records
$80,500/yr
$73K – $101K
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Portland, ME
34 income tax records
$79,500/yr
$68K – $92K
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Brunswick, ME
19 income tax records
$79,500/yr
$69K – $93K
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Manchester, NH
15 income tax records
$79,500/yr
$67K – $91K
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Waltham, MA
15 income tax records
$78,500/yr
$67K – $140K
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West Hartford, CT
41 income tax records
$77,500/yr
$68K – $100K
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Roslindale, MA
18 income tax records
$76,500/yr
$59K – $92K
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Brighton, MA
17 income tax records
$76,500/yr
$63K – $81K
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Lewiston, ME
11 income tax records
$75,000/yr
$70K – $88K

Professor salary by company

Employer
Average salary per year*
Salary range**
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Harvard University, Suffolk County, MA
13 income tax records
$151,000/yr
$107K – $184K
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Northeastern University, Suffolk County, MA
19 income tax records
$122,000/yr
$88K – $134K
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Boston University, Suffolk County, MA
36 income tax records
$106,500/yr
$90K – $121K
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Swire Coca-Cola, Suffolk County, MA
16 income tax records
$96,000/yr
$77K – $125K
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State Of Massachusetts, Suffolk County, MA
33 income tax records
$78,000/yr
$66K – $95K

Professor demographics in Boston, MA

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69% are single
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31% are married
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13% have kids
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33% own a home

Professor salaries by age in Boston, MA

$0
$33,250
$66,500
$99,750
$133,000
18-25
26-35
36-45
46-55
56+
Years of age

Effective Tax Rates for Professors in Boston, MA

51 full-time salaries from 2019
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The average salary for a professor in Boston, MA is $119,000 per year. Professor salaries in Boston, MA can vary between $61,500 to $283,000 and depend on various factors, including skills, experience, employer, bonuses, tips, and more.

This data is exclusive to Mint Salary and is based on 51 tax returns from TurboTax customers who reported their occupation as professor.

The following companies offer the highest salaries for professors near Boston, MA: Harvard University ($151,000 a year), Northeastern University ($122,000 a year), and Boston University ($106,500 a year).

The following cities offer the highest salaries for professors near Boston, MA: Chestnut Hill, MA ($164,500 a year), Sudbury, MA ($160,000 a year), and Hanover, NH ($147,500 a year).
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Total salary amounts here include total taxable wages, tips, prizes and other compensation. Salaries here are not representative of the total population and may reflect different levels of experience or education. Learn more
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Total salary ranges shown here exclude outliers.