Professor salary in Boston Metro Area, MA

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Based on 1,231 income tax records
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The average total salary for a Professor is $102,500 per year. This is based on data from 1,231 TurboTax users who reported their occupation as Professor and includes taxable wages, tips, bonuses, and more. Professor salary can vary between $44,000 to $279,500 depending on factors including education, skills, experience, employer & location. Read more
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Professor salary by location

Professor salary by company

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Salary range**
Harvard University, Suffolk County, MA
106 income tax records
$67K – $283K
Bentley University, Middlesex County, MA
15 income tax records
$66K – $188K
Northeastern University, Norfolk County, MA
92 income tax records
$70K – $265K
Tufts University, Middlesex County, MA
33 income tax records
$38K – $238K
Boston University, Middlesex County, MA
123 income tax records
$67K – $334K
Swire Coca-Cola, Middlesex County, MA
71 income tax records
$70K – $208K
Brandeis University, Middlesex County, MA
19 income tax records
$66K – $283K
Suffolk University, Middlesex County, MA
10 income tax records
$71K – $150K
Wellesley College, Norfolk County, MA
28 income tax records
$63K – $146K
State Of Massachusetts, Plymouth County, MA
217 income tax records
$59K – $125K
Univ System Of New Hampshire, Rockingham County, NH
56 income tax records
$43K – $164K

Professor demographics in Boston Metro Area, MA

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30% are single
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70% are married
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55% have kids
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73% own a home

Effective Tax Rates for Professors in Boston Metro Area, MA

1,231 full-time salaries from 2019
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The average salary for a professor in Boston Metro Area, MA is $102,500 per year. Professor salaries in Boston Metro Area, MA can vary between $44,000 to $279,500 and depend on various factors, including skills, experience, employer, bonuses, tips, and more.

This data is exclusive to Mint Salary and is based on 1,231 tax returns from TurboTax customers who reported their occupation as professor.

The following companies offer the highest salaries for professors near Boston Metro Area, MA: Harvard University ($206,500 a year), Bentley University ($145,000 a year), and Northeastern University ($124,000 a year).

The following cities offer the highest salaries for professors near Boston Metro Area, MA: Newton Center, MA ($179,000 a year), Hanover, NH ($158,000 a year), and Winchester, MA ($150,500 a year).
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
Total salary ranges shown here exclude outliers.