Professor salary in Massachusetts

Average salary
$94,500/yr
Based on 1,589 income tax records
$39,000
$246,500
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Based on income reported to the IRS in box 1 of W-2.

From consenting TurboTax customers

$39,000
$246,500
DATA PROVIDED BY turbotax icon

Based on income reported to the IRS in box 1 of W-2.

From consenting TurboTax customers

How much do Professors make?
The average total salary for a Professor is $94,500 per year. This is based on data from 1,589 TurboTax users who reported their job as Professor and includes taxable wages, tips, bonuses, and more. Professor salary can vary between $39,000 to $246,500 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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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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Watertown, MA
18 income tax records
$107,000/yr
$97K – $139K
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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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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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Somerville, MA
54 income tax records
$92,000/yr
$78K – $140K
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Shrewsbury, MA
11 income tax records
$92,000/yr
$59K – $102K
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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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South Hadley, MA
16 income tax records
$89,500/yr
$70K – $120K
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Wellesley, MA
16 income tax records
$88,000/yr
$84K – $121K
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Longmeadow, MA
16 income tax records
$88,000/yr
$76K – $111K
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Jamaica Plain, MA
41 income tax records
$87,000/yr
$73K – $104K
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Salem, MA
23 income tax records
$86,500/yr
$71K – $98K
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Florence, MA
10 income tax records
$86,500/yr
$76K – $97K
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Northampton, MA
36 income tax records
$86,000/yr
$74K – $104K
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Springfield, MA
17 income tax records
$83,500/yr
$72K – $97K
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Williamstown, MA
34 income tax records
$83,500/yr
$62K – $101K
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Medford, MA
24 income tax records
$80,500/yr
$73K – $101K
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Waltham, MA
15 income tax records
$78,500/yr
$67K – $140K
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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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Allston, MA
11 income tax records
$70,000/yr
$64K – $101K
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Holden, MA
14 income tax records
$70,000/yr
$60K – $86K

Professor salary by company

Employer
Average salary per year*
Salary range**
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Harvard University, Massachusetts
116 income tax records
$180,500/yr
$108K – $255K
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Babson College, Massachusetts
13 income tax records
$144,500/yr
$95K – $156K
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Brown University, Massachusetts
11 income tax records
$129,500/yr
$113K – $144K
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Northeastern University, Massachusetts
89 income tax records
$117,000/yr
$92K – $144K
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Swire Coca-Cola, Massachusetts
68 income tax records
$114,000/yr
$81K – $159K
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Worcester Polytechnic Institute, Massachusetts
17 income tax records
$113,000/yr
$83K – $165K
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Boston University, Massachusetts
124 income tax records
$108,500/yr
$88K – $149K
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Tufts University, Massachusetts
35 income tax records
$108,500/yr
$78K – $162K
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Brandeis University, Massachusetts
25 income tax records
$105,500/yr
$88K – $127K
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Wellesley College, Massachusetts
24 income tax records
$99,500/yr
$85K – $118K
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Suffolk University, Massachusetts
17 income tax records
$98,000/yr
$71K – $131K
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Curry College, Massachusetts
10 income tax records
$98,000/yr
$95K – $108K
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Bentley University, Massachusetts
15 income tax records
$97,500/yr
$85K – $135K
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College Of The Holy Cross, Massachusetts
19 income tax records
$97,500/yr
$86K – $103K
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Smith College, Massachusetts
21 income tax records
$92,000/yr
$80K – $103K
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Williams College, Massachusetts
27 income tax records
$91,500/yr
$77K – $107K
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Mount Holyoke College, Massachusetts
16 income tax records
$89,500/yr
$74K – $106K
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State Of Massachusetts, Massachusetts
413 income tax records
$87,500/yr
$71K – $105K
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Trustees Of Amherst College, Massachusetts
20 income tax records
$87,500/yr
$80K – $93K
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Merrimack College, Massachusetts
15 income tax records
$86,500/yr
$79K – $106K
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State Of Connecticut, Massachusetts
15 income tax records
$83,000/yr
$71K – $124K
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Clark University, Massachusetts
12 income tax records
$81,500/yr
$72K – $101K
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Western New England University, Massachusetts
13 income tax records
$77,000/yr
$64K – $85K
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Lesley University, Massachusetts
10 income tax records
$76,500/yr
$69K – $86K
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Stonehill College, Massachusetts
17 income tax records
$73,000/yr
$64K – $96K
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Assumption College, Massachusetts
10 income tax records
$70,000/yr
$62K – $80K

Professor demographics in Massachusetts

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33% are single
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67% are married
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53% have kids
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68% own a home

Professor salaries by age in Massachusetts

$0
$26,500
$53,000
$79,500
$106,000
18-25
26-35
36-45
46-55
56+
Years of age

Effective Tax Rates for Professors in Massachusetts

1,589 full-time salaries from 2019
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The average salary for a professor in Massachusetts is $94,500 per year. Professor salaries in Massachusetts can vary between $39,000 to $246,500 and depend on various factors, including skills, experience, employer, bonuses, tips, and more.

This data is exclusive to Mint Salary and is based on 1,589 tax returns from TurboTax customers who reported their occupation as professor.

The following companies offer the highest salaries for professors in Massachusetts: Harvard University ($180,500 a year), Babson College ($144,500 a year), and Brown University ($129,500 a year).

The following cities offer the highest salaries for professors in Massachusetts: Chestnut Hill, MA ($164,500 a year), Sudbury, MA ($160,000 a year), and Newton Center, MA ($144,000 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.