Average Teacher Salary in Cambridge

The average teacher salary in Cambridge is $56,596.

Grade Level Average 10th percentile 25th percentile Median 75th percentile 90th percentile
Pre-school $34,520 $23,930 $27,320 $31,400 $38,920 $50,680
Kindergarten $57,290 $36,550 $45,200 $57,900 $69,980 $80,510
Elementary $64,540 $42,960 $52,350 $65,530 $77,410 $85,920
Middle school $62,340 $42,140 $50,210 $62,510 $75,270 $84,930
High school $64,290 $42,630 $52,320 $64,580 $77,100 $87,160

How to Become a Teacher in Cambridge

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General Facts

  • Staff: 1,204
  • Full time teachers: 518
  • Pupil to teacher ratio: 12 to 1
  • Teacher assistants (instructional aides): 230
  • Instructional Coordinators: 7
  • Elementary Teachers: 288
  • Kindergarten Teachers: 47
  • Pre-K Teachers: 11
  • High School Teachers: 171
  • Pre-K to 12 Students: 5,770

Financial Statistics for Cambridge

Revenue

  • Revenue from local sources: $125,036,000
  • Revenue from state sources: $36,078,000
  • Revenue from federal sources: $7,196,000
  • Total revenue: $168,310,000

Expenses

  • Expenditures on instruction: $97,136,000
  • Expenditures on teacher salary: $80,032,000
  • Expenditures on teacher benefits: $37,461,000
  • Expenditures per student: $395,000
  • Total expenditures: $169,485,000

Breakdown of Teacher Salary Expenses

  • Teacher salary expenses on regular education: $0
  • Teacher salary expenses on special education: $0
  • Teacher salary expenses on vocational education: $0

Information on Schools within Cambridge

Elementary Schools within the Cambridge

School Students Student to Teacher Ratio Full Time Certified Teachers Lowest Grade Offered Highest Grade Offered
Amigos School
100 Putnam Ave
Cambridge, MA 2139
617-349-6567
  • Total: 299
  • Kindergarten: 51
  • 1st grade: 39
  • 2nd grade: 32
  • 3rd grade: 29
  • 4th grade: 43
  • 5th grade: 29
  • 6th grade: 28
  • 7th grade: 25
  • 8th grade: 23
11 to 1 26 Kindergarten 8th Grade
Cambridgeport
89 Elm St
Cambridge, MA 2139
617-349-6587
  • Total: 284
  • Kindergarten: 40
  • 1st grade: 25
  • 2nd grade: 31
  • 3rd grade: 30
  • 4th grade: 32
  • 5th grade: 33
  • 6th grade: 28
  • 7th grade: 22
  • 8th grade: 43
12 to 1 23 Kindergarten 8th Grade
Fletcher/maynard Academy
225 Windsor St
Cambridge, MA 2139
617-349-6588
  • Total: 244
  • Pre-k: 18
  • Kindergarten: 46
  • 1st grade: 39
  • 2nd grade: 28
  • 3rd grade: 18
  • 4th grade: 18
  • 5th grade: 20
  • 6th grade: 26
  • 7th grade: 18
  • 8th grade: 13
9 to 1 26 Prekindergarten 8th Grade
Haggerty
110 Cushing St
Cambridge, MA 2138
617-349-6555
  • Total: 285
  • Kindergarten: 57
  • 1st grade: 59
  • 2nd grade: 36
  • 3rd grade: 36
  • 4th grade: 35
  • 5th grade: 39
  • 6th grade: 23
13 to 1 21 Kindergarten 6th Grade
John M Tobin
197 Vassal Ln
Cambridge, MA 2138
617-349-6600
  • Total: 322
  • Pre-k: 25
  • Kindergarten: 85
  • 1st grade: 26
  • 2nd grade: 24
  • 3rd grade: 25
  • 4th grade: 25
  • 5th grade: 23
  • 6th grade: 27
  • 7th grade: 36
  • 8th grade: 26
9 to 1 37 Prekindergarten 8th Grade
Kennedy-longfellow
158 Spring St
Cambridge, MA 2139
617-349-6841
  • Total: 378
  • Pre-k: 14
  • Kindergarten: 88
  • 1st grade: 36
  • 2nd grade: 20
  • 3rd grade: 32
  • 4th grade: 20
  • 5th grade: 22
  • 6th grade: 49
  • 7th grade: 36
  • 8th grade: 61
11 to 1 35 Prekindergarten 8th Grade
Maria L. Baldwin
28 Sacramento St
Cambridge, MA 2138
617-349-6525
  • Total: 376
  • Kindergarten: 58
  • 1st grade: 40
  • 2nd grade: 42
  • 3rd grade: 39
  • 4th grade: 40
  • 5th grade: 39
  • 6th grade: 31
  • 7th grade: 45
  • 8th grade: 42
17 to 1 23 Kindergarten 8th Grade
Martin Luther King Jr.
100 Putnam Ave
Cambridge, MA 2139
617-349-6562
  • Total: 256
  • Kindergarten: 70
  • 1st grade: 33
  • 2nd grade: 19
  • 3rd grade: 34
  • 4th grade: 19
  • 5th grade: 20
  • 6th grade: 16
  • 7th grade: 22
  • 8th grade: 23
11 to 1 24 Kindergarten 8th Grade
Morse
40 Granite St
Cambridge, MA 2139
617-349-6575
  • Total: 365
  • Pre-k: 14
  • Kindergarten: 57
  • 1st grade: 41
  • 2nd grade: 41
  • 3rd grade: 38
  • 4th grade: 43
  • 5th grade: 44
  • 6th grade: 35
  • 7th grade: 30
  • 8th grade: 22
13 to 1 28 Prekindergarten 8th Grade
Peabody
70 Rindge Ave
Cambridge, MA 2138
617-349-6530
  • Total: 478
  • Pre-k: 18
  • Kindergarten: 94
  • 1st grade: 55
  • 2nd grade: 41
  • 3rd grade: 42
  • 4th grade: 40
  • 5th grade: 39
  • 6th grade: 48
  • 7th grade: 53
  • 8th grade: 48
12 to 1 39 Prekindergarten 8th Grade

Middle Schools within the Cambridge

School Students Student to Teacher Ratio Full Time Certified Teachers Lowest Grade Offered Highest Grade Offered
Amigos School
100 Putnam Ave
Cambridge, MA 2139
617-349-6567
  • Total: 299
  • Kindergarten: 51
  • 1st grade: 39
  • 2nd grade: 32
  • 3rd grade: 29
  • 4th grade: 43
  • 5th grade: 29
  • 6th grade: 28
  • 7th grade: 25
  • 8th grade: 23
11 to 1 26 Kindergarten 8th Grade
Cambridgeport
89 Elm St
Cambridge, MA 2139
617-349-6587
  • Total: 284
  • Kindergarten: 40
  • 1st grade: 25
  • 2nd grade: 31
  • 3rd grade: 30
  • 4th grade: 32
  • 5th grade: 33
  • 6th grade: 28
  • 7th grade: 22
  • 8th grade: 43
12 to 1 23 Kindergarten 8th Grade
Fletcher/maynard Academy
225 Windsor St
Cambridge, MA 2139
617-349-6588
  • Total: 244
  • Pre-k: 18
  • Kindergarten: 46
  • 1st grade: 39
  • 2nd grade: 28
  • 3rd grade: 18
  • 4th grade: 18
  • 5th grade: 20
  • 6th grade: 26
  • 7th grade: 18
  • 8th grade: 13
9 to 1 26 Prekindergarten 8th Grade
John M Tobin
197 Vassal Ln
Cambridge, MA 2138
617-349-6600
  • Total: 322
  • Pre-k: 25
  • Kindergarten: 85
  • 1st grade: 26
  • 2nd grade: 24
  • 3rd grade: 25
  • 4th grade: 25
  • 5th grade: 23
  • 6th grade: 27
  • 7th grade: 36
  • 8th grade: 26
9 to 1 37 Prekindergarten 8th Grade
Kennedy-longfellow
158 Spring St
Cambridge, MA 2139
617-349-6841
  • Total: 378
  • Pre-k: 14
  • Kindergarten: 88
  • 1st grade: 36
  • 2nd grade: 20
  • 3rd grade: 32
  • 4th grade: 20
  • 5th grade: 22
  • 6th grade: 49
  • 7th grade: 36
  • 8th grade: 61
11 to 1 35 Prekindergarten 8th Grade
Maria L. Baldwin
28 Sacramento St
Cambridge, MA 2138
617-349-6525
  • Total: 376
  • Kindergarten: 58
  • 1st grade: 40
  • 2nd grade: 42
  • 3rd grade: 39
  • 4th grade: 40
  • 5th grade: 39
  • 6th grade: 31
  • 7th grade: 45
  • 8th grade: 42
17 to 1 23 Kindergarten 8th Grade
Martin Luther King Jr.
100 Putnam Ave
Cambridge, MA 2139
617-349-6562
  • Total: 256
  • Kindergarten: 70
  • 1st grade: 33
  • 2nd grade: 19
  • 3rd grade: 34
  • 4th grade: 19
  • 5th grade: 20
  • 6th grade: 16
  • 7th grade: 22
  • 8th grade: 23
11 to 1 24 Kindergarten 8th Grade
Morse
40 Granite St
Cambridge, MA 2139
617-349-6575
  • Total: 365
  • Pre-k: 14
  • Kindergarten: 57
  • 1st grade: 41
  • 2nd grade: 41
  • 3rd grade: 38
  • 4th grade: 43
  • 5th grade: 44
  • 6th grade: 35
  • 7th grade: 30
  • 8th grade: 22
13 to 1 28 Prekindergarten 8th Grade
Peabody
70 Rindge Ave
Cambridge, MA 2138
617-349-6530
  • Total: 478
  • Pre-k: 18
  • Kindergarten: 94
  • 1st grade: 55
  • 2nd grade: 41
  • 3rd grade: 42
  • 4th grade: 40
  • 5th grade: 39
  • 6th grade: 48
  • 7th grade: 53
  • 8th grade: 48
12 to 1 39 Prekindergarten 8th Grade

High Schools within the Cambridge

School Students Student to Teacher Ratio Full Time Certified Teachers Lowest Grade Offered Highest Grade Offered
Cambridge Rindge And Latin
459 Brdway
Cambridge, MA 2138
617-349-6632
  • Total: 1,538
  • 9th grade: 432
  • 10th grade: 374
  • 11th grade: 371
  • 12th grade: 352
9 to 1 171 9th Grade 12th Grade

Other Schools within the Cambridge (Alternative, Special Education)

School Students Student to Teacher Ratio Full Time Certified Teachers Lowest Grade Offered Highest Grade Offered
Graham And Parks
44 Linnaean St
Cambridge, MA 2140
617-349-6577
  • Total: 428
  • Kindergarten: 60
  • 1st grade: 44
  • 2nd grade: 45
  • 3rd grade: 50
  • 4th grade: 50
  • 5th grade: 50
  • 6th grade: 47
  • 7th grade: 40
  • 8th grade: 42
14 to 1 31 Kindergarten 8th Grade
King Open
850 Cambridge St
Cambridge, MA 2139
617-349-6540
  • Total: 517
  • Pre-k: 4
  • Kindergarten: 102
  • 1st grade: 60
  • 2nd grade: 66
  • 3rd grade: 50
  • 4th grade: 46
  • 5th grade: 49
  • 6th grade: 43
  • 7th grade: 49
  • 8th grade: 48
15 to 1 34 Prekindergarten 8th Grade

General District Statistics

  • Per capita income: $31,156
  • Median family income: $59,423
  • Median male income: $25,808
  • Median female income: $23,405
  • Median income of a renter: $38,048
  • Median income of a home owner: $78,366
  • Number of Households making:
    10 - 25k25 - 40k40 - 60k60 - 100k100k+
    3,620 2,690 2,735 4,035 4,865