Average Teacher Salary in Salem

The average teacher salary in Salem is $46,786.

Grade Level Average 10th percentile 25th percentile Median 75th percentile 90th percentile
Pre-school $34,090 $23,590 $26,870 $30,040 $38,530 $52,710
Kindergarten $51,030 $33,720 $39,520 $52,150 $59,630 $68,110
Elementary $55,240 $32,790 $40,600 $55,560 $68,250 $79,000

How to Become a Teacher in Salem

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General Facts

  • Staff: 691
  • Full time teachers: 401
  • Pupil to teacher ratio: 11 to 1
  • Teacher assistants (instructional aides): 153
  • Instructional Coordinators: 0
  • Elementary Teachers: 239
  • Kindergarten Teachers: 35
  • Pre-K Teachers: 9
  • High School Teachers: 118
  • Pre-K to 12 Students: 4,447

Financial Statistics for Salem

Revenue

  • Revenue from local sources: $41,360,000
  • Revenue from state sources: $58,002,000
  • Revenue from federal sources: $3,904,000
  • Total revenue: $103,266,000

Expenses

  • Expenditures on instruction: $44,497,000
  • Expenditures on teacher salary: $35,032,000
  • Expenditures on teacher benefits: $16,262,000
  • Expenditures per student: $61,000
  • Total expenditures: $75,179,000

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 Salem

Elementary Schools within the Salem

School Students Student to Teacher Ratio Full Time Certified Teachers Lowest Grade Offered Highest Grade Offered
Bates
53 Liberty Hill Ave
Salem, MA 1970
978-740-1250
  • Total: 327
  • Kindergarten: 54
  • 1st grade: 77
  • 2nd grade: 41
  • 3rd grade: 54
  • 4th grade: 51
  • 5th grade: 50
11 to 1 30 Kindergarten 5th Grade
Bentley
25 Memorial Dr
Salem, MA 1970
978-740-1260
  • Total: 334
  • Kindergarten: 83
  • 1st grade: 60
  • 2nd grade: 55
  • 3rd grade: 52
  • 4th grade: 39
  • 5th grade: 45
10 to 1 33 Kindergarten 5th Grade
Carlton
10 Skerry St
Salem, MA 1970
978-740-1280
  • Total: 171
  • Kindergarten: 31
  • 1st grade: 40
  • 2nd grade: 21
  • 3rd grade: 26
  • 4th grade: 23
  • 5th grade: 30
11 to 1 16 Kindergarten 5th Grade
Horace Mann Laboratory
33 Loring Ave
Salem, MA 1970
978-542-6220
  • Total: 294
  • Kindergarten: 52
  • 1st grade: 64
  • 2nd grade: 47
  • 3rd grade: 42
  • 4th grade: 42
  • 5th grade: 47
11 to 1 26 Kindergarten 5th Grade
Nathaniel Bowditch
79 Willson St
Salem, MA 1970
978-740-1290
  • Total: 491
  • Kindergarten: 50
  • 1st grade: 59
  • 2nd grade: 61
  • 3rd grade: 61
  • 4th grade: 52
  • 5th grade: 53
  • 6th grade: 55
  • 7th grade: 47
  • 8th grade: 53
13 to 1 39 Kindergarten 8th Grade
Salem Early Childhood
25 Memorial Dr
Salem, MA 1970
978-740-1260
  • Total: 128
  • Pre-k: 128
14 to 1 9 Prekindergarten Prekindergarten
Saltonstall School
211 Lafayette St
Salem, MA 1970
978-740-1297
  • Total: 353
  • Kindergarten: 35
  • 1st grade: 41
  • 2nd grade: 42
  • 3rd grade: 49
  • 4th grade: 51
  • 5th grade: 56
  • 6th grade: 41
  • 7th grade: 38
14 to 1 26 Kindergarten 7th Grade
Witchcraft Heights
1 Frederick St
Salem, MA 1970
978-740-1271
  • Total: 412
  • Kindergarten: 67
  • 1st grade: 74
  • 2nd grade: 72
  • 3rd grade: 70
  • 4th grade: 61
  • 5th grade: 68
12 to 1 35 Kindergarten 5th Grade

Middle Schools within the Salem

School Students Student to Teacher Ratio Full Time Certified Teachers Lowest Grade Offered Highest Grade Offered
Collins Middle
29 Highland Ave
Salem, MA 1970
978-740-1191
  • Total: 664
  • 6th grade: 209
  • 7th grade: 188
  • 8th grade: 267
10 to 1 70 6th Grade 8th Grade
Nathaniel Bowditch
79 Willson St
Salem, MA 1970
978-740-1290
  • Total: 491
  • Kindergarten: 50
  • 1st grade: 59
  • 2nd grade: 61
  • 3rd grade: 61
  • 4th grade: 52
  • 5th grade: 53
  • 6th grade: 55
  • 7th grade: 47
  • 8th grade: 53
13 to 1 39 Kindergarten 8th Grade
Saltonstall School
211 Lafayette St
Salem, MA 1970
978-740-1297
  • Total: 353
  • Kindergarten: 35
  • 1st grade: 41
  • 2nd grade: 42
  • 3rd grade: 49
  • 4th grade: 51
  • 5th grade: 56
  • 6th grade: 41
  • 7th grade: 38
14 to 1 26 Kindergarten 7th Grade

High Schools within the Salem

School Students Student to Teacher Ratio Full Time Certified Teachers Lowest Grade Offered Highest Grade Offered
Salem High
77 Willson St
Salem, MA 1970
978-740-1123
  • Total: 1,273
  • 9th grade: 358
  • 10th grade: 332
  • 11th grade: 313
  • 12th grade: 265
11 to 1 118 9th Grade 12th Grade

General District Statistics

  • Per capita income: $23,857
  • Median family income: $55,635
  • Median male income: $32,053
  • Median female income: $24,029
  • Median income of a renter: $31,211
  • Median income of a home owner: $60,532
  • Number of Households making:
    10 - 25k25 - 40k40 - 60k60 - 100k100k+
    1,440 1,765 2,105 2,900 1,540