Average Teacher Salary in Watertown

The average teacher salary in Watertown 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 Watertown

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General Facts

  • Staff: 386
  • Full time teachers: 218
  • Pupil to teacher ratio: 11 to 1
  • Teacher assistants (instructional aides): 81
  • Instructional Coordinators: 5
  • Elementary Teachers: 141
  • Kindergarten Teachers: 13
  • Pre-K Teachers: 9
  • High School Teachers: 56
  • Pre-K to 12 Students: 2,516

Financial Statistics for Watertown

Revenue

  • Revenue from local sources: $34,116,000
  • Revenue from state sources: $11,135,000
  • Revenue from federal sources: $2,153,000
  • Total revenue: $47,404,000

Expenses

  • Expenditures on instruction: $28,132,000
  • Expenditures on teacher salary: $24,606,000
  • Expenditures on teacher benefits: $10,479,000
  • Expenditures per student: $11,000
  • Total expenditures: $47,485,000

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 Watertown

Elementary Schools within the Watertown

School Students Student to Teacher Ratio Full Time Certified Teachers Lowest Grade Offered Highest Grade Offered
Cunniff
246 Warren St
Watertown, MA 2472
617-926-7726
  • Total: 266
  • Pre-k: 5
  • Kindergarten: 49
  • 1st grade: 40
  • 2nd grade: 40
  • 3rd grade: 43
  • 4th grade: 39
  • 5th grade: 50
11 to 1 25 Prekindergarten 5th Grade
Hosmer
1 Concord Rd
Watertown, MA 2472
617-926-7740
  • Total: 627
  • Pre-k: 111
  • Kindergarten: 118
  • 1st grade: 89
  • 2nd grade: 82
  • 3rd grade: 67
  • 4th grade: 77
  • 5th grade: 83
12 to 1 52 Prekindergarten 5th Grade
James Russell Lowell
175 Orchard St
Watertown, MA 2472
617-926-7770
  • Total: 390
  • Pre-k: 14
  • Kindergarten: 78
  • 1st grade: 57
  • 2nd grade: 61
  • 3rd grade: 66
  • 4th grade: 55
  • 5th grade: 59
11 to 1 35 Prekindergarten 5th Grade

Middle Schools within the Watertown

School Students Student to Teacher Ratio Full Time Certified Teachers Lowest Grade Offered Highest Grade Offered
Watertown Middle
68 Waverley Ave
Watertown, MA 2472
617-926-7783
  • Total: 557
  • 6th grade: 183
  • 7th grade: 186
  • 8th grade: 188
11 to 1 50 6th Grade 8th Grade

High Schools within the Watertown

School Students Student to Teacher Ratio Full Time Certified Teachers Lowest Grade Offered Highest Grade Offered
Watertown High
50 Columbia St
Watertown, MA 2472
617-926-7760
  • Total: 676
  • 9th grade: 173
  • 10th grade: 167
  • 11th grade: 191
  • 12th grade: 145
12 to 1 56 9th Grade 12th Grade

General District Statistics

  • Per capita income: $33,262
  • Median family income: $67,441
  • Median male income: $40,062
  • Median female income: $31,130
  • Median income of a renter: $55,271
  • Median income of a home owner: $66,417
  • Number of Households making:
    10 - 25k25 - 40k40 - 60k60 - 100k100k+
    945 855 1,380 2,275 1,955