Average Teacher Salary in Worcester

The average teacher salary in Worcester is $52,024.

Grade Level Average 10th percentile 25th percentile Median 75th percentile 90th percentile
Pre-school $32,780 $22,100 $24,680 $28,220 $35,290 $56,200
Kindergarten $54,570 $39,210 $45,250 $54,600 $63,990 $71,770
Elementary $57,720 $40,110 $46,890 $57,800 $67,000 $75,760
Middle school $57,670 $42,090 $47,850 $57,870 $67,590 $75,890
High school $57,380 $40,710 $47,600 $58,000 $67,760 $75,400

How to Become a Teacher in Worcester

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General Facts

  • Staff: 3,016
  • Full time teachers: 1,640
  • Pupil to teacher ratio: 14 to 1
  • Teacher assistants (instructional aides): 558
  • Instructional Coordinators: 9
  • Elementary Teachers: 957
  • Kindergarten Teachers: 97
  • Pre-K Teachers: 46
  • High School Teachers: 539
  • Pre-K to 12 Students: 23,109

Financial Statistics for Worcester

Revenue

  • Revenue from local sources: $103,178,000
  • Revenue from state sources: $232,336,000
  • Revenue from federal sources: $40,145,000
  • Total revenue: $375,659,000

Expenses

  • Expenditures on instruction: $241,165,000
  • Expenditures on teacher salary: $185,537,000
  • Expenditures on teacher benefits: $90,273,000
  • Expenditures per student: $1,075,000
  • Total expenditures: $376,917,000

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 Worcester

Elementary Schools within the Worcester

School Students Student to Teacher Ratio Full Time Certified Teachers Lowest Grade Offered Highest Grade Offered
Burncoat Street
526 Burncoat St
Worcester, MA 1606
508-799-3537
  • Total: 236
  • Kindergarten: 40
  • 1st grade: 21
  • 2nd grade: 36
  • 3rd grade: 34
  • 4th grade: 37
  • 5th grade: 28
  • 6th grade: 40
13 to 1 18 Kindergarten 6th Grade
Canterbury
129 Canterbury St
Worcester, MA 1603
508-799-3484
  • Total: 354
  • Pre-k: 26
  • Kindergarten: 41
  • 1st grade: 45
  • 2nd grade: 38
  • 3rd grade: 53
  • 4th grade: 40
  • 5th grade: 58
  • 6th grade: 53
16 to 1 22 Prekindergarten 6th Grade
Chandler Elementary Community
114 Chandler St
Worcester, MA 1609
508-799-3572
  • Total: 328
  • Pre-k: 24
  • Kindergarten: 58
  • 1st grade: 36
  • 2nd grade: 36
  • 3rd grade: 55
  • 4th grade: 49
  • 5th grade: 35
  • 6th grade: 35
16 to 1 20 Prekindergarten 6th Grade
Chandler Magnet
525 Chandler St
Worcester, MA 1602
508-799-3452
  • Total: 339
  • Pre-k: 26
  • Kindergarten: 34
  • 1st grade: 41
  • 2nd grade: 42
  • 3rd grade: 59
  • 4th grade: 41
  • 5th grade: 43
  • 6th grade: 53
9 to 1 39 Prekindergarten 6th Grade
City View
80 Prospect St
Worcester, MA 1605
508-799-3670
  • Total: 578
  • Pre-k: 25
  • Kindergarten: 74
  • 1st grade: 94
  • 2nd grade: 78
  • 3rd grade: 75
  • 4th grade: 93
  • 5th grade: 77
  • 6th grade: 62
17 to 1 34 Prekindergarten 6th Grade
Clark St Community
280 Clark St
Worcester, MA 1606
508-799-3545
  • Total: 337
  • Pre-k: 36
  • Kindergarten: 50
  • 1st grade: 48
  • 2nd grade: 47
  • 3rd grade: 37
  • 4th grade: 42
  • 5th grade: 40
  • 6th grade: 37
16 to 1 21 Prekindergarten 6th Grade
Columbus Park
75 Lovell St
Worcester, MA 1603
508-799-3490
  • Total: 345
  • Pre-k: 27
  • Kindergarten: 50
  • 1st grade: 45
  • 2nd grade: 45
  • 3rd grade: 48
  • 4th grade: 51
  • 5th grade: 45
  • 6th grade: 34
14 to 1 25 Prekindergarten 6th Grade
Elm Park Community
23 North Ashland St
Worcester, MA 1609
508-799-3568
  • Total: 470
  • Pre-k: 34
  • Kindergarten: 70
  • 1st grade: 78
  • 2nd grade: 62
  • 3rd grade: 53
  • 4th grade: 62
  • 5th grade: 63
  • 6th grade: 48
16 to 1 30 Prekindergarten 6th Grade
Flagg Street
115 Flagg St
Worcester, MA 1602
508-799-3522
  • Total: 479
  • Kindergarten: 79
  • 1st grade: 67
  • 2nd grade: 73
  • 3rd grade: 70
  • 4th grade: 67
  • 5th grade: 66
  • 6th grade: 57
19 to 1 25 Kindergarten 6th Grade
Francis J Mcgrath Elementary
493 Grove St
Worcester, MA 1605
508-799-3584
  • Total: 204
  • Kindergarten: 44
  • 1st grade: 31
  • 2nd grade: 27
  • 3rd grade: 31
  • 4th grade: 28
  • 5th grade: 18
  • 6th grade: 25
13 to 1 16 Kindergarten 6th Grade
Gates Lane
1238 Main St
Worcester, MA 1603
508-799-3488
  • Total: 713
  • Pre-k: 89
  • Kindergarten: 101
  • 1st grade: 110
  • 2nd grade: 92
  • 3rd grade: 91
  • 4th grade: 78
  • 5th grade: 78
  • 6th grade: 74
15 to 1 49 Prekindergarten 6th Grade
Goddard Sch/science Technology
14 Richards St
Worcester, MA 1603
508-799-3594
  • Total: 661
  • Pre-k: 23
  • Kindergarten: 72
  • 1st grade: 96
  • 2nd grade: 99
  • 3rd grade: 87
  • 4th grade: 90
  • 5th grade: 90
  • 6th grade: 104
13 to 1 51 Prekindergarten 6th Grade
Grafton Street
311 Grafton St
Worcester, MA 1604
508-799-3478
  • Total: 377
  • Pre-k: 22
  • Kindergarten: 64
  • 1st grade: 55
  • 2nd grade: 51
  • 3rd grade: 67
  • 4th grade: 33
  • 5th grade: 42
  • 6th grade: 43
17 to 1 22 Prekindergarten 6th Grade
Heard Street
200 Heard St
Worcester, MA 1603
508-799-3525
  • Total: 285
  • Kindergarten: 48
  • 1st grade: 47
  • 2nd grade: 27
  • 3rd grade: 44
  • 4th grade: 39
  • 5th grade: 41
  • 6th grade: 39
16 to 1 18 Kindergarten 6th Grade
Jacob Hiatt Magnet
772 Main St
Worcester, MA 1610
508-799-3601
  • Total: 461
  • Pre-k: 24
  • Kindergarten: 72
  • 1st grade: 65
  • 2nd grade: 60
  • 3rd grade: 67
  • 4th grade: 55
  • 5th grade: 62
  • 6th grade: 56
17 to 1 28 Prekindergarten 6th Grade
Lake View
133 Coburn Ave
Worcester, MA 1604
508-799-3536
  • Total: 295
  • Kindergarten: 46
  • 1st grade: 53
  • 2nd grade: 36
  • 3rd grade: 40
  • 4th grade: 47
  • 5th grade: 37
  • 6th grade: 36
17 to 1 17 Kindergarten 6th Grade
Lincoln Street
549 Lincoln St
Worcester, MA 1605
508-799-3504
  • Total: 273
  • Pre-k: 25
  • Kindergarten: 46
  • 1st grade: 39
  • 2nd grade: 38
  • 3rd grade: 40
  • 4th grade: 24
  • 5th grade: 25
  • 6th grade: 36
17 to 1 16 Prekindergarten 6th Grade
May Street
265 May St
Worcester, MA 1602
508-799-3520
  • Total: 283
  • Kindergarten: 41
  • 1st grade: 40
  • 2nd grade: 36
  • 3rd grade: 42
  • 4th grade: 38
  • 5th grade: 45
  • 6th grade: 41
18 to 1 16 Kindergarten 6th Grade
Midland Street
18 Midland St
Worcester, MA 1602
508-799-3548
  • Total: 197
  • Kindergarten: 29
  • 1st grade: 32
  • 2nd grade: 24
  • 3rd grade: 30
  • 4th grade: 28
  • 5th grade: 32
  • 6th grade: 22
14 to 1 14 Kindergarten 6th Grade
Nelson Place
35 Nelson Place
Worcester, MA 1605
508-799-3506
  • Total: 411
  • Pre-k: 29
  • Kindergarten: 76
  • 1st grade: 55
  • 2nd grade: 49
  • 3rd grade: 48
  • 4th grade: 49
  • 5th grade: 54
  • 6th grade: 51
14 to 1 29 Prekindergarten 6th Grade
Norrback Avenue
44 Malden St
Worcester, MA 1606
508-799-3500
  • Total: 595
  • Pre-k: 52
  • Kindergarten: 82
  • 1st grade: 76
  • 2nd grade: 89
  • 3rd grade: 83
  • 4th grade: 73
  • 5th grade: 72
  • 6th grade: 68
14 to 1 42 Prekindergarten 6th Grade
Quinsigamond
14 Blackstone River Rd
Worcester, MA 1607
508-799-3502
  • Total: 671
  • Pre-k: 30
  • Kindergarten: 92
  • 1st grade: 102
  • 2nd grade: 92
  • 3rd grade: 104
  • 4th grade: 87
  • 5th grade: 84
  • 6th grade: 80
16 to 1 43 Prekindergarten 6th Grade
Rice Square
76 Massasoit Rd
Worcester, MA 1604
508-799-3556
  • Total: 496
  • Pre-k: 27
  • Kindergarten: 82
  • 1st grade: 72
  • 2nd grade: 60
  • 3rd grade: 70
  • 4th grade: 69
  • 5th grade: 62
  • 6th grade: 54
18 to 1 28 Prekindergarten 6th Grade
Roosevelt
1006 Grafton St
Worcester, MA 1604
508-799-3482
  • Total: 687
  • Pre-k: 54
  • Kindergarten: 92
  • 1st grade: 94
  • 2nd grade: 93
  • 3rd grade: 92
  • 4th grade: 90
  • 5th grade: 84
  • 6th grade: 88
14 to 1 48 Prekindergarten 6th Grade
Tatnuck
1083 Placeeasant St
Worcester, MA 1602
508-799-3554
  • Total: 433
  • Kindergarten: 65
  • 1st grade: 74
  • 2nd grade: 53
  • 3rd grade: 77
  • 4th grade: 59
  • 5th grade: 52
  • 6th grade: 53
14 to 1 30 Kindergarten 6th Grade
Thorndyke Road
30 Thorndyke Rd
Worcester, MA 1606
508-799-3550
  • Total: 344
  • Pre-k: 27
  • Kindergarten: 57
  • 1st grade: 49
  • 2nd grade: 45
  • 3rd grade: 48
  • 4th grade: 39
  • 5th grade: 41
  • 6th grade: 38
19 to 1 19 Prekindergarten 6th Grade
Union Hill School
1 Chapin St
Worcester, MA 1604
508-799-3600
  • Total: 293
  • Kindergarten: 46
  • 1st grade: 43
  • 2nd grade: 43
  • 3rd grade: 41
  • 4th grade: 35
  • 5th grade: 47
  • 6th grade: 38
15 to 1 20 Kindergarten 6th Grade
Vernon Hill School
211 Providence St
Worcester, MA 1607
508-799-3630
  • Total: 337
  • Kindergarten: 71
  • 1st grade: 53
  • 2nd grade: 40
  • 3rd grade: 40
  • 4th grade: 46
  • 5th grade: 47
  • 6th grade: 40
15 to 1 22 Kindergarten 6th Grade
West Tatnuck
300 Mower St
Worcester, MA 1602
508-799-3596
  • Total: 291
  • Pre-k: 61
  • Kindergarten: 47
  • 1st grade: 30
  • 2nd grade: 36
  • 3rd grade: 36
  • 4th grade: 26
  • 5th grade: 25
  • 6th grade: 30
16 to 1 18 Prekindergarten 6th Grade
Woodland Academy
93 Woodland St
Worcester, MA 1610
508-799-3557
  • Total: 412
  • Pre-k: 26
  • Kindergarten: 62
  • 1st grade: 64
  • 2nd grade: 53
  • 3rd grade: 63
  • 4th grade: 55
  • 5th grade: 34
  • 6th grade: 55
15 to 1 29 Prekindergarten 6th Grade
Worcester Arts Magnet School
315 St Nicholas Ave
Worcester, MA 1606
508-799-3575
  • Total: 352
  • Pre-k: 24
  • Kindergarten: 58
  • 1st grade: 50
  • 2nd grade: 43
  • 3rd grade: 45
  • 4th grade: 44
  • 5th grade: 45
  • 6th grade: 43
18 to 1 20 Prekindergarten 6th Grade

Middle Schools within the Worcester

School Students Student to Teacher Ratio Full Time Certified Teachers Lowest Grade Offered Highest Grade Offered
Burncoat Middle School
135 Burncoat St
Worcester, MA 1606
508-799-3390
  • Total: 581
  • 7th grade: 307
  • 8th grade: 274
12 to 1 50 7th Grade 8th Grade
Forest Grove Middle
495 Grove St
Worcester, MA 1605
508-799-3420
  • Total: 854
  • 7th grade: 416
  • 8th grade: 438
13 to 1 64 7th Grade 8th Grade
Sullivan Middle
140 Apricot St
Worcester, MA 1604
508-799-3350
  • Total: 857
  • 7th grade: 403
  • 8th grade: 454
12 to 1 70 7th Grade 8th Grade
University Park Campus School
12 Freeland St
Worcester, MA 1603
508-799-3591
  • Total: 231
  • 7th grade: 45
  • 8th grade: 41
  • 9th grade: 38
  • 10th grade: 37
  • 11th grade: 30
  • 12th grade: 40
14 to 1 17 7th Grade 12th Grade
Worcester East Middle
420 Grafton St
Worcester, MA 1604
508-799-3430
  • Total: 584
  • 7th grade: 276
  • 8th grade: 308
12 to 1 49 7th Grade 8th Grade

High Schools within the Worcester

School Students Student to Teacher Ratio Full Time Certified Teachers Lowest Grade Offered Highest Grade Offered
Burncoat Senior High
179 Burncoat St
Worcester, MA 1606
508-799-3300
  • Total: 1,211
  • 9th grade: 327
  • 10th grade: 313
  • 11th grade: 268
  • 12th grade: 303
14 to 1 85 9th Grade 12th Grade
Doherty Memorial High
299 Highland St
Worcester, MA 1602
508-799-3270
  • Total: 1,469
  • 9th grade: 369
  • 10th grade: 358
  • 11th grade: 370
  • 12th grade: 372
16 to 1 90 9th Grade 12th Grade
North High
150 Harrington Way
Worcester, MA 1604
508-799-3370
  • Total: 1,121
  • 9th grade: 379
  • 10th grade: 220
  • 11th grade: 244
  • 12th grade: 278
12 to 1 95 9th Grade 12th Grade
South High Community
170 Apricot St
Worcester, MA 1603
508-799-3325
  • Total: 1,376
  • 9th grade: 390
  • 10th grade: 346
  • 11th grade: 317
  • 12th grade: 322
15 to 1 93 9th Grade 12th Grade
University Park Campus School
12 Freeland St
Worcester, MA 1603
508-799-3591
  • Total: 231
  • 7th grade: 45
  • 8th grade: 41
  • 9th grade: 38
  • 10th grade: 37
  • 11th grade: 30
  • 12th grade: 40
14 to 1 17 7th Grade 12th Grade

Other Schools within the Worcester (Alternative, Special Education)

School Students Student to Teacher Ratio Full Time Certified Teachers Lowest Grade Offered Highest Grade Offered
Belmont Street Community
170 Belmont St
Worcester, MA 1605
508-799-3588
  • Total: 434
  • Pre-k: 51
  • Kindergarten: 72
  • 1st grade: 53
  • 2nd grade: 51
  • 3rd grade: 62
  • 4th grade: 49
  • 5th grade: 50
  • 6th grade: 46
16 to 1 27 Prekindergarten 6th Grade
Claremont Academy
15 Claremont St
Worcester, MA 1610
508-799-3077
  • Total: 366
  • 7th grade: 72
  • 8th grade: 77
  • 9th grade: 62
  • 10th grade: 62
  • 11th grade: 48
  • 12th grade: 45
11 to 1 34 7th Grade 12th Grade
Wawecus Road School
20 Wawecus Rd
Worcester, MA 1605
508-799-3527
  • Total: 137
  • Kindergarten: 20
  • 1st grade: 17
  • 2nd grade: 19
  • 3rd grade: 18
  • 4th grade: 17
  • 5th grade: 24
  • 6th grade: 22
11 to 1 12 Kindergarten 6th Grade
Worcester Technical High
1 Skyline Dr
Worcester, MA 1605
508-799-1940
  • Total: 1,351
  • 9th grade: 386
  • 10th grade: 373
  • 11th grade: 328
  • 12th grade: 257
11 to 1 129 9th Grade 12th Grade

General District Statistics

  • Per capita income: $18,614
  • Median family income: $42,988
  • Median male income: $27,439
  • Median female income: $18,643
  • Median income of a renter: $25,503
  • Median income of a home owner: $52,083
  • Number of Households making:
    10 - 25k25 - 40k40 - 60k60 - 100k100k+
    10,800 7,550 7,975 8,985 4,425