FIND YOUR DEGREE is an advertising-supported site. Featured programs and school search results are for schools that compensate us. This compensation does not influence our school rankings, resource guides, or other information published on this site.

Teaching Schools
In Amherst, Massachusetts

In Amherst, there is only one teaching school where teaching faculty can find employment. Below are statistics and other relevant data to help analyze the state of teaching and teaching education in Amherst, which includes teaching training at the teaching masters degree level.


Professional Trends

Amherst Vs. Massachusetts Teaching Employment

Amherst 1,330
Massachusetts 105,620

Exactly 1,330 of the 96,590 teaching professionals employed in Massachusetts, work in Amherst. Between 2006 and 2010, in Amherst, there has been a 33% growth in the number of teaching professionals. As the employment for teaching professionals in Amherst has increased, overall employment in Amherst has also increased.

Amherst Vs. Massachusetts Teaching employment growth

103,810 99,410 105,130 107,080 96,590
1,000 1,140 1,310 No data 1,330
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Massachusetts
  • Dark Yellow: Amherst

Teaching VS. All professions salaries in Amherst

$58,576 $64,273 $73,786 No data $82,122
$41,780 $43,600 $47,470 No data $49,180
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Teaching in Amherst
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Amherst

Salaries for teaching professionals in Amherst have increased. Amherst teaching professionals made $82,122 per year, on average, in 2010. Four years earlier in 2006, teaching professionals in Amherst made an average salary of $58,576 per year. This growth is faster than the salary trend for all careers in Amherst.

Salary percentiles for Teaching professionals in Amherst

10th percentile
25th percentile
50th percentile
75th percentile
90th percentile

Amherst teaching professionals earn a median yearly salary of $78,554. The 10% of teaching professionals in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $49,593 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately 114% higher salaries.

Average Salaries for Teaching professionals and related professions in Amherst

Early Childhood Education
Special Education
Elementary Education
Educational Leadership

Teaching professional salaries in Amherst are, on average, higher than salaries earned for professionals in related fields.

Educational Trends

Teaching schools in Amherst


Many of Amherst's teaching professionals are graduates of the only accredited teaching school in the city.

Teaching Programs Offered In Amherst


Amherst's teaching schools offer 2 teaching degree and certificate programs.

Student Completed Teaching Degrees In Amherst


In 2010 approximately 5 students graduated from teaching courses.

Teaching Faculty Salaries in Amherst, Massachusetts

Share & Compare

Enter your salary to gain access to our continually growing higher education faculty salary database. Don't worry! This is 100% secure and anonymous.

The number of teaching faculty, growth in the field of teaching academia and teaching faculty salaries in Amherst, is all data we are currently in the process of collecting. If you are involved in teaching teaching courses to students at the masters degree in teaching level, please take a moment to anonymously submit your information to help us build a valuable database resource for the benefit of current and future faculty in the field of teaching in Amherst. The data we have gathered thus far will be available for you to view once you have submitted your information.


Career Index

Your free online education database