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2021 Highest Paid Education Graduates in Massachusetts

1,818 Bachelor's Degrees
$32,932 Avg Salary
$24,244 Avg Student Debt

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Highest Paid Education Graduates in MassachusettsIn 2018-2019, education students earned 1,818 bachelor's degrees from a Massachusetts school, making the subject the 10th in the state. This means that colleges and universities in the state were responsible for awarding 2.0% of all the education bachelor's degrees in the country. The education school you choose to invest your time and money in matters. To help you make the decision that is right for you, we've developed a number of major-specific rankings, including this list of the Highest Paid Education Graduates.

This year's Highest Paid Education Graduates in Massachusetts ranking analyzed 15 colleges that offered a bachelor's degree in education.

The numbers used in this ranking are early career salaries, which we define to be 10 years after a student started college. This is the salary typically earned 4-6 years after graduation, but may be different depending on how long a person takes to complete their degree.

Comparing Average Salaries of Education Majors

After graduating, education majors that go to school in Massachusetts go on to jobs making an average of $32,932 per year. Unfortunately, that is 17% less than the average salary of a typical college graduate. However, graduates from the schools below may make more than this.

The national average salary for education bachelor's degree holders is $34,031. That's pretty close to the average for students who get their degree from a school in Massachusetts.

Average Salary for Education Graduates from Schools in Massachusetts  32,932
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65,800
Average Salary for Education Graduates from Schools Nationwide  34,031
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65,800
National Average Salary for All College Grads (Regardless of Major)  39,802
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65,800

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2021 Highest Paid Education Grads in Massachusetts

The highest paid education majors graduate from the following colleges and universities.

Top 10 Best Schools for Highly Paid Education Graduates in Massachusetts

#1

Boston College

Chestnut Hill, MA

Our rankings recognize Boston College as the #1 school in this year's rankings. Boston College is a large private not-for-profit school located in the city of Chestnut Hill.

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Tufts University

Medford, MA

Tufts University landed the #1 spot in our 2021 rankings for highest paid education school. Tufts is a large private not-for-profit school located in the large suburb of Medford.

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Stonehill College

Easton, MA

Stonehill College earned the #2 spot in our 2021 rankings. Located in the large suburb of Easton, Stonehill is a private not-for-profit school with a small student population.

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Boston University

Boston, MA

Boston University landed the #3 spot in our 2021 rankings for highest paid education school. Located in the large city of Boston, Boston U is a private not-for-profit school with a very large student population.

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University of Massachusetts - Boston comes in at #4 in this year's ranking. Located in the city of Boston, UMass Boston is a public school with a fairly large student population.

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University of Massachusetts Amherst comes in at #5 in this year's ranking. Located in the large suburb of Amherst, UMass Amherst is a public college with a fairly large student population.

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Fitchburg State University

Fitchburg, MA

The #6 spot in this year's ranking belongs to Fitchburg State University. Fitchburg State is a moderately-sized public school located in the suburb of Fitchburg.

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Framingham State University

Framingham, MA

Our rankings recognize Framingham State University as the #7 school in this year's rankings. Framingham State is a moderately-sized public school located in the small city of Framingham.

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Gordon College

Wenham, MA

The #7 spot in this year's ranking belongs to Gordon College. Gordon College is a small private not-for-profit school located in the suburb of Wenham.

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Our rankings recognize University of Massachusetts - Dartmouth as the #8 school in this year's rankings. Located in the suburb of North Dartmouth, UMass Dartmouth is a public school with a medium-sized student population.

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Best Education Colleges in the New England Region

Explore all the Best Education Schools in the New England Area or other specific states within that region.

State Colleges Degrees Awarded
Vermont 33 235
Maine 32 397
Rhode Island 32 404
New Hampshire 31 431
Connecticut 31 562

Education Majors to Study

Major Annual Graduates
Teacher Education Grade Specific 1,042
Teacher Education Subject Specific 386
General Education 227
Special Education 100
Other Education 43

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Related Major Annual Graduates
Social Sciences 7,339
Psychology 4,579
Communication & Journalism 2,856
History 1,231
Area, Ethnic, Culture, & Gender Studies 672

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Notes and References

  • The Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) from the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), a branch of the U.S. Department of Education (DOE) serves as the core of the rest of our data about colleges.
  • Some other college data, including much of the graduate earnings data, comes from the U.S. Department of Education’s (College Scorecard).
  • Credit for the banner image above goes to Horadrim.

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