The chart below shows an average Natick teacher salary in FY18 versus other towns. The "comparable" towns are from a list on cleargov.com and the DART (District Analysis Review Tools) on the DESE (Massachusetts Department of Elementary and Secondary Education) website.
The data for average teacher salary is from the Mass Department of Education website .
They report that to find the average teaching salary they take the total of all teaching salaries for that town and divide by the number of full time equivalent teachers.
For reference, this document gives teacher salaries. As of 6/15/20 the 2020-2021 table is out of date because it includes a cost of living increase. For FY20, a couple of examples of a teacher who could make around $70,000 would be:
a teacher with 8 years of experience and a Master's degree
a teacher with 11 years experience and a Bachelor's degree
a teacher with 5 years of experience, a Master's degree and an additional 45 credits in approved courses