Elementary School Teachers in Connecticut
Get the information you need to know about working as an Elementary School Teacher.
While jobs for Elementary School Teachers in Connecticut are decreasing, those who do work in these jobs get paid higher than average.
Employment for Elementary School Teachers in Connecticut is expected to decrease.
Elementary School Teachers in Connecticut earn higher salaries than the typical U.S. wage earner.
How Many Elementary School Teachers Work in Connecticut?
16,320 people worked as Elementary School Teachers in 2018 in this state.
There were 17,860 Elementary School Teachers employed in this state in 2017.
That’s a decline of 1,540 jobs between 2017 and 2018.
The typical state has 19,150 Elementary School Teachers working in it, which means Connecticut has fewer Elementary School Teachers than average.
Job Projections for Connecticut
Jobs for Elementary School Teachers in this state are declining at a rate of 3.0% which is a faster decline than the nationwide estimated projection of 7.4%.
Connecticut Annual Job Openings
The BLS estimates 1,140 annual job openings, and a total of 16,740 jobs for Connecticut Elementary School Teachers in 2026.
Nationwide, the prediction is 112,800 annual jobs and 1,514,900 total jobs in 2026.
What do Elementary School Teachers Make in Connecticut?
In 2018 wages for Elementary School Teachers ranged from $49,380 to $101,670 with $75,450 being the median annual salary.
The median salary in Connecticut is higher than the nationwide median salary.
Top Connecticut Metros for Elementary School Teachers
The table below shows some of the metros in this state with the most Elementary School Teachers.
|Metro||Number Employed||Annual Median Salary|
|Hartford-West Hartford-East Hartford, CT||4,870||$75,850|
|New Haven, CT||2,800||$75,750|
|Norwich-New London-Westerly, CT-RI||1,110||$71,000|
Top States for Elementary School Teachers Employment
The table below shows the states where most Elementary School Teachers work.
|State||Number Employed||Annual Median Salary|
Below are the states where Elementary School Teachers get paid the most:
|State||Annual Median Salary|
|District of Columbia||$77,220|
Related Careers in CT
You may also be interested in the following careers:
|Occupation||CT Employment Total|
|Middle School Teachers, Except Special and Career/Technical Education||8,480|
|Career/Technical Education Teachers, Middle School||160|
- Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS)
- College Factual
- National Center for Education Statistics
- O*NET Online
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