Elementary School Teachers in Florida
Get the information you need to know about working as an Elementary School Teacher.
You’re in luck! Jobs for Elementary School Teachers in Florida are projected to grow and these jobs tend to pay higher than average.
Projected employment for Elementary School Teachers in Florida is growing faster than average.
Elementary School Teachers in Florida earn higher salaries than the typical U.S. wage earner.
How Many Elementary School Teachers Work in Florida?
In Florida, there were 75,750 people working as Elementary School Teachers in the year 2018.
There were 72,560 Elementary School Teachers employed in this state in 2017.
That’s growth of 3,190 jobs between 2017 and 2018.
The typical state has 19,150 Elementary School Teachers working in it, which means Florida has more Elementary School Teachers than average.
Job Projections for Florida
Jobs for Elementary School Teachers in this state are growing at a rate of 13.3% which is faster than the nationwide estimated projection of 7.4%.
Florida Annual Job Openings
The BLS estimates there will be 6,330 annual job openings, and 81,540 total jobs in 2026 for Elementary School Teachers in this state.
Nationwide, the prediction is 112,800 annual jobs and 1,514,900 total jobs in 2026.
What do Elementary School Teachers Make in Florida?
In 2018 wages for Elementary School Teachers ranged from $31,900 to $73,110 with $48,630 being the median annual salary.
The median salary in Florida is higher than the nationwide median salary.
Top Florida 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|
|Miami-Fort Lauderdale-West Palm Beach, FL||19,840||$44,920|
|Tampa-St. Petersburg-Clearwater, FL||12,800||$58,430|
|Lakeland-Winter Haven, FL||2,710||$47,870|
|Palm Bay-Melbourne-Titusville, FL||2,410||$42,370|
|Cape Coral-Fort Myers, FL||2,370||$64,660|
|North Port-Sarasota-Bradenton, FL||2,260||$49,290|
|Pensacola-Ferry Pass-Brent, FL||2,230||$48,610|
|Deltona-Daytona Beach-Ormond Beach, FL||1,980||$44,890|
|Port St. Lucie, FL||1,400||$54,990|
|Naples-Immokalee-Marco Island, FL||1,220||$51,410|
|Crestview-Fort Walton Beach-Destin, FL||850||$51,350|
|Panama City, FL||750||$40,670|
|Sebastian-Vero Beach, FL||610||$58,500|
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|
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What Major Will Prepare You For an Elementary School Teacher Career?
- Teacher Education Grade Specific
- Teacher Education Subject Specific
- Teaching English or French
- Multilingual Education
- Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS)
- College Factual
- National Center for Education Statistics
- O*NET Online
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