Elementary School Teachers in Georgia
Get the information you need to know about working as an Elementary School Teacher.
You’re in luck! Jobs for Elementary School Teachers in Georgia are projected to grow and these jobs tend to pay higher than average.
Projected employment for Elementary School Teachers in Georgia is growing faster than average.
Elementary School Teachers in Georgia earn higher salaries than the typical U.S. wage earner.
How Many Elementary School Teachers Work in Georgia?
In 2018, there were 53,940 Elementary School Teachers working in the state.
There were 55,360 Elementary School Teachers employed in this state in 2017.
That’s a decline of 1,420 jobs between 2017 and 2018.
The typical state has 19,150 Elementary School Teachers working in it, which means Georgia has more Elementary School Teachers than average.
Job Projections for Georgia
Jobs for Elementary School Teachers in this state are growing at a rate of 14.8% which is faster than the nationwide estimated projection of 7.4%.
Georgia Annual Job Openings
The BLS estimates 4,630 annual job openings, and a total of 58,980 jobs for Georgia 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 Georgia?
In 2018 wages for Elementary School Teachers ranged from $36,180 to $78,120 with $56,250 being the median annual salary.
The median salary in Georgia is higher than the nationwide median salary.
Top Georgia 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|
|Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Roswell, GA||31,060||$56,780|
|Augusta-Richmond County, GA-SC||3,410||$59,760|
|Athens-Clarke County, GA||1,270||$55,130|
Top States for Elementary School Teachers Employment
View the list below to see 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 GA
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|Occupation||GA Employment Total|
|Middle School Teachers, Except Special and Career/Technical Education||24,530|
|Career/Technical Education Teachers, Middle School||810|
- Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS)
- College Factual
- National Center for Education Statistics
- O*NET Online
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