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Elementary School Teachers in Indiana

Want to work in Indiana as an Elementary School Teacher? Read this first!

6.3% Jobs Projection
$49,590 Median Salary
2,050 Job Openings

You’re in luck! Jobs for Elementary School Teachers in Indiana are projected to grow and these jobs tend to pay higher than average.

  • Projected employment for Elementary School Teachers in Indiana is growing faster than average.

  • Elementary School Teachers in Indiana earn higher salaries than the typical U.S. wage earner.

How Many Elementary School Teachers Work in Indiana?

There were approximately 26,520 workers employed as Elementary School Teachers in this state in 2018.

There were 27,010 Elementary School Teachers employed in this state in 2017.

That’s a decline of 490 jobs between 2017 and 2018.

Elementary School Teachers in IN Employment Trend

The typical state has 19,150 Elementary School Teachers working in it, which means Indiana has more Elementary School Teachers than average.

Elementary School Teachers in IN vs. the Average State

Job Projections for Indiana

Jobs for Elementary School Teachers in this state are growing at a rate of 6.3% which is slower than the nationwide estimated projection of 7.4%.

Job Projections for Elementary School Teachers: Nation vs. IN

Indiana Annual Job Openings

The BLS is projecting 2,050 annual Elementary School Teachers job openings in Indiana, and 27,680 total jobs in the year 2026.

Nationwide, the prediction is 112,800 annual jobs and 1,514,900 total jobs in 2026.

What do Elementary School Teachers Make in Indiana?

In 2018 wages for Elementary School Teachers ranged from $34,230 to $75,420 with $49,590 being the median annual salary.

The median salary in Indiana is higher than the nationwide median salary.

Elementary School Teachers Earnings: IN vs. National Average

Top Indiana 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
Chicago-Naperville-Elgin, IL-IN-WI 47,500 $62,590
Cincinnati, OH-KY-IN 8,250 $60,620
Indianapolis-Carmel-Anderson, IN 8,190 $52,150
Louisville/Jefferson County, KY-IN 5,100 $58,260
Evansville, IN-KY 1,460 $46,690
Fort Wayne, IN 1,350 $48,940
South Bend-Mishawaka, IN-MI 1,300 $49,030
Elkhart-Goshen, IN 1,050 $50,070
Bloomington, IN 620 $51,660
Lafayette-West Lafayette, IN 610 $47,100
Terre Haute, IN 610 $46,180
Columbus, IN 470 $48,050
Michigan City-La Porte, IN 420 $47,240
Muncie, IN 340 $45,570

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
California 162,440 $80,830
Texas 136,780 $56,380
New York 82,590 $79,760
Florida 75,750 $48,630
Illinois 65,630 $59,070
Pennsylvania 55,200 $63,900
Georgia 53,940 $56,250
Ohio 51,880 $61,950
New Jersey 41,600 $67,160
North Carolina 40,830 $45,860
Michigan 38,330 $63,480
Virginia 36,450 $63,040
Massachusetts 30,380 $78,770
Tennessee 28,880 $51,080
Maryland 28,250 $70,000
Wisconsin 27,280 $55,860
Washington 26,900 $65,780
Indiana 26,520 $49,590
Missouri 25,670 $45,970
Colorado 24,910 $50,330

Below are the states where Elementary School Teachers get paid the most:

State Annual Median Salary
California $80,830
New York $79,760
Massachusetts $78,770
District of Columbia $77,220
Connecticut $75,450
Rhode Island $74,400
Alaska $72,040
Maryland $70,000
New Jersey $67,160
Oregon $66,220

You may also be interested in the following careers:

Occupation IN Employment Total
Middle School Teachers, Except Special and Career/Technical Education 11,510
Career/Technical Education Teachers, Middle School 60


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