Elementary School Teachers in Louisiana
Considering a career as an Elementary School Teacher in Louisiana?
You’re in luck! Jobs for Elementary School Teachers in Louisiana are projected to grow and these jobs tend to pay higher than average.
Projected employment for Elementary School Teachers in Louisiana is growing faster than average.
Elementary School Teachers in Louisiana earn lower salaries than the typical U.S. wage earner.
How Many Elementary School Teachers Work in Louisiana?
In 2018, there were 24,070 Elementary School Teachers working in the state.
There were 23,670 Elementary School Teachers employed in this state in 2017.
That’s growth of 400 jobs between 2017 and 2018.
The typical state has 19,150 Elementary School Teachers working in it, which means Louisiana has more Elementary School Teachers than average.
Job Projections for Louisiana
Jobs for Elementary School Teachers in this state are growing at a rate of 7.2% which is slower than the nationwide estimated projection of 7.4%.
Louisiana Annual Job Openings
The BLS estimates 1,800 annual job openings, and a total of 24,160 jobs for Louisiana 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 Louisiana?
In 2018 wages for Elementary School Teachers ranged from $39,620 to $61,430 with $48,040 being the median annual salary.
The median salary in Louisiana is higher than the nationwide median salary.
Top Louisiana 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|
|New Orleans-Metairie, LA||5,310||$49,320|
|Baton Rouge, LA||4,030||$48,870|
|Shreveport-Bossier City, LA||2,450||$51,350|
|Lake Charles, LA||1,200||$48,520|
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 LA
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|Occupation||LA Employment Total|
|Middle School Teachers, Except Special and Career/Technical Education||6,750|
|Career/Technical Education Teachers, Middle School||90|
- Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS)
- College Factual
- National Center for Education Statistics
- O*NET Online
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