Elementary School Teachers in New York
Considering a career as an Elementary School Teacher in New York?
You’re in luck! Jobs for Elementary School Teachers in New York are projected to grow and these jobs tend to pay higher than average.
Projected employment for Elementary School Teachers in New York is growing faster than average.
Elementary School Teachers in New York earn higher salaries than the typical U.S. wage earner.
How Many Elementary School Teachers Work in New York?
In New York, there were 82,590 people working as Elementary School Teachers in the year 2018.
There were 80,930 Elementary School Teachers employed in this state in 2017.
That’s growth of 1,660 jobs between 2017 and 2018.
The typical state has 19,150 Elementary School Teachers working in it, which means New York has more Elementary School Teachers than average.
Job Projections for New York
Jobs for Elementary School Teachers in this state are growing at a rate of 5.1% which is slower than the nationwide estimated projection of 7.4%.
New York Annual Job Openings
The BLS estimates there will be 6,180 annual job openings, and 84,450 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 New York?
In 2018 wages for Elementary School Teachers ranged from $44,180 to $127,830 with $79,760 being the median annual salary.
The median salary in New York is higher than the nationwide median salary.
Top New York 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 York-Newark-Jersey City, NY-NJ-PA||86,140||$80,130|
|Buffalo-Cheektowaga-Niagara Falls, NY||5,210||$68,630|
|Glens Falls, NY||680||$62,620|
|Watertown-Fort Drum, NY||340||$59,540|
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|
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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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