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Considering a career as an Elementary School Teacher in Ohio?

5.5% Jobs Projection
$61,950 Median Salary
3,510 Job Openings

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

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

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

How Many Elementary School Teachers Work in Ohio?

In 2018, there were 51,880 Elementary School Teachers working in the state.

There were 49,030 Elementary School Teachers employed in this state in 2017.

That’s growth of 2,850 jobs between 2017 and 2018.

Elementary School Teachers in OH Employment Trend

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

Elementary School Teachers in OH vs. the Average State

Job Projections for Ohio

Jobs for Elementary School Teachers in this state are growing at a rate of 5.5% which is slower than the nationwide estimated projection of 7.4%.

Job Projections for Elementary School Teachers: Nation vs. OH

Ohio Annual Job Openings

The BLS estimates 3,510 annual job openings, and a total of 47,840 jobs for Ohio 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 Ohio?

In 2018 wages for Elementary School Teachers ranged from $37,390 to $89,450 with $61,950 being the median annual salary.

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

Elementary School Teachers Earnings: OH vs. National Average

Top Ohio 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
Columbus, OH 10,890 $63,470
Cincinnati, OH-KY-IN 8,250 $60,620
Cleveland-Elyria, OH 6,800 $68,020
Dayton, OH 4,300 $64,660
Akron, OH 3,430 $63,940
Youngstown-Warren-Boardman, OH-PA 2,890 $56,300
Toledo, OH 2,600 $61,050
Huntington-Ashland, WV-KY-OH 1,520 $47,930
Canton-Massillon, OH 1,110 $57,950
Lima, OH 770 $58,060
Weirton-Steubenville, WV-OH 610 $56,000
Wheeling, WV-OH 600 $56,730

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 OH Employment Total
Middle School Teachers, Except Special and Career/Technical Education 32,080
Career/Technical Education Teachers, Middle School 140


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