Elementary School Teachers in Pennsylvania
Want to work in Pennsylvania as an Elementary School Teacher? Read this first!
You’re in luck! Jobs for Elementary School Teachers in Pennsylvania are projected to grow and these jobs tend to pay higher than average.
Projected employment for Elementary School Teachers in Pennsylvania is growing faster than average.
Elementary School Teachers in Pennsylvania earn higher salaries than the typical U.S. wage earner.
How Many Elementary School Teachers Work in Pennsylvania?
In Pennsylvania, there were 55,200 people working as Elementary School Teachers in the year 2018.
There were 54,140 Elementary School Teachers employed in this state in 2017.
That’s growth of 1,060 jobs between 2017 and 2018.
The typical state has 19,150 Elementary School Teachers working in it, which means Pennsylvania has more Elementary School Teachers than average.
Job Projections for Pennsylvania
Jobs for Elementary School Teachers in this state are growing at a rate of 5.3% which is slower than the nationwide estimated projection of 7.4%.
Pennsylvania Annual Job Openings
The BLS estimates 3,890 annual job openings, and a total of 53,020 jobs for Pennsylvania 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 Pennsylvania?
In 2018 wages for Elementary School Teachers ranged from $41,820 to $98,180 with $63,900 being the median annual salary.
The median salary in Pennsylvania is higher than the nationwide median salary.
Top Pennsylvania 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|
|East Stroudsburg, PA||620||$72,840|
|State College, PA||570||$60,460|
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 PA
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|Occupation||PA Employment Total|
|Middle School Teachers, Except Special and Career/Technical Education||21,640|
|Career/Technical Education Teachers, Middle School||390|
- Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS)
- College Factual
- National Center for Education Statistics
- O*NET Online
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