Elementary School Teachers in Texas
Considering a career as an Elementary School Teacher in Texas?
You’re in luck! Jobs for Elementary School Teachers in Texas are projected to grow and these jobs tend to pay higher than average.
Projected employment for Elementary School Teachers in Texas is growing faster than average.
Elementary School Teachers in Texas earn higher salaries than the typical U.S. wage earner.
How Many Elementary School Teachers Work in Texas?
There were approximately 136,780 workers employed as Elementary School Teachers in this state in 2018.
There were 140,310 Elementary School Teachers employed in this state in 2017.
That’s a decline of 3,530 jobs between 2017 and 2018.
The typical state has 19,150 Elementary School Teachers working in it, which means Texas has more Elementary School Teachers than average.
Job Projections for Texas
Jobs for Elementary School Teachers in this state are growing at a rate of 20.4% which is faster than the nationwide estimated projection of 7.4%.
Texas Annual Job Openings
The BLS estimates there will be 14,050 annual job openings, and 173,350 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 Texas?
In 2018 wages for Elementary School Teachers ranged from $42,190 to $74,370 with $56,380 being the median annual salary.
The median salary in Texas is higher than the nationwide median salary.
Top Texas 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|
|Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, TX||37,210||$58,660|
|Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land, TX||30,650||$58,170|
|San Antonio-New Braunfels, TX||11,570||$57,630|
|Austin-Round Rock, TX||9,370||$58,980|
|El Paso, TX||3,470||$64,830|
|Beaumont-Port Arthur, TX||2,030||$49,880|
|Corpus Christi, TX||1,900||$65,250|
|College Station-Bryan, TX||1,170||$47,660|
|Wichita Falls, TX||890||$48,220|
|San Angelo, TX||660||$46,880|
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|
Below are the states where Elementary School Teachers get paid the most:
|State||Annual Median Salary|
|District of Columbia||$77,220|
Related Careers in TX
You may also be interested in the following careers:
|Occupation||TX Employment Total|
|Middle School Teachers, Except Special and Career/Technical Education||66,470|
|Career/Technical Education Teachers, Middle School||1,680|
- Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS)
- College Factual
- National Center for Education Statistics
- O*NET Online
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