Elementary School Teachers in Texas
Is Texas a good place for you to work as an Elementary School Teacher?
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?
In 2018, there were 136,780 Elementary School Teachers working in the state.
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 is projecting 14,050 annual Elementary School Teachers job openings in Texas, and 173,350 total jobs in the year 2026.
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
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
- Multilingual Education
- Teaching English or French
- Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS)
- College Factual
- National Center for Education Statistics
- O*NET Online
- Image Credit: By Vgrigas under License
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