Elementary School Teachers in Wisconsin
Want to work in Wisconsin as an Elementary School Teacher? Read this first!
You’re in luck! Jobs for Elementary School Teachers in Wisconsin are projected to grow and these jobs tend to pay higher than average.
Projected employment for Elementary School Teachers in Wisconsin is growing slower than average.
Elementary School Teachers in Wisconsin earn higher salaries than the typical U.S. wage earner.
How Many Elementary School Teachers Work in Wisconsin?
There were approximately 27,280 workers employed as Elementary School Teachers in this state in 2018.
There were 29,520 Elementary School Teachers employed in this state in 2017.
That’s a decline of 2,240 jobs between 2017 and 2018.
The typical state has 19,150 Elementary School Teachers working in it, which means Wisconsin has more Elementary School Teachers than average.
Job Projections for Wisconsin
Jobs for Elementary School Teachers in this state are growing at a rate of 2.8% which is slower than the nationwide estimated projection of 7.4%.
Wisconsin Annual Job Openings
The BLS estimates 2,360 annual job openings, and a total of 32,860 jobs for Wisconsin 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 Wisconsin?
In 2018 wages for Elementary School Teachers ranged from $39,540 to $78,070 with $55,860 being the median annual salary.
The median salary in Wisconsin is higher than the nationwide median salary.
Top Wisconsin 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|
|Minneapolis-St. Paul-Bloomington, MN-WI||14,490||$67,690|
|Milwaukee-Waukesha-West Allis, WI||7,950||$57,550|
|Green Bay, WI||2,280||$51,340|
|Eau Claire, WI||880||$52,200|
|La Crosse-Onalaska, WI-MN||660||$56,150|
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 WI
You may also be interested in the following careers:
|Occupation||WI Employment Total|
|Middle School Teachers, Except Special and Career/Technical Education||13,240|
|Career/Technical Education Teachers, Middle School||330|
- Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS)
- College Factual
- National Center for Education Statistics
- O*NET Online
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