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20.2% Jobs Projection
$50,130 Median Salary
1,370 Job Openings

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

  • Projected employment for Middle School Teachers in Colorado is growing faster than average.

  • Middle School Teachers in Colorado earn higher salaries than the typical U.S. wage earner.

How Many Middle School Teachers Work in Colorado?

In Colorado, there were 13,070 people working as Middle School Teachers in the year 2018.

There were 12,990 Middle School Teachers employed in this state in 2017.

That’s growth of 80 jobs between 2017 and 2018.


The typical state has 8,180 Middle School Teachers working in it, which means Colorado has more Middle School Teachers than average.


Job Projections for Colorado

Jobs for Middle School Teachers in this state are growing at a rate of 20.2% which is faster than the nationwide estimated projection of 7.5%.


Colorado Annual Job Openings

The BLS estimates there will be 1,370 annual job openings, and 15,860 total jobs in 2026 for Middle School Teachers in this state.

Nationwide, the prediction is 50,500 annual jobs and 677,700 total jobs in 2026.

What do Middle School Teachers Make in Colorado?

In 2018 wages for Middle School Teachers ranged from $36,010 to $76,720 with $50,130 being the median annual salary.

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


Top Colorado Metros for Middle School Teachers

The table below shows some of the metros in this state with the most Middle School Teachers.

Metro Number Employed Annual Median Salary
Denver-Aurora-Lakewood, CO 6,380 $52,660
Colorado Springs, CO 1,720 $46,770
Boulder, CO 880 $65,610
Fort Collins, CO 760 $49,300
Greeley, CO 710 $46,600
Pueblo, CO 430 $46,970
Grand Junction, CO 370 $47,770

Top States for Middle School Teachers Employment

The table below shows the states where most Middle School Teachers work.

State Number Employed Annual Median Salary
Texas 66,470 $56,510
California 46,500 $74,840
New York 39,950 $80,790
Ohio 32,080 $62,770
Florida 30,110 $51,300
New Jersey 24,980 $69,710
Georgia 24,530 $56,860
Illinois 22,320 $60,310
Pennsylvania 21,640 $65,270
North Carolina 18,640 $46,290
Virginia 17,130 $62,330
Massachusetts 16,910 $77,160
Wisconsin 13,240 $58,260
Colorado 13,070 $50,130
Missouri 12,840 $49,310
Michigan 12,750 $65,950
Maryland 12,450 $67,200
Tennessee 12,140 $50,310
Minnesota 11,510 $58,390
Indiana 11,510 $49,900

Below are the states where Middle School Teachers get paid the most:

State Annual Median Salary
New York $80,790
Massachusetts $77,160
Connecticut $76,340
Rhode Island $75,250
California $74,840
Oregon $74,790
Alaska $72,640
District of Columbia $71,640
New Jersey $69,710
Maryland $67,200

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