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Middle School Teachers in Connecticut

Considering a career as a Middle School Teacher in Connecticut?

-3% Jobs Projection
$76,340 Median Salary
570 Job Openings

While jobs for Middle School Teachers in Connecticut are decreasing, those who do work in these jobs get paid higher than average.

  • Employment for Middle School Teachers in Connecticut is expected to decrease.

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

How Many Middle School Teachers Work in Connecticut?

8,480 people worked as Middle School Teachers in 2018 in this state.

There were 9,340 Middle School Teachers employed in this state in 2017.

That’s a decline of 860 jobs between 2017 and 2018.


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


Job Projections for Connecticut

Jobs for Middle School Teachers in this state are declining at a rate of 3.0% which is a faster decline than the nationwide estimated projection of 7.5%.


Connecticut Annual Job Openings

The BLS estimates there will be 570 annual job openings, and 8,370 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 Connecticut?

In 2018 wages for Middle School Teachers ranged from $48,070 to $102,820 with $76,340 being the median annual salary.

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


Top Connecticut 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
Hartford-West Hartford-East Hartford, CT 2,610 $76,360
Bridgeport-Stamford-Norwalk, CT 2,460 $79,100
Worcester, MA-CT 1,970 $72,080
Springfield, MA-CT 1,440 $77,990
New Haven, CT 1,180 $76,710
Norwich-New London-Westerly, CT-RI 540 $72,400
Waterbury, CT 450 $64,080
Danbury, CT 400 $81,190

Top States for Middle School Teachers Employment

View the list below to see 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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