Middle School Teachers in Florida
Want to work in Florida as a Middle School Teacher? Read this first!
You’re in luck! Jobs for Middle School Teachers in Florida are projected to grow and these jobs tend to pay higher than average.
Projected employment for Middle School Teachers in Florida is growing faster than average.
Middle School Teachers in Florida earn higher salaries than the typical U.S. wage earner.
How Many Middle School Teachers Work in Florida?
There were approximately 30,110 workers employed as Middle School Teachers in this state in 2018.
There were 31,300 Middle School Teachers employed in this state in 2017.
That’s a decline of 1,190 jobs between 2017 and 2018.
The typical state has 8,180 Middle School Teachers working in it, which means Florida has more Middle School Teachers than average.
Job Projections for Florida
Jobs for Middle School Teachers in this state are growing at a rate of 13.5% which is faster than the nationwide estimated projection of 7.5%.
Florida Annual Job Openings
The BLS estimates there will be 2,760 annual job openings, and 35,530 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 Florida?
In 2018 wages for Middle School Teachers ranged from $39,300 to $73,100 with $51,300 being the median annual salary.
The median salary in Florida is higher than the nationwide median salary.
Top Florida 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|
|Miami-Fort Lauderdale-West Palm Beach, FL||8,100||$51,230|
|Tampa-St. Petersburg-Clearwater, FL||2,540||$51,510|
|Cape Coral-Fort Myers, FL||1,270||$61,040|
|North Port-Sarasota-Bradenton, FL||1,190||$52,240|
|Lakeland-Winter Haven, FL||1,190||$48,470|
|Pensacola-Ferry Pass-Brent, FL||820||$50,370|
|Port St. Lucie, FL||770||$59,530|
|Naples-Immokalee-Marco Island, FL||740||$53,990|
|Deltona-Daytona Beach-Ormond Beach, FL||660||$44,930|
|Palm Bay-Melbourne-Titusville, FL||480||$42,940|
|Panama City, FL||320||$42,740|
|Sebastian-Vero Beach, FL||270||$57,560|
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|
Below are the states where Middle School Teachers get paid the most:
|State||Annual Median Salary|
|District of Columbia||$71,640|
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What Major Will Prepare You For a Middle School Teacher Career?
- Teacher Education Grade Specific
- Teacher Education Subject Specific
- Teaching English or French
- Multilingual Education
- Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS)
- College Factual
- National Center for Education Statistics
- O*NET Online
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