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Middle School Teachers in Florida

Want to work in Florida as a Middle School Teacher? Read this first!

13.5% Jobs Projection
$51,300 Median Salary
2,760 Job Openings

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
Orlando-Kissimmee-Sanford, FL 4,980 $49,050
Jacksonville, FL 2,590 $55,970
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
Gainesville, FL 1,060 $55,730
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
Tallahassee, FL 510 $47,510
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
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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