Find Schools

Study Area & Zipcode

Middle School Teachers in Georgia

Find Schools Near

Middle School Teachers in Georgia

Get the information you need to know about working as a Middle School Teacher.

15.0% Jobs Projection
$56,860 Median Salary
2,430 Job Openings

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

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

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

How Many Middle School Teachers Work in Georgia?

24,530 people worked as Middle School Teachers in 2018 in this state.

There were 28,820 Middle School Teachers employed in this state in 2017.

That’s a decline of 4,290 jobs between 2017 and 2018.


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


Job Projections for Georgia

Jobs for Middle School Teachers in this state are growing at a rate of 15.0% which is faster than the nationwide estimated projection of 7.5%.


Georgia Annual Job Openings

The BLS is projecting 2,430 annual Middle School Teachers job openings in Georgia, and 30,940 total jobs in the year 2026.

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

What do Middle School Teachers Make in Georgia?

In 2018 wages for Middle School Teachers ranged from $37,220 to $81,400 with $56,860 being the median annual salary.

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


Top Georgia 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
Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Roswell, GA 13,640 $57,690
Chattanooga, TN-GA 1,190 $57,830
Savannah, GA 1,000 $57,390
Augusta-Richmond County, GA-SC 940 $60,310
Brunswick, GA 360 $60,790
Valdosta, GA 310 $52,460
Athens-Clarke County, GA 240 $56,980

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

Discover similar careers:

Occupation GA Employment Total


More about our data sources and methodologies.

Featured Schools

Find Schools Near You

Our free school finder matches students with accredited colleges across the U.S.