Middle School Teachers in Illinois
Want to work in Illinois as a Middle School Teacher? Read this first!
You’re in luck! Jobs for Middle School Teachers in Illinois are projected to grow and these jobs tend to pay higher than average.
Projected employment for Middle School Teachers in Illinois is growing slower than average.
Middle School Teachers in Illinois earn higher salaries than the typical U.S. wage earner.
How Many Middle School Teachers Work in Illinois?
There were approximately 22,320 workers employed as Middle School Teachers in this state in 2018.
There were 21,310 Middle School Teachers employed in this state in 2017.
That’s growth of 1,010 jobs between 2017 and 2018.
The typical state has 8,180 Middle School Teachers working in it, which means Illinois has more Middle School Teachers than average.
Job Projections for Illinois
Jobs for Middle School Teachers in this state are growing at a rate of 3.8% which is slower than the nationwide estimated projection of 7.5%.
Illinois Annual Job Openings
The BLS estimates there will be 2,230 annual job openings, and 30,850 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 Illinois?
In 2018 wages for Middle School Teachers ranged from $38,900 to $97,700 with $60,310 being the median annual salary.
The median salary in Illinois is higher than the nationwide median salary.
Top Illinois 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|
|St. Louis, MO-IL||5,980||$55,800|
|Davenport-Moline-Rock Island, IA-IL||530||$61,050|
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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|Occupation||IL Employment Total|
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
- Image Credit: By Aparajita Datta under License
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