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Middle School Teachers in Iowa

Is Iowa a good place for you to work as a Middle School Teacher?

7.4% Jobs Projection
$55,060 Median Salary
900 Job Openings

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

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

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

How Many Middle School Teachers Work in Iowa?

There were approximately 7,940 workers employed as Middle School Teachers in this state in 2018.

There were 7,120 Middle School Teachers employed in this state in 2017.

That’s growth of 820 jobs between 2017 and 2018.

Middle School Teachers in IA Employment Trend

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

Middle School Teachers in IA vs. the Average State

Job Projections for Iowa

Jobs for Middle School Teachers in this state are growing at a rate of 7.4% which is slower than the nationwide estimated projection of 7.5%.

Job Projections for Middle School Teachers: Nation vs. IA

Iowa Annual Job Openings

The BLS estimates there will be 900 annual job openings, and 12,120 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 Iowa?

In 2018 wages for Middle School Teachers ranged from $33,780 to $78,110 with $55,060 being the median annual salary.

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

Middle School Teachers Earnings: IA vs. National Average

Top Iowa 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
Omaha-Council Bluffs, NE-IA 1,870 $58,940
Davenport-Moline-Rock Island, IA-IL 530 $61,050
Sioux City, IA-NE-SD 420 $62,210
Waterloo-Cedar Falls, IA 110 $46,460

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 IA Employment Total
Elementary School Teachers, Except Special Education 19,040
Career/Technical Education Teachers, Middle School 60


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