Middle School Teachers in Missouri
Get the information you need to know about working as a Middle School Teacher.
You’re in luck! Jobs for Middle School Teachers in Missouri are projected to grow and these jobs tend to pay higher than average.
Projected employment for Middle School Teachers in Missouri is growing faster than average.
Middle School Teachers in Missouri earn higher salaries than the typical U.S. wage earner.
How Many Middle School Teachers Work in Missouri?
There were approximately 12,840 workers employed as Middle School Teachers in this state in 2018.
There were 12,470 Middle School Teachers employed in this state in 2017.
That’s growth of 370 jobs between 2017 and 2018.
The typical state has 8,180 Middle School Teachers working in it, which means Missouri has more Middle School Teachers than average.
Job Projections for Missouri
Jobs for Middle School Teachers in this state are growing at a rate of 5.6% which is slower than the nationwide estimated projection of 7.5%.
Missouri Annual Job Openings
The BLS estimates 980 annual job openings, and a total of 13,370 jobs for Missouri Middle School Teachers in 2026.
Nationwide, the prediction is 50,500 annual jobs and 677,700 total jobs in 2026.
What do Middle School Teachers Make in Missouri?
In 2018 wages for Middle School Teachers ranged from $35,100 to $84,910 with $49,310 being the median annual salary.
The median salary in Missouri is higher than the nationwide median salary.
Top Missouri 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|
|Kansas City, MO-KS||3,110||$52,770|
|Jefferson City, MO||310||$40,900|
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|
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
- Image Credit: By Aparajita Datta under License
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