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Middle School Teachers in Oregon

Considering a career as a Middle School Teacher in Oregon?

8.0% Jobs Projection
$74,790 Median Salary
400 Job Openings

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

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

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

How Many Middle School Teachers Work in Oregon?

There were approximately 6,300 workers employed as Middle School Teachers in this state in 2018.

There were 6,180 Middle School Teachers employed in this state in 2017.

That’s growth of 120 jobs between 2017 and 2018.


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


Job Projections for Oregon

Jobs for Middle School Teachers in this state are growing at a rate of 8.0% which is faster than the nationwide estimated projection of 7.5%.


Oregon Annual Job Openings

The BLS estimates there will be 400 annual job openings, and 5,390 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 Oregon?

In 2018 wages for Middle School Teachers ranged from $44,890 to $108,760 with $74,790 being the median annual salary.

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


Top Oregon 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
Portland-Vancouver-Hillsboro, OR-WA 3,300 $79,180
Salem, OR 810 $71,090
Eugene, OR 700 $64,100
Bend-Redmond, OR 590 $84,690
Medford, OR 320 $86,350

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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