Middle School Teachers in Pennsylvania
Is Pennsylvania a good place for you to work as a Middle School Teacher?
You’re in luck! Jobs for Middle School Teachers in Pennsylvania are projected to grow and these jobs tend to pay higher than average.
Projected employment for Middle School Teachers in Pennsylvania is growing faster than average.
Middle School Teachers in Pennsylvania earn higher salaries than the typical U.S. wage earner.
How Many Middle School Teachers Work in Pennsylvania?
In 2018, there were 21,640 Middle School Teachers working in the state.
There were 25,310 Middle School Teachers employed in this state in 2017.
That’s a decline of 3,670 jobs between 2017 and 2018.
The typical state has 8,180 Middle School Teachers working in it, which means Pennsylvania has more Middle School Teachers than average.
Job Projections for Pennsylvania
Jobs for Middle School Teachers in this state are growing at a rate of 5.7% which is slower than the nationwide estimated projection of 7.5%.
Pennsylvania Annual Job Openings
The BLS estimates there will be 1,820 annual job openings, and 24,830 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 Pennsylvania?
In 2018 wages for Middle School Teachers ranged from $37,560 to $103,720 with $65,270 being the median annual salary.
The median salary in Pennsylvania is higher than the nationwide median salary.
Top Pennsylvania 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|
|New York-Newark-Jersey City, NY-NJ-PA||46,080||$79,640|
|East Stroudsburg, PA||700||$72,150|
|State College, PA||240||$63,400|
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|
Related Careers in PA
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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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