Middle School Teachers in Tennessee
Get the information you need to know about working as a Middle School Teacher.
You’re in luck! Jobs for Middle School Teachers in Tennessee are projected to grow and these jobs tend to pay higher than average.
Projected employment for Middle School Teachers in Tennessee is growing faster than average.
Middle School Teachers in Tennessee earn higher salaries than the typical U.S. wage earner.
How Many Middle School Teachers Work in Tennessee?
In Tennessee, there were 12,140 people working as Middle School Teachers in the year 2018.
There were 12,080 Middle School Teachers employed in this state in 2017.
That’s growth of 60 jobs between 2017 and 2018.
The typical state has 8,180 Middle School Teachers working in it, which means Tennessee has more Middle School Teachers than average.
Job Projections for Tennessee
Jobs for Middle School Teachers in this state are growing at a rate of 9.4% which is faster than the nationwide estimated projection of 7.5%.
Tennessee Annual Job Openings
The BLS is projecting 820 annual Middle School Teachers job openings in Tennessee, and 10,870 total jobs in the year 2026.
Nationwide, the prediction is 50,500 annual jobs and 677,700 total jobs in 2026.
What do Middle School Teachers Make in Tennessee?
In 2018 wages for Middle School Teachers ranged from $38,990 to $71,030 with $50,310 being the median annual salary.
The median salary in Tennessee is higher than the nationwide median salary.
Top Tennessee 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|
|Johnson City, TN||270||$49,180|
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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What Major Will Prepare You For a Middle School Teacher Career?
- Teacher Education Grade Specific
- Teacher Education Subject Specific
- Teaching English or French
- 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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