Middle School Teachers in Texas
Is Texas a good place for you to work as a Middle School Teacher?
You’re in luck! Jobs for Middle School Teachers in Texas are projected to grow and these jobs tend to pay higher than average.
Projected employment for Middle School Teachers in Texas is growing faster than average.
Middle School Teachers in Texas earn higher salaries than the typical U.S. wage earner.
How Many Middle School Teachers Work in Texas?
In 2018, there were 66,470 Middle School Teachers working in the state.
There were 69,770 Middle School Teachers employed in this state in 2017.
That’s a decline of 3,300 jobs between 2017 and 2018.
The typical state has 8,180 Middle School Teachers working in it, which means Texas has more Middle School Teachers than average.
Job Projections for Texas
Jobs for Middle School Teachers in this state are growing at a rate of 20.5% which is faster than the nationwide estimated projection of 7.5%.
Texas Annual Job Openings
The BLS is projecting 7,000 annual Middle School Teachers job openings in Texas, and 86,250 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 Texas?
In 2018 wages for Middle School Teachers ranged from $42,140 to $74,610 with $56,510 being the median annual salary.
The median salary in Texas is higher than the nationwide median salary.
Top Texas 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|
|Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, TX||18,180||$58,700|
|Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land, TX||14,300||$58,650|
|San Antonio-New Braunfels, TX||5,120||$58,080|
|Austin-Round Rock, TX||4,810||$56,020|
|El Paso, TX||2,130||$63,260|
|Beaumont-Port Arthur, TX||1,020||$48,160|
|Corpus Christi, TX||850||$67,180|
|College Station-Bryan, TX||530||$47,610|
|Wichita Falls, TX||320||$49,000|
|San Angelo, TX||230||$46,700|
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|
Related Careers in TX
Discover similar careers:
|Occupation||TX Employment Total|
|Elementary School Teachers, Except Special Education||136,780|
|Career/Technical Education Teachers, Middle School||1,680|
- 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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