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Middle School Teachers in Texas

Is Texas a good place for you to work as a Middle School Teacher?

20.5% Jobs Projection
$56,510 Median Salary
7,000 Job Openings

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.

Middle School Teachers in TX Employment Trend

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

Middle School Teachers in TX vs. the Average State

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%.

Job Projections for Middle School Teachers: Nation vs. TX

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.

Middle School Teachers Earnings: TX vs. National Average

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
McAllen-Edinburg-Mission, TX 3,130 $54,260
El Paso, TX 2,130 $63,260
Brownsville-Harlingen, TX 1,280 $53,510
Killeen-Temple, TX 1,070 $48,040
Beaumont-Port Arthur, TX 1,020 $48,160
Lubbock, TX 910 $46,490
Laredo, TX 900 $61,930
Corpus Christi, TX 850 $67,180
Waco, TX 750 $48,010
Tyler, TX 620 $48,460
Longview, TX 540 $50,900
College Station-Bryan, TX 530 $47,610
Texarkana, TX-AR 460 $47,100
Amarillo, TX 440 $57,600
Abilene, TX 380 $47,270
Wichita Falls, TX 320 $49,000
Sherman-Denison, TX 270 $50,290
Victoria, TX 270 $49,500
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
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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Occupation TX Employment Total
Elementary School Teachers, Except Special Education 136,780
Career/Technical Education Teachers, Middle School 1,680

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