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0.6% Jobs Projection
$75,780 Median Salary
120 Job Openings

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

  • Projected employment for High School Teachers in Alaska is growing slower than average.

  • High School Teachers in Alaska earn higher salaries than the typical U.S. wage earner.

How Many High School Teachers Work in Alaska?

In 2018, there were 2,380 High School Teachers working in the state.

There were 2,250 High School Teachers employed in this state in 2017.

That’s growth of 130 jobs between 2017 and 2018.


The typical state has 13,930 High School Teachers working in it, which means Alaska has fewer High School Teachers than average.


Job Projections for Alaska

Jobs for High School Teachers in this state are growing at a rate of 0.6% which is slower than the nationwide estimated projection of 7.5%.


Alaska Annual Job Openings

The BLS is projecting 120 annual High School Teachers job openings in Alaska, and 1,730 total jobs in the year 2026.

Nationwide, the prediction is 79,500 annual jobs and 1,095,500 total jobs in 2026.

What do High School Teachers Make in Alaska?

In 2018 wages for High School Teachers ranged from $53,800 to $108,600 with $75,780 being the median annual salary.

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


Top Alaska Metros for High School Teachers

The table below shows some of the metros in this state with the most High School Teachers.

Metro Number Employed Annual Median Salary
Anchorage, AK 910 $78,490
Fairbanks, AK 290 $78,380

Top States for High School Teachers Employment

The table below shows the states where most High School Teachers work.

State Number Employed Annual Median Salary
California 112,960 $82,670
Texas 110,420 $57,800
New York 74,830 $81,290
Ohio 52,240 $61,740
Pennsylvania 50,460 $62,990
Florida 47,960 $52,120
Illinois 43,720 $67,680
New Jersey 29,140 $74,700
Missouri 27,930 $48,170
Georgia 27,620 $57,430
Virginia 26,830 $63,990
Massachusetts 26,420 $77,830
North Carolina 25,240 $46,760
Michigan 24,130 $62,040
Minnesota 20,940 $61,570
Tennessee 20,190 $52,020
Wisconsin 20,070 $56,700
Indiana 19,690 $50,420
Maryland 19,330 $71,170
Arizona 17,200 $46,940

Below are the states where High School Teachers get paid the most:

State Annual Median Salary
California $82,670
New York $81,290
Massachusetts $77,830
Connecticut $76,770
Alaska $75,780
New Jersey $74,700
Rhode Island $73,460
Oregon $71,910
Maryland $71,170
Washington $68,740

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