High School Teachers in Arizona
Considering a career as a High School Teacher in Arizona?
You’re in luck! Jobs for High School Teachers in Arizona are projected to grow and these jobs tend to pay higher than average.
Projected employment for High School Teachers in Arizona is growing faster than average.
High School Teachers in Arizona earn lower salaries than the typical U.S. wage earner.
How Many High School Teachers Work in Arizona?
There were approximately 17,200 workers employed as High School Teachers in this state in 2018.
There were 16,910 High School Teachers employed in this state in 2017.
That’s growth of 290 jobs between 2017 and 2018.
The typical state has 13,930 High School Teachers working in it, which means Arizona has more High School Teachers than average.
Job Projections for Arizona
Jobs for High School Teachers in this state are growing at a rate of 9.9% which is faster than the nationwide estimated projection of 7.5%.
Arizona Annual Job Openings
The BLS estimates there will be 1,400 annual job openings, and 18,900 total jobs in 2026 for High School Teachers in this state.
Nationwide, the prediction is 79,500 annual jobs and 1,095,500 total jobs in 2026.
What do High School Teachers Make in Arizona?
In 2018 wages for High School Teachers ranged from $33,540 to $68,870 with $46,940 being the median annual salary.
The median salary in Arizona is higher than the nationwide median salary.
Top Arizona 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|
|Lake Havasu City-Kingman, AZ||260||n/a|
|Sierra Vista-Douglas, AZ||210||$38,670|
Top States for High School Teachers Employment
View the list below to see where most High School Teachers work.
|State||Number Employed||Annual Median Salary|
Below are the states where High School Teachers get paid the most:
|State||Annual Median Salary|
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What Major Will Prepare You For a High School Teacher Career?
- Visual & Performing Arts
- Teacher Education Grade Specific
- Fine & Studio Arts
- Biological & Biomedical Sciences
- Social Sciences
- General Biology
- Teacher Education Subject Specific
- Physical Sciences
- English Language & Literature
- Family, Consumer & Human Sciences
- General English Literature
- General Physical Sciences
- Foreign Languages & Linguistics
- Mathematics & Statistics
- Romance Languages
- Teaching English or French
- Linguistics & Comparative Literature
- General Social Sciences
- Multilingual Education
- Classical Languages & Literature
- General Family & Consumer Sciences
- Germanic Languages
- Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS)
- College Factual
- National Center for Education Statistics
- O*NET Online
More about our data sources and methodologies.
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