High School Teachers in Colorado
Get the information you need to know about working as a High School Teacher.
You’re in luck! Jobs for High School Teachers in Colorado are projected to grow and these jobs tend to pay higher than average.
Projected employment for High School Teachers in Colorado is growing faster than average.
High School Teachers in Colorado earn higher salaries than the typical U.S. wage earner.
How Many High School Teachers Work in Colorado?
In 2018, there were 16,950 High School Teachers working in the state.
There were 16,750 High School Teachers employed in this state in 2017.
That’s growth of 200 jobs between 2017 and 2018.
The typical state has 13,930 High School Teachers working in it, which means Colorado has more High School Teachers than average.
Job Projections for Colorado
Jobs for High School Teachers in this state are growing at a rate of 20.2% which is faster than the nationwide estimated projection of 7.5%.
Colorado Annual Job Openings
The BLS estimates there will be 1,670 annual job openings, and 20,020 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 Colorado?
In 2018 wages for High School Teachers ranged from $37,100 to $78,570 with $51,780 being the median annual salary.
The median salary in Colorado is higher than the nationwide median salary.
Top Colorado 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|
|Colorado Springs, CO||2,520||$47,930|
|Fort Collins, CO||1,040||$52,140|
|Grand Junction, CO||370||$49,280|
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|
Below are the states where High School Teachers get paid the most:
|State||Annual Median Salary|
Related Careers in CO
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|Occupation||CO Employment Total|
|Career/Technical Education Teachers, Secondary School||750|
- Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS)
- College Factual
- National Center for Education Statistics
- O*NET Online
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