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High School Teachers in Connecticut

Want to work in Connecticut as a High School Teacher? Read this first!

-3% Jobs Projection
$76,770 Median Salary
890 Job Openings

While jobs for High School Teachers in Connecticut are decreasing, those who do work in these jobs get paid higher than average.

  • Employment for High School Teachers in Connecticut is expected to decrease.

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

How Many High School Teachers Work in Connecticut?

There were approximately 15,410 workers employed as High School Teachers in this state in 2018.

There were 14,870 High School Teachers employed in this state in 2017.

That’s growth of 540 jobs between 2017 and 2018.


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


Job Projections for Connecticut

Jobs for High School Teachers in this state are declining at a rate of 3.2% which is a faster decline than the nationwide estimated projection of 7.5%.


Connecticut Annual Job Openings

The BLS estimates there will be 890 annual job openings, and 13,510 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 Connecticut?

In 2018 wages for High School Teachers ranged from $49,410 to $104,210 with $76,770 being the median annual salary.

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


Top Connecticut 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
Hartford-West Hartford-East Hartford, CT 4,490 $74,740
Bridgeport-Stamford-Norwalk, CT 3,930 $82,350
Worcester, MA-CT 2,830 $74,620
New Haven, CT 2,740 $76,230
Springfield, MA-CT 2,710 $77,010
Norwich-New London-Westerly, CT-RI 1,110 $75,540
Waterbury, CT 1,050 $67,940
Danbury, CT 910 $82,120

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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