Find Schools

Study Area & Zipcode

High School Teachers in District of Columbia

Find Schools Near

High School Teachers in District of Columbia

Is District of Columbia a good place for you to work as a High School Teacher?

15.1% Jobs Projection
$62,500 Median Salary
280 Job Openings

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

  • Projected employment for High School Teachers in District of Columbia is growing faster than average.

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

How Many High School Teachers Work in District of Columbia?

There were approximately 3,850 workers employed as High School Teachers in this state in 2018.

There were 3,290 High School Teachers employed in this state in 2017.

That’s growth of 560 jobs between 2017 and 2018.


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


Job Projections for District of Columbia

Jobs for High School Teachers in this state are growing at a rate of 15.1% which is faster than the nationwide estimated projection of 7.5%.


District of Columbia Annual Job Openings

The BLS is projecting 280 annual High School Teachers job openings in District of Columbia, and 3,650 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 District of Columbia?

In 2018 wages for High School Teachers ranged from $34,820 to $98,160 with $62,500 being the median annual salary.

The median salary in District of Columbia is higher than the nationwide median salary.


Top District of Columbia 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
Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV 21,340 $75,620

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
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

You may also be interested in the following careers:


More about our data sources and methodologies.

Featured Schools

Find Schools Near You

Our free school finder matches students with accredited colleges across the U.S.