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Considering a career as a High School Teacher in Florida?

13.6% Jobs Projection
$52,120 Median Salary
3,740 Job Openings

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

  • Projected employment for High School Teachers in Florida is growing faster than average.

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

How Many High School Teachers Work in Florida?

In Florida, there were 47,960 people working as High School Teachers in the year 2018.

There were 46,920 High School Teachers employed in this state in 2017.

That’s growth of 1,040 jobs between 2017 and 2018.


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


Job Projections for Florida

Jobs for High School Teachers in this state are growing at a rate of 13.6% which is faster than the nationwide estimated projection of 7.5%.


Florida Annual Job Openings

The BLS is projecting 3,740 annual High School Teachers job openings in Florida, and 49,260 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 Florida?

In 2018 wages for High School Teachers ranged from $39,330 to $74,020 with $52,120 being the median annual salary.

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


Top Florida 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
Miami-Fort Lauderdale-West Palm Beach, FL 15,920 $52,190
Orlando-Kissimmee-Sanford, FL 7,340 $49,100
Tampa-St. Petersburg-Clearwater, FL 6,950 $61,490
Jacksonville, FL 2,990 $58,290
Deltona-Daytona Beach-Ormond Beach, FL 1,540 $44,990
Cape Coral-Fort Myers, FL 1,460 $64,020
North Port-Sarasota-Bradenton, FL 1,420 $59,010
Lakeland-Winter Haven, FL 1,400 $49,180
Palm Bay-Melbourne-Titusville, FL 1,260 $43,510
Tallahassee, FL 790 $47,880
Pensacola-Ferry Pass-Brent, FL 790 $49,440
Port St. Lucie, FL 770 $57,250
Crestview-Fort Walton Beach-Destin, FL 710 $55,310
Naples-Immokalee-Marco Island, FL 640 $52,880
Panama City, FL 380 n/a
Sebastian-Vero Beach, FL 310 $61,090
Gainesville, FL 130 $44,220

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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