High School Teachers in Illinois
Get the information you need to know about working as a High School Teacher.
You’re in luck! Jobs for High School Teachers in Illinois are projected to grow and these jobs tend to pay higher than average.
Projected employment for High School Teachers in Illinois is growing slower than average.
High School Teachers in Illinois earn higher salaries than the typical U.S. wage earner.
How Many High School Teachers Work in Illinois?
In 2018, there were 43,720 High School Teachers working in the state.
There were 42,820 High School Teachers employed in this state in 2017.
That’s growth of 900 jobs between 2017 and 2018.
The typical state has 13,930 High School Teachers working in it, which means Illinois has more High School Teachers than average.
Job Projections for Illinois
Jobs for High School Teachers in this state are growing at a rate of 3.8% which is slower than the nationwide estimated projection of 7.5%.
Illinois Annual Job Openings
The BLS is projecting 3,110 annual High School Teachers job openings in Illinois, and 44,150 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 Illinois?
In 2018 wages for High School Teachers ranged from $40,330 to $115,490 with $67,680 being the median annual salary.
The median salary in Illinois is higher than the nationwide median salary.
Top Illinois 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|
|St. Louis, MO-IL||10,570||$57,670|
|Davenport-Moline-Rock Island, IA-IL||1,610||$59,350|
|Cape Girardeau, MO-IL||440||$45,200|
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?
- Social Sciences
- Visual & Performing Arts
- Biological & Biomedical Sciences
- Teacher Education Grade Specific
- General Biology
- Mathematics & Statistics
- Family, Consumer & Human Sciences
- Physical Sciences
- Teacher Education Subject Specific
- English Language & Literature
- Fine & Studio Arts
- General English Literature
- Foreign Languages & Linguistics
- Romance Languages
- Linguistics & Comparative Literature
- General Social Sciences
- Teaching English or French
- General Family & Consumer Sciences
- Multilingual Education
- Classical Languages & Literature
- Germanic Languages
- General Physical Sciences
- 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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