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High School Teachers in Indiana

Considering a career as a High School Teacher in Indiana?

6.5% Jobs Projection
$50,420 Median Salary
1,400 Job Openings

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

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

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

How Many High School Teachers Work in Indiana?

In Indiana, there were 19,690 people working as High School Teachers in the year 2018.

There were 19,730 High School Teachers employed in this state in 2017.

That’s a decline of 40 jobs between 2017 and 2018.


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


Job Projections for Indiana

Jobs for High School Teachers in this state are growing at a rate of 6.5% which is slower than the nationwide estimated projection of 7.5%.


Indiana Annual Job Openings

The BLS estimates 1,400 annual job openings, and a total of 19,500 jobs for Indiana High School Teachers in 2026.

Nationwide, the prediction is 79,500 annual jobs and 1,095,500 total jobs in 2026.

What do High School Teachers Make in Indiana?

In 2018 wages for High School Teachers ranged from $35,090 to $75,900 with $50,420 being the median annual salary.

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


Top Indiana 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
Chicago-Naperville-Elgin, IL-IN-WI 32,620 $75,230
Cincinnati, OH-KY-IN 7,550 $60,410
Indianapolis-Carmel-Anderson, IN 5,660 $50,880
Louisville/Jefferson County, KY-IN 3,440 $60,550
Fort Wayne, IN 1,330 $52,200
South Bend-Mishawaka, IN-MI 1,080 $49,860
Evansville, IN-KY 830 $53,890
Terre Haute, IN 660 $48,490
Elkhart-Goshen, IN 630 $49,960
Lafayette-West Lafayette, IN 520 $53,580
Kokomo, IN 360 n/a
Michigan City-La Porte, IN 340 $47,440
Muncie, IN 290 $49,120

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

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