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High School Teachers in Oklahoma

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

7.4% Jobs Projection
$41,280 Median Salary
870 Job Openings

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

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

  • High School Teachers in Oklahoma earn lower salaries than the typical U.S. wage earner.

How Many High School Teachers Work in Oklahoma?

There were approximately 11,400 workers employed as High School Teachers in this state in 2018.

There were 11,510 High School Teachers employed in this state in 2017.

That’s a decline of 110 jobs between 2017 and 2018.

High School Teachers in OK Employment Trend

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

High School Teachers in OK vs. the Average State

Job Projections for Oklahoma

Jobs for High School Teachers in this state are growing at a rate of 7.4% which is slower than the nationwide estimated projection of 7.5%.

Job Projections for High School Teachers: Nation vs. OK

Oklahoma Annual Job Openings

The BLS estimates 870 annual job openings, and a total of 11,940 jobs for Oklahoma 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 Oklahoma?

In 2018 wages for High School Teachers ranged from $32,580 to $56,970 with $41,280 being the median annual salary.

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

High School Teachers Earnings: OK vs. National Average

Top Oklahoma 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
Oklahoma City, OK 3,680 $41,880
Tulsa, OK 2,600 $40,820
Fort Smith, AR-OK 920 $49,780
Lawton, OK 270 $42,920
Enid, OK 190 $39,760

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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