High School Teachers in Pennsylvania
Considering a career as a High School Teacher in Pennsylvania?
You’re in luck! Jobs for High School Teachers in Pennsylvania are projected to grow and these jobs tend to pay higher than average.
Projected employment for High School Teachers in Pennsylvania is growing faster than average.
High School Teachers in Pennsylvania earn higher salaries than the typical U.S. wage earner.
How Many High School Teachers Work in Pennsylvania?
There were approximately 50,460 workers employed as High School Teachers in this state in 2018.
There were 47,140 High School Teachers employed in this state in 2017.
That’s growth of 3,320 jobs between 2017 and 2018.
The typical state has 13,930 High School Teachers working in it, which means Pennsylvania has more High School Teachers than average.
Job Projections for Pennsylvania
Jobs for High School Teachers in this state are growing at a rate of 5.5% which is slower than the nationwide estimated projection of 7.5%.
Pennsylvania Annual Job Openings
The BLS estimates there will be 3,240 annual job openings, and 45,360 total jobs in 2026 for High School Teachers in this state.
Nationwide, the prediction is 79,500 annual jobs and 1,095,500 total jobs in 2026.
What do High School Teachers Make in Pennsylvania?
In 2018 wages for High School Teachers ranged from $41,340 to $94,730 with $62,990 being the median annual salary.
The median salary in Pennsylvania is higher than the nationwide median salary.
Top Pennsylvania 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|
|New York-Newark-Jersey City, NY-NJ-PA||69,130||$85,900|
|East Stroudsburg, PA||760||$74,570|
|State College, PA||270||$62,930|
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|
Related Careers in PA
You may also be interested in the following careers:
|Occupation||PA Employment Total|
|Career/Technical Education Teachers, Secondary School||3,560|
- Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS)
- College Factual
- National Center for Education Statistics
- O*NET Online
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