High School Teachers in South Carolina
Want to work in South Carolina as a High School Teacher? Read this first!
You’re in luck! Jobs for High School Teachers in South Carolina are projected to grow and these jobs tend to pay higher than average.
Projected employment for High School Teachers in South Carolina is growing faster than average.
High School Teachers in South Carolina earn higher salaries than the typical U.S. wage earner.
How Many High School Teachers Work in South Carolina?
15,310 people worked as High School Teachers in 2018 in this state.
There were 15,580 High School Teachers employed in this state in 2017.
That’s a decline of 270 jobs between 2017 and 2018.
The typical state has 13,930 High School Teachers working in it, which means South Carolina has more High School Teachers than average.
Job Projections for South Carolina
Jobs for High School Teachers in this state are growing at a rate of 9.1% which is faster than the nationwide estimated projection of 7.5%.
South Carolina Annual Job Openings
The BLS is projecting 1,150 annual High School Teachers job openings in South Carolina, and 15,690 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 South Carolina?
In 2018 wages for High School Teachers ranged from $35,160 to $77,560 with $53,320 being the median annual salary.
The median salary in South Carolina is higher than the nationwide median salary.
Top South Carolina 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|
|Charleston-North Charleston, SC||1,660||$49,890|
|Augusta-Richmond County, GA-SC||1,000||$59,070|
|Myrtle Beach-Conway-North Myrtle Beach, SC-NC||830||$65,200|
|Hilton Head Island-Bluffton-Beaufort, SC||410||$79,410|
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 SC
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|Occupation||SC Employment Total|
|Career/Technical Education Teachers, Secondary School||1,150|
- Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS)
- College Factual
- National Center for Education Statistics
- O*NET Online
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