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Occupational Employment and Wage Statistics
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Occupational Employment and Wages, May 2020

25-2022 Middle School Teachers, Except Special and Career/Technical Education

Teach one or more subjects to students at the middle, intermediate, or junior high school level. Excludes "Career/Technical Education Teachers, Middle School" (25-2023), "Special Education Teachers" (25-2050), and "Substitute Teachers, Short Term" (25-3031).


National estimates for Middle School Teachers, Except Special and Career/Technical Education
Industry profile for Middle School Teachers, Except Special and Career/Technical Education
Geographic profile for Middle School Teachers, Except Special and Career/Technical Education

National estimates for Middle School Teachers, Except Special and Career/Technical Education:

Employment estimate and mean wage estimates for Middle School Teachers, Except Special and Career/Technical Education:

Employment (1) Employment
RSE (3)
Mean hourly
wage
Mean annual
wage (2)
Mean wage
RSE (3)
599,520 2.0 % (4) $ 64,990 0.7 %

Percentile wage estimates for Middle School Teachers, Except Special and Career/Technical Education:

Percentile 10% 25% 50%
(Median)
75% 90%
Annual Wage (2) $ 40,930 $ 48,870 $ 60,810 $ 77,880 $ 98,840
  (4)

Industry profile for Middle School Teachers, Except Special and Career/Technical Education:

Industries with the highest published employment and wages for Middle School Teachers, Except Special and Career/Technical Education are provided. For a list of all industries with employment in Middle School Teachers, Except Special and Career/Technical Education, see the Create Customized Tables function.

Industries with the highest levels of employment in Middle School Teachers, Except Special and Career/Technical Education:

Industry Employment (1) Percent of industry employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Elementary and Secondary Schools 596,730 7.24 (4) $ 64,970
Other Schools and Instruction 320 0.08 (4) $ 50,950
Educational Support Services 310 0.17 (4) $ 56,280
Local Government, excluding schools and hospitals (OEWS Designation) 260 0.00 (4) $ 63,250
Religious Organizations 240 0.13 (4) $ 62,920

Industries with the highest concentration of employment in Middle School Teachers, Except Special and Career/Technical Education:

Industry Employment (1) Percent of industry employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Elementary and Secondary Schools 596,730 7.24 (4) $ 64,970
Educational Support Services 310 0.17 (4) $ 56,280
Religious Organizations 240 0.13 (4) $ 62,920
Other Schools and Instruction 320 0.08 (4) $ 50,950
Other Residential Care Facilities 60 0.04 (4) $ 42,850

Top paying industries for Middle School Teachers, Except Special and Career/Technical Education:

Industry Employment (1) Percent of industry employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Individual and Family Services 140 0.01 (4) $ 76,280
Elementary and Secondary Schools 596,730 7.24 (4) $ 64,970
Local Government, excluding schools and hospitals (OEWS Designation) 260 (7) (4) $ 63,250
Religious Organizations 240 0.13 (4) $ 62,920
Colleges, Universities, and Professional Schools (8) (8) (4) $ 56,900


Geographic profile for Middle School Teachers, Except Special and Career/Technical Education:

States and areas with the highest published employment, location quotients, and wages for Middle School Teachers, Except Special and Career/Technical Education are provided. For a list of all areas with employment in Middle School Teachers, Except Special and Career/Technical Education, see the Create Customized Tables function.





States with the highest employment level in Middle School Teachers, Except Special and Career/Technical Education:

State Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Texas 65,580 5.42 1.26 (4) $ 57,010
New York 42,380 4.88 1.13 (4) $ 89,150
California 36,780 2.24 0.52 (4) $ 81,940
Florida 34,530 4.09 0.95 (4) $ 59,820
Georgia 30,420 7.06 1.64 (4) $ 61,150




States with the highest concentration of jobs and location quotients in Middle School Teachers, Except Special and Career/Technical Education:

State Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Georgia 30,420 7.06 1.64 (4) $ 61,150
New Jersey 25,670 6.79 1.57 (4) $ 74,950
West Virginia 4,110 6.33 1.47 (4) $ 49,090
Alabama 10,760 5.65 1.31 (4) $ 52,720
Ohio 28,540 5.55 1.29 (4) $ 64,620




Top paying states for Middle School Teachers, Except Special and Career/Technical Education:

State Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
New York 42,380 4.88 1.13 (4) $ 89,150
Massachusetts 14,580 4.35 1.01 (4) $ 82,610
California 36,780 2.24 0.52 (4) $ 81,940
Connecticut 7,770 5.04 1.17 (4) $ 81,140
Alaska 960 3.23 0.75 (4) $ 80,260





Metropolitan areas with the highest employment level in Middle School Teachers, Except Special and Career/Technical Education:

Metropolitan area Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
New York-Newark-Jersey City, NY-NJ-PA 47,620 5.39 1.25 (4) $ 89,200
Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Roswell, GA 18,530 7.04 1.63 (4) $ 63,650
Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land, TX 16,640 5.61 1.30 (4) $ 59,010
Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, TX 16,090 4.48 1.04 (4) $ 58,730
Chicago-Naperville-Elgin, IL-IN-WI 15,780 3.62 0.84 (4) $ 68,690
Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV 15,650 5.18 1.20 (4) $ 86,910
Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington, PA-NJ-DE-MD 12,060 4.47 1.04 (4) $ 72,330
Miami-Fort Lauderdale-West Palm Beach, FL 10,420 4.15 0.96 (4) $ 67,250
Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim, CA 10,290 1.77 0.41 (4) $ 88,220
Boston-Cambridge-Nashua, MA-NH 10,270 3.95 0.92 (4) $ 82,380




Metropolitan areas with the highest concentration of jobs and location quotients in Middle School Teachers, Except Special and Career/Technical Education:

Metropolitan area Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Chico, CA 990 13.50 3.13 (4) $ 84,200
Brownsville-Harlingen, TX 1,480 10.96 2.54 (4) $ 54,760
McAllen-Edinburg-Mission, TX 2,840 10.92 2.53 (4) $ 56,880
Cumberland, MD-WV 350 10.43 2.42 (4) $ 53,030
Fond du Lac, WI 440 10.35 2.40 (4) $ 61,820
Monroe, MI 360 10.24 2.38 (4) $ 65,900
Chambersburg-Waynesboro, PA 560 9.99 2.32 (4) $ 68,260
Janesville-Beloit, WI 640 9.92 2.30 (4) $ 76,010
Sebring, FL 210 8.69 2.02 (4) $ 45,280
Youngstown-Warren-Boardman, OH-PA 1,660 8.60 2.00 (4) $ 55,700