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Elementary School Teachers

Wages & Outlook

 

Typical Wages

Wages listed below are for a variety of experience and education levels. Make sure that you research the typical entry-level education and work experience and training requirements for this occupation.

This career: $64,377
Statewide median: $49,510.31

 

This career pays above the statewide median wage.


Wages for Elementary School Teachers *

Area Low Median High
U S
$50,194.00 $63,610.00 $80,724.00
Minnesota
$50,525.00 $64,377.00 $81,305.00
Central Minnesota
$50,393.00 $63,794.00 $80,644.00
Northeast Minnesota
$49,147.00 $62,209.00 $77,065.00
Northwest Minnesota
$49,731.00 $62,615.00 $75,166.00
Southeast Minnesota
$49,898.00 $63,084.00 $79,518.00
Southwest Minnesota
$49,952.00 $62,957.00 $78,640.00
Seven County Mpls-St Paul, MN
$51,034.00 $78,875.00 $81,265.00

* "Low" indicates 25% of workers earn less and 75% earn more.
"Median" indicates 50% of workers earn less and 50% earn more.
"High" indicates 75% of workers earn less and 25% earn more.

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Employment

In Minnesota, there are 22,680 workers employed in this very large career.

Where do Elementary School Teachers most often work?

 

Current Demand

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This career is currently in very high demand.

 

Future Demand

This career is seeing high growth compared to other careers.

There will be a need for about 18,844 new Elementary School Teachers to meet market demand between 2020-2030. This includes the demand due to replacement (workers leaving the occupation or retiring) as well as growth.

 

Employment Outlook for Elementary School Teachers
Area Employment Employment Change
2020 2030 Number Percent
U S 1,371,100 1,472,900 101,700 7.4%
Minnesota 23,715 25,239 1,524 6.4%
Central Minnesota 2,902 3,087 185 6.4%
Northeast Minnesota 1,192 1,266 74 6.2%
Northwest Minnesota 2,543 2,709 166 6.5%
Southeast Minnesota 2,111 2,245 134 6.3%
Southwest Minnesota 1,873 1,993 120 6.4%
Seven County Mpls-St Paul, MN 13,085 13,928 843 6.4%


Source: You can learn about our data sources in the About Us section.




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