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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: $61,093
Statewide median: $41,748.50

 

This career pays above the statewide median wage.


Wages for Elementary School Teachers *

Area Low Median High
U S
$45,646.00 $57,558.00 $74,122.00
Minnesota
$46,894.00 $61,092.00 $77,314.00
Central Minnesota
$44,854.00 $57,566.00 $71,762.00
Northeast Minnesota
$58,007.00 $73,880.00 $91,004.00
Northwest Minnesota
$43,843.00 $54,824.00 $63,300.00
Southeast Minnesota
$44,796.00 $55,809.00 $68,971.00
Southwest Minnesota
$41,893.00 $50,014.00 $60,124.00
Seven County Mpls-St Paul, MN
$49,232.00 $66,987.00 $82,138.00

* "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 24,670 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 low growth compared to other careers.

There will be a need for about 22,609 new Elementary School Teachers to meet market demand between 2016-2026. 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
2016 2026 Number Percent
U S 1,410,900 1,514,900 104,100 7.4%
Minnesota 29,667 31,027 1,360 4.6%
Minnesota Planning Regions 2016 2026 Number Percent
Central Minnesota 3,414 3,563 149 4.4%
Southeast Minnesota 2,819 2,927 108 3.8%
Southwest Minnesota 1,998 2,013 15 0.8%
Northeast Minnesota 1,408 1,410 2 0.1%
Northwest Minnesota 2,971 2,989 18 0.6%
Seven County Mpls-St Paul, MN 17,124 18,224 1,100 6.4%


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