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Middle 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: $61,465
Statewide median: $41,748.50

 

This career pays above the statewide median wage.


Wages for Middle School Teachers *

Area Low Median High
U S
$46,411.00 $58,122.00 $73,981.00
Minnesota
$46,824.00 $61,465.00 $80,265.00
Central Minnesota
$45,498.00 $60,614.00 $80,171.00
Northeast Minnesota
$43,938.00 $58,482.00 $74,014.00
Northwest Minnesota
$46,173.00 $57,228.00 $67,446.00
Southeast Minnesota
$44,207.00 $54,760.00 $68,282.00
Southwest Minnesota
$42,568.00 $52,650.00 $61,689.00
Seven County Mpls-St Paul, MN
$49,673.00 $70,138.00 $91,459.00

* "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 11,480 workers employed in this large career.

Where do Middle 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 8,354 new Middle 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 Middle School Teachers
Area Employment Employment Change
2016 2026 Number Percent
U S 630,300 677,700 47,300 7.5%
Minnesota 10,981 11,474 493 4.5%
Minnesota Planning Regions 2016 2026 Number Percent
Southeast Minnesota 1,051 1,089 38 3.6%
Southwest Minnesota 920 918 -2 -0.2%
Northwest Minnesota 1,159 1,168 9 0.8%
Seven County Mpls-St Paul, MN 5,846 6,224 378 6.5%


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