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High 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: $62,694
Statewide median: $41,748.50

 

This career pays above the statewide median wage.


Wages for High School Teachers *

Area Low Median High
U S
$47,317.00 $59,582.00 $76,499.00
Minnesota
$48,999.00 $62,693.00 $78,664.00
Central Minnesota
$45,468.00 $57,287.00 $71,251.00
Northeast Minnesota
$43,763.00 $54,504.00 $67,524.00
Northwest Minnesota
$52,375.00 $60,648.00 $70,460.00
Southeast Minnesota
$49,184.00 $61,726.00 $75,969.00
Southwest Minnesota
$42,089.00 $52,154.00 $62,549.00
Seven County Mpls-St Paul, MN
$52,328.00 $69,143.00 $86,835.00

* "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 20,720 workers employed in this very large career.

Where do High 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 15,950 new High 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 High School Teachers
Area Employment Employment Change
2016 2026 Number Percent
U S 1,018,700 1,095,500 76,800 7.5%
Minnesota 21,477 22,491 1,014 4.7%
Minnesota Planning Regions 2016 2026 Number Percent
Central Minnesota 3,281 3,435 154 4.7%
Southeast Minnesota 2,041 2,116 75 3.7%
Southwest Minnesota 1,604 1,635 31 1.9%
Northeast Minnesota 1,035 1,036 1 0.1%
Northwest Minnesota 2,230 2,245 15 0.7%
Seven County Mpls-St Paul, MN 11,439 12,187 748 6.5%


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