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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: $59,928
Statewide median: $40,798.59

 

This career pays above the statewide median wage.


Wages for Elementary School Teachers *

Area Low Median High
U S
$45012 $56505 $72069
Minnesota
$45599 $59928 $76404
Central Minnesota
$42827 $56702 $71091
Northeast Minnesota
$44174 $57767 $69994
Northwest Minnesota
$42946 $54461 $62928
Southeast Minnesota
$42351 $52696 $64194
Southwest Minnesota
$41662 $51552 $62225
Seven County Mpls-St Paul, MN
$48550 $66378 $81972

* "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 28360 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 6570 new Elementary School Teachers to meet market demand between 2014-2024. 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
2014 2024 Number Percent
U S 1358000 1436300 78300 5.8%
Minnesota 27685 28131 446 1.6%
Minnesota Planning Regions 2014 2024 Number Percent
Central Minnesota 3554 3734 180 5%
Northeast Minnesota 1524 1443 -81 -5.3%
Seven County Mpls-St Paul, MN 14872 15328 456 3%
Northwest Minnesota 3122 3088 -34 -1%
Southeast Minnesota 2584 2587 3 0.1%
Southwest Minnesota 2037 1947 -90 -4.4%


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