High School Teachers in Florida
Is Florida a good place for you to work as a High School Teacher?
You’re in luck! Jobs for High School Teachers in Florida are projected to grow and these jobs tend to pay higher than average.
Projected employment for High School Teachers in Florida is growing faster than average.
High School Teachers in Florida earn higher salaries than the typical U.S. wage earner.
How Many High School Teachers Work in Florida?
47,960 people worked as High School Teachers in 2018 in this state.
There were 46,920 High School Teachers employed in this state in 2017.
That’s growth of 1,040 jobs between 2017 and 2018.
The typical state has 13,930 High School Teachers working in it, which means Florida has more High School Teachers than average.
Job Projections for Florida
Jobs for High School Teachers in this state are growing at a rate of 13.6% which is faster than the nationwide estimated projection of 7.5%.
Florida Annual Job Openings
The BLS estimates there will be 3,740 annual job openings, and 49,260 total jobs in 2026 for High School Teachers in this state.
Nationwide, the prediction is 79,500 annual jobs and 1,095,500 total jobs in 2026.
What do High School Teachers Make in Florida?
In 2018 wages for High School Teachers ranged from $39,330 to $74,020 with $52,120 being the median annual salary.
The median salary in Florida is higher than the nationwide median salary.
Top Florida Metros for High School Teachers
The table below shows some of the metros in this state with the most High School Teachers.
|Metro||Number Employed||Annual Median Salary|
|Miami-Fort Lauderdale-West Palm Beach, FL||15,920||$52,190|
|Tampa-St. Petersburg-Clearwater, FL||6,950||$61,490|
|Deltona-Daytona Beach-Ormond Beach, FL||1,540||$44,990|
|Cape Coral-Fort Myers, FL||1,460||$64,020|
|North Port-Sarasota-Bradenton, FL||1,420||$59,010|
|Lakeland-Winter Haven, FL||1,400||$49,180|
|Palm Bay-Melbourne-Titusville, FL||1,260||$43,510|
|Pensacola-Ferry Pass-Brent, FL||790||$49,440|
|Port St. Lucie, FL||770||$57,250|
|Crestview-Fort Walton Beach-Destin, FL||710||$55,310|
|Naples-Immokalee-Marco Island, FL||640||$52,880|
|Panama City, FL||380||n/a|
|Sebastian-Vero Beach, FL||310||$61,090|
Top States for High School Teachers Employment
View the list below to see where most High School Teachers work.
|State||Number Employed||Annual Median Salary|
Below are the states where High School Teachers get paid the most:
|State||Annual Median Salary|
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What Major Will Prepare You For a High School Teacher Career?
- Biological & Biomedical Sciences
- Visual & Performing Arts
- Social Sciences
- General Biology
- Teacher Education Grade Specific
- Family, Consumer & Human Sciences
- English Language & Literature
- General English Literature
- Teacher Education Subject Specific
- Physical Sciences
- Fine & Studio Arts
- Mathematics & Statistics
- Foreign Languages & Linguistics
- General Social Sciences
- Romance Languages
- Linguistics & Comparative Literature
- Teaching English or French
- Classical Languages & Literature
- Germanic Languages
- General Family & Consumer Sciences
- Multilingual Education
- Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS)
- College Factual
- National Center for Education Statistics
- O*NET Online
More about our data sources and methodologies.
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