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5.8% Jobs Projection
$61,740 Median Salary
3,840 Job Openings

You’re in luck! Jobs for High School Teachers in Ohio are projected to grow and these jobs tend to pay higher than average.

  • Projected employment for High School Teachers in Ohio is growing faster than average.

  • High School Teachers in Ohio earn higher salaries than the typical U.S. wage earner.

How Many High School Teachers Work in Ohio?

52,240 people worked as High School Teachers in 2018 in this state.

There were 50,510 High School Teachers employed in this state in 2017.

That’s growth of 1,730 jobs between 2017 and 2018.


The typical state has 13,930 High School Teachers working in it, which means Ohio has more High School Teachers than average.


Job Projections for Ohio

Jobs for High School Teachers in this state are growing at a rate of 5.8% which is slower than the nationwide estimated projection of 7.5%.


Ohio Annual Job Openings

The BLS estimates there will be 3,840 annual job openings, and 53,710 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 Ohio?

In 2018 wages for High School Teachers ranged from $39,570 to $84,340 with $61,740 being the median annual salary.

The median salary in Ohio is higher than the nationwide median salary.


Top Ohio 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
Cleveland-Elyria, OH 9,710 $67,980
Columbus, OH 8,110 $65,330
Cincinnati, OH-KY-IN 7,550 $60,410
Akron, OH 3,870 $59,910
Dayton, OH 2,720 $65,370
Toledo, OH 2,520 $60,510
Youngstown-Warren-Boardman, OH-PA 2,100 $56,420
Canton-Massillon, OH 1,610 $63,590
Huntington-Ashland, WV-KY-OH 1,090 $50,500
Springfield, OH 910 $59,350
Mansfield, OH 710 $54,780
Lima, OH 540 $53,130
Wheeling, WV-OH 370 $49,740

Top States for High School Teachers Employment

The table below shows the states where most High School Teachers work.

State Number Employed Annual Median Salary
California 112,960 $82,670
Texas 110,420 $57,800
New York 74,830 $81,290
Ohio 52,240 $61,740
Pennsylvania 50,460 $62,990
Florida 47,960 $52,120
Illinois 43,720 $67,680
New Jersey 29,140 $74,700
Missouri 27,930 $48,170
Georgia 27,620 $57,430
Virginia 26,830 $63,990
Massachusetts 26,420 $77,830
North Carolina 25,240 $46,760
Michigan 24,130 $62,040
Minnesota 20,940 $61,570
Tennessee 20,190 $52,020
Wisconsin 20,070 $56,700
Indiana 19,690 $50,420
Maryland 19,330 $71,170
Arizona 17,200 $46,940

Below are the states where High School Teachers get paid the most:

State Annual Median Salary
California $82,670
New York $81,290
Massachusetts $77,830
Connecticut $76,770
Alaska $75,780
New Jersey $74,700
Rhode Island $73,460
Oregon $71,910
Maryland $71,170
Washington $68,740

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