Career Outlook for Elementary School Teachers (not including Special Education)

Also known as:  3rd Grade Reading Teacher, 4th Grade Math Teacher, Elementary School Band Director, Elementary School Teacher, Grades 1 Thru 5 Teacher
The overall job outlook for Elementary School Teacher careers has been positive since 2004. Vacancies for this career have increased by 4.41 percent nationwide in that time, with an average growth of 0.74 percent per year. Demand for Elementary School Teachers is expected to go up, with an expected 308,100 new jobs filled by 2018. This represents an annual increase of 2.59 percent over the next few years.
TOP STATES
There are currently more Elementary School Teachers (not including Special Education) in the following states
California 176,110
Texas 163,240
New York 89,850
Illinois 80,820
Florida 73,150
Pennsylvania 60,740
Georgia 48,120
BOTTOM STATES
The states below have the least number of filled positions for Elementary School Teachers (not including Special Education)
Virgin Islands 710
District of Columbia 2,410
Wyoming 3,010
Delaware 3,690
Rhode Island 3,890
Vermont 4,060
South Dakota 4,060
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