Career Outlook for Middle School Teachers (not including Special and Career/Technical Education)

Also known as:  7th Grade Social Studies Teacher, Junior High School Teacher, Middle School PE Teacher, Middle School Science Teacher
The overall job outlook for Middle School Teacher careers has been positive since 2004. Vacancies for this career have increased by 5.08 percent nationwide in that time, with an average growth of 0.85 percent per year. Demand for Middle School Teachers is expected to go up, with an expected 105,510 new jobs filled by 2018. This represents an annual increase of 2.01 percent over the next few years.
TOP STATES
There are currently more Middle School Teachers (not including Special and Career/Technical Education) in the following states
Texas 80,990
California 54,650
New York 40,750
Illinois 32,720
Florida 30,780
Pennsylvania 29,350
New Jersey 26,930
BOTTOM STATES
The states below have the least number of filled positions for Middle School Teachers (not including Special and Career/Technical Education)
Guam 70
Virgin Islands 270
District of Columbia 630
Puerto Rico 630
Hawaii 1,170
Alaska 1,320
Wyoming 1,410
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