Middle School Teachers

At a Glance

Median Annual Salary
$62,298
Local Jobs
1,204
Regional Salary
$61,689
Middle School Teachers

Occupation Profile

Prepare students for later grades by encouraging them to explore learning opportunities and to persevere with challenging tasks. Adapt teaching methods and instructional materials to meet students’ varying needs and interests. Establish clear objectives for all lessons, units, and projects, and communicate these objectives to students. Establish and enforce rules for behavior and procedures for maintaining order among students. Prepare objectives and outlines for courses of study, following curriculum guidelines or requirements of states and schools.

By the numbers:

Median Annual Earnings

$62,298

Median Annual Earnings are the midpoint earned by 50 percent of workers who are the lowest paid and 50 percent of workers who are the highest paid in a particular occupation

Local Jobs

1,204

Jobs are any position in which a worker provides labor in exchange for monetary compensation (note: one individual may hold multiple jobs)

Regional Salary

$61,689

Average Annual Earnings are determined by dividing the total earnings for the occupation by the number of jobs in the occupation.

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