There are currently an estimated 1,018,700 high school teachers in the United States. The high school teacher job market is expected to grow by 7.5% between 2016 and 2026.
How employable are high school teachers?
CareerExplorer rates high school teachers with a B- employability rating, meaning this career should provide good employment opportunities for the foreseeable future. Over the next 10 years, it is expected the US will need 80,500 high school teachers. That number is based on 76,800 additional high school teachers, and the retirement of 3,700 existing high school teachers.
What’s the supply of high school teachers?
The high school teacher industry is concentrated in Texas, California, New York
High School Teacher job market by state
|State Name||Employed High School Teachers|
|District of Columbia||3,290|
|Virgin Islands, U.S.||540|