Elementary School Teachers, Except Special Education

Historical Job Growth

Civilian:

Civilian Historical Job Growth

Job Outlook*

Employment of kindergarten and elementary school teachers is projected to grow 12 percent from 2012 to 2022, about as fast as the average for all occupations. Growth is expected due to projected increases in enrollment as well as declines in student–teacher ratios. However, employment growth will vary by region.

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Opportunities to Get Ahead*

Experienced teachers can advance to serve as mentors to newer teachers or to become lead teachers. In these roles, they help less experienced teachers to improve their teaching skills.

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Top States with the most civilian jobs

States: TX, CA, NY, IL, FL,

Projected Civilian Job Growth

Future job growth is projected to be about as fast as average

About 167,900 new jobs by 2022
*Job Outlook and Opportunities to Get Ahead relate to Elementary School Teachers, Except Special Education, which includes Kindergarten Teachers, Except Special Education; Elementary School Teachers, Except Special Education.
Data supplied by Bureau of Labor Statistics, National Center of Education Statistics, Defense Manpower Data Center. (View our update schedule). Contact any business, college or military service branch to answer additional questions.