NYC Teaching Jobs: 2013 Jobs Outlook

According to the Occupational Employment Statistics (OES) survey administered by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, the average nationwide wage for secondary school teachers was $56,760, for middle school teachers, $55,780, and for elementary school teachers, $55,2701. For the state of New York in May 2011, the average wage for secondary school teachers was $71,820, for middle school teachers $73,920, and for elementary school teachers, $69,3802. For the New Jersey area in May 2011, the average wage for secondary school teachers was $75,510, for middle school teachers $74,520, and for elementary school teachers $71,700. These numbers are high above the national average.

Overall, the eastern and central areas of New York and bordering on New Jersey had a higher-than-average pay versus other areas of New York. The teachers in New York-Northern New Jersey were the highest-paid in New York for secondary school teachers.
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