Occupational Employment Statistics


25-2022 Middle School Teachers, Except Special and Career/Technical Education

Teach students in one or more subjects in public or private schools at the middle, intermediate, or junior high level, which falls between elementary and senior high school as defined by applicable laws and regulations. Substitute teachers are included in "Teachers and Instructors, All Other" (25-3099). Excludes "Career/Technical Education Teachers, Middle School " (25-2023) and "Special Education Teachers" (25-2050).

Geography Click link for Career Profile EmploymentEmp SE*Percentiles
Southeast Minnesota 750190$57,834.74/yr$38,629.91/yr$46,316.70/yr$56,400.04/yr$68,342.43/yr$79,338.13/yr

IndustryOES Employment (Statewide)OES Median Wage (Statewide)
Professional and Business ServicesN/AN/A
Education and Health Services9,440N/A
Public AdministrationN/AN/A
Geography Click link for details EmploymentMedian WageProjections
% Change 2016-2026
Mankato-North Mankato MN MSA N/A$59,418.98/yrN/A
St Cloud MN MSA N/A$66,764.26/yrN/A
Northeast Balance of State 90$71,927.17/yrN/A
Grand Forks ND-MN MSA 200$56,741.54/yrN/A
La Crosse WI-MN MSA 200$59,105.77/yrN/A
Fargo ND-MN MSA 330$65,652.87/yrN/A
Rochester MN MSA 360$55,165.38/yrN/A
Southeast Balance of State 430$57,681.17/yrN/A
Southwest Balance of State 510$50,285.37/yrN/A
Northeast Minnesota 530$66,053.98/yr0.2%
Duluth MN-WI MSA 620$60,904.20/yrN/A
Southwest Minnesota 670$54,152.00/yr-0.2%
Southeast Minnesota 750$56,400.04/yr3.6%
Northwest Balance of State 850$58,802.66/yrN/A
Central Minnesota 1,540$67,495.76/yr4.7%
Northwest Minnesota 1,730$58,650.10/yr0.8%
Seven County Mpls-St Paul, MN 6,130$65,589.22/yr6.5%
Minneapolis-St Paul-Bloomington MN-WI MSA 7,290$66,208.57/yrN/A
Minnesota 9,730$62,783.46/yr4.5%

  • Enforce all administration policies and rules governing students.
  • Maintain accurate, complete, and correct student records as required by laws, district policies, and administrative regulations.
  • Prepare objectives and outlines for courses of study, following curriculum guidelines or requirements of states and schools.
  • Prepare materials and classrooms for class activities.
  • Establish and enforce rules for behavior and procedures for maintaining order among students.
  • Perform administrative duties, such as assisting in school libraries, hall and cafeteria monitoring, and bus loading and unloading.
  • Instruct through lectures, discussions, and demonstrations in one or more subjects, such as English, mathematics, or social studies.
  • Establish clear objectives for all lessons, units, and projects, and communicate these objectives to students.
  • Observe and evaluate students' performance, behavior, social development, and physical health.
  • Meet with other professionals to discuss individual students' needs and progress.