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Research Summary. Using a database of 30 million profiles, Zippia estimates demographics and statistics for Math Teachers in the United States. Our estimates are verified against BLS, Census, and current job openings data for accuracy. After extensive research and analysis, Zippia's data science team found that:

  • There are over 1,499,689 Math Teachers currently employed in the United States.
  • 53.0% of all Math Teachers are women, while 47.0% are men.
  • The average age of an employed Math Teacher is 42 years old.
  • The most common ethnicity of Math Teachers is White (75.9%), followed by Hispanic or Latino (10.9%) and Black or African American (7.7%).
  • The majority of Math Teachers are located in NY, New York and IL, Chicago.
  • Math Teachers are most in-demand in Las Vegas, NV.
  • Math Teachers are paid an average annual salary of $49,324.
  • Baltimore, MD pays an annual average wage of $76,412, the highest in the US.
  • Math Teachers average starting salary is $36,000.
  • In 2021, women earned 96% of what men earned.
  • The top 10% of highest-paid Math Teachers earn as much as $66,000 or more.
  • Maryland is the best state for Math Teachers to live.
  • Math Teachers are more likely to work at Education companies in comparison to Private companies.

Math Teacher Statistics By Gender

Among Math Teachers, 53.0% of them are women compared to 47.0% which are men.

  • Female, 53.0%
  • Male, 47.0%

Math Teachers By Gender

GenderPercentages
Female53.0%
Male47.0%

Gender Pay Gap For Math Teacher

Women Earn 96¢ For Every $1 Earned By Men

male-income
Male Income
$55,250
female-income
Female Income
$52,823

Math Teacher Gender Over Time

This data shows how men and women predominate in the Math Teacher position over time.

Male
Female
100%
80%
60%
40%
20%
0%
2010
2011
2012
2013
2014
2015
2016
2017
2018
2019

Math Teacher Gender By Year

YearMaleFemale
201047.22%52.78%
201147.50%52.50%
201248.31%51.69%
201347.37%52.63%
201447.33%52.67%
201547.19%52.81%
201647.46%52.54%
201747.78%52.22%
201847.06%52.94%
201948.31%51.69%

Math Teacher Male to Female Ratio

We compared this job title with other job titles to see how gender percentages varied. As you can see, Auto Collision Repair Instructor and Automotive Technology Instructor have the biggest difference in gender.

Job TitleMaleFemale
Child Development Associate Teacher3%97%
Prekindergarten Teacher5%95%
Infant And Toddler Teacher5%95%
Math Teacher47%53%
Automotive Instructor96%4%
Automotive Technology Instructor96%4%
Auto Collision Repair Instructor98%2%

Math Teacher Statistics By Race

The most common ethnicity among Math Teachers is White, which makes up 75.9% of all Math Teachers. Comparatively, there are 10.9% of the Hispanic or Latino ethnicity and 7.7% of the Black or African American ethnicity.

  • White, 75.9%
  • Hispanic or Latino, 10.9%
  • Black or African American, 7.7%
  • Asian, 3.3%
  • Unknown, 1.7%
  • American Indian and Alaska Native, 0.5%

Math Teacher Race

Math Teacher RacePercentages
White75.9%
Hispanic or Latino10.9%
Black or African American7.7%
Asian3.3%
Unknown1.7%
American Indian and Alaska Native0.5%

Math Teacher Race And Ethnicity Over Time

Using the Census Bureau data, we found out how the percentage of each ethnic category trended between 2010-2019 among Math Teachers.

  • White
  • Asian
  • Hispanic or Latino
  • Black or African American

Math Teacher Race By Year

YearWhiteBlack or African AmericanAsianHispanic or Latino
201076.16%8.95%2.73%10.05%
201175.83%9.00%2.92%10.05%
201275.45%8.74%3.00%10.51%
201375.81%8.62%3.00%10.52%
201474.99%9.21%3.03%10.79%
201574.58%8.71%3.58%10.76%
201674.86%8.43%2.95%11.36%
201775.66%7.71%3.11%11.15%
201874.61%7.94%3.76%11.27%
201975.91%7.75%3.33%10.86%

Math Teacher Wage Gap By Race

Asian Math Teachers have the highest average salary compared to other ethnicities. Black or African American Math Teachers have the lowest average salary at $52,333.
$58,000
$57,000
$56,000
$55,000
$54,000
$53,000
$52,000
Unknown
White
Black or African American
Asian
Hispanic or Latino
EthnicitySalary
Unknown$53,198
White$53,710
Black or African American$52,333
Asian$57,084
Hispanic or Latino$53,857

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Average Age of a Math Teacher

We determined the average age of Math Teachers based on ethnicity and gender.

Male
Female

Math Teacher Age By Race

RaceMale AgeFemale Age
Black or African American4642
Unknown4036
Asian4143
Hispanic or Latino4142
White4343
American Indian and Alaska Native4047

Math Teacher Age Breakdown

This chart breaks down the ages of Math Teacher employees. Interestingly enough, the average age of Math Teachers is 40+ years old, which represents 59% of the population.

20-30 years

30-40 years

40+ years


Math Teacher Age

Math Teacher YearsPercentages
20-30 years12%
30-40 years29%
40+ years59%

Types of Math Teacher Degree Levels

The most common degree for Math Teachers is Bachelor's Degree 72% of Math Teachers earn that degree. A close second is Master's Degree with 20% and rounding it off is Associate Degree with 4%.

  • Bachelors, 72%
  • Masters, 20%
  • Associate, 4%
  • Doctorate, 2%
  • Other Degrees, 2%

Math Teachers By Education

Math Teacher DegreePercentages
Bachelors72%
Masters20%
Associate4%
Doctorate2%
Other Degrees2%

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Math Teacher Wage Gap By Education

Math Teachers with a Doctorate degree earn more than those without, at $53,847 annually. With a Masters degree, Math Teachers earn a median annual income of $52,823 compared to $44,526 for Math Teachers with an Bachelors degree.
$55,000
$53,000
$51,000
$49,000
$47,000
$45,000
$43,000
Master's Degree
Bachelor's Degree
Doctorate Degree
EducationSalary
Master's Degree$52,823
Bachelor's Degree$44,526
Doctorate Degree$53,847

Math Teacher Employment Statistics

This section highlights the information we gathered about the types of businesses and industries that employ Math Teachers. We found that the most common company type is Education. In addition, the industry that employs the most Math Teachers is the Education industry.

Company Size

We created this chart to show you the average size of companies that typically hire Math Teachers.

< 50 employees

50 - 100 employees

100 - 500 employees

500 - 1,000 employees

1,000 - 10,000 employees

> 10,000

Math Teacher Jobs By Employer Size

Company SizePercentages
< 50 employees7%
50 - 100 employees6%
100 - 500 employees35%
500 - 1,000 employees10%
1,000 - 10,000 employees39%
> 10,000 employees4%

The Types Of Companies Math Teacher Work In

Employees with the Math Teacher job title have their preferences when it comes to working for a company. For instance, most Math Teachers prefer to work at Education companies over Private companies.

Education

Public

Private

Government

Math Teacher Jobs By Sector

Company TypePercentages
Education79%
Public4%
Private11%
Government6%

Top Industries Hiring Math Teachers

Just based on the number of employees within each industry, we were able to determine the most common industries that employ Math Teachers. Those industries include Education, Government and Professional.

Education

Government

Professional

Finance

Construction

Math Teacher Jobs By Industry

IndustryPercentages
Education89%
Government5%
Professional2%
Finance1%
Construction1%

Math Teacher Turnover And Employment Statistics

Math Teacher Unemployment Rate Over Time

The Bureau of Labor Statistics came in clutch when it came down to figuring out how the unemployment rate has changed over time. Between 2008 and 2018, this is how the number of Math Teachers changed.

  • Unemployment rate

Math Teacher Unemployment Rate By Year

YearMath Teacher Unemployment Rate
20102.75%
20112.67%
20122.79%
20132.31%
20142.01%
20151.53%
20161.51%
20171.10%
20181.28%
20191.36%

The Average Number of Years That Math Teacher Stay in a Job

By looking over 24,867 Math Teachers resumes, we figured out that the average Math Teacher enjoys staying at their job for 1-2 years for a percentage of 33%.

Less than one year

1-2 years

3-4 years

5-7 years

8-10 years

11+ years


Math Teacher Tenure

Number or YearsPercentages
Less than 1 year23%
1-2 years33%
3-4 years13%
5-7 years14%
8-10 years6%
11+ years11%

Comparing The LGBT Ratio of Math Teachers with Other Job Titles

After finding the gender ratio, we wondered if the percentages of LGBT persons were different as well. Using the data below, you can see how other job titles compare to Math Teachers.

Job TitleLGBTJob Openings
Headstart Teacher5.48%54,688
Test Administrator6.04%79,040
Chinese Teacher9.52%54,867
Middle School Special Education Teacher11.12%78,017
Math Teacher11.15%
English Language Teacher12.94%88,830
Instructional Designer And Trainer16.25%81,075

Math Teacher LGBT Demographics

ProfessionPercentages of LGBT Job Openings
Headstart Teacher5.48%54,688
Test Administrator6.04%79,040
Chinese Teacher9.52%54,867
Middle School Special Education Teacher11.12%78,017
English Language Teacher12.94%88,830
Instructional Designer And Trainer16.25%81,075

Foreign Languages Spoken By Math Teachers

The most common foreign language among Math Teachers is Spanish at 46.9%. The second-most popular foreign language spoken is French at 11.4% and Chinese is the third-most popular at 5.4%.

  • Spanish, 46.9%
  • French, 11.4%
  • Chinese, 5.4%
  • Mandarin, 5.1%
  • Arabic, 5.0%
  • Other, 26.2%

Math Teacher Languages Spoken

Foreign LanguagePercentages
Spanish46.9%
French11.4%
Chinese5.4%
Mandarin5.1%
Arabic5.0%
Other26.2%

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Where Do Math Teachers Earn The Most?

The map here shows where Math Teachers earn the highest salaries in the U.S. The darker areas across the 50 states highlight the highest salaries.

Average Salary

Where Are Math Teachers Located?

By looking through more than 24,867 resumes, we found that the most popular places for Math Teachers are NY, New York and IL, Chicago.

Number of Math Teachers

Where Are Math Teachers In High Demand?

We looked over job openings to determine where in the country Math Teachers are in the most demand.

Jobs Openings