**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
**1,413,345**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
**43**years old. - The most common ethnicity of math teachers is White (72.0%), followed by Hispanic or Latino (11.8%), Black or African American (8.1%) and Unknown (4.0%).
- Math teachers are most in-demand in Las Vegas, NV.
- Baltimore, MD pays an annual average wage of $75,469, the highest in the US.
- In 2021, women earned 95% of what men earned.
- Maryland is the best state for math teachers to live.
- Math teachers are 89% more likely to work at education companies in comparison to private companies.

## Math Teacher Statistics By Gender

53.0% of math teachers are women and 47.0% of math teachers are men.

- Female, 53.0%
- Male, 47.0%

### Math Teachers By Gender

Gender | Percentages |
---|---|

Female | 53.0% |

Male | 47.0% |

### Gender Pay Gap For Math Teacher

Women Earn 95ยข For Every $1 Earned By Men

### Math Teacher Gender Over Time

This data shows how men and women predominate in the math teacher position over time.

### Math Teacher Gender By Year

Year | Male | Female |
---|---|---|

2010 | 45.79% | 54.21% |

2011 | 46.07% | 53.93% |

2012 | 46.88% | 53.12% |

2013 | 45.94% | 54.06% |

2014 | 45.90% | 54.10% |

2015 | 45.77% | 54.23% |

2016 | 46.04% | 53.96% |

2017 | 46.36% | 53.64% |

2018 | 45.64% | 54.36% |

2019 | 46.88% | 53.12% |

2020 | 47.51% | 52.49% |

2021 | 46.97% | 53.03% |

### 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 Title | Male | Female |
---|---|---|

Child Development Associate Teacher | 3% | 97% |

Prekindergarten Teacher | 5% | 95% |

Infant And Toddler Teacher | 5% | 95% |

Math Teacher | 47% | 53% |

Automotive Instructor | 96% | 4% |

Automotive Technology Instructor | 96% | 4% |

Auto Collision Repair Instructor | 98% | 2% |

## Math Teacher Statistics By Race

The most common ethnicity among math teachers is White, which makes up 72.0% of all math teachers. Comparatively, there are 11.8% of the Hispanic or Latino ethnicity and 8.1% of the Black or African American ethnicity.

- White, 72.0%
- Hispanic or Latino, 11.8%
- Black or African American, 8.1%
- Unknown, 4.0%
- Asian, 3.6%
- American Indian and Alaska Native, 0.5%

### Math Teacher Race

Math Teacher Race | Percentages |
---|---|

White | 72.0% |

Hispanic or Latino | 11.8% |

Black or African American | 8.1% |

Unknown | 4.0% |

Asian | 3.6% |

American Indian and Alaska Native | 0.5% |

### 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

Year | White | Black or African American | Asian | Hispanic or Latino |
---|---|---|---|---|

2010 | 76.16% | 8.95% | 2.73% | 10.05% |

2011 | 75.83% | 9.00% | 2.92% | 10.05% |

2012 | 75.45% | 8.74% | 3.00% | 10.51% |

2013 | 75.81% | 8.62% | 3.00% | 10.52% |

2014 | 74.99% | 9.21% | 3.03% | 10.79% |

2015 | 74.58% | 8.71% | 3.58% | 10.76% |

2016 | 74.86% | 8.43% | 2.95% | 11.36% |

2017 | 75.66% | 7.71% | 3.11% | 11.15% |

2018 | 74.61% | 7.94% | 3.76% | 11.27% |

2019 | 75.91% | 7.75% | 3.33% | 10.86% |

2020 | 73.47% | 7.51% | 3.35% | 11.23% |

2021 | 71.98% | 8.15% | 3.61% | 11.84% |

### Math Teacher Wage Gap By Race

Ethnicity | Salary |
---|---|

Unknown | $45,889 |

White | $46,203 |

Black or African American | $45,595 |

Asian | $51,299 |

Hispanic or Latino | $48,001 |

## Average Age of a Math Teacher

We determined the average age of math teachers based on ethnicity and gender.

### Math Teacher Age By Race

Race | Male Age | Female Age |
---|---|---|

Black or African American | 43 | 47 |

Unknown | 44 | 42 |

Asian | 43 | 40 |

Hispanic or Latino | 40 | 41 |

White | 43 | 43 |

American Indian and Alaska Native | 48 | 47 |

### 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 61% of the population.

### Math Teacher Age

Math Teacher Years | Percentages |
---|---|

40+ years | 61% |

30-40 years | 29% |

20-30 years | 10% |

## 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 Degree | Percentages |
---|---|

Bachelors | 72% |

Masters | 20% |

Associate | 4% |

Doctorate | 2% |

Other Degrees | 2% |

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### Math Teacher Wage Gap By Education

Education | Salary |
---|---|

Master's Degree | $58,231 |

Bachelor's Degree | $49,001 |

Doctorate Degree | $58,865 |

## Math Teacher Employment Statistics

This section highlights information about where math teachers work. We found most math teachers work for a education company. 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.

### Math Teacher Jobs By Employer Size

Company Size | Percentages |
---|---|

< 50 employees | 8% |

50 - 100 employees | 31% |

100 - 500 employees | 30% |

500 - 1,000 employees | 4% |

1,000 - 10,000 employees | 22% |

> 10,000 employees | 5% |

### 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.

### Math Teacher Jobs By Sector

Company Type | Percentages |
---|---|

Education | 89% |

Public | 1% |

Private | 6% |

Government | 5% |

### 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 non profits.

### Math Teacher Industry Statistics

Industry | Percentages |
---|---|

Education | 88% |

Government | 5% |

Finance | 1% |

Media | 1% |

Non Profits | 1% |

Manufacturing | 1% |

Health Care | 1% |

Professional | 1% |

Hospitality | 1% |

## 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

Year | Math Teacher Unemployment Rate |
---|---|

2010 | 2.75% |

2011 | 2.67% |

2012 | 2.79% |

2013 | 2.31% |

2014 | 2.01% |

2015 | 1.53% |

2016 | 1.51% |

2017 | 1.10% |

2018 | 1.28% |

2019 | 1.36% |

2020 | 1.67% |

2021 | 1.81% |

### 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%.

### Math Teacher Tenure

Number or Years | Percentages |
---|---|

Less than 1 year | 23% |

1-2 years | 33% |

3-4 years | 13% |

5-7 years | 14% |

8-10 years | 6% |

11+ years | 11% |

### 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 Title | LGBT | Job Openings |
---|---|---|

Preschool Aide | 5.04% | 54,098 |

Cross-Categorical Special Education Teacher | 7.55% | 63,261 |

Career Discovery Teacher | 8.89% | 54,461 |

Math Teacher | 11.94% | - |

### Math Teacher LGBT Demographics

Profession | Percentages of LGBT | Job Openings |
---|---|---|

Preschool Aide | 5.04% | 54,098 |

Cross-Categorical Special Education Teacher | 7.55% | 63,261 |

Career Discovery Teacher | 8.89% | 54,461 |

### 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 Language | Percentages |
---|---|

Spanish | 46.9% |

French | 11.4% |

Chinese | 5.4% |

Mandarin | 5.1% |

Arabic | 5.0% |

Other | 26.2% |