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Best states for a Substitute Teacher

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It seems like Substitute Teachers are becoming more and more common across America. But working conditions for Substitute Teachers aren’t the same everywhere in the U.S.

This way, if you are newly entering the job market, or you are looking to change jobs, you know which places are the best for Substitute Teacher jobs.

To that end, we dove into our dataset of job and salary numbers to figure out which states have the best opportunities for Substitute Teachers. Connecticut is the best state for Substitute Teachers -- the median salary for Substitute Teachers in Connecticut is $43,667.

The bottom 10% level pay for Substitute Teachers is $14,000.

The median pay hovers around $35,218.

The 10 Best States in America For Substitute Teachers in 2019

  1. Connecticut
  2. Alaska
  3. North Dakota
  4. Oregon
  5. Nevada
  6. Maryland
  7. California
  8. New Mexico
  9. Rhode Island
  10. Massachusetts
  • (256 jobs)
  • (32 jobs)
  • (22 jobs)
  • (122 jobs)
  • (440 jobs)
  • (664 jobs)
  • (2,990 jobs)
  • (135 jobs)
  • (21 jobs)
  • (715 jobs)

We looked at the most recent data to rank all fifty states from best to worst for Substitute Teacher jobs.

So without further delay, here is the list of best states for Substitute Teachers.

If you're interested, you can read more about the job scene here:

The 10 Best States For Substitute Teachers in 2019

1. Connecticut

Total Substitute Teacher Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
256 $43,668 $17,000 $106,000 1.39
Location Quotient is a measure used by the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) to determine how concentrated a certain industry is in a single state compared to the nation as a whole. You can read more about how BLS calculates location quotients here
Substitute Teacher Jobs in Connecticut

2. Alaska

Total Substitute Teacher Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
32 $38,715 $15,000 $94,000 1.21
Location Quotient is a measure used by the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) to determine how concentrated a certain industry is in a single state compared to the nation as a whole. You can read more about how BLS calculates location quotients here
Substitute Teacher Jobs in Alaska

3. North Dakota

Total Substitute Teacher Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
22 $42,323 $17,000 $103,000 0.52
Location Quotient is a measure used by the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) to determine how concentrated a certain industry is in a single state compared to the nation as a whole. You can read more about how BLS calculates location quotients here
Substitute Teacher Jobs in North Dakota

4. Oregon

Total Substitute Teacher Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
122 $41,801 $17,000 $101,000 0.65
Location Quotient is a measure used by the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) to determine how concentrated a certain industry is in a single state compared to the nation as a whole. You can read more about how BLS calculates location quotients here
Substitute Teacher Jobs in Oregon

5. Nevada

Total Substitute Teacher Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
440 $35,303 $14,000 $86,000 4.25
Location Quotient is a measure used by the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) to determine how concentrated a certain industry is in a single state compared to the nation as a whole. You can read more about how BLS calculates location quotients here
Substitute Teacher Jobs in Nevada

6. Maryland

Total Substitute Teacher Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
664 $38,715 $15,000 $94,000 1.94
Location Quotient is a measure used by the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) to determine how concentrated a certain industry is in a single state compared to the nation as a whole. You can read more about how BLS calculates location quotients here
Substitute Teacher Jobs in Maryland

7. California

Total Substitute Teacher Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
2,990 $39,131 $15,000 $102,000 1.6
Location Quotient is a measure used by the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) to determine how concentrated a certain industry is in a single state compared to the nation as a whole. You can read more about how BLS calculates location quotients here
Substitute Teacher Jobs in California

8. New Mexico

Total Substitute Teacher Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
135 $36,054 $14,000 $87,000 1.55
Location Quotient is a measure used by the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) to determine how concentrated a certain industry is in a single state compared to the nation as a whole. You can read more about how BLS calculates location quotients here
Substitute Teacher Jobs in New Mexico

9. Rhode Island

Total Substitute Teacher Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
21 $51,230 $21,000 $124,000 0.41
Location Quotient is a measure used by the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) to determine how concentrated a certain industry is in a single state compared to the nation as a whole. You can read more about how BLS calculates location quotients here
Substitute Teacher Jobs in Rhode Island

10. Massachusetts

Total Substitute Teacher Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
715 $36,837 $15,000 $89,000 1.47
Location Quotient is a measure used by the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) to determine how concentrated a certain industry is in a single state compared to the nation as a whole. You can read more about how BLS calculates location quotients here
Substitute Teacher Jobs in Massachusetts

HOW WE DETERMINED THE BEST STATES TO BE a Substitute Teacher

You can read about how the best state rankings are calculated here.

Detailed list of the best states for a Substitute Teacher

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