Middle School Teachers

Are you curious about a career as a middle school teacher in the United States of America? Read the outline below and then watch the videos included here to get better understanding of this career. Finally, don’t forget to use the comments section below to let us know what you learned today and if you would like us to include any other careers you’re interested in.

Now you can learn what Middle School Teachers do, the work environment, how to become one, salary, and job outlook.

While you watch the first video on middle school teachers, pay close attention to specialization areas, duties, and important qualities, as many job interview questions are based on this information.

If you’re interested in a career as a middle school teacher in the USA, pay close attention to the education and training section, as well as licenses, certifications, and registrations, so that you know what to expect in getting prepared.

Finally, you need to review the job outlook section for middle school teachers and know what to expect in the following years in terms of how many people are currently working in this field, as well as how many more are expected to be hired. The smaller total number of those employed in the field and the percentage of growth, the greater the job competition and higher difficulty for one to find a career as a middle school teacher. However, the higher the total number of those employed in the field, and the above average percentage of job growth, the greater the likelihood of entry into this career.

You are strongly encouraged to watch both videos about middle school teachers below, take good notes, and then visit the comments section below and share your thoughts and your knowledge on middle school teachers in the United States of America.

What Middle School Teachers Do

Middle school teachers educate students, typically in sixth through eighth grades.

Work Environment

Middle school teachers work in public and private schools. They generally work during school hours when students are present and use nights and weekends to prepare lessons and grade papers. Most do not work during the summer.

How to Become a Middle School Teacher

Middle school teachers typically must have at least a bachelor’s degree. In addition, public school teachers must have a state-issued certification or license.


The median annual wage for middle school teachers was $60,810 in May 2020.

Job Outlook

Employment of middle school teachers is projected to grow 4 percent from 2019 to 2029, about as fast as the average for all occupations. Rising student enrollment should increase demand for middle school teachers, but employment growth will vary by region.

2 thoughts on “Middle School Teachers”

  1. Mohmmad Khan from Pakistan.
    I heard in video that is very common everywhere in the world.
    I am an ESL teacher and it is easy for me to teach English to any grade with easy and comfort.
    Teaching a class need to prepare a lesson in the following steps.
    And to assists the students.

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