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Entry-level teachers in Georgia make an average salary of $33,664 for infusing children with passion and knowledge in over 30 subject areas from kindergarten to grade 12. All applicants are welcome to apply to the state to start their teaching career, but teachers who are certified to teach special education, sciences and math in the elementary and secondary panels may be given preference due to student need. Job-seekers are advised to apply to high-enrolment districts for best opportunities, like Gwinnet County Public Schools, Cobb County School District, and DeKalb County School District.

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Georgia Teacher Salary & Employment

Total Employed

44,000

Salary Range

$44,970 - $71,800

Elementary school teachers have a salary range between $44,970 to $71,800 a year in Georgia. There are around forty thousand employed elementary school teachers. Read about what it takes to become an elementary school teacher.

Elementary School Teachers
AreaTotal EmploymentSalary
Atlanta, Sandy Springs, Marietta25,880$54,430
Augusta, Richmond County2,240$51,280
Columbus1,810$49,540
Savannah1,400$54,670
Warner Robins980$54,540
Athens, Clarke County920$52,670
Albany630$52,860
Macon470$50,450
Valdosta450$49,920
Brunswick440$52,010

Data taken from BLS Occupational Employment Statistics (http://www.bls.gov/oes/) for Elementary School Teachers (SOC Code: 25-2021)

Total Employed

1,870

Salary Range

$44,540 - $90,950

English teachers have a salary range between $44,540 to $90,950 a year in Georgia, with over 1,870 employed in the state. See details on how to become an english teacher.

English Language and Literature Teachers (College Professor)
AreaTotal EmploymentSalary
Atlanta, Sandy Springs, Marietta550$61,230
Savannah530$78,950
Albany50$46,790
Macon40$57,620

Data taken from BLS Occupational Employment Statistics (http://www.bls.gov/oes/) for English Language and Literature Teachers (College Professor) (SOC Code: 25-1123)

Total Employed

22,520

Salary Range

$44,820 - $74,310

As a high school teacher in Georgia you can expect to make between $44,820 - $74,310. There are around twenty two thousand employed high school teachers. Take the next step and learn to how to become a high school teacher.

High School Teachers
AreaTotal EmploymentSalary
Atlanta, Sandy Springs, Marietta12,980$56,270
Augusta, Richmond County970$48,750
Gainesville720$56,780
Savannah490-
Athens, Clarke County490$52,630
Albany470$53,590
Dalton320$55,730
Macon300$48,540
Brunswick230$53,950
Valdosta180$51,340

Data taken from BLS Occupational Employment Statistics (http://www.bls.gov/oes/) for High School Teachers (SOC Code: 25-2031)

Total Employed

520

Salary Range

$46,090 - $93,410

In Georgia, a history teacher's salary may range from $46,090 to $93,410. There are around 520 employed history teachers. Get more information about becoming a history teacher.

History Teachers (College Professor)
AreaTotal EmploymentSalary
Atlanta, Sandy Springs, Marietta200$69,850

Data taken from BLS Occupational Employment Statistics (http://www.bls.gov/oes/) for History Teachers (College Professor) (SOC Code: 25-1125)

Total Employed

6,030

Salary Range

$43,580 - $71,280

Kindergarten teachers in Georgia, can earn between $43,580 to $71,280 a year. There are around six thousand employed kindergarten teachers. Read about what it takes to become a kindergarten teacher.

Kindergarten Teachers
AreaTotal EmploymentSalary
Atlanta, Sandy Springs, Marietta2,960$51,070
Augusta, Richmond County320$51,280
Columbus230$55,800
Savannah210$54,110
Athens, Clarke County160$48,290
Albany80$51,090
Valdosta80$47,760
Brunswick70$55,060
Rome60$60,770
Macon-$51,830

Data taken from BLS Occupational Employment Statistics (http://www.bls.gov/oes/) for Kindergarten Teachers (SOC Code: 25-2012)

Total Employed

96,060

Salary Range

$42,300 - $98,240

As a math teacher in Georgia you can expect to make between $42,300 - $98,240. Georgia is home to about ninety thousand math teachers. See our guide on how to become a math teacher.

Mathematical Science Teachers (College Professor)
AreaTotal EmploymentSalary
Atlanta, Sandy Springs, Marietta430$69,150
Gainesville100$40,190
Athens, Clarke County90$71,750
Augusta, Richmond County60$59,140
Albany50$45,180

Data taken from BLS Occupational Employment Statistics (http://www.bls.gov/oes/) for Mathematical Science Teachers (College Professor) (SOC Code: 25-1022)

Total Employed

3,380

Salary Range

$24,310 - $76,500

P.e. teachers have a salary range between $24,310 to $76,500 a year in Georgia. Georgia is home to about three thousand p.e. teachers. See our guide on how to become a p.e. teacher.

Coaches and Scouts
AreaTotal EmploymentSalary
Atlanta, Sandy Springs, Marietta1,850$43,450
Savannah220$39,150
Augusta, Richmond County210$35,890
Gainesville130$50,110
Athens, Clarke County100$97,960
Columbus100$44,350
Macon80$53,320
Valdosta70$46,200
Albany40$52,320
Rome-$37,820

Data taken from BLS Occupational Employment Statistics (http://www.bls.gov/oes/) for Coaches and Scouts (SOC Code: 27-2022)

Total Employed

10,960

Salary Range

$21,210 - $46,590

In Georgia, a preschool teacher's salary may range from $21,210 to $46,590, with over 10,960 employed in the state. See details on how to become a preschool teacher.

Preschool Teachers
AreaTotal EmploymentSalary
Atlanta, Sandy Springs, Marietta6,550$28,910
Augusta, Richmond County460$28,460
Macon370$26,880
Columbus360$28,160
Savannah340$32,100
Albany290$27,170
Warner Robins250$26,010
Valdosta190$23,590
Gainesville110$35,170
Hinesville, Fort Stewart110$38,860

Data taken from BLS Occupational Employment Statistics (http://www.bls.gov/oes/) for Preschool Teachers (SOC Code: 25-2011)

Total Employed

8,880

Salary Range

$33,040 - $114,160

As a school administrator in Georgia you can expect to make between $33,040 - $114,160. Georgia is home to about eight thousand school administrators. Take the next step and learn to how to become a school administrator.

Education Administrators, Preschool and Childcare Center/Program
AreaTotal EmploymentSalary
Atlanta, Sandy Springs, Marietta1,130$48,770
Augusta, Richmond County60$57,350
Savannah50$48,200
Macon30$44,040

Data taken from BLS Occupational Employment Statistics (http://www.bls.gov/oes/) for Education Administrators, Preschool and Childcare Center/Program (SOC Code: 11-9031)

Education Administrators, Elementary, Middle, and High School
AreaTotal EmploymentSalary
Atlanta, Sandy Springs, Marietta4,240$86,570
Augusta, Richmond County360$81,760
Savannah170$86,450
Columbus150$84,190
Athens, Clarke County130$85,350
Macon130$83,800
Gainesville130$86,060
Albany110$82,080
Dalton100$82,880
Brunswick80$83,760

Data taken from BLS Occupational Employment Statistics (http://www.bls.gov/oes/) for Education Administrators, Elementary, Middle, and High School (SOC Code: 11-9032)

Total Employed

6,040

Salary Range

$43,310 - $80,290

School counselors in Georgia, can earn between $43,310 to $80,290 a year, with over 6,040 employed in the state. See our guide on how to become a school counselor.

Educational, Guidance, School, and Vocational Counselors
AreaTotal EmploymentSalary
Atlanta, Sandy Springs, Marietta3,530$57,940
Augusta, Richmond County310$53,170
Savannah310$53,190
Macon190$52,640
Columbus140$57,670
Albany120$52,460
Athens, Clarke County110$52,480
Warner Robins100$43,850
Valdosta90$52,200
Gainesville80$62,790

Data taken from BLS Occupational Employment Statistics (http://www.bls.gov/oes/) for Educational, Guidance, School, and Vocational Counselors (SOC Code: 21-1012)

Total Employed

3,850

Salary Range

$47,770 - $75,470

School librarians have a salary range between $47,770 to $75,470 a year in Georgia. Georgia is home to about three thousand school librarians. Read about what it takes to become a school librarian.

Librarians
AreaTotal EmploymentSalary
Atlanta, Sandy Springs, Marietta2,250$58,680
Augusta, Richmond County210$56,500
Savannah130$63,560
Athens, Clarke County120$57,420
Macon80$53,700
Columbus80$58,330
Gainesville70$52,160
Albany70$52,460
Warner Robins60$58,860
Rome50$65,670

Data taken from BLS Occupational Employment Statistics (http://www.bls.gov/oes/) for Librarians (SOC Code: 25-4021)

Total Employed

12,970

Salary Range

$41,010 - $73,720

In Georgia, a special education teacher's salary may range from $41,010 to $73,720. Georgia is home to about twelve thousand special education teachers. Interested in becoming a special education teacher?

Special Education Teachers (Preschool)
AreaTotal EmploymentSalary
Atlanta, Sandy Springs, Marietta300$49,800

Data taken from BLS Occupational Employment Statistics (http://www.bls.gov/oes/) for Special Education Teachers (Preschool) (SOC Code: 25-2051)

Special Education Teachers (Kindergarten and Elementary School)
AreaTotal EmploymentSalary
Atlanta, Sandy Springs, Marietta3,560$53,190
Augusta, Richmond County330$48,470
Columbus200$48,050
Athens, Clarke County150$54,020
Macon130$49,010
Albany100$54,510
Rome90$59,360
Dalton80$48,440
Brunswick70$53,500
Savannah50$59,180

Data taken from BLS Occupational Employment Statistics (http://www.bls.gov/oes/) for Special Education Teachers (Kindergarten and Elementary School) (SOC Code: 25-2052)

Special Education Teachers (Middle School)
AreaTotal EmploymentSalary
Atlanta, Sandy Springs, Marietta1,620$53,000
Augusta, Richmond County160$47,870
Dalton150$51,800
Albany70$46,990
Savannah50$51,790
Valdosta50$51,740
Macon-$53,400

Data taken from BLS Occupational Employment Statistics (http://www.bls.gov/oes/) for Special Education Teachers (Middle School) (SOC Code: 25-2053)

Special Education Teachers (High School)
AreaTotal EmploymentSalary
Atlanta, Sandy Springs, Marietta1,720$54,180
Albany140$51,440
Augusta, Richmond County110$47,050
Dalton60$50,090
Macon60$48,580
Brunswick50$56,620

Data taken from BLS Occupational Employment Statistics (http://www.bls.gov/oes/) for Special Education Teachers (High School) (SOC Code: 25-2054)

Total Employed

26,960

Salary Range

$17,180 - $26,440

In Georgia, a substitute teacher's salary may range from $17,180 to $26,440. Georgia is home to about twenty six thousand substitute teachers. Read about what it takes to become a substitute teacher.

Substitute Teachers
AreaTotal EmploymentSalary
Atlanta, Sandy Springs, Marietta13,000$20,900
Savannah1,710$21,100
Augusta, Richmond County1,330$17,130
Macon1,040$18,130
Athens, Clarke County1,000$17,030
Columbus770$21,690
Valdosta550-
Albany-$17,850

Data taken from BLS Occupational Employment Statistics (http://www.bls.gov/oes/) for Substitute Teachers (SOC Code: 25-3098)

Total Employed

30,190

Salary Range

$17,110 - $26,580

In Georgia, a teaching assistant's salary may range from $17,110 to $26,580. There are around thirty thousand employed teaching assistants. Interested in becoming a teaching assistant?

Teacher Assistants
AreaTotal EmploymentSalary
Atlanta, Sandy Springs, Marietta15,330$21,510
Augusta, Richmond County2,300$17,540
Columbus1,280$18,110
Albany900$18,760
Macon600$18,030
Athens, Clarke County560$18,090
Gainesville560$20,640
Warner Robins440$17,730
Brunswick390$18,800
Savannah380$21,820

Data taken from BLS Occupational Employment Statistics (http://www.bls.gov/oes/) for Teacher Assistants (SOC Code: 25-9041)

Largest School Districts in Georgia

School DistrictSchoolsTeachers
Gwinnett County Public Schools13210,357
Marietta City Schools1156,975
Atlanta Public Schools1046,330
Dekalb County School District1356,316
Atlanta Public Schools1053,659
Clayton County Public Schools633,098
Savannah-Chatham County Public School System582,579
Henry County School District502,539
Forsyth County Schools362,375
Cherokee County School District412,316
Muscogee County School District602,142
Richmond County School System612,006
Houston County Schools391,838
Hall County School District331,683
Paulding County School District331,666
Douglas County School District361,593
Bibb County Public School District451,529
Coweta County School System291,419
Columbia County School System311,408
Fayette County Board of Education281,293
Newton County School System251,265
Rockdale County Public Schools181,040
Dougherty County School System271,018
Clarke County School District21960
Bartow County School District21942
Carroll County School District26905
Barrow County Schools16868
Whitfield County School District22867
Walton County School District15832
Glynn County School District19799
Troup County School District20793
Effingham County School District13719
Catoosa County School District16704
Floyd County School District20691
Lowndes County School District (Georgia)12667
Griffin-Spalding County School District19649
Liberty County School District (Georgia)15644
Walker County School District15623
Colquitt County School District14612
Marietta City Schools13604
Bulloch County School District15598
Camden County School District12575
Dalton Public Schools9525
Tift County School District12525
Valdosta City School District9519
Coffee County School District13499
Jackson County School System13493
Habersham County School District14476
Polk County School District11468
Gainesville City School District8467

Data obtained from the Public Elementary/Secondary School Universe Survey 2014

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