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Tennessee Math Teacher Salary Expectations

The Tennessee Department of Labor and Workforce Development found that Tennessee math teacher salary expectations were at a median of $50,699 during 2013. The Department reported that beginning salaries averaged $29,481 per year, yet those in the experienced bracket averaged quite a bit more at $68,890. It was also apparent that salary was relative to location:

Kingsport/Bristol

  • Entry: $33,419
  • Median: $55,155
  • Experienced: $72,921

Chattanooga

  • Entry: $37,356
  • Median: $52,217
  • Experienced: $62,535

Memphis

  • Entry: $31,608
  • Median: $49,890
  • Experienced: $68,178

Nashville/Davidson/Murfreesboro

  • Entry: $23,669
  • Median: $48,405
  • Experienced: $56,248

Knoxville

  • Entry: $25,684
  • Median: $48,198
  • Experienced: $75,317

For further salary information regarding math teachers in Tennessee, please see the Bureau of Labor Statistics’ table below:

Area name
Employment
Annual median wage
Chattanooga TN-GA
50
52220
Kingsport-Bristol-Bristol TN-VA
70
55160
Knoxville TN
160
48200
Memphis TN-MS-AR
230
49890
Nashville-Davidson--Murfreesboro--Franklin TN
190
48410
South Central Tennessee nonmetropolitan area
90
42820