Top Areas for Hiring

New Hampshire is a small but relatively densely populated state with just over 1 million residents. The following list features the state’s top hiring regions for educators. With the ability to drive across the state in approximately one hour, in New Hampshire, commute times are extremely low, which theoretically makes it it is possible for residents to work in nearly any region of the state regardless of their home base.

  • Population
  • Cost of Living Index
  • Average Pay
  • Weekly Hiring Trends
  • Types of Hiring
1Manchester
  • 110,229
  • 118.2%
  • Elementary, Middle School and High School Teachers, College and University Professors
  • $56,380
  • [TBA]

The largest employer of teachers in Manchester is the Manchester School District, which just under 1000 full-time teachers on staff. For openings, visit their career site. On the postsecondary side of hiring, Granite State College, which posts jobs on its employment site, as well as Manchester Community College and the New Hampshire Institute of Art are among the region’s largest employers of educators. Another top area employer is Southern New Hampshire University; visit the university’s employment page. Educators in Manchester report a small living wage to reported annual salary gap.

2Nashua
  • 87,970
  • n/a
  • Elementary, Middle School and High School Teachers, College and University Professors
  • $56,693
  • [TBA]

Nashua Public Schools is the largest employer of local teachers; openings are posted on the district’s career site.  Local colleges include Daniel Webster College, Nashua Community College and Granite State College’s Nashua campus. Franklin Pierce University also has a campus in Nashua. On average, educators’ wages lag behind the region’s living wage requirements for a family of four.

3Concord City
  • 42,620
  • n/a
  • Elementary, Middle School and High School Educators, College Professors
  • $56,743
  • [TBA]

The largest employer of educators in Concord is the Concord School District. For openings, visit the district’s career site. Concord is also home to campuses of Granite State College, the University of New Hampshire School of Law and Franklin Pierce University. On average, local educators’ wages are fall under the living wage needs for a family of four.

4Dover City
  • 30,880
  • n/a
  • Elementary, Middle School and High School Educators
  • $54, 990
  • [TBA]

The Dover School District is the area’s largest local employer of educator. Openings are posted on the district’s human resources site. Although there are many colleges and universities located near Dover, none are located in the Dover city limits. Educators in Dover should expect to make just under the required living wage for a family of four with two adults working.

5Rochester
  • 30,038
  • n/a
  • Elementary, Middle School and High School Educators, College and University Professors
  • $56,743
  • [TBA]

In Rochester, the largest employer of teachers is the Rochester School Department. Job openings are posted on the district’s website. Although there are many colleges and universities located near Rochester, none are located within the city’s limits. On average, local educators report wages that lag under the living wage requirements for a family of four.

Copyright 2016 tobecomeateacher.org All Rights Reserved