Top Areas for Hiring

A relatively unpopulated state, Wyoming is still home to many great destinations for educators, including many cities and towns were educators can reasonably expect their take-home pay to more than cover the basic needs for a family of four.

  • Population
  • Cost of Living Index
  • Average Pay
  • Weekly Hiring Trends
  • Types of Hiring
1Cheyenne
  • 63,355
  • 94.6%
  • Elementary, Middle School and High School Teachers, College Professors
  • $59,043
  • [TBA]

Laramie County School District governs 55 schools in the region and employs 1,046 full-time teachers at the elementary, middle and high school levels. Educators looking for work can find job opportunities posted on the school district’s recruitment page. Laramie County Community College in Cheyenne is the city’s largest and primary employer of postsecondary educators. Career opportunities are listed on the institute’s employment page. Based on state-wide data, average salaries for public school teachers working in Cheyenne meet the regional cost of living expenses for the city.

2Casper
  • 60,285
  • n/a
  • Elementary, Middle School and High School Teachers, College and University Professors
  • $59,043
  • [TBA]

Natrona County School District is the main employer of teachers at the K-12 levels with over 900 teachers working in schools across the region. For openings, check their recruitment page. Casper College, which is connected to the University of Wyoming, is the city’s primary employer of postsecondary level teachers. Educators seeking available opportunities can find jobs posted on the institutes recruitment page. Public school teachers in Casper generally match the region’s living wage based on the needs of a family of four.

3Laramie
  • 32,158
  • 92.9%
  • Elementary, Middle School and High School Educators, College and University Professors
  • $59,043
  • [TBA]

Albany County School District is based in Laramie and the best bet for K-12 educators looking for work. Job openings are posted on the district’s website. For postsecondary academic educators, the University of Wyoming at Laramie employs 754 full-time educators. Job opportunities can be found on the university’s recruitment page. Laramie County Community College is another option on the postsecondary side. Average educator salaries generally meet the city’s living wage requirements for a family of four.

4Gillette
  • 32,649
  • n/a
  • Elementary, Middle School and High School Educators
  • $59,043
  • [TBA]

Campbell County School District encompasses 21 schools in the region and employs 655 classroom teachers. Educators seeking an opportunity with the district can find current opportunities on the school district’s recruitment page. There are no major colleges or universities in Gillette. School teachers working full-time in Gillette typically meet the city’s estimated living wage.

5Rock Springs
  • 23,962
  • n/a
  • Elementary, Middle School and High School Educators, College Professors
  • $59,043
  • [TBA]

Sweetwater County School District operates 17 schools in Rock Springs and is the primary employer of teachers in the region. Educators seeking job opportunities can view postings on the district’s employment page. For postsecondary educators, the city’s primary facilitator of learning is Western Wyoming Community College. Job opportunities for educators can be found on the college’s recruitment page. Educators in Rock Springs generally meet the city’s living wage estimate for the region.

6Sheridan
  • 17,873
  • n/a
  • Elementary, Middle School and High School Educators, College Professors
  • $59,043
  • [TBA]

Sheridan County Schools District encompasses 10 schools in the region and employs 256 full-time teachers. Educators seeking employment can find opportunities on the school district’s employment page. Teachers at the postsecondary level can seek career opportunities at Sheridan College. Job opportunities can be found on the institute’s recruitment page. Average teaching salaries in Sheridan generally meet the living costs estimated for the region.

7Green River
  • 12,465
  • n/a
  • Elementary, Middle School and High School Educators
  • $59,043
  • [TBA]

Sweetwater County District facilitates public schooling at the elementary, middle and high school levels in Green River. Employment opportunities are posted on the school district’s recruitment page. There are no large local colleges or universities. Generally, educators in Green River meet the city’s living wage estimate for the region based on the needs of a family of four.

8Evanston
  • 12,133
  • n/a
  • Elementary, Middle School and High School Educators
  • $59,043
  • [TBA]

Uinta School District is the primary employer of educators in the Evanston with 226 classroom teachers district wide. Educators looking for teaching opportunities can find available openings on the district’s recruitment site. There are no major colleges in universities in Evanston City. Average teaching salaries in Evanston City typically meet the city’s estimated living wage expectation.

9Riverton
  • 10,873
  • n/a
  • Elementary, Middle School and High School Educators, College Professors
  • $59,043
  • [TBA]

Fremont County School District operates 6 schools in Riverton and employs 186 full-time teaching staff. Job opportunities can be found on the school district’s jobs page. For postsecondary educators, Central Wyoming College is the largest employer. Educators seeking career opportunities should visit the college’s recruitment page. Average annual incomes for public school teachers working in Riverton generally meet the city’s living wage estimate for a family of four.

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