Education & Training

About The Industry

Do you enjoy teaching others? Are you comfortable with public speaking? This industry includes careers in planning, managing, and providing education and training services and related learning support services, including administration and library services. Careers in the education and training industry involve teaching and other tasks associated with schools, libraries, and museums. Nearly all of the occupations in this industry typically require a bachelor’s or higher degree for entry, and many teachers also must complete an internship. However, specific designations range from a high school diploma or equivalent for self-enrichment education teachers to a doctoral or professional degree and less than 5 years of work experience in a related occupation for postsecondary health specialties teachers.

We Found 68 Careers!

Education Administrators, Preschool and Childcare Center/Program

Industries: Education & Training

Plan, direct, or coordinate the academic and nonacademic activities of preschool and childcare centers or programs.

Education

Bachelors Degree

Average Salary

$41,430

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Education Administrators, Elementary and Secondary School

Industries: Education & Training

Plan, direct, or coordinate the academic, administrative, or auxiliary activities of public or private elementary or secondary level schools.

Education

Masters Degree

Average Salary

$75,100

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Education Administrators, Postsecondary

Industries: Education & Training

Plan, direct, or coordinate research, instructional, student administration and services, and other educational activities at postsecondary institutions, including universities, colleges, and junior and community colleges.

Education

Masters Degree

Average Salary

$96,660

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Distance Learning Coordinators

Industries: Education & Training

Coordinate day-to-day operations of distance learning programs and schedule courses.

Education

Masters Degree

Average Salary

$94,540

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Fitness and Wellness Coordinators

Industries: Education & Training

Manage or coordinate fitness and wellness programs and services. Manage and train staff of wellness specialists, health educators, or fitness instructors.

Education

Bachelors Degree

Average Salary

$94,540

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Educational, Guidance, School, and Vocational Counselors

Industries: Education & Training

Counsel individuals and provide group educational and vocational guidance services.

Education

Masters Degree

Average Salary

$51,940

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Business Teachers, Postsecondary

Industries: Education & Training

Teach courses in business administration and management, such as accounting, finance, human resources, labor and industrial relations, marketing, and operations research. Includes both teachers primarily engaged in teaching and those who do a combination of teaching and research.

Education

Doctoral Degree

Average Salary

$87,240

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Computer Science Teachers, Postsecondary

Industries: Education & Training

Teach courses in computer science. May specialize in a field of computer science, such as the design and function of computers or operations and research analysis. Includes both teachers primarily engaged in teaching and those who do a combination of teaching and research.

Education

Masters Degree

Average Salary

$77,560

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Mathematical Science Teachers, Postsecondary

Industries: Education & Training

Teach courses pertaining to mathematical concepts, statistics, and actuarial science and to the application of original and standardized mathematical techniques in solving specific problems and situations. Includes both teachers primarily engaged in teaching and those who do a combination of teaching and research.

Education

Doctoral Degree

Average Salary

$76,680

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Architecture Teachers, Postsecondary

Industries: Education & Training

Teach courses in architecture and architectural design, such as architectural environmental design, interior architecture/design, and landscape architecture. Includes both teachers primarily engaged in teaching and those who do a combination of teaching and research.

Education

Doctoral Degree

Average Salary

$70,590

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Engineering Teachers, Postsecondary

Industries: Education & Training

Teach courses pertaining to the application of physical laws and principles of engineering for the development of machines, materials, instruments, processes, and services. Includes teachers of subjects such as chemical, civil, electrical, industrial, mechanical, mineral, and petroleum engineering. Includes both teachers primarily engaged in teaching and those who do a combination of teaching and research.

Education

Doctoral Degree

Average Salary

$111,530

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Agricultural Sciences Teachers, Postsecondary

Industries: Education & Training

Teach courses in the agricultural sciences. Includes teachers of agronomy, dairy sciences, fisheries management, horticultural sciences, poultry sciences, range management, and agricultural soil conservation. Includes both teachers primarily engaged in teaching and those who do a combination of teaching and research.

Education

Doctoral Degree

Average Salary

$90,000

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Biological Science Teachers, Postsecondary

Industries: Education & Training

Teach courses in biological sciences. Includes both teachers primarily engaged in teaching and those who do a combination of teaching and research.

Education

Doctoral Degree

Average Salary

$89,440

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Forestry and Conservation Science Teachers, Postsecondary

Industries: Education & Training

Teach courses in forestry and conservation science. Includes both teachers primarily engaged in teaching and those who do a combination of teaching and research.

Education

Doctoral Degree

Average Salary

$99,130

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Atmospheric, Earth, Marine, and Space Sciences Teachers, Postsecondary

Industries: Education & Training

Teach courses in the physical sciences, except chemistry and physics. Includes both teachers primarily engaged in teaching, and those who do a combination of teaching and research.

Education

Doctoral Degree

Average Salary

$98,260

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Chemistry Teachers, Postsecondary

Industries: Education & Training

Teach courses pertaining to the chemical and physical properties and compositional changes of substances. Work may include instruction in the methods of qualitative and quantitative chemical analysis. Includes both teachers primarily engaged in teaching, and those who do a combination of teaching and research.

Education

Doctoral Degree

Average Salary

$76,170

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Environmental Science Teachers, Postsecondary

Industries: Education & Training

Teach courses in environmental science. Includes both teachers primarily engaged in teaching and those who do a combination of teaching and research.

Education

Doctoral Degree

Average Salary

$86,000

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Physics Teachers, Postsecondary

Industries: Education & Training

Teach courses pertaining to the laws of matter and energy. Includes both teachers primarily engaged in teaching and those who do a combination of teaching and research.

Education

Doctoral Degree

Average Salary

$97,150

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Anthropology and Archeology Teachers, Postsecondary

Industries: Education & Training

Teach courses in anthropology or archeology. Includes both teachers primarily engaged in teaching and those who do a combination of teaching and research.

Education

Doctoral Degree

Average Salary

$80,100

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Area, Ethnic, and Cultural Studies Teachers, Postsecondary

Industries: Education & Training

Teach courses pertaining to the culture and development of an area, an ethnic group, or any other group, such as Latin American studies, women's studies, or urban affairs. Includes both teachers primarily engaged in teaching and those who do a combination of teaching and research.

Education

Doctoral Degree

Average Salary

$73,210

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Economics Teachers, Postsecondary

Industries: Education & Training

Teach courses in economics. Includes both teachers primarily engaged in teaching and those who do a combination of teaching and research.

Education

Doctoral Degree

Average Salary

$110,560

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Geography Teachers, Postsecondary

Industries: Education & Training

Teach courses in geography. Includes both teachers primarily engaged in teaching and those who do a combination of teaching and research.

Education

Doctoral Degree

Average Salary

$88,810

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Political Science Teachers, Postsecondary

Industries: Education & Training

Teach courses in political science, international affairs, and international relations. Includes both teachers primarily engaged in teaching and those who do a combination of teaching and research.

Education

Doctoral Degree

Average Salary

$85,120

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Psychology Teachers, Postsecondary

Industries: Education & Training

Teach courses in psychology, such as child, clinical, and developmental psychology, and psychological counseling. Includes both teachers primarily engaged in teaching and those who do a combination of teaching and research.

Education

Doctoral Degree

Average Salary

$69,260

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Sociology Teachers, Postsecondary

Industries: Education & Training

Teach courses in sociology. Includes both teachers primarily engaged in teaching and those who do a combination of teaching and research.

Education

Doctoral Degree

Average Salary

$82,230

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Health Specialties Teachers, Postsecondary

Industries: Education & Training

Teach courses in health specialties, in fields such as dentistry, laboratory technology, medicine, pharmacy, public health, therapy, and veterinary medicine.

Education

Doctoral Degree

Average Salary

$131,440

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Nursing Instructors and Teachers, Postsecondary

Industries: Education & Training

Demonstrate and teach patient care in classroom and clinical units to nursing students. Includes both teachers primarily engaged in teaching and those who do a combination of teaching and research.

Education

Masters Degree

Average Salary

$77,040

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Education Teachers, Postsecondary

Industries: Education & Training

Teach courses pertaining to education, such as counseling, curriculum, guidance, instruction, teacher education, and teaching English as a second language. Includes both teachers primarily engaged in teaching and those who do a combination of teaching and research.

Education

Doctoral Degree

Average Salary

$72,890

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Library Science Teachers, Postsecondary

Industries: Education & Training

Teach courses in library science. Includes both teachers primarily engaged in teaching and those who do a combination of teaching and research.

Education

Doctoral Degree

Average Salary

$72,000

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Criminal Justice and Law Enforcement Teachers, Postsecondary

Industries: Education & Training

Teach courses in criminal justice, corrections, and law enforcement administration. Includes both teachers primarily engaged in teaching and those who do a combination of teaching and research.

Education

Doctoral Degree

Average Salary

$64,210

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Law Teachers, Postsecondary

Industries: Education & Training

Teach courses in law. Includes both teachers primarily engaged in teaching and those who do a combination of teaching and research.

Education

Doctoral Degree

Average Salary

$118,900

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Social Work Teachers, Postsecondary

Industries: Education & Training

Teach courses in social work. Includes both teachers primarily engaged in teaching and those who do a combination of teaching and research.

Education

Doctoral Degree

Average Salary

$67,000

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Art, Drama, and Music Teachers, Postsecondary

Industries: Education & Training

Teach courses in drama, music, and the arts including fine and applied art, such as painting and sculpture, or design and crafts. Includes both teachers primarily engaged in teaching and those who do a combination of teaching and research.

Education

Masters Degree

Average Salary

$78,890

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Communications Teachers, Postsecondary

Industries: Education & Training

Teach courses in communications, such as organizational communications, public relations, radio/television broadcasting, and journalism. Includes both teachers primarily engaged in teaching and those who do a combination of teaching and research.

Education

Doctoral Degree

Average Salary

$84,640

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English Language and Literature Teachers, Postsecondary

Industries: Education & Training

Teach courses in English language and literature, including linguistics and comparative literature. Includes both teachers primarily engaged in teaching and those who do a combination of teaching and research.

Education

Masters Degree

Average Salary

$67,430

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Foreign Language and Literature Teachers, Postsecondary

Industries: Education & Training

Teach languages and literature courses in languages other than English. Includes teachers of American Sign Language (ASL). Includes both teachers primarily engaged in teaching and those who do a combination of teaching and research.

Education

Masters Degree

Average Salary

$64,620

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History Teachers, Postsecondary

Industries: Education & Training

Teach courses in human history and historiography. Includes both teachers primarily engaged in teaching and those who do a combination of teaching and research.

Education

Doctoral Degree

Average Salary

$65,800

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Philosophy and Religion Teachers, Postsecondary

Industries: Education & Training

Teach courses in philosophy, religion, and theology. Includes both teachers primarily engaged in teaching and those who do a combination of teaching and research.

Education

Doctoral Degree

Average Salary

$72,880

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Graduate Teaching Assistants

Industries: Education & Training

Assist faculty or other instructional staff in postsecondary institutions by performing teaching or teaching-related duties, such as teaching lower level courses, developing teaching materials, preparing and giving examinations, and grading examinations or papers. Graduate teaching assistants must be enrolled in a graduate school program. Graduate assistants who primarily perform non-teaching duties, such as research, should be reported in the occupational category related to the work performed.

Education

Bachelors Degree

Average Salary

$39,750

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Home Economics Teachers, Postsecondary

Industries: Education & Training

Teach courses in childcare, family relations, finance, nutrition, and related subjects pertaining to home management. Includes both teachers primarily engaged in teaching and those who do a combination of teaching and research.

Education

Masters Degree

Average Salary

$74,570

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Recreation and Fitness Studies Teachers, Postsecondary

Industries: Education & Training

Teach courses pertaining to recreation, leisure, and fitness studies, including exercise physiology and facilities management. Includes both teachers primarily engaged in teaching and those who do a combination of teaching and research.

Education

Doctoral Degree

Average Salary

$48,040

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Vocational Education Teachers, Postsecondary

Industries: Education & Training

Teach or instruct vocational or occupational subjects at the postsecondary level (but at less than the baccalaureate) to students who have graduated or left high school. Includes correspondence school, industrial, and commercial instructors; and adult education teachers and instructors who prepare persons to operate industrial machinery and equipment and transportation and communications equipment. Teaching may take place in public or private schools whose primary business is education or in a school associated with an organization whose primary business is other than education.

Education

Post Secondary Certificate

Average Salary

$52,870

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Preschool Teachers, Except Special Education

Industries: Education & Training

Instruct preschool-aged children in activities designed to promote social, physical, and intellectual growth needed for primary school in preschool, day care center, or other child development facility. May be required to hold State certification.

Education

Some College Courses

Average Salary

$27,850

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Kindergarten Teachers, Except Special Education

Industries: Education & Training

Teach elemental natural and social science, personal hygiene, music, art, and literature to kindergarten students. Promote physical, mental, and social development. May be required to hold State certification.

Education

Bachelors Degree

Average Salary

$42,350

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Elementary School Teachers, Except Special Education

Industries: Education & Training

Teach students basic academic, social, and other formative skills in public or private schools at the elementary level.

Education

Bachelors Degree

Average Salary

$42,730

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Middle School Teachers, Except Special and Career/Technical Education

Industries: Education & Training

Teach students in one or more subjects in public or private schools at the middle, intermediate, or junior high level, which falls between elementary and senior high school as defined by applicable laws and regulations.

Education

Bachelors Degree

Average Salary

$42,830

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Career/Technical Education Teachers, Middle School

Industries: Education & Training

Teach occupational, career and technical, or vocational subjects in public or private schools at the middle, intermediate, or junior high level, which falls between elementary and senior high school as defined by applicable laws and regulations.

Education

Bachelors Degree

Average Salary

$41,450

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Secondary School Teachers, Except Special and Career/Technical Education

Industries: Education & Training

Teach students in one or more subjects, such as English, mathematics, or social studies at the secondary level in public or private schools. May be designated according to subject matter specialty.

Education

Bachelors Degree

Average Salary

$48,020

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Career/Technical Education Teachers, Secondary School

Industries: Education & Training

Teach occupational, career and technical, or vocational subjects at the secondary school level in public or private schools.

Education

Bachelors Degree

Average Salary

$49,050

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Special Education Teachers, Kindergarten and Elementary School

Industries: Education & Training

Teach elementary school subjects to educationally and physically handicapped students. Includes teachers who specialize and work with audibly and visually handicapped students and those who teach basic academic and life processes skills to the mentally impaired.

Education

Bachelors Degree

Average Salary

$44,420

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Special Education Teachers, Middle School

Industries: Education & Training

Teach middle school subjects to educationally and physically handicapped students. Includes teachers who specialize and work with audibly and visually handicapped students and those who teach basic academic and life processes skills to the mentally impaired.

Education

Bachelors Degree

Average Salary

$41,870

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Special Education Teachers, Secondary School

Industries: Education & Training

Teach secondary school subjects to educationally and physically handicapped students. Includes teachers who specialize and work with audibly and visually handicapped students and those who teach basic academic and life processes skills to the mentally impaired.

Education

Bachelors Degree

Average Salary

$51,030

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Adapted Physical Education Specialists

Industries: Education & Training

Provide individualized physical education instruction or services to children, youth, or adults with exceptional physical needs due to gross motor developmental delays or other impairments.

Education

Bachelors Degree

Average Salary

$47,340

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Adult Basic and Secondary Education and Literacy Teachers and Instructors

Industries: Education & Training

Teach or instruct out-of-school youths and adults in remedial education classes, preparatory classes for the General Educational Development test, literacy, or English as a Second Language. Teaching may or may not take place in a traditional educational institution.

Education

Masters Degree

Average Salary

$52,140

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Self-Enrichment Education Teachers

Industries: Education & Training

Teach or instruct courses other than those that normally lead to an occupational objective or degree. Courses may include self-improvement, nonvocational, and nonacademic subjects. Teaching may or may not take place in a traditional educational institution.

Education

High School Diploma

Average Salary

$37,970

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Tutors

Industries: Education & Training

Provide non-classroom, academic instruction to students on an individual or small-group basis for proactive or remedial purposes.

Education

Bachelors Degree

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Archivists

Industries: Education & Training

Appraise, edit, and direct safekeeping of permanent records and historically valuable documents. Participate in research activities based on archival materials.

Education

Masters Degree

Average Salary

$44,120

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Curators

Industries: Education & Training

Administer collections, such as artwork, collectibles, historic items, or scientific specimens of museums or other institutions. May conduct instructional, research, or public service activities of institution.

Education

Doctoral Degree

Average Salary

$53,650

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Museum Technicians and Conservators

Industries: Education & Training

Restore, maintain, or prepare objects in museum collections for storage, research, or exhibit. May work with specimens such as fossils, skeletal parts, or botanicals; or artifacts, textiles, or art. May identify and record objects or install and arrange them in exhibits. Includes book or document conservators.

Education

Masters Degree

Average Salary

$40,950

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Librarians

Industries: Education & Training

Administer libraries and perform related library services. Work in a variety of settings, including public libraries, educational institutions, museums, corporations, government agencies, law firms, non-profit organizations, and healthcare providers. Tasks may include selecting, acquiring, cataloguing, classifying, circulating, and maintaining library materials; and furnishing reference, bibliographical, and readers' advisory services. May perform in-depth, strategic research, and synthesize, analyze, edit, and filter information. May set up or work with databases and information systems to catalogue and access information.

Education

Masters Degree

Average Salary

$46,480

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Library Technicians

Industries: Education & Training

Assist librarians by helping readers in the use of library catalogs, databases, and indexes to locate books and other materials; and by answering questions that require only brief consultation of standard reference. Compile records; sort and shelve books or other media; remove or repair damaged books or other media; register patrons; and check materials in and out of the circulation process. Replace materials in shelving area (stacks) or files. Includes bookmobile drivers who assist with providing services in mobile libraries.

Education

Bachelors Degree

Average Salary

$33,660

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Audio-Visual and Multimedia Collections Specialists

Industries: Education & Training

Prepare, plan, and operate multimedia teaching aids for use in education. May record, catalogue, and file materials.

Education

Bachelors Degree

Average Salary

$46,930

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Farm and Home Management Advisors

Industries: Education & Training

Advise, instruct, and assist individuals and families engaged in agriculture, agricultural-related processes, or home economics activities. Demonstrate procedures and apply research findings to solve problems; and instruct and train in product development, sales, and the use of machinery and equipment to promote general welfare. Includes county agricultural agents, feed and farm management advisors, home economists, and extension service advisors.

Education

Masters Degree

Average Salary

$54,830

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Instructional Coordinators

Industries: Education & Training

Develop instructional material, coordinate educational content, and incorporate current technology in specialized fields that provide guidelines to educators and instructors for developing curricula and conducting courses. Includes educational consultants and specialists, and instructional material directors.

Education

Masters Degree

Average Salary

$53,000

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Instructional Designers and Technologists

Industries: Education & Training

Develop instructional materials and products and assist in the technology-based redesign of courses. Assist faculty in learning about, becoming proficient in, and applying instructional technology.

Education

Masters Degree

Average Salary

$53,000

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Teacher Assistants

Industries: Education & Training

Perform duties that are instructional in nature or deliver direct services to students or parents. Serve in a position for which a teacher has ultimate responsibility for the design and implementation of educational programs and services.

Education

Some College Courses

Average Salary

$24,830

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Coaches and Scouts

Industries: Education & Training

Instruct or coach groups or individuals in the fundamentals of sports. Demonstrate techniques and methods of participation. May evaluate athletes' strengths and weaknesses as possible recruits or to improve the athletes' technique to prepare them for competition. Those required to hold teaching degrees should be reported in the appropriate teaching category.

Education

Bachelors Degree

Average Salary

$35,950

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Interpreters and Translators

Industries: Education & Training

Interpret oral or sign language, or translate written text from one language into another.

Education

Bachelors Degree

Average Salary

$48,730

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