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Career / Technical Education Teachers, Postsecondary

General Information

Description

Teach vocational courses intended to provide occupational training below the baccalaureate level in subjects such as construction, mechanics/repair, manufacturing, transportation, or cosmetology, primarily to students who have graduated from or left high school. Teaching takes place in public or private schools whose primary business is academic or vocational education.

Workplace at a Glance

What you can expect to experience while on the job

  • Responsibility
  • Exposure to job hazards
  • Physical activity
  • Decision making
  • Repetitiveness
  • Level of competition
  • Time pressure

Industry areas

  • Education & Training

Job Outlook

Projected Job Growth (2022 - 2032)
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Salary

Average Salary

Salary

$59,840

State-by-state Salary

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$97,010
$29,970
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Education & Interests

Most Common Education Levels

People in this career achieve this level of education.

  • Associate's degree 42%
  • Bachelor's degree 20%
  • Post-secondary certificate 16%
  • Master's degree 7%
  • Some college 6%
  • Doctoral degree 4%
  • High school 2%
  • Post baccalaureate 0%
  • Less than high school 0%
  • Post-doctoral training 0%
  • Post-master's certificate 0%
  • First professional degree 0%

PERSONALITY CHARACTERISTICS

You may find this career fulfilling if you consider yourself to be:

  • Social — You have an interest in helping, teaching, advising, assisting or providing service to others.
  • Realistic — You have an interest in physically working with equipment, materials or structures.

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Skills at a Glance

Skills helpful in this career

  • Verbal skills
  • Critical thinking & problem solving
  • Equipment operation & maintenance
  • Math & science skills
  • Technology design & control
  • Leadership

Knowledge

  • Education and Training
  • Customer and Personal Service
  • Mechanical
  • Mathematics
  • English Language

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