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Education & Training

Military education jobs can include teachers, professors, advisors, and professional trainers.

There are 4 military careers in this industry

Explore stories from service members who have Education & Training careers
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Military Career Counseling / Retention Specialists

Career counseling/retention specialists provide military personnel with consultation and guidance on career exploration by reviewing their interests, education, strengths, and abilities. They support the development and implementation of career information programs and they are responsible for collecting and analyzing retention and attrition data. They provide service members with guidance and motivation in maximizing their career potential, and they provide counseling to transitioning or retiring personnel.

  • Median Salary:$77,750
  • Most Common Education: Master's Degree

Military Education Administrators

Education administrators manage personnel development programs and determine training requirements, including program design and execution. They direct the development of learning objectives and lesson plans and oversee all aspects of instructional programs from designing course content to training implementation.

  • Median Salary:$81,203
  • Most Common Education: Master's Degree

Military Interpreters and Translators

Interpreters and translators are responsible for training military personnel in foreign language familiarization and foreign cultural awareness. They perform written translations and they identify, translate, and summarize communications. They utilize foreign language skills, including knowledge of grammar and vocabulary, to collect and analyze intelligence information.

  • Median Salary:$79,476
  • Most Common Education: Bachelor's degree

Military Professors and Instructors

The work of a professor and instructor is multi-faceted. Professors and instructors are tasked with the design and delivery of instruction in the classroom. They spend their time teaching, conducting research, and supporting their students in a variety of academic and vocational subjects related to their military occupations. Some specialize by functional area.

  • Median Salary:$83,617
  • Most Common Education: Doctoral degree