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Military Military-Specific / Tactical Professors and Instructors

Military Career

General Information

Description

Military-specific/tactical training professors and instructors develop and conduct training related to topics such as nuclear weapons, military art and science, weapons and tactics, indoctrination, and naval science. For example, weapons and tactics instructors train aviation personnel in the weapons systems that are employed in a total threat environment. This training is conducted in coordination with ground and other aviation units. Likewise, nuclear weapons instructors conduct classes, lectures, demonstrations, and seminars that deal with various kinds of nuclear weapons. 

Work Environment

Military-specific/tactical professors and instructors usually work in classrooms and lecture halls.

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

Comparable Industries

  • Business Management & Administration
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Military Outlook

Service Branches

Jobs in this career field may be available in other service branches. Call or email a particular branch for more info.

Military Status

  • Officer
    • Managerial/professional
    • College degree required

Military Workforce

Military-Specific / Tactical Professors and Instructors in the Military

49,460

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Salary

Average Salary

$88,432

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Education

Most Common Education Levels

People in this career achieve this level of education.

  • Bachelor's degree 78%
  • High school 8%
  • Associate's degree 8%
  • Some college 4%
  • Master's degree 0%
  • Doctoral degree 0%
  • Post baccalaureate 0%
  • Less than high school 0%
  • Post-doctoral training 0%
  • Post-master's certificate 0%
  • First professional degree 0%
  • Post-secondary certificate 0%

Military training

Officers typically enter the Military after they have completed a four-year college degree; enlisted service members can transition to officer positions through a variety of pathways and earn a degree while serving. Military-specific/tactical professors and instructors are subject matter experts in their field. Job training for military-specific/tactical professors and instructors primarily consists of on-the-job learning in various training environments, and through receiving advanced civilian/industry certifications and licenses (credentials), which may require additional education, training, or experience. Like other officers, they complete a comprehensive training program covering responsibilities, military structure and etiquette, traditions, and leadership development.  

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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
  • English Language
  • Personnel and Human Resources
  • Administrative

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