Teacher

Mia Trively

3 Tasks

  • High school teachers help students prepare for life after graduation
  • Kindergarten school teachers prepare students by basic subjects such as math and reading.
  • Middle school teachers help students build on the fundamentals they learned in elementary school and prepare them for the more difficult curriculum they will face in high school.

3 Skills

  • Bachelor's degree
  • Internship/residency
  • State-issued certification or license

Minmum education

  • Bachelor's degree
  • State-issued certification or license

Median Wages

High School- $55,050

Middle School- $53,430

Elementary School- $53,090

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Job Outlook

Employment of high school teachers is projected to grow 6 percent from 2012 to 2022, slower than the average for all occupations. Overall growth is expected due to declines in student-to-teacher ratios and increases in enrollment. However, employment growth will vary by region.