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Education and Child Development Sector

Remember your favorite teacher? Remember how that teacher influenced your life? With a large number of employees predicted to retire from education, child development, and family services in the next decade, a wealth of career opportunities will be available. You might be able to affect others as your favorite teacher affected you. If you enjoy teaching children from preschool to high school, or you want to be a college professor, this sector is for you. Jobs are available for all levels of education. Training combines classroom instruction with hands-on community work experience.


Courses offered by CTEP

6245 - Perspectives in Education

6249 - Careers in Education



Labor Market: Education and Child Development Sector

Title EmployedIncome
Biological Science Teachers, Postsecondary 142 102,900
Criminal Justice and Law Enforcement Teachers, Postsecondary 26 83,700
Elementary School Teachers, Except Special Education 3,248 69,400
Health Specialties Teachers, Postsecondary 477 111,700
Law Teachers, Postsecondary 33 117,000
Mathematical Science Teachers, Postsecondary 135 93,000
Middle School Teachers, Except Special and Career/Technical Education 1,508 66,900
Nursing Instructors and Teachers, Postsecondary 93 86,600
Secondary School Teachers, Except Special and Career/Technical Education 2,280 66,500
Social Sciences Teachers, Postsecondary, All Other 26 98,400
Special Education Teachers, All Other 98 65,200
Special Education Teachers, Preschool 65 69,800