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You can’t put a dollar value on the biggest perk of a job in education: watching students grow, learn and achieve.

Whether you take an elementary education job, a K-12 teaching job, a high school teaching job or a postsecondary education job, you’ll plan lessons, lead classes, figure out how to best impart information to your students, grade student work and get your pupils ready to move on to the next level.

Some teachers choose to focus their work in education on a specialty, such as special education, English as a second language (ESL) or school counseling.

Education Job Market

The outlook for jobs in education is mixed. Some factors are fueling increases in the number of teacher job openings, while others are reducing job opportunities in education:

  • Baby Boomers are reaching the end of their education careers. As they retire, teaching jobs will open for younger workers.
  • Enrollment is increasing in the South and West, but falling in the Northeast.
  • State and local governments fund schools and teacher salaries. The recession has forced budget cuts and teacher layoffs.
  • Some jobs are hard to fill, including those for math, chemistry, physics, ESL and special-education teachers.

Elementary education, special-education and postsecondary education jobs will grow the most -- 17 percent between 2010 and 2020, the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) says. High school teaching jobs will grow at the slower rate of 7 percent.

Education Salaries

Salaries in education vary based on student ages and the teacher’s specialty skills: According to the BLS:

  • Kindergarten teachers’ median salary was $49,520 in 2011.
  • Elementary school teachers’ median salary was $52,840 in 2011.
  • Middle school teachers’ median salary was $53,130 in 2011.
  • High school teachers’ median salary was $54,270 in 2011.
  • Postsecondary teachers’ median salary was $62,050 in 2010.
  • Special-education teachers’ median salary was $53,220 in 2010.


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Springer School and Center's Receptionist establishes a welcoming atmosphere for students, families, and visitors. Responsibilities include greeting visitors, answering phone calls, daily administrative tasks, and support of organization wide projects. Qualifications: 5 years or more receptionist experience; Associate's Degree; excellent communication skills; proficiency in word processing and dat...
Universal Health Services, Inc. (UHS) is one of the nation's largest and most respected health care management companies, operating through its subsidiaries acute care hospitals, behavioral health facilities and ambulatory centers nationwide. Founded in 1978, UHS subsidiaries now have more than 65,000 employees. The UHS business strategy is to build or purchase health care properties in rapidly gr...
Joel Barlow High School Redding, CT, 06896
Education, Substitute Teachers * Joel Barlow High School, Redding. Must have a BA. Submit cover letter and resume to Carol Miller, JBHS 100 Black Rock Turnpike Redding Ct 06896...
GP Strategies Corporation (NYSE: GPX) is a global performance improvement solutions provider of training, eLearning solutions, management consulting and engineering services. GP Strategies’ solutions improve the effectiveness of organizations by delivering innovative and superior training, consulting and business improvement services, customized to meet the specific needs of its clients. Clients i...
Teacher Assistants (Childcare) Unity House of Troy, Inc., a non-profit multi-service agency dedicated to enhancing the lives of people in need, has openings for part time and full time Teaching Assistants in our Children and Youth Services program. Must enjoy working with children ages 6 weeks to age 5 and be patient and flexible. Requirements include a HS diploma, classes or experience in early c...
SPECIAL EDUCATION TEACHER Unity House of Troy, Inc., a non-profit multi service agency dedicated to enhancing the lives of people in need has an opening for a special education teacher in our Children and Youth Services Program. This program provides early intervention and pre-school special education services. Responsibilities include providing special education services to children that are in k...
Continuing Medical Education Director Job Opening #12826 MU Extension and the MU School of Medicine seeks a collaborative, innovative, and visionary leader to manage and grow the Continuing Medical Education (CME) efforts to improve healthcare in Missouri and beyond. Position requires traveling w/overnight stay. Master’s degree (PhD preferred) and five or more years of experience demonstrating suc...
JOB SUMMARY: Plans and implements activities that promote the social, physical and intellectual growth of children. Responsible for the care, hygiene, learning and developmental activities, specialized programs, and redirection of children covering infant/toddler, pre-school and kindergarten age groups. Communicates directly with parents. Maintains classroom records, cleanliness and orderliness. K...
Director of Career Services Salary $90-110K Terrific opportunity with well-known Boston area University for experienced Career Services professional. Individual will plan and execute the strategy for employer services and relationships provided to students and alumni. Will partner with the Career Services team to create, cultivate, and develop relationships with organizations seeking talented grad...
Virginia Commonwealth University Richmond, VA
V I R G I N I A C O M M O N W E A L T H U N I V E R S I T Y Academic/Administrative Unit: Division of Strategic Enrollment Management Rank: Professional Faculty/Instructor Title: Director of Military Student Services Deadline: Open until filled Date Posted: July 25, 2014 Hire Date: September 10, 2014 Position Number: FAC780 Virginia Commonwealth University, one of the nation’s top research univers...
Central Virginia Community College Lynchburg, VA, 24501
Laid off? Wondering what’s Next? Maybe it’s time to think about a new career and get the education you need The new On Ramp Grant Program at CVCC can help! And, best of all, your training could be free! Dislocated Workers who may be eligible include • Laid off employees • Recent Service Members with an honorable discharge • Recipients of Unemployment Insurance • Failed small business owners • Disp...
C4 Benefits Group, Inc.​ recently merged with Trajan Insurance & Wealth Services.​ As we continue our growth both organically and via mergers/​acquisitions, our need for leaders is immediate.​ C4 Benefits Group, Inc.​ is now expanding in our Tampa, FL market and we need you! As we are in an enormous growth pattern, there are tremendous opportunities to launch and advance your life-long career.​ We...
Project Control Analyst McLean, VA Requisition ID: 1354 Travel: <25% Remote Work Option: No Job Description The Project Control Analyst (PCA) will contribute to multiple projects which includes development of project control plans. The Analyst will ensure required resources and effective processes are in place to execute the project control plans. He or she will report/present project cost to mana...
EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR The Viscardi Center is a Long Island-based, non-profit organization that provides a lifespan of services that educate, employ, and empower children and adults with disabilities. Our position of Executive Director is a newly created, executive management position within one of our subsidiaries, Abilities, Inc. The position is responsible for: · Providing strategic leadership to p...
Job ID: 9331 Position Description: This position can also be filled in Dallas, TX, Denver/Lone Tree, CO, Salt Lake City/Layton, UT and Wyomissing, PA. General Summary: Responsible for working closely with departmental subject matter experts (SMEs) to develop technical course content and learning activities for employees. Essential Duties and Responsibilities: • Rapidly develops innovative, interac...
Mayfield CSD Mayfield, NY
ADMINISTRATIVE VACANCY MAYFIELD JR/SR HIGH SCHOOL 2014-2015 ASSISTANT PRINCIPAL Salary $65K to $72K 216-day work year. Cover letter, resume, reference names with telephone number, copies of unofficial transcripts and certificate(s) due by Aug 12 to: Superintendent Mayfield CSD 27 School Street Mayfield NY 12117...
Company Confidential Observatory, PA, 15214
School Principal Position Penn Hills area 7:00 a.m. – 3:30 p.m. Monday – Friday with flexibility. The Principal provides leadership through the performance of administrative and supervisory responsibilities required for positive staff development, student care, and the effective operation of the school. 1. Monitor department progress regularly and provide reports as needed 2. Interviews, hires and...
Description Provide and supervise medical care, promote health maintenance and to provide health education to clients and staff. Manage the nursing staff for the Jersey City Star Program, which is a therapeutic psychiatric residential facility for adolescents and adults. Duties include but are not limited to * The coordination of staff schedule, maintaining compliance with state and JCAHO regulato...
Description Residential Clinician to provide individual assessments and individual, family and group therapy to children, and youth. Work in cooperation with residential team and other providers. Provide crises intervention and case management. A home-like environment where children and adolescents feel a sense of belonging as they recover from emotional, behavioral and mental health challenges. R...
Description Responsible for providing coverage as the nurse within various programs and residential facilities throughout the agency as assigned by the Northern Region SRT Director. Meet with Site Administrator of designee (who will supervise SRT Nurse) to review day's assignments. Provide medical care, promote health maintenance and to provide health education to clients. Requirements Current NJ...
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