It's your Education, It's your Future

Try EdAdvisor™ today! Your career options are just ahead.

Find your Perfect Career Path

Start Your Search here

FIND YOUR CAREER THROUGH

EdAdvisor




Browse Careers

Popular Career Searches

EdAdvisor

Advance your career with EdAdvisor. EdAdvisor gives you educational information to help you research jobs and find the right school for you in 3 easy steps!

  • Search

    Search among hundreds of careers.

  • Choose

    Choose your area of interest.

  • Explore

    Explore related Degree Programs.

Choose your option!

Explore Your Career Path Options

Career and Technical Education Teachers

Career and Technical Education Teachers
Quick Facts : Career and Technical Education Teachers*
2010 Median Pay$53,920
Entry Level EducationBachelor's degree
Work Experience in Related OccupationNone
Number of Jobs, 2012103,000
Job Outlook2% (Little or no change)
Employment Change2,300


Career and technical education teachers help students explore or prepare for certain professions. During their middle school or high school years they work on development for career-related and technical skills such as auto repair, healthcare, or culinary arts.

What Career and Technical Education Teachers Do

  • Coordinate their curriculum with local community colleges
  • Assess students to evaluate their abilities, strengths, and weaknesses
  • Grade students' assignments to monitor their progress
  • Communicate with parents about their student's progress
  • Advise student organizations related to career fields

Work Environment

Career and technical education teachers work in public and private schools. They generally work school hours, between 8 a.m. and 3 p.m. However, they also work nights and weekends to prepare lessons, grade papers, and advise student organizations. Most do not work during the summer.
Find a Related Degree >>

Job Outlook

Overall employment of career and technical education teachers is projected to experience little or no change from 2010 to 2020.
Find a Related Degree >>

Pay

The average salary of middle school career and technical education teachers was $51,470 in May 2010.
Find a Related Degree >>

Career and Technical Education Teachers*
Average Annual Salary, May 2010

Career and Technical Education Teachers

53920

Education Occupations

52556.0

All Jobs in the U.S.

52312.5223
Career and Technical Education Teachers*
Percent Change in Employment

Career and Technical Education Teachers

2.23301

Education Occupations

15.236553990840912

All Jobs in the U.S.

15.767561808929724

Becoming a Career and Technical Education Teachers

Public school teachers must have a state-issued certification or license. Requirements for certification vary by state. However, most states require the completion of a teacher preparation program and at least a bachelor's degree or extensive work experience.
Find a Related Degree >>

Similar Occupations

Go

Like this Job? Find a Degree


Start your journey with the right degree.
find a degree now!

FIND A DEGREE