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Life As a Teacher or Instructor

Career Description All teachers and instructors not listed separately.

Other Teacher Job Titles

  • Visiting Teacher
  • Environmental Educator
  • Special Education Teacher for Adults with Disabilities
  • Extension Work Instructor
  • Autism Tutor

Are There Job Opportunities for Teachers?

In 2016, there was an estimated number of 993,900 jobs in the United States for Teacher or Instructor. New jobs are being produced at a rate of 9.9% which is above the national average. The Bureau of Labor Statistics predicts 97,900 new jobs for Teacher or Instructor by 2026. Due to new job openings and attrition, there will be an average of 122,200 job openings in this field each year.

Forecasted Number of Jobs for Teachers in U.S.

The states with the most job growth for Teacher are Utah, Nevada, and Texas. Watch out if you plan on working in Maine, Vermont, or Connecticut. These states have the worst job growth for this type of profession.


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