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Life As a Teacher

Occupation Description All teachers and instructors not listed separately.

  • Autism Tutor
  • Lecturer
  • Bilingual Trainer
  • Extension Work Instructor
  • Consumer Education Specialist

Are There Job Opportunities for Teachers?

In the United States, there were 993,900 jobs for Teachers in 2016.

New jobs are being produced at a rate of 9.9% which is lower than average. The Bureau of Labor Statistics predicts 98,000 new jobs for Teachers by 2026. The BLS estimates 122,200 yearly job openings in this field per year.

Forecasted Number of Jobs for Teachers in U.S.

The states with the most job growth for Teachers are Texas, California, and New York.

Watch out if you plan on working in Vermont, Maine, or Alaska. These states have the worst job growth for this type of profession.

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