Career/Technical Education Teachers, Middle School

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What do they do?

Teach occupational, career and technical, or vocational subjects in public or private schools at the middle, intermediate, or junior high level, which falls between elementary and senior high school as defined by applicable laws and regulations.

Also known as:

Agriscience Technology Instructor (Agriculture Science Technology Instructor), Business Education Teacher, Business Teacher, Career and Technology Education Teacher (CTE Teacher), Career Discovery Teacher, Computer Discovery Teacher, Computer Teacher, Computer Technology Teacher, Family and Consumer Sciences Teacher (FACS Teacher), Home Economics Teacher, Industrial Arts Teacher, Industrial Technology Teacher, Middle School Family and Consumer Science Teacher (Middle School FACS Teacher), Middle School Teacher, Teacher, Technology Education Teacher (Tech Ed Teacher), Technology Lab Teacher, Technology Teacher, Vocational Teacher

Typical Wages

Annual wages for Career/Technical Education Teachers, Middle School in United States

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Projected Growth Rate

Employment of Career/Technical Education Teachers, Middle School is projected to show little or no change from 2018 to 2028.

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Projected Employment

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    Ranks #25 in job growth rate
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    Ranks #7 in net job growth

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Education Level

  • Doctorate or Professional Degree (4.1%)
  • Master's degree (47.2%)
  • Bachelor's degree (43.6%)
  • Associate's degree (2.2%)
  • Some college, no degree (2.9%)
  • High school diploma equivalent (0%)
  • Less than high school diploma (0%)

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Skills

People in this career often have these skills:

  • Speaking - Talking to others to convey information effectively.
  • Reading Comprehension - Understanding written sentences and paragraphs in work related documents.
  • Active Listening - Giving full attention to what other people are saying, taking time to understand the points being made, asking questions as appropriate, and not interrupting at inappropriate times.
  • Learning Strategies - Selecting and using training/instructional methods and procedures appropriate for the situation when learning or teaching new things.
  • Instructing - Teaching others how to do something.
  • Critical Thinking - Using logic and reasoning to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions or approaches to problems.
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Knowledge

People in this career often know a lot about:

  • English Language - Knowledge of the structure and content of the English language including the meaning and spelling of words, rules of composition, and grammar.
  • Education and Training - Knowledge of principles and methods for curriculum and training design, teaching and instruction for individuals and groups, and the measurement of training effects.
  • Psychology - Knowledge of human behavior and performance; individual differences in ability, personality, and interests; learning and motivation; psychological research methods; and the assessment and treatment of behavioral and affective disorders.
  • Computers and Electronics - Knowledge of circuit boards, processors, chips, electronic equipment, and computer hardware and software, including applications and programming.
  • Clerical - Knowledge of administrative and clerical procedures and systems such as word processing, managing files and records, stenography and transcription, designing forms, and other office procedures and terminology.
  • Administration and Management - Knowledge of business and management principles involved in strategic planning, resource allocation, human resources modeling, leadership technique, production methods, and coordination of people and resources.
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Abilities

People in this career often have talent in:

  • Oral Expression - The ability to communicate information and ideas in speaking so others will understand.
  • Oral Comprehension - The ability to listen to and understand information and ideas presented through spoken words and sentences.
  • Written Comprehension - The ability to read and understand information and ideas presented in writing.
  • Speech Clarity - The ability to speak clearly so others can understand you.
  • Written Expression - The ability to communicate information and ideas in writing so others will understand.
  • Deductive Reasoning - The ability to apply general rules to specific problems to produce answers that make sense.
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Activities: what you might do in a day

People in this career often do these activities:

  • Apply multiple teaching methods.
  • Set up classroom materials or equipment.
  • Modify teaching methods or materials to accommodate student needs.
  • Establish rules or policies governing student behavior.
  • Develop instructional objectives.
  • Encourage students.
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This page includes data from:

O*NET OnLine Career data: O*NET 24.3 Database by the U.S. Department of Labor, Employment and Training Administration (“USDOL/ETA”). Used under the CC BY 4.0 license. O*NET® is a trademark of USDOL/ETA

Occupation statistics: USDOL U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics Occupational Employment Statistics

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