Secondary School Teachers

Instruct through lectures, discussions, and demonstrations in one or more subjects, such as English, mathematics, or social studies. Prepare materials and classrooms for class activities. Establish and enforce rules for behavior and procedures for maintaining order among students. Establish clear objectives for all lessons, units, and projects and communicate those objectives to students. Adapt teaching methods and instructional materials to meet students’ varying needs and interests.

The Facts

Median ANNUAL EARNINGS

$61,500

Median Annual Earnings
are the midpoint earned
by 50 percent of workers
who are the lowest paid
and 50 percent of workers
who are the highest paid
in a particular occupation.

Jobs

1,837

Jobs are any position in
which a worker provides
labor in exchange for
monetary compensation
(note: one individual may
hold multiple jobs).

Average Annual Earnings

$61,164

Average Annual Earnings
are determined by
dividing the total earnings
for the occupation by the
number of jobs in the
occupation.

*Earnings include base rate plus commission and tips in some occupations.
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