Architecture and Construction Teachers: Salary, career path, job outlook, education and more

In most states, teachers in middle and high schools teach one subject within the 16 major career fields, also known as Career Clusters®. For example, the Career Cluster known as architecture and construction includes instruction in designing, planning, managing, building, and maintaining structures.
Education Required
Career and technical education teachers generally need a bachelor’s degree in the field they teach, such as agriculture, engineering, or computer science.
Job Outlook
The projected percent change in employment from 2016 to 2026: 4% (Slower than average)
(The average growth rate for all occupations is 7 percent.)
Advancement
Experienced teachers can advance to become mentors and lead teachers, helping less experienced teachers to improve their teaching skills.
Licenses/Certifications
States may require career and technical education teachers in public schools to be licensed or certified. Requirements for certification or licensure vary by state, but generally involve the following:
Median pay: How much do Career and Technical Education Teachers make?
$54,020 Annual Salary

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