Most high school teachers work in either public or private schools. Some teach in public, magnet and charter schools. Others teach in private, religious or secular schools.
The Bachelor’s degree has student teaching assignments. Junior students tutor students in math and or reading as part of coursework. Student teaching and tutoring placements occur in local schools and child care centers.
The demand for high school teachers is expected to rise 5% from 2021 to 2031, an increase of 48,700 jobs.
The average median wage for a high school teacher is $61,820.
*Bureau of Labor Statistics