January/February 2014
YOUR CAREER | Education Career Trends for 2014

Career Trends: Education in 2014


Analysts anticipate modest job growth coupled with slow salary increases.


10 MOST WANTED EDUCATION EMPLOYEES

JOB TITLE / VOLUME

1

Preschool teachers, except special education

2

Teacher assistants

3

Elementary school teachers, except special education

4

Secondary school teachers, except special and career/technical education

5

Teachers and instructors, all other

6

Middle school teachers, except special and career/technical education

7

Instructional coordinators

8

Special education teachers, kindergarten and elementary school

9

Special education teachers, secondary school

10

Tutors

Source: Wanted Analytics

High-demand jobs in higher education

VOLUME OF JOBS IN HIGHER EDUCATION

1

Vocational education teachers, postsecondary

2

Health specialties teachers, postsecondary

3

Nursing instructors and teachers, postsecondary

4

Business teachers, postsecondary

5

Engineering teachers, postsecondary

Source: Wanted Analytics

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Top-paying jobs in education

The Bureau of Labor Statistics reports that the highest-paying education jobs are in higher education.

POST SECONDARY POSITIONS

1. Law teachers

2. Health specialties teachers

3. Engineering teachers

4. Education administrators

5. Economics teachers

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TOP STATES FOR TEACHERS

California leads the country in the number of elementary and secondary education teacher want ads according to data from Wanted Analytics, which analyzed the number of job openings nationwide in November, 2013.

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