Most education instructors list "classroom management," "special education," and "esl" as skills on their resumes. We go into more details on the most important education instructor responsibilities here:
After discovering the most helpful skills, we moved onto what kind of education might be helpful in becoming an education instructor. We found that 61.6% of education instructors have graduated with a bachelor's degree and 17.0% of people in this position have earned their master's degrees. While most education instructors have a college degree, you may find it's also true that generally it's possible to be successful in this career with only a high school degree. In fact, our research shows that one out of every eight education instructors were not college graduates.
The education instructors who went onto college to earn a more in-depth education generally studied business and education, while a small population of education instructors studied psychology and elementary education.
Once you're ready to become an education instructor, you should explore the companies that typically hire education instructors. According to education instructor resumes that we searched through, education instructors are hired the most by Pacific Architects and Engineers, STG International, and St. Luke's University Health Network. Currently, Pacific Architects and Engineers has 2 education instructor job openings, while there are 2 at STG International and 2 at St. Luke's University Health Network.
But if you're interested in companies where you might earn a high salary, education instructors tend to earn the biggest salaries at Trinity Health, St. Luke's University Health Network, and Chapin Hall Center For Children. Take Trinity Health for example. The median education instructor salary is $281,380. At St. Luke's University Health Network, education instructors earn an average of $278,112, while the average at Chapin Hall Center For Children is $275,914. You should take into consideration how difficult it might be to secure a job with one of these companies.
We also looked into companies who hire education instructors from the top 100 educational institutions in the U.S. The top three companies that hire the most from these institutions include Indiana University Northwest, ESL Federal Credit Union, and University of California Press.