Substitute Teachers (short-term)
What Self-enrichment education teachers Do
Teach students on a short-term basis as a temporary replacement for a regular classroom teacher, typically using the regular teacher's lesson plan. Excludes long-term substitute teachers who perform all the duties of a regular teacher.
Substitute teacher Salaries
- 2020 employment: 536,900
- May 2021 median annual wage: $30,100
Job Outlook for Substitute teachers
Projected employment change, 2020-30:
- Number of new jobs: 67,800
- Growth rate: 13 percent (Faster than average)
How to Become a Substitute teacher
Education and training:
- Typical entry-level education: Bachelor's degree
- Work experience in a related occupation: None
- Typical on-the-job training: None
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