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Secondary School Teachers, Except Special and Career/Technical Education

Teach students in one or more subjects, such as English, mathematics, or social studies at the secondary level in public or private schools. May be designated according to subject matter specialty.

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Skills Needed

81%

Instructing - Teaching others how to do something.

81%

Learning Strategies - Selecting and using training/instructional methods and procedures appropriate for the situation when learning or teaching new things.

78%

Speaking - Talking to others to convey information effectively.

72%

Active Listening - Giving full attention to what other people are saying, taking time to understand the points being made, asking questions as appropriate, and not interrupting at inappropriate times.

69%

Coordination - Adjusting actions in relation to others' actions.

69%

Critical Thinking - Using logic and reasoning to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions or approaches to problems.

66%

Writing - Communicating effectively in writing as appropriate for the needs of the audience.

66%

Reading Comprehension - Understanding written sentences and paragraphs in work related documents.

66%

Time Management - Managing one's own time and the time of others.

66%

Social Perceptiveness - Being aware of others' reactions and understanding why they react as they do.

66%

Judgment and Decision Making - Considering the relative costs and benefits of potential actions to choose the most appropriate one.

63%

Monitoring - Monitoring/Assessing performance of yourself, other individuals, or organizations to make improvements or take corrective action.

63%

Active Learning - Understanding the implications of new information for both current and future problem-solving and decision-making.

60%

Complex Problem Solving - Identifying complex problems and reviewing related information to develop and evaluate options and implement solutions.

6%

Repairing - Repairing machines or systems using the needed tools.

6%

Operation and Control - Controlling operations of equipment or systems.

56%

Service Orientation - Actively looking for ways to help people.

56%

Systems Evaluation - Identifying measures or indicators of system performance and the actions needed to improve or correct performance, relative to the goals of the system.

53%

Management of Personnel Resources - Motivating, developing, and directing people as they work, identifying the best people for the job.

53%

Persuasion - Persuading others to change their minds or behavior.

50%

Mathematics - Using mathematics to solve problems.

50%

Negotiation - Bringing others together and trying to reconcile differences.

50%

Systems Analysis - Determining how a system should work and how changes in conditions, operations, and the environment will affect outcomes.

31%

Management of Material Resources - Obtaining and seeing to the appropriate use of equipment, facilities, and materials needed to do certain work.

28%

Science - Using scientific rules and methods to solve problems.

25%

Quality Control Analysis - Conducting tests and inspections of products, services, or processes to evaluate quality or performance.

22%

Operations Analysis - Analyzing needs and product requirements to create a design.

16%

Operation Monitoring - Watching gauges, dials, or other indicators to make sure a machine is working properly.

16%

Technology Design - Generating or adapting equipment and technology to serve user needs.

13%

Management of Financial Resources - Determining how money will be spent to get the work done, and accounting for these expenditures.

13%

Programming - Writing computer programs for various purposes.

10%

Equipment Selection - Determining the kind of tools and equipment needed to do a job.

0%

Equipment Maintenance - Performing routine maintenance on equipment and determining when and what kind of maintenance is needed.

0%

Installation - Installing equipment, machines, wiring, or programs to meet specifications.

0%

Troubleshooting - Determining causes of operating errors and deciding what to do about it.

Wages

This following graph displays the lower, median and upper income potential of the job.

 
  • Lower Income Salary $43k
  • Median Income Salary$58k
  • Upper Income Salary $77k

Employment Projections for this Job

 

Education Pathway

High school courses

  • Below A rigorous high school STEM education - versus the minimum required for graduation - prepares students to come up with creative solutions to tough problems, better preparing them for college and new careers.

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Degree Levels Offered

    • ART
    • Applied Physics BS
    • Art BFA
    • Associate of Arts - English
    • Associate of Science
    • Bachelor of Arts - English
    • Bachelor of Arts - Secondary Education - Mathemati
    • Biological Sciences BS
    • Biological Sciences PHD
    • Biology BS
    • Biology-AS
    • CLC for Secondary Teach CERTG
    • Chemistry BS
    • Chemistry MS
    • Chemistry PhD
    • ENGLISH-AA
    • English BA
    • English MA
    • English PhD
    • Foreign Language-Spanish MA
    • GLOBAL STUDIES-AA
    • Health Promotion MED
    • History BA
    • History PHD
    • History with Pre-Law
    • INTERNATIONAL LANGUAGES-AA
    • MATHEMATICS - AS
    • Mathematical Sciences MS
    • Mathematics BA
    • Mathematics MS
    • Music BA
    • Music Education BM
    • Music, Performance MM
    • Nevada Teach Biology BS
    • Nevada Teach Chem BS
    • Nevada Teach Env Sci BSEDU
    • Performance DMA
    • Physics MS
    • Physics PhD
    • Public Health BS
    • SEC:LIFE AND PHYSICAL SCI-AA
    • Secondary Ed ME
    • Secondary Ed Phys Science
    • Secondary Ed-English Comp BSED
    • Secondary Ed-Phy Science BSED
    • Secondary Edu-Social Stds BSED
    • Secondary Education English
    • Secondary Education Mathematic
    • Secondary Education-AA
    • Social Science Methods CERTG
    • Spanish for the Professions
    • TESOL GCertificate
    • WORLD LANGUAGES-AA
    • Alternative Route to Licensure Program - Secondary
    • Art BA
    • Art MFA
    • Associate of Arts - Social Science
    • BIOLOGICAL SCIENCE-AS
    • Bachelor of Arts - Secondary Education - Biologica
    • Bachelor of Arts - Social Science
    • Biological Sciences MS
    • Biology
    • Biology MS
    • CHEMISTRY-AS
    • Chemistry BA
    • Chemistry BSCHEM
    • Chemistry PHD
    • Chemistry-AS
    • English
    • English Language Learning MED
    • English PHD
    • English-AA
    • French BA
    • HISTORY
    • History
    • History MA
    • History PhD
    • History-AA
    • Interdisc-Social Sci Stud BA
    • MUSIC-AA
    • Mathematical Sciences PHD
    • Mathematics BS
    • Mathematics-AS
    • Music BM
    • Music MM
    • Nevada Teach ATMS BSEDU
    • Nevada Teach Biology BSEDU
    • Nevada Teach Chem BSEDU
    • PHYSICAL SCIENCES-AS
    • Physics BS
    • Physics PHD
    • Post-Baccalaureate Program Leading to Licensure -
    • SEC:HUMANITIES/FINE ARTS-AA
    • SECOND ED SOC SCI OTHER-AA
    • Secondary Ed MS
    • Secondary Ed-Bio Sciences BSED
    • Secondary Ed-Mathematics BSED
    • Secondary Edu-Social Sci BSED
    • Secondary Education Biology
    • Secondary Education History
    • Secondary Education Soc Sci-AA
    • Secondary Education-Art BSED
    • Spanish BA
    • Spanish-AA
    • Teacher Education PHD
    • World Languages/Literatures MA

Education by degree The following are the total graduates from all the Nevada System of Higher Education institutions in 2014-2015 school year.

  • 309

    Associate's Degree

  • 1150

    Bachelor's Degree

  • 48

    Doctoral Degree (academic)

  • 13

    Graduate Certificate

  • 131

    Master's Degree

  • 3

    Post Baccalaureate Certificate