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Occupational Employment Statistics


25-2031 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. Substitute teachers are included in "Teachers and Instructors, All Other" (25-3099). Excludes "Career/Technical Education Teachers, Secondary School" (25-2032) and "Special Education Teachers" (25-2050).

Geography Click link for Career Profile EmploymentEmp SE*Percentiles
Central Minnesota 2,150169$67,468.24/yr$50,084.33/yr$51,886.03/yr$64,896.97/yr$80,997.88/yr$82,773.11/yr

IndustryOES Employment (Statewide)OES Median Wage (Statewide)
Education and Health Services17,360N/A
Public AdministrationN/AN/A
Geography Click link for details EmploymentMedian WageProjections
% Change 2020-2030
Mankato-North Mankato MN MSA 280$65,250.53/yrN/A
Grand Forks ND-MN MSA 290$62,191.25/yrN/A
La Crosse WI-MN MSA 460$64,441.78/yrN/A
Fargo ND-MN MSA 620$64,805.93/yrN/A
St Cloud MN MSA 640$65,642.20/yrN/A
Rochester MN MSA 700$64,467.18/yrN/A
Duluth MN-WI MSA 720$63,556.81/yrN/A
Northeast Balance of State 730$64,202.54/yrN/A
Southwest Balance of State 1,040$63,556.81/yrN/A
Northeast Minnesota 1,090$63,756.88/yr6.3%
Southeast Balance of State 1,280$64,329.57/yrN/A
Southwest Minnesota 1,470$64,389.91/yr6.4%
Southeast Minnesota 1,790$64,469.30/yr6.3%
Central Minnesota 2,150$64,896.97/yr6.4%
Northwest Balance of State 2,340$64,562.46/yrN/A
Northwest Minnesota 2,630$64,553.99/yr6.6%
Seven County Mpls-St Paul, MN 8,250$65,293.93/yr6.7%
Minneapolis-St Paul-Bloomington MN-WI MSA 9,700$65,292.87/yrN/A
Minnesota 17,380$64,805.93/yr6.6%

Occupations Click link for details EmploymentMedian WageProjections
% Change 2020-2030
Middle School Teachers, Except Special and Career/Technical Education 8,410$65,250.53/yr6.5%
Elementary School Teachers, Except Special Education 22,680$65,779.82/yr6.4%
Special Education Teachers, Secondary School 4,450$65,059.99/yr6.5%
Family and Consumer Sciences Teachers, Postsecondary 20$65,695.13/yrN/A
Instructional Coordinators 3,740$38.65/hr6.5%
Special Education Teachers, Middle School 1,460$64,467.18/yr6.8%
Tutors 1,340$19.20/hrN/A
Teaching Assistants, Postsecondary 680$50,419.90/yr2.3%
Library Science Teachers, Postsecondary 130$82,177.13/yr1.6%
Recreation and Fitness Studies Teachers, Postsecondary 220$81,986.59/yr3.2%

  • Prepare materials and classrooms for class activities.
  • Enforce all administration policies and rules governing students.
  • Establish and enforce rules for behavior and procedures for maintaining order among students.
  • Maintain accurate and complete student records as required by laws, district policies, and administrative regulations.
  • Instruct through lectures, discussions, and demonstrations in one or more subjects, such as English, mathematics, or social studies.
  • Use computers, audio-visual aids, and other equipment and materials to supplement presentations.
  • Adapt teaching methods and instructional materials to meet students' varying needs and interests.
  • Provide disabled students with assistive devices, supportive technology, and assistance accessing facilities such as restrooms.
  • Observe and evaluate students' performance, behavior, social development, and physical health.
  • Perform administrative duties, such as assisting in school libraries, hall and cafeteria monitoring, and bus loading and unloading.