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 EmploymentEmp SE*Percentiles
Northwest Minnesota 4,090572$58,968.13/yr$42,117.77/yr$48,475.57/yr$58,239.66/yr$68,627.43/yr$78,559.39/yr

IndustryOES Employment (Statewide)OES Median Wage (Statewide)
Professional and Business ServicesN/AN/A
Education and Health Services20,600N/A
Public Administration60N/A
Geography EmploymentMedian WageProjections
% Change 2016-2026
Mankato-North Mankato MN MSA N/A$57,239.55/yrN/A
Grand Forks ND-MN MSA 410$53,281.82/yrN/A
La Crosse WI-MN MSA 570$58,114.52/yrN/A
Northeast Balance of State 620$56,954.67/yrN/A
Duluth MN-WI MSA 630$53,403.91/yrN/A
Fargo ND-MN MSA 640$61,970.51/yrN/A
Northeast Minnesota 670$54,646.17/yr0.1%
St Cloud MN MSA 690$65,093.96/yrN/A
Rochester MN MSA 830$62,916.70/yrN/A
Southeast Balance of State 1,080$58,684.27/yrN/A
Southwest Balance of State 1,150$53,617.56/yrN/A
Southwest Minnesota 1,670$51,607.16/yr1.9%
Southeast Minnesota 1,790$62,197.39/yr3.7%
Northwest Balance of State 2,110$58,206.09/yrN/A
Central Minnesota 3,790$58,086.03/yr4.7%
Northwest Minnesota 4,090$58,239.66/yr0.7%
Seven County Mpls-St Paul, MN 11,480$70,007.04/yr6.5%
Minneapolis-St Paul-Bloomington MN-WI MSA 13,570$66,864.25/yrN/A
Minnesota 20,940$62,643.02/yr4.7%

Occupations EmploymentMedian WageProjections
% Change 2016-2026
Middle School Teachers, Except Special and Vocational Education 11,510$59,408.67/yr4.5%
Elementary School Teachers, Except Special Education 22,940$62,904.49/yr4.6%
Special Education Teachers, Secondary School 4,910$62,995.04/yr4.6%
Home Economics Teachers, Postsecondary N/AN/AN/A
Instructional Coordinators 3,600$33.66/hr8.2%
Special Education Teachers, Middle School 1,690$65,884.49/yr4.5%
Graduate Teaching Assistants 300$49,761.57/yr5.5%
Education Teachers, Postsecondary 1,120$69,266.36/yr3.7%
Criminal Justice and Law Enforcement Teachers, Postsecondary 210$75,311.82/yr2.3%
Library Science Teachers, Postsecondary 150$74,347.31/yr4.4%

  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Assign and grade class work and homework.