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
Southeast Minnesota 1,640483$65,759.97/yr$44,022.18/yr$52,805.20/yr$65,056.76/yr$77,809.46/yr$91,071.38/yr

IndustryOES Employment (Statewide)OES Median Wage (Statewide)
Professional and Business ServicesN/AN/A
Education and Health Services19,770N/A
Public Administration70N/A
Geography Click link for details EmploymentMedian WageProjections
% Change 2016-2026
Grand Forks ND-MN MSA 360$52,245.46/yrN/A
Mankato-North Mankato MN MSA 390$59,095.67/yrN/A
La Crosse WI-MN MSA 430$58,550.07/yrN/A
Northeast Minnesota 480$57,502.34/yr0.1%
Duluth MN-WI MSA 480$56,771.85/yrN/A
Northeast Balance of State 570$59,550.33/yrN/A
Fargo ND-MN MSA 710$60,974.93/yrN/A
Southwest Balance of State 810$56,044.39/yrN/A
Rochester MN MSA 840$63,894.85/yrN/A
Southeast Balance of State 1,000$62,298.49/yrN/A
St Cloud MN MSA 1,170$63,915.06/yrN/A
Southeast Minnesota 1,640$65,056.76/yr3.7%
Southwest Minnesota 1,720$55,201.76/yr1.9%
Northwest Balance of State 1,920$57,630.65/yrN/A
Northwest Minnesota 4,070$57,556.89/yr0.7%
Central Minnesota 4,270$63,343.20/yr4.7%
Seven County Mpls-St Paul, MN 10,600$68,737.48/yr6.5%
Minneapolis-St Paul-Bloomington MN-WI MSA 12,940$66,774.36/yrN/A
Minnesota 20,130$63,500.81/yr4.7%

  • 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.