Occupational Employment Statistics


25-3021 Self-Enrichment Education Teachers

Teach or instruct courses other than those that normally lead to an occupational objective or degree. Courses may include self-improvement, nonvocational, and nonacademic subjects. Teaching may or may not take place in a traditional educational institution. Excludes “Fitness Trainers and Aerobics Instructors” (39-9031). Flight instructors are included with “Aircraft Pilots and Flight Engineers” (53-2010).

Geography EmploymentEmp SE*Percentiles
Northwest Minnesota 500243$24.21/hr$15.89/hr$18.77/hr$24.23/hr$27.92/hr$30.07/hr

IndustryOES Employment (Statewide)OES Median Wage (Statewide)
Trade, Transportation and Utilities110$14.28/hr
Professional and Business ServicesN/AN/A
Education and Health Services5,420$20.98/hr
Leisure and Hospitality1,050$18.66/hr
Other Services550$17.11/hr
Public Administration440$15.10/hr
Geography EmploymentMedian WageProjections
% Change 2016-2026
Northwest Balance of State N/A$25.01/hrN/A
Grand Forks ND-MN MSA N/A$24.48/hrN/A
Northeast Balance of State 40$11.82/hrN/A
Southwest Balance of State 90$16.64/hrN/A
St Cloud MN MSA 140$17.67/hrN/A
Mankato-North Mankato MN MSA 150$18.91/hrN/A
La Crosse WI-MN MSA 160$12.43/hrN/A
Fargo ND-MN MSA 170$18.66/hrN/A
Northeast Minnesota 180$17.21/hr14.7%
Duluth MN-WI MSA 210$15.72/hrN/A
Southwest Minnesota 220$19.42/hr10.5%
Rochester MN MSA 250$13.88/hrN/A
Southeast Balance of State 260$16.31/hrN/A
Central Minnesota 430$17.21/hr0.6%
Southeast Minnesota 460$14.44/hr-1.9%
Northwest Minnesota 500$24.23/hr9.5%
Seven County Mpls-St Paul, MN 5,600$20.21/hr22.4%
Minneapolis-St Paul-Bloomington MN-WI MSA 6,070$20.04/hrN/A
Minnesota 7,580$19.73/hr18.2%

Occupations EmploymentMedian WageProjections
% Change 2016-2026
Vocational Education Teachers, Postsecondary 2,650$27.54/hr-1.0%
Library Technicians 1,280$21.72/hr6.1%
First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Personal Service Workers 4,790$19.23/hr7.7%

  • Enforce policies and rules governing students.
  • Observe students to determine qualifications, limitations, abilities, interests, and other individual characteristics.
  • Prepare materials and classrooms for class activities.
  • Instruct students individually and in groups, using various teaching methods, such as lectures, discussions, and demonstrations.
  • Conduct classes, workshops, and demonstrations, and provide individual instruction to teach topics and skills, such as cooking, dancing, writing, physical fitness, photography, personal finance, and flying.
  • Monitor students' performance to make suggestions for improvement and to ensure that they satisfy course standards, training requirements, and objectives.
  • Establish clear objectives for all lessons, units, and projects and communicate those objectives to students.
  • Adapt teaching methods and instructional materials to meet students' varying needs and interests.
  • Prepare instructional program objectives, outlines, and lesson plans.
  • Prepare students for further development by encouraging them to explore learning opportunities and to persevere with challenging tasks.