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 Click link for Career Profile EmploymentEmp SE*Percentiles
Southeast Minnesota 50096$18.72/hr$10.21/hr$11.66/hr$17.01/hr$24.27/hr$29.70/hr

IndustryOES Employment (Statewide)OES Median Wage (Statewide)
Natural Resources and MiningN/AN/A
Trade, Transportation and Utilities90$11.91/hr
Education and Health Services5,830$20.28/hr
Leisure and Hospitality920$17.71/hr
Other Services710$13.89/hr
Public Administration480$17.67/hr
Geography Click link for details EmploymentMedian WageProjections
% Change 2016-2026
Grand Forks ND-MN MSA N/AN/AN/A
Northwest Balance of State N/A$26.02/hrN/A
Northeast Balance of State 40$15.06/hrN/A
St Cloud MN MSA 110$12.65/hrN/A
Southwest Balance of State 110$11.85/hrN/A
Mankato-North Mankato MN MSA 130$17.98/hrN/A
Northeast Minnesota 160$18.65/hr14.7%
Duluth MN-WI MSA 190$17.44/hrN/A
La Crosse WI-MN MSA 210$13.54/hrN/A
Southwest Minnesota 220$18.46/hr10.5%
Rochester MN MSA 250$16.64/hrN/A
Fargo ND-MN MSA 270$18.77/hrN/A
Southeast Balance of State 300$18.06/hrN/A
Northwest Minnesota 450$24.96/hr9.5%
Southeast Minnesota 500$17.01/hr-1.9%
Central Minnesota 620$15.73/hr0.6%
Seven County Mpls-St Paul, MN 6,230$18.81/hr22.4%
Minneapolis-St Paul-Bloomington MN-WI MSA 6,570$18.75/hrN/A
Minnesota 8,060$18.80/hr18.2%

Occupations Click link for details EmploymentMedian WageProjections
% Change 2016-2026
Career/Technical Education Teachers, Postsecondary 2,570$28.13/hr-1.0%
Library Technicians 1,210$21.74/hr6.1%
Preschool Teachers, Except Special Education 9,180$17.64/hr14.9%

  • 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.