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Career profile Subtitute Teacher

Subtitute Teacher

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$19,060 - $51,850 (annual)
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What does a Subtitute Teacher do?

Subtitute Teachers teach students on a short-term basis as a temporary replacement for a regular classroom teacher, typically using the regular teacher's lesson plan.

What is a Subtitute Teacher salary?

The median salary for a Subtitute Teacher is $29,370, and the average salary is $36,090. Both the median and average roughly describe the middle of the Subtitute Teacher salary range, but the average is more easily affected by extremely high or low salaries.

Many Subtitute Teachers earn significantly more or less than the average, due to several factors. About 10% of Subtitute Teachers earn less than $19,060 per year, 25% earn less than $23,390, 75% earn less than $38,160, and 90% earn less than $51,850.

Between the years of 2020 and 2030, the number of Subtitute Teachers is expected to change by 12.6%, and there should be roughly 71,400 open positions for Subtitute Teachers every year.

Median annual salary
$29,370
Typical salary range
$19,060 - $51,850
Projected growth (2020 - 2030)
12.6%

What personality traits are common among Subtitute Teachers?

Interests

Career interests describe a person's preferences for different types of working environments and activities. When a person's interest match the demands of an occupation, people are usually more engaged and satisfied in that role.

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Values

People differ in their values, or what is most important to them for building job satisfaction and fulfillment.

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Psychological Demands

Each occupation brings its own set of psychological demands, which describe the characteristics necessary to perform the job well.

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What education and training do Subtitute Teachers need?

Many Subtitute Teachers will have a four-year bachelor's degree, but some do not.

Subtitute Teachers usually need several years of work-related experience, on-the-job training, and/or vocational training.

Educational degrees among Subtitute Teachers

  • 2.0% did not complete high school or secondary school
  • 10.9% completed high school or secondary school
  • 17.7% completed some college coursework
  • 8.6% earned a Associate's degree
  • 36.0% earned a Bachelor's degree
  • 20.2% earned a Master's degree
  • 4.6% earned a doctorate or professional degree

Knowledge and expertise required by Subtitute Teachers

Through education, training, or experience, most Subtitute Teachers will need to be proficient in mutliple areas to perform their job well.

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Important Abilities needed by Subtitute Teachers

Subtitute Teachers must develop a particular set of abilities to perform their job well. Abilities are individual capacities that influence a person's information processing, sensory perception, motor coordination, and physical strength or endurance. Individuals may naturally have certain abilities without explicit training, but most abilities can be sharpened somewhat through practice.

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Critical Skills needed by Subtitute Teachers

Skills are developed capacities that enable people to function effectively in real-world settings. Unlike abilities, skills are typically easier to build through practice and experience. Skills influence effectiveness in areas such as learning, working with others, design, troubleshooting, and more.

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What is the source of this information?

The information provided on this page is adapted from data and descriptions published by the U.S. Department of Labor, Employment and Training Administration under the CC BY 4.0 license. TraitLab has modified some information for ease of use and reading, and the U.S. Department of Labor, Employment, and Training Administration has not approved, endorsed, or tested these modifications.

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