1. & 2. Teachers and Professors
A job as a teacher ranks amongst the most popular of all professions. Teachers not only teach their students a variety of subjects and languages, but also equip students with the basic skills to succeed in life, act as role models, and provide inspiration to succeed. Professors teach in universities and undertake research.
Teaching jobs require a specialized degree and license. Apart from that qualification, teachers need good subject knowledge, communication skills, the ability to inspire trust and confidence, the desire to motivate students, and the ability to understand students' educational and emotional needs. Professors invariably require a master’s degree, and usually a Ph.D.
Job opportunities for teachers vary from good to excellent depending on the region and subject, and the expected growth rate of school teaching jobs through 2018 is 13 percent, and for professors 15 percent.
Median annual wages of school teachers ranges from $47,100 to $51,180, and median annual wages for professors is $58,830.
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