Education as a career is as broad as the career spectrum itself. You can start your learning experience to become any kind of educator here, at Southwestern, however our program is focused primarily on early childhood and elementary education.
Generate ideas here, then connect with our staff advisors or your faculty advisor to make a plan.
There are frequently many education paths to a target occupation, and there are many occupations your education could apply to! Some occupations in this area have short-term certificates that expand your opportunities as you learn.
|Competitive Education||Occupation (click on name for Oregon profile!)||National Average|
|Bachelor||Adult Basic and Secondary Education and Literacy T||$50,650|
|Bachelor||Education Administrators, All Other||$78,210|
|Master||Education Administrators, Elementary and Secondary||$92,510|
|Bachelor**||Education Administrators, Preschool and Childcare||$45,790|
|Bachelor||Elementary School Teachers, Except Special Educati||$55,800|
|Bachelor||Kindergarten Teachers, Except Special Education||$52,620|
|Bachelor||Middle School Teachers, Except Special and Career/||$56,720|
|Associate**||Preschool Teachers, Except Special Education||$28,790|
|Bachelor||Secondary School Teachers, Except Special and Care||$58,030|
|Bachelor||Special Education Teachers, All Other||$53,860|
|Bachelor||Special Education Teachers, Kindergarten and Eleme||$57,040|
|Bachelor||Special Education Teachers, Middle School||$58,560|
|Bachelor**||Special Education Teachers, Preschool||$52,460|
|Bachelor||Special Education Teachers, Secondary School||$59,700|
|Bachelor||Teachers And Instructors, All Other, Except Substi||$30,110|
About the Author: Jenny Jones has Master's of Science in Mathematics and an MBA. Her writing stems from her research as a TAACCCT grant data analyst and her passion for empowering individuals to greater intellectual heights through life-long learning.