An educator provides instruction or education to adults and/or youth - generally outside the traditional classroom. In classroom educators are generally called teachers. The names are interchangeable.
The minimum education requirement is a Bachelor's or Master's. A doctorate degree is required to teach at the college or university level.
WHERE TO STUDY
For 2- and 4-year college and university programs across the country, visit our Where to Study page.
In May 2020, the median yearly salary for an educator was $50,888, according to PayScale.com. For more information, visit Study.com's Teacher Profile.
PROFESSIONAL ORGANIZATIONS AND ASSOCIATIONS
VIDEOS AND TESTIMONIALS
Watch a day in the life of teacher, Maya Lee.