Educator

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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.

TRAINING/EDUCATION NEEDED

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.

SALARY EXPECTATIONS

In October 2019, the median yearly salary for an educator was $50,872, 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.