An always increasing population means that more teachers are needed to instruct America’s youth.
With 597,000 job openings expected between 2008 and 2018, elementary school teachers will see more job growth than any other career that requires a bachelor’s degree, according to the College Board.
Training: You’ll need a bachelor’s degree, plus certification, to teach elementary school. Requirements vary by state, though private schools require only a bachelor’s to get started.
Average Pay: $53,150