Middle Level Education – Careers

What Can I Do With A Middle Level Education Degree?

Middle school teachers help students build on the fundamentals learned in elementary school and prepare them for the academic challenges of high school. Employment in the field is expected to grow by 8 percent through 2026. The median salary of a middle school teacher in 2016 was $56,720.

Many teachers use their summer break to enroll in graduate courses to advance their teaching careers or seek leadership positions at the school and district levels. According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, the annual median wage for elementary, middle and high school principals in 2016 was $92,510 with the top 10 percent earning more than $135,770.

Office of Career and Professional Development

We are here to help students navigate their way through the process of seeking meaningful and valuable career experiences, including on-campus employment, internships, service opportunities, and part-time and full-timework. Our team helps you develop a resume and cover letters, conduct mock interviews and contemplate your future career choices. We also offer ongoing professional development workshops and events.

Our partnership begins right away. When you arrive on campus, you’ll work in tandem with a life coach to ensure a smooth and successful transition to Maryville.

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