Career/Technical Education Teachers, Secondary School

risk level
Based on 49 votes
by year 2032
or $30.05 per hour
as of 2022

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Automation risk

4% (Minimal Risk)

Minimal Risk (0-20%): Occupations in this category have a low probability of being automated, as they typically demand complex problem-solving, creativity, strong interpersonal skills, and a high degree of manual dexterity. These jobs often involve intricate hand movements and precise coordination, making it difficult for machines to replicate the required tasks.

More information on what this score is, and how it is calculated is available here.

Some quite important qualities of the job are difficult to automate:

  • Social Perceptiveness

  • Assisting and Caring for Others

  • Originality

  • Persuasion

  • Negotiation

User poll

32% chance of full automation within the next two decades

Our visitors have voted there's a low chance this occupation will be automated. This assessment is further supported by the calculated automation risk level, which estimates 4% chance of automation.

What do you think the risk of automation is?

What is the likelihood that Career/Technical Education Teachers, Secondary School will be replaced by robots or artificial intelligence within the next 20 years?


The following graph(s) are included wherever there is a substantial amount of votes to render meaningful data. These visual representations display user poll results over time, providing a significant indication of sentiment trends.

Sentiment over time (yearly)


Slow growth relative to other professions.

The number of 'Career/Technical Education Teachers, Secondary School' job openings is expected to rise 3.3% by 2032

Total employment, and estimated job openings

* Data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics for the period between 2021 and 2031
Updated projections are due 09-2023.


Moderately paid relative to other professions

In 2022, the median annual wage for 'Career/Technical Education Teachers, Secondary School' was $62,500, or $30 per hour

'Career/Technical Education Teachers, Secondary School' were paid 35.0% higher than the national median wage, which stood at $46,310

Wages over time

* Data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics


Moderate range of job opportunities compared to other professions

As of 2022 there were 88,280 people employed as 'Career/Technical Education Teachers, Secondary School' within the United States.

This represents around 0.06% of the employed workforce across the country

Put another way, around 1 in 1 thousand people are employed as 'Career/Technical Education Teachers, Secondary School'.

Job description

Teach occupational, vocational, career, or technical subjects to students at the secondary school level.

SOC Code: 25-2032.00


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fimgus (Moderate) says
I think this is much higher than 4%. Technical schools typically don't have as much funding as places like universities and even regular schools, and the idea of saving costs by replacing teachers with an AI seems very enticing, especially in a bad economy.
Dec 23, 2023 at 03:30 AM
Edna (Low) says
The rate of changes on careers needs career development advise and education for the next several decades
Jan 26, 2021 at 07:20 AM

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