Nature of the Industry
Occupations in the Industry
Training & Advancement
Additional Sources of Information
With about 1 in 4 Americans enrolled in educational institutions, educational services is the second largest industry, accounting for about 12.7 million jobs.
Most teaching positions-which constitute almost half of all educational services jobs-require at least a bachelor’s degree, and some require a master’s or doctoral degree.
Retirements in a number of education professions will create many job openings.