Vocational Education Teacher
A Vocational Education Teacher may also be referred to as a trade or skill teacher. This type of educator works within a prescribed curricula to further the technical education of students. Vocational teachers are sometimes thought of those that offer hands-on job preparation for students in an educational setting.
- Starting salary: $45,000 P/A Senior salary: $85,000 P/A Average salary: $60,000 P/A Wages will vary according to your level of skill, experience and employer Employment level: 36,200 as of November 2011 (compared to 34,100 as of November 2000)
Average weekly hours: Average weekly hours worked for a full time Vocational Education Teacher is 38.6 hours
Employment by region:
The top three regions for employment as a Vocational Education Teacher include:
- NSW: 36.8%
- VIC: 25.1%
- QLD: 16.4%
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Employment for Vocational Education Teachers has grown at a rate of 7.8% over the past 5 years and is expected to grow moderately over the next 5 years.
Total employment growth over the past 5 years for male and female, employed part-time and full-time is 1,800
Gender (including full time and part time)
The percentage of males and females working full time and part time are:
- Male Full Time: 38.2%
- Male Part Time: 12.3%
- Female Full Time: 25.3%
- Female Part Time: 24.2%
A Vocational Education Teacher most often works at a training centre for tertiary students. Settings can vary based on the actual program as computer repair settings may differ from automobile repair programs. Though classes may take place during the day during typical school hours, programs may also offer weekend or night classes to accommodate adult schedules and families.