Real Estate Educators

Real estate educators, or real estate teachers, provide postsecondary instruction to students wishing to enter the real estate industry. They also offer continuing education opportunities or training to those already committed to a real estate career. They teach in colleges and universities, as well as in smaller classroom settings such as park districts, for-profit proprietary schools, conferences, and real estate corporations. Many belong to the Real Estate Educators Association, which serves the interests of real estate teachers nationwide.

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Quick Facts
Alternate Title(s) Real Estate Teachers
Duties Teach students about real estate-related topics
Salary Range Below $25,000 to $75,000
Work Environment Primarily Indoors
Best Geographical Location(s) Opportunities are best in urban areas, although jobs can be found throughout the country
Minimum Education Level
  • Some Postsecondary Training
  • Bachelor's Degree
School Subjects
  • Business
  • Mathematics
  • Speech
Experience Teaching experience or experience in a real estate specialty required
Personality Traits
  • Hands On
  • Organized
  • Outgoing
Skills
  • Interpersonal
  • Math
  • Teaching
Certification or Licensing Recommended
Special Requirements None
Employment Prospects Fair
Advancement Prospects Fair
Outlook Little Change or More Slowly than the Average
Career Ladder
  • Professor
  • Associate Professor
  • Assistant Professor
  • Instructor

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