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Physical Education Teachers

Overview

Physical education (PE) teachers instruct students in elementary school through high school about physical fitness and health. They may organize physical education programs for an entire school or just a few classes. P.E. teachers make up only a small percentage of the approximately 3 million elementary, middle, and secondary school teachers employed in the United States.

Salary Range

$25,000 to $100,000

Minimum Education Level

Bachelor's Degree

Certification/License

Required

Outlook

About as Fast as the Average
Personality Traits

Athletic

Helpful

Outgoing

Career Ladder
Principal, or Sports Physiologist, or Fitness Trainer

Physical Education Teacher and Sports Coach

Physical Education Teacher

Physical Education Substitute Teacher