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In North America the degree is awarded for courses taken that generally last two years (one year in some Canadian universities). To gain the qualification the student is required to have a previous or substantial progress towards a bachelor's degree, usually in the field that the student wishes to teach in, as well as a good rapport with young children or teens. There are several streams to a Bachelor of Education, each corresponding to the particular level of instruction.

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Education Administrators, Elementary and Secondary School
Wage: $89,000
10 Year Growth Rate: 7.6%
Self Employed: 3.3%
Unemployment Rate: 1.7%
Employed Part Time: 8.3%

Education Requirements:
Bachelor's or higher degree, plus work experience
Education Administrators, Postsecondary
Wage: $85,000
10 Year Growth Rate: 14.2%
Self Employed: 3.3%
Unemployment Rate: 1.7%
Employed Part Time: 8.3%

Education Requirements:
Bachelor's or higher degree, plus work experience
Education Administrators
Wage: $77,000
10 Year Growth Rate: 12.6%
Self Employed: 2.9%
Unemployment Rate: 1.7%
Employed Part Time: 8.3%

Education Requirements:
Bachelor's or higher degree, plus work experience
Postsecondary Teachers
Wage: $58,830
10 Year Growth Rate: 22.9%
Self Employed: 0.4%
Unemployment Rate: 2.2%
Employed Part Time: 27.8%

Education Requirements:
Doctoral degree
Instructional Coordinators
Wage: $56,880
10 Year Growth Rate: 22.5%
Self Employed: 3.1%
Unemployment Rate: 1.4%
Employed Part Time: 19.7%

Education Requirements:
Master's degree
Kindergarten, Elementary, Middle, and Secondary Teachers
Wage: $51,180
10 Year Growth Rate: 5.6%
Self Employed: 0.0%
Unemployment Rate: 1.7%
Employed Part Time: 7.8%

Education Requirements:
Bachelor's degree
Counselors
Wage: $51,050
10 Year Growth Rate: 12.6%
Self Employed: 6.1%
Unemployment Rate: 3.4%
Employed Part Time: 15.4%

Education Requirements:
Master's degree
Special Education Teachers, Middle School
Wage: $50,020
10 Year Growth Rate: 15.8%
Self Employed: 0.3%
Unemployment Rate: 1.7%
Employed Part Time: 9.6%

Education Requirements:
Bachelor's degree
Adult Literacy, Remedial Education, and Ged Teachers and Instructors
Wage: $50,000
10 Year Growth Rate: 14.2%
Self Employed: 0.0%
Unemployment Rate: 4.1%
Employed Part Time: 41.3%

Education Requirements:
Bachelor's degree
Vocational Teachers
Wage: $47,870
10 Year Growth Rate: -4.6%
Self Employed: 0.0%
Unemployment Rate: 1.7%
Employed Part Time: 7.8%

Education Requirements:
Bachelor's or higher degree, plus work experience
Education Administrators, Preschool and Child Care Center/Program
Wage: $43,000
10 Year Growth Rate: 23.5%
Self Employed: 3.4%
Unemployment Rate: 1.7%
Employed Part Time: 8.3%

Education Requirements:
Bachelor's or higher degree, plus work experience
Education, Training, and Library Workers
Wage: $37,000
10 Year Growth Rate: 10.5%
Self Employed: 2.6%
Unemployment Rate: 1.4%
Employed Part Time: 19.7%

Education Requirements:
Bachelor's degree
Preschool Teachers
Wage: $23,870
10 Year Growth Rate: 26.3%
Self Employed: 1.1%
Unemployment Rate: 3.1%
Employed Part Time: 25.1%

Education Requirements:
Postsecondary vocational award
Teacher Assistants
Wage: $22,200
10 Year Growth Rate: 10.4%
Self Employed: 0.2%
Unemployment Rate: 3.9%
Employed Part Time: 38.0%

Education Requirements:
Short-term on-the-job training