|Quick Facts: Self-enrichment Teachers|
|2010 Median Pay||
$36,340 per year
$17.47 per hour
|Entry-Level Education||High school diploma or equivalent|
|Work Experience in a Related Occupation||1 to 5 years|
|Number of Jobs, 2010||252,800|
|Job Outlook, 2010-20||21% (Faster than average)|
|Employment Change, 2010-20||52,800|
Self-enrichment teachers instruct in a variety of subjects that students take for fun or self-improvement, such as music and foreign languages. These classes generally do not lead to a degree or certification, and students take them voluntarily to learn new skills or gain understanding of a subject.
About 14 percent of self-enrichment teachers were self-employed in 2010. Some teach in classrooms, but some teach in other spaces such as their own homes.
There are no formal education requirements, but employers generally require self-enrichment teachers to have experience in the subject they teach. Some employers prefer workers who have teaching experience.
The median hourly wage of self-enrichment teachers was $17.47 in May 2010.
Employment of self-enrichment teachers is expected to grow by 21 percent from 2010 to 2020, faster than the average for all occupations. Growth is expected as more people seek to learn new hobbies and gain marketable skills.
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