To the uninitiated, the most profitable jobs in education are more a legend than a fact. After all, jobs in the academe are almost always synonymous to overworked, underpaid teachers who – despite the disparity between workload and take-home pay – remain overzealous in educating the future generation.
But jobs in education are as diverse as they can get and there are several jobs in education that are paid more than usual. This list, based on the data provided by Forbes and Top Education Degrees, have median annual incomes that don’t go lower than $90,000. The figures presented on this list are estimates and vary depending on the university and the state, as well as other factors including specific qualifications, education credits, and tenure in service among others. Even though the data on these sources is somewhat old, chances are not much has changed since then and jobs listed below are still among the most profitable jobs in education that can be found.
If you have a passion for rearing young minds but also want to earn a lot, here is a list the most profitable jobs in education that you should aim for! And, don’t forget to check out our other article on the 11 most profitable Japanese companies.
Let’s start with the countdown!