The job outlook is expected to grow at a steady pace due to the increasing amount of reaching retirement age. Employment for qualified teachers is in high demand especially for those holding a bachelor’s degree and higher. Employing over 2.7 million and has a high growth and stability potential, education is now one of the largest industry in the United States.
The Bureau of Labor Statistics reported that in 2004, the median annual salary for post secondary teachers was $51,800.
The demand for online educators is expected to increase in response to reports of improved job prospects, convenience, and greater public interest in online education.