Social Studies Education

Careers

Job/Career Titles

  • Activities Coordinator
  • Curriculum Development
  • Curriculum Specialist
  • Debate Coach
  • Economics Teacher
  • Education Policy
  • Educational Sales
  • Geography Teacher
  • Grant Writer
  • High School Teacher
  • Higher Education Student Services*
  • Historic Preservation
  • History Teacher
  • Lawyer*
  • Librarian*
  • Management
  • Middle School Teacher
  • Museum Curator*
  • Nonprofit Administrator
  • Political Science Teacher
  • Professor*
  • Program Coordinator
  • School Counselor*
  • Social Studies Teacher
  • Sociology Teacher
  • Substitute Teacher

*Advanced education preferred

Employers

General Industry

  • Boards of Education
  • Business & Industry
  • Community Education
  • Libraries
  • Museums & Education Centers
  • Non-profit Organizations
  • Public & Private Schools
  • State and Federal Government

Minnesota Employers

  • Alexandria Public School
  • AmeriCorps
  • Anoka Hennepin Public School
  • Brooklyn Center Public School
  • Buffalo Public School
  • KinderCare
  • Minneapolis Public School
  • MN Office of Higher Education
  • Rockford Public School
  • Rogers Public School
  • Sartell Public School
  • St. Cloud Public School
  • St. Paul Public School
  • Teaching Temps
  • Willmar Public School
  • Winona Public School

Salary and Outlook

Starting Salary Range:
$28,000-$41,000

*Subject to vary by career, company, location, and experience

Occupational Outlook Handbook

Skills and Traits

  • Communication skills
  • Compassion
  • Creative
  • Cultural sensitivity
  • Curiosity
  • Flexibility
  • Helping skills
  • Instructional skills
  • Interpersonal skills
  • Listening skills
  • Organizational skills
  • Patience
  • Positive attitude
  • Resourcefulness
  • Time management