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Physical Education Teachers

Employment Prospects


PE teachers make up only a small percentage of the nearly 3.1 million elementary, middle, and secondary school teachers employed in the United States. Physical education instructors are employed at public and private schools. They work in elementary schools, middle schools, junior high schools, high schools, junior colleges, and four-year universities. They are also employed by boys/girls clubs, camps, health spas and resorts, correctional facilities, martial arts studios, dance studios, resorts, community centers, child care facilities, fitness centers, health clubs, and gyms.

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