QUALITY OF LIFE
Teachers in the United States rate their lives better than all other occupation groups, trailing only physicians.
The average mid-career salary range for physics teachers in Illinois $67,000 with a Bachelors degree. With a Master's degree, the average annual salary for a physics teacher is $74,000.
JOB DEMAND AND WORK AVAILABILITY
Physics teachers are part of the top 5 educators needed in the United States. In addition to this profession being high demand, as a science or math teacher you can get a job almost in the the country or abroad.
Teachers are eligible to retire under the age of 60 with a pension after serving a predetermined number of years in the profession. The combination of years served and age varies depending on the state.
You have the opportunity to teach early, such as assisting in labs or participating in Outreach: a variety of events where Lewis University aims to bring science to high-need students and underrepresented communities
Engage in and give back to your local community by educating helping the next generation become well-rounded people, who will in turn have a positive impact on their peers and society
Become part of the growing alumni network at Lewis University