|Vocational education teachers, postsecondary||128,000|
|Career/technical education teachers, secondary school||78,700|
|Career/technical education teachers, middle school||12,700|
The largest employers of Technical Instructors were as follows:
|Elementary and secondary schools; state, local, and private||40%|
|Junior colleges; state, local, and private||24|
|Technical and trade schools; state, local, and private||21|
|Colleges, universities, and professional schools; state, local, and private||6|
Technical Instructors typically work in middle, high, and postsecondary schools, such as 2-year colleges. Others work in technical, trade, and business schools.
Some Technical Instructors, especially those in postsecondary schools, teach courses and develop lesson plans during evening hours and on weekends.