What Can I Do? Trainers and Educators

Cyber Instructor or Trainer

Entry Level Education – Bachelor’s degree

2019 Median Pay – $61,210 ($29.43/hr)

Job outlook – 9%

What they do: Trainers lead training activities and design and develop training or education of personnel within the cyber domain.

Where do they fall in the NIST[2] – Trainers fall under the Training, Education and Awareness (TEA) Specialty area and they can have jobs such as Cyber Instructor, or Cyber Instructional Curriculum Developers.

Where do I start: Learn something new and teach someone. In addition to a bachelor’s degree, training specialists need work experience in teaching, tutoring, or educating others.

[1] https://www.bls.gov/ooh/business-and-financial/training-and-development-specialists.htm

[2] https://nvlpubs.nist.gov/nistpubs/SpecialPublications/NIST.SP.800-181.pdf

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