What does an Education Consultant do?

Education consultants deliver professional development training, ongoing coaching, and other support for teachers and other education professionals. They provide guidance to administrators and other stakeholders in developing or improving training programs. Consultants may assist with training on the use of education programs, tools, and technologies. They may also be involved in the sales of education products and services, and expected to meet sales quotas.

Education consultants typically have at least a bachelor’s degree in an education discipline, but some employers require a master’s degree. These consultants also would have a strong background in the education field, either as a teacher or administrator. Some roles require consultants to have a valid teaching certificate, and required credentials may vary by location. These roles require strong presentation and communication skills.

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Average Years of Experience

0 - 1
35%
2 - 4
33%
5 - 7
18%
8+
14%

Common Skill Sets

Consulting Experience
Team Management
Excellent Communication
Effective Communication
Evaluating
Microsoft Office Suite
Leadership Development Program
Fluent Spanish

Education Consultant Seniority Levels

Substitute Teacher
12% made the transition
English Teacher
16% made the transition
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Education Consultant Salaries

Average Base Pay

$64,144 /yr
Same as national average
Not including cash compensation
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$42K
Median: $64K
$99K
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