Career after D.Ed - Job Roles, Career Growth and Salary

Career after D.Ed - Job Roles, Career Growth and Salary

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Vikrant Shukla
Deputy Manager
Updated on Jul 11, 2024 18:31 IST

The D.Ed or Diploma in Education is one of the most sought-after career choices among young aspirants who are willing to willing to work in the field of education. The career prospects of D.Ed and more such details are discussed in the article below. Read below to learn more about various career options after a D.Ed.

Career after D.Ed

Career after D.Ed

Career after D.Ed: The main objective of education along with getting a satisfactory job is self-awareness and upbringing in society. Every student who wants to proceed to higher education has one question in his mind - "Will I be able to make a successful career out of it?" In today's article on Career after D.Ed we will be answering this question.

D.Ed or Diploma in Education is a teacher training course that is considered necessary to become a nursery school teacher. The duration of the D.Ed program varies depending on the college and university. The duration of a D.Ed course is of one year or three-year duration in some colleges/universities. D.Ed course can be pursued in both full-time and part-time modes.

Candidates can pursue these courses as per their choice. The demand for D.Ed graduates is increasing in India rapidly. Aspirants can get admission to D.Ed courses through an entrance test. However, some many universities and colleges provide admission to D.Ed courses based on merit.  

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Career After D.Ed - Highlights



Course Name

Diploma in Education (D.Ed)

Career Path after completing the course in D.Ed

Candidates can play many roles in primary and pre-primary organizations, they can develop curriculum and provide support, and they can also join educational support services through various organizations or NGOs.

Job Roles

  • Primary School Teacher
  • Pre-primary School Teacher
  • Assistant Teacher
  • Special Education Teacher
  • Tutor


  • Public and Private Schools
  • Educational Institutions
  • NGOs
  • Childcare Centers
  • Coaching Centers

Average Salary

₹2-4 lakhs per annum. The salary of candidates will vary depending on their experience, job location, and the organization they are associated with.

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Required Skillset for D.Ed

Candidates aspiring to make a career in the teaching profession or as an elementary school teacher need to possess the below-mentioned skillset. Check the table below to learn about the required qualities for the D.Ed course.

Skillset for D.Ed


Excellent  Communication skills Imaginative  power
Patience Instructional  skills 
Observation skills  Leadership  traits
Flexibility Management  skills 
Time management skills Organisational skills

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D.Ed Job Profiles 

After pursuing a D.Ed course, candidates can get jobs in the private as well as government sector. They can become an elementary teacher and find employment options in reputed institutes, and private or government schools. Given below in the table are some of the job profiles available after the D.Ed course.

D.Ed  Job Profiles


Education  Counsellor

Teacher  Assistant



Education  Coordinator

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Private Jobs for D.Ed

There are multiple job opportunities available after a D.Ed. Candidates can get jobs in different private firms and organizations at lucrative salary packages. Some such job roles are mentioned below: 

Teacher: A D.Ed graduate can work as a teacher at private institutes or schools. The role of the elementary school teacher is to manage the students and classroom activities. S/he is also responsible for teaching students the prescribed curriculum and helping students in completing their syllabus.  

Freelance Content Writer/Content Writer: After the D.Ed course, candidates can also opt for a content writer or freelance content writer job. They can create articles for different web portals, websites, or digital platforms.  

Home Tutor: After completing their D.Ed course, candidates can also work as a home tutor. They can provide direct educational help to school students in their academics. They help students in enhancing their educational skills and help in preparing for their subjects.

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Government Jobs for D.Ed 

Candidates can also avail of various job roles after a D.Ed in the government sector. Some of the job profiles are listed below:  

Education Coordinator: The responsibility of an education coordinator is to improve the education quality. They help in developing the curriculum through different techniques to provide the right educational materials to students.  

Teacher Assistant: The role of a teacher assistant is to reinforce the study materials provided by teachers to students and to review the study material. S/he is also responsible for managing the proper environment of the classroom by enforcing certain rules along with the teachers. S/he is also responsible for helping teachers in managing the attendance and other activities of students.  

D.Ed: Career Scope

Aspirants after completing D.Ed can step into the education and teaching sector and contribute to the education field. They can impart knowledge to students and help them in shaping a better future and society. The employment opportunities for D.Ed graduates are vast and some of the areas of their work are listed below:

Scope  of D.Ed




Private  Coaching Institutes

Web  Portals


Career after D.Ed: Scope for Advanced Studies

As this is D.Ed is a diploma course there is scope for students to pursue advanced studies. Some of the courses which students can pursue are mentioned below - 

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Vikrant Shukla
Deputy Manager

With over 7 years of experience in the digital content arena, Vikrant specializes in creating unique content specific to the Media, Journalism, Film and TV stream for Shiksha. He writes articles and news covering th... Read Full Bio




akash singh

a month ago

Ded k bad kon se vacancy me apply kr skta hu

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Astha singhal

3 months ago

D.ed college konsa hai ujjain me jaha se D.Ed kr skte hai

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