Occupational Employment Statistics


25-1052 Chemistry Teachers, Postsecondary

Teach courses pertaining to the chemical and physical properties and compositional changes of substances. Work may include instruction in the methods of qualitative and quantitative chemical analysis. Includes both teachers primarily engaged in teaching, and those who do a combination of teaching and research. Excludes "Biological Science Teachers, Postsecondary" (25-1042) who teach biochemistry.

Geography Click link for Career Profile EmploymentEmp SE*Percentiles
Southeast Minnesota 601$84,631.38/yr$48,317.20/yr$61,261.87/yr$77,702.36/yr$102,787.46/yr$138,908.66/yr

IndustryOES Employment (Statewide)OES Median Wage (Statewide)
Education and Health Services390N/A
Geography Click link for details EmploymentMedian WageProjections
% Change 2016-2026
Southwest Minnesota N/A$77,654.88/yrN/A
Grand Forks ND-MN MSA N/AN/AN/A
Mankato-North Mankato MN MSA N/AN/AN/A
Rochester MN MSA N/AN/AN/A
St Cloud MN MSA N/A$72,755.67/yrN/A
Northwest Balance of State N/AN/AN/A
Northeast Balance of State N/AN/AN/A
Southwest Balance of State N/AN/AN/A
Northeast Minnesota 30$76,238.36/yr5.6%
Duluth MN-WI MSA 30N/AN/A
La Crosse WI-MN MSA 30$59,146.18/yrN/A
Central Minnesota 40$71,241.14/yr0.0%
Northwest Minnesota 40$72,181.78/yr-10.7%
Fargo ND-MN MSA 50N/AN/A
Southeast Minnesota 60$77,702.36/yr6.5%
Southeast Balance of State 60$77,817.54/yrN/A
Seven County Mpls-St Paul, MN 180$77,431.59/yr5.3%
Minneapolis-St Paul-Bloomington MN-WI MSA 200$75,493.73/yrN/A
Minnesota 390$75,796.83/yr3.9%

  • Maintain regularly scheduled office hours to advise and assist students.
  • Prepare and deliver lectures to undergraduate or graduate students on topics such as organic chemistry, analytical chemistry, and chemical separation.
  • Maintain student attendance records, grades, and other required records.
  • Evaluate and grade students' class work, laboratory performance, assignments, and papers.
  • Supervise students' laboratory work.
  • Establish, teach, and monitor students' compliance with safety rules for handling chemicals, equipment, and other hazardous materials.
  • Initiate, facilitate, and moderate classroom discussions.
  • Prepare course materials, such as syllabi, homework assignments, and handouts.
  • Act as advisers to student organizations.
  • Prepare course materials, such as syllabi, homework assignments, and handouts.