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DETAILED OCCUPATION DATA

25-1054 Physics Teachers, Postsecondary



Teach courses pertaining to the laws of matter and energy. Includes both teachers primarily engaged in teaching and those who do a combination of teaching and research.

Geography Click link for Career Profile EmploymentEmp SE*Percentiles
Mean10th25thMedian75th90th
Northwest Minnesota 206$94,824.25/yr$66,149.51/yr$76,950.18/yr$98,388.76/yr$107,286.65/yr$130,466.27/yr


IndustryOES Employment (Statewide)OES Median Wage (Statewide)
Education and Health Services230N/A
 
Geography Click link for details EmploymentMedian WageProjections
% Change 2020-2030
Southeast Minnesota N/AN/A11.1%
Southwest Minnesota N/A$90,409.82/yrN/A
Fargo ND-MN MSA N/AN/AN/A
Grand Forks ND-MN MSA N/AN/AN/A
Mankato-North Mankato MN MSA N/A$90,410.85/yrN/A
Rochester MN MSA N/AN/AN/A
Northeast Balance of State N/AN/AN/A
Southwest Balance of State N/AN/AN/A
Southeast Balance of State N/AN/AN/A
St Cloud MN MSA 10$83,827.83/yrN/A
Northwest Balance of State 10$90,524.17/yrN/A
Central Minnesota 20$83,824.74/yrN/A
Northeast Minnesota 20$80,219.02/yrN/A
Northwest Minnesota 20$98,388.76/yrN/A
Duluth MN-WI MSA 20$80,222.11/yrN/A
La Crosse WI-MN MSA 20$85,579.18/yrN/A
Seven County Mpls-St Paul, MN 130$137,919.81/yr1.8%
Minneapolis-St Paul-Bloomington MN-WI MSA 140$136,430.13/yrN/A
Minnesota 230$111,715.50/yr2.0%


Occupations Click link for details EmploymentMedian WageProjections
% Change 2020-2030
Chemistry Teachers, Postsecondary 360$86,990.57/yr2.6%
Atmospheric, Earth, Marine, and Space Sciences Teachers, Postsecondary 100$109,047.27/yr3.3%
Engineering Teachers, Postsecondary 530$112,179.09/yr7.4%
Materials Scientists 370$50.84/hr3.4%
Biological Science Teachers, Postsecondary 770$92,048.88/yr7.8%


  • Supervise students' laboratory work.
  • Maintain regularly scheduled office hours to advise and assist students.
  • Supervise undergraduate or graduate teaching, internship, and research work.
  • Initiate, facilitate, and moderate classroom discussions.
  • Maintain student attendance records, grades, and other required records.
  • Evaluate and grade students' class work, laboratory work, assignments, and papers.
  • Evaluate and grade students' class work, laboratory work, assignments, and papers.
  • Maintain regularly scheduled office hours to advise and assist students.
  • Collaborate with colleagues to address teaching and research issues.
  • Prepare and deliver lectures to undergraduate or graduate students on topics such as quantum mechanics, particle physics, and optics.