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DETAILED OCCUPATION DATA

25-1063 Economics Teachers, Postsecondary



Teach courses in economics. 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
Seven County Mpls-St Paul, MN 17035$129,884.97/yr$53,119.27/yr$83,876.15/yr$105,771.70/yr$138,288.99/yr 


IndustryOES Employment (Statewide)OES Median Wage (Statewide)
Education and Health Services310N/A
 
Geography Click link for details EmploymentMedian WageProjections
% Change 2020-2030
Southeast Minnesota N/AN/AN/A
Southwest Minnesota N/A$138,288.99/yrN/A
Grand Forks ND-MN MSA N/AN/AN/A
La Crosse WI-MN MSA N/AN/AN/A
Mankato-North Mankato MN MSA N/A$138,292.17/yrN/A
Rochester MN MSA N/AN/AN/A
St Cloud MN MSA N/AN/AN/A
Southwest Balance of State N/AN/AN/A
Southeast Balance of State N/AN/AN/A
Northwest Balance of State 10$84,071.98/yrN/A
Central Minnesota 20$111,412.84/yrN/A
Northeast Minnesota 20$104,619.97/yr5.3%
Duluth MN-WI MSA 20$104,618.91/yrN/A
Northwest Minnesota 30$87,149.26/yr0.0%
Fargo ND-MN MSA 40$111,414.96/yrN/A
Seven County Mpls-St Paul, MN 170$105,771.70/yr2.3%
Minneapolis-St Paul-Bloomington MN-WI MSA 180$105,730.42/yrN/A
Minnesota 310$105,666.90/yr2.2%


Occupations Click link for details EmploymentMedian WageProjections
% Change 2020-2030
Economists 210$50.83/hr3.8%
Business Teachers, Postsecondary 1,210$86,781.93/yr4.4%
Survey Researchers N/A$31.51/hrN/A
Sociologists 40$32.91/hrN/A
Family and Consumer Sciences Teachers, Postsecondary 20$65,695.13/yrN/A
Instructional Coordinators 3,740$38.65/hr6.5%
Political Science Teachers, Postsecondary 240$86,781.93/yr2.4%
Compensation, Benefits, and Job Analysis Specialists 1,530$39.09/hr7.8%
Education Teachers, Postsecondary 1,240$80,726.89/yr1.7%
Law Teachers, Postsecondary 110$138,546.22/yr1.7%


  • Prepare and deliver lectures to undergraduate or graduate students on topics such as econometrics, price theory, and macroeconomics.
  • Maintain regularly scheduled office hours to advise and assist students.
  • Initiate, facilitate, and moderate classroom discussions.
  • Conduct research in a particular field of knowledge and publish findings in professional journals, books, or electronic media.
  • Evaluate and grade students' class work, assignments, and papers.
  • Prepare course materials, such as syllabi, homework assignments, and handouts.
  • Keep abreast of developments in the field by reading current literature, talking with colleagues, and participating in professional conferences.
  • Keep abreast of developments in the field by reading current literature, talking with colleagues, and participating in professional conferences.
  • Collaborate with colleagues to address teaching and research issues.
  • Advise students on academic and vocational curricula and on career issues.