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Occupational Employment Statistics


25-1066 Psychology Teachers, Postsecondary

Teach courses in psychology, such as child, clinical, and developmental psychology, and psychological counseling. 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
Central Minnesota  19$80,285.61/yr$42,590.40/yr$64,047.59/yr$79,118.41/yr$88,423.83/yr$113,458.44/yr

IndustryOES Employment (Statewide)OES Median Wage (Statewide)
Education and Health Services710N/A
Geography Click link for details EmploymentMedian WageProjections
% Change 2020-2030
Southwest Minnesota N/A$87,766.50/yr6.7%
Grand Forks ND-MN MSA N/AN/AN/A
Rochester MN MSA N/AN/AN/A
St Cloud MN MSA N/A$78,360.35/yrN/A
Northeast Balance of State N/AN/AN/A
Southwest Balance of State N/AN/AN/A
Central Minnesota N/A$79,118.41/yr7.3%
Northwest Balance of State 30$79,045.72/yrN/A
Fargo ND-MN MSA 40$85,619.02/yrN/A
Northeast Minnesota 50$79,960.58/yr6.7%
Mankato-North Mankato MN MSA 60$102,587.05/yrN/A
Southeast Balance of State 60$87,664.73/yrN/A
Northwest Minnesota 60$69,896.06/yr5.3%
Southeast Minnesota 60$86,188.08/yrN/A
Duluth MN-WI MSA 70$64,123.40/yrN/A
Seven County Mpls-St Paul, MN 400$87,190.17/yr4.9%
Minneapolis-St Paul-Bloomington MN-WI MSA 430$84,372.89/yrN/A
Minnesota 710$83,002.16/yr5.1%

Occupations Click link for details EmploymentMedian WageProjections
% Change 2020-2030
Education Teachers, Postsecondary 990$78,754.96/yr1.7%
Social Work Teachers, Postsecondary 320$65,732.97/yr1.8%
Sociology Teachers, Postsecondary 290$82,150.64/yr2.5%
Family and Consumer Sciences Teachers, Postsecondary 20$64,497.24/yrN/A
Sociologists 40$38.75/hrN/A
Library Science Teachers, Postsecondary 120$85,733.24/yr1.6%
Clinical and Counseling Psychologists 1,130$50.18/hrN/A
Recreation and Fitness Studies Teachers, Postsecondary 210$83,074.85/yr3.2%
Secondary School Teachers, Except Special and Career/Technical Education 18,390$65,182.60/yr6.6%
Health Specialties Teachers, Postsecondary 3,270$82,929.47/yr17.3%

  • Prepare and deliver lectures to undergraduate or graduate students on topics such as abnormal psychology, cognitive processes, and work motivation.
  • Supervise students' laboratory work.
  • Maintain regularly scheduled office hours to advise and assist students.
  • Initiate, facilitate, and moderate classroom discussions.
  • Supervise undergraduate or graduate teaching, internship, and research work.
  • Supervise the clinical work of practicum students.
  • Provide clinical services to clients, such as assessing psychological problems and conducting psychotherapy.
  • Evaluate and grade students' class work, laboratory work, assignments, and papers.
  • Maintain regularly scheduled office hours to advise and assist students.
  • Keep abreast of developments in the field by reading current literature, talking with colleagues, and participating in professional conferences.