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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 7022$80,084.33/yr$42,009.53/yr$68,267.47/yr$82,117.85/yr$86,785.11/yr$110,378.62/yr

IndustryOES Employment (Statewide)OES Median Wage (Statewide)
Education and Health Services780N/A
Geography Click link for details EmploymentMedian WageProjections
% Change 2020-2030
Southeast Minnesota N/A$82,318.98/yrN/A
Grand Forks ND-MN MSA N/AN/AN/A
Rochester MN MSA N/AN/AN/A
St Cloud MN MSA N/A$82,738.18/yrN/A
Northeast Balance of State N/AN/AN/A
Southeast Balance of State N/AN/AN/A
Southwest Balance of State 10$81,616.09/yrN/A
Northwest Balance of State 30$82,177.13/yrN/A
Mankato-North Mankato MN MSA 40$84,061.40/yrN/A
Northeast Minnesota 50$81,241.35/yr6.7%
Southwest Minnesota 50$84,066.69/yr6.7%
Duluth MN-WI MSA 50$81,245.59/yrN/A
Fargo ND-MN MSA 60$86,781.93/yrN/A
Central Minnesota 70$82,117.85/yr7.3%
Northwest Minnesota 70$81,985.53/yr5.3%
Seven County Mpls-St Paul, MN 430$86,207.13/yr4.9%
Minneapolis-St Paul-Bloomington MN-WI MSA 450$85,342.27/yrN/A
Minnesota 780$83,796.75/yr5.1%

Occupations Click link for details EmploymentMedian WageProjections
% Change 2020-2030
Education Teachers, Postsecondary 1,240$80,726.89/yr1.7%
Social Work Teachers, Postsecondary 410$65,303.46/yr1.8%
Sociology Teachers, Postsecondary 340$83,055.75/yr2.5%
Family and Consumer Sciences Teachers, Postsecondary 20$65,695.13/yrN/A
Sociologists 40$32.91/hrN/A
Library Science Teachers, Postsecondary 130$82,177.13/yr1.6%
Clinical and Counseling Psychologists 1,260$49.90/hrN/A
Recreation and Fitness Studies Teachers, Postsecondary 220$81,986.59/yr3.2%
Secondary School Teachers, Except Special and Career/Technical Education 17,380$64,805.93/yr6.6%
Health Specialties Teachers, Postsecondary 3,400$96,467.89/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.