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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
Northwest Minnesota 6014$78,500.64/yr$63,504.97/yr$63,807.85/yr$75,864.34/yr$86,480.61/yr$102,592.00/yr

IndustryOES Employment (Statewide)OES Median Wage (Statewide)
Education and Health Services730N/A
Geography Click link for details EmploymentMedian WageProjections
% Change 2020-2030
Grand Forks ND-MN MSA N/AN/AN/A
Rochester MN MSA N/AN/AN/A
Northeast Balance of State N/AN/AN/A
Southwest Balance of State N/AN/AN/A
Fargo ND-MN MSA 40$103,535.67/yrN/A
La Crosse WI-MN MSA 40$70,414.56/yrN/A
Northwest Balance of State 40$81,386.25/yrN/A
Mankato-North Mankato MN MSA 50$112,498.46/yrN/A
Central Minnesota 60$82,920.22/yrN/A
Northeast Minnesota 60$67,452.72/yr6.7%
Northwest Minnesota 60$75,864.34/yr5.3%
Southwest Minnesota 60$107,027.04/yrN/A
St Cloud MN MSA 60$82,921.25/yrN/A
Southeast Minnesota 70$86,292.09/yrN/A
Duluth MN-WI MSA 70$67,447.56/yrN/A
Southeast Balance of State 70$86,290.03/yrN/A
Seven County Mpls-St Paul, MN 390$87,630.32/yr4.9%
Minneapolis-St Paul-Bloomington MN-WI MSA 410$86,722.71/yrN/A
Minnesota 730$85,249.52/yr5.1%

Occupations Click link for details EmploymentMedian WageProjections
% Change 2020-2030
Education Teachers, Postsecondary 1,060$79,500.97/yr1.7%
Social Work Teachers, Postsecondary 410$79,439.16/yr1.8%
Sociology Teachers, Postsecondary 270$87,495.37/yr2.5%
Family and Consumer Sciences Teachers, Postsecondary N/AN/AN/A
Sociologists 40$38.08/hrN/A
Library Science Teachers, Postsecondary 150$84,662.30/yr1.6%
Clinical and Counseling Psychologists 1,670$50.10/hrN/A
Recreation and Fitness Studies Teachers, Postsecondary 170$86,094.29/yr3.2%
Secondary School Teachers, Except Special and Career/Technical Education 19,180$67,622.70/yr6.6%
Health Specialties Teachers, Postsecondary 3,360$89,050.98/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.