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Occupational Employment Statistics


25-1067 Sociology Teachers, Postsecondary

Teach courses in sociology. 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
Northeast Minnesota  4      

IndustryOES Employment (Statewide)OES Median Wage (Statewide)
Education and Health Services290N/A
Geography Click link for details EmploymentMedian WageProjections
% Change 2020-2030
Southwest Minnesota N/A$84,661.58/yrN/A
Grand Forks ND-MN MSA N/AN/AN/A
Mankato-North Mankato MN MSA N/A$84,663.65/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
Northeast Minnesota N/AN/A0.0%
Northwest Balance of State 10$80,966.82/yrN/A
Duluth MN-WI MSA 20$75,068.51/yrN/A
Fargo ND-MN MSA 20$73,209.71/yrN/A
St Cloud MN MSA 20$87,259.74/yrN/A
Central Minnesota 20$80,747.71/yr6.7%
Northwest Minnesota 20$82,767.47/yr4.5%
Southeast Balance of State 30$80,769.52/yrN/A
Southeast Minnesota 30$80,766.41/yr4.5%
Seven County Mpls-St Paul, MN 180$83,465.30/yr2.2%
Minneapolis-St Paul-Bloomington MN-WI MSA 190$83,915.98/yrN/A
Minnesota 290$82,150.64/yr2.5%

Occupations Click link for details EmploymentMedian WageProjections
% Change -
Sociologists 40$38.75/hrN/A
Political Science Teachers, Postsecondary 210$99,814.43/yr2.4%
Library Science Teachers, Postsecondary 120$85,733.24/yr1.6%
Social Work Teachers, Postsecondary 320$65,732.97/yr1.8%
Psychology Teachers, Postsecondary 710$83,002.16/yr5.1%
History Teachers, Postsecondary 320$84,601.35/yr2.3%
Area, Ethnic, and Cultural Studies Teachers, Postsecondary 340$80,582.60/yr1.6%
Anthropology and Archeology Teachers, Postsecondary 90$86,522.45/yr4.5%
Communications Teachers, Postsecondary 490$76,730.01/yr2.9%
English Language and Literature Teachers, Postsecondary 950$80,406.07/yr2.8%

  • Maintain regularly scheduled office hours to advise and assist students.
  • Initiate, facilitate, and moderate classroom discussions.
  • Evaluate and grade students' class work, assignments, and papers.
  • Prepare and deliver lectures to undergraduate or graduate students on topics such as race and ethnic relations, measurement and data collection, and workplace social relations.
  • Supervise undergraduate or graduate teaching, internship, and research work.
  • Maintain student attendance records, grades, and other required records.
  • Maintain student attendance records, grades, and other required records.
  • Keep abreast of developments in the field by reading current literature, talking with colleagues, and participating in professional conferences.
  • Prepare course materials, such as syllabi, homework assignments, and handouts.
  • Initiate, facilitate, and moderate classroom discussions.