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Occupational Employment Statistics


25-1081 Education Teachers, Postsecondary

Teach courses pertaining to education, such as counseling, curriculum, guidance, instruction, teacher education, and teaching English as a second language. 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 11025$64,480.28/yr$38,817.95/yr$46,984.35/yr$62,462.14/yr$80,591.68/yr$96,309.24/yr

IndustryOES Employment (Statewide)OES Median Wage (Statewide)
Education and Health Services1,210N/A
Geography Click link for details EmploymentMedian WageProjections
% Change 2018-2028
Central Minnesota N/AN/AN/A
Northeast Minnesota N/AN/AN/A
Southeast Minnesota N/A$58,685.03/yrN/A
La Crosse WI-MN MSA N/A$59,544.12/yrN/A
Northwest Balance of State N/AN/AN/A
Southwest Balance of State N/AN/AN/A
Southeast Balance of State N/AN/AN/A
Grand Forks ND-MN MSA 60N/AN/A
Duluth MN-WI MSA 80$60,288.93/yrN/A
Northwest Minnesota 110$62,462.14/yr-0.8%
Fargo ND-MN MSA 110$67,033.04/yrN/A
Mankato-North Mankato MN MSA 110N/AN/A
Southwest Minnesota 150N/AN/A
Seven County Mpls-St Paul, MN 480$79,088.79/yr-1.4%
Minneapolis-St Paul-Bloomington MN-WI MSA 620$77,633.86/yrN/A
Minnesota 1,210$72,614.03/yr-2.8%

Occupations Click link for details EmploymentMedian WageProjections
% Change 2018-2028
Library Science Teachers, Postsecondary 130$75,736.12/yr-3.3%
Psychology Teachers, Postsecondary 790$79,460.17/yr0.7%
Social Work Teachers, Postsecondary 470$68,951.19/yr-2.8%
Family and Consumer Sciences Teachers, Postsecondary 30$95,846.03/yrN/A
Sociology Teachers, Postsecondary 290$77,164.52/yr-3.8%
Sociologists N/A$28.87/hrN/A
Communications Teachers, Postsecondary 540$69,359.30/yr-3.3%
English Language and Literature Teachers, Postsecondary 1,140$72,195.71/yr-3.8%
Law Teachers, Postsecondary 120$124,087.65/yr-2.9%
Training and Development Specialists 6,760$33.89/hr7.4%

  • Prepare and deliver lectures to undergraduate or graduate students on topics such as children's literature, learning and development, and reading instruction.
  • Maintain regularly scheduled office hours to advise and assist students.
  • Initiate, facilitate, and moderate classroom discussions.
  • Supervise students' fieldwork, internship, and research work.
  • Evaluate and grade students' class work, assignments, and papers.
  • Maintain student attendance records, grades, and other required records.
  • Compile, administer, and grade examinations, or assign this work to others.
  • Collaborate with colleagues to address teaching and research issues.
  • 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.