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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 9024$69,086.08/yr$51,097.26/yr$53,796.16/yr$66,505.57/yr$80,725.91/yr$102,004.49/yr

IndustryOES Employment (Statewide)OES Median Wage (Statewide)
Education and Health Services990N/A
Geography Click link for details EmploymentMedian WageProjections
% Change 2020-2030
Southwest Minnesota N/A$84,420.66/yr1.4%
Grand Forks ND-MN MSA N/AN/AN/A
Mankato-North Mankato MN MSA N/A$84,424.81/yrN/A
Rochester MN MSA N/AN/AN/A
St Cloud MN MSA N/A$71,579.37/yrN/A
Northeast Balance of State N/AN/AN/A
Southwest Balance of State N/AN/AN/A
Central Minnesota N/A$71,576.25/yrN/A
Northeast Minnesota N/AN/AN/A
Northwest Balance of State 30$66,501.42/yrN/A
Fargo ND-MN MSA 80$68,910.59/yrN/A
Northwest Minnesota 90$66,505.57/yr0.0%
Duluth MN-WI MSA 100$60,800.40/yrN/A
Southeast Balance of State 100$57,581.25/yrN/A
Southeast Minnesota 100$57,586.45/yrN/A
Seven County Mpls-St Paul, MN 510$82,006.30/yr2.0%
Minneapolis-St Paul-Bloomington MN-WI MSA 550$81,371.81/yrN/A
Minnesota 990$78,754.96/yr1.7%

Occupations Click link for details EmploymentMedian WageProjections
% Change 2020-2030
Library Science Teachers, Postsecondary 120$85,733.24/yr1.6%
Psychology Teachers, Postsecondary 710$83,002.16/yr5.1%
Social Work Teachers, Postsecondary 320$65,732.97/yr1.8%
Family and Consumer Sciences Teachers, Postsecondary 20$64,497.24/yrN/A
Sociology Teachers, Postsecondary 290$82,150.64/yr2.5%
Sociologists 40$38.75/hrN/A
Communications Teachers, Postsecondary 490$76,730.01/yr2.9%
English Language and Literature Teachers, Postsecondary 950$80,406.07/yr2.8%
Law Teachers, Postsecondary 110$137,748.48/yr1.7%
Training and Development Specialists 7,510$36.66/hr7.1%

  • 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.