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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
Seven County Mpls-St Paul, MN 610103$87,736.77/yr$51,568.45/yr$65,931.19/yr$83,753.35/yr$105,472.12/yr$136,238.53/yr

IndustryOES Employment (Statewide)OES Median Wage (Statewide)
Education and Health Services1,240N/A
Geography Click link for details EmploymentMedian WageProjections
% Change 2020-2030
Central Minnesota N/A$67,647.14/yrN/A
Southeast Minnesota N/A$64,583.63/yrN/A
Grand Forks ND-MN MSA N/AN/AN/A
Mankato-North Mankato MN MSA N/A$84,061.40/yrN/A
Rochester MN MSA N/AN/AN/A
St Cloud MN MSA N/A$67,642.91/yrN/A
Northeast Balance of State N/AN/AN/A
Southeast Balance of State N/AN/AN/A
Northwest Balance of State 30$81,414.96/yrN/A
Northeast Minnesota 50$77,067.40/yrN/A
Southwest Balance of State 50$41,464.36/yrN/A
Duluth MN-WI MSA 80$64,975.30/yrN/A
Northwest Minnesota 110$67,647.14/yr0.0%
Southwest Minnesota 110$81,537.76/yr1.4%
Fargo ND-MN MSA 110$77,371.21/yrN/A
Seven County Mpls-St Paul, MN 610$83,753.35/yr2.0%
Minneapolis-St Paul-Bloomington MN-WI MSA 740$82,505.29/yrN/A
Minnesota 1,240$80,726.89/yr1.7%

Occupations Click link for details EmploymentMedian WageProjections
% Change 2020-2030
Library Science Teachers, Postsecondary 130$82,177.13/yr1.6%
Psychology Teachers, Postsecondary 780$83,796.75/yr5.1%
Social Work Teachers, Postsecondary 410$65,303.46/yr1.8%
Family and Consumer Sciences Teachers, Postsecondary 20$65,695.13/yrN/A
Sociology Teachers, Postsecondary 340$83,055.75/yr2.5%
Sociologists 40$32.91/hrN/A
Communications Teachers, Postsecondary 570$80,261.12/yr2.9%
English Language and Literature Teachers, Postsecondary 1,010$81,690.19/yr2.8%
Law Teachers, Postsecondary 110$138,546.22/yr1.7%
Training and Development Specialists 6,700$37.31/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.