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Occupational Employment Statistics


25-1113 Social Work Teachers, Postsecondary

Teach courses in social work. 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 22044$72,911.68/yr$42,659.97/yr$51,158.53/yr$62,240.71/yr$87,440.43/yr$104,933.92/yr

IndustryOES Employment (Statewide)OES Median Wage (Statewide)
Education and Health Services320N/A
Geography Click link for details EmploymentMedian WageProjections
% Change 2020-2030
Southwest Minnesota N/AN/AN/A
Grand Forks ND-MN MSA N/AN/AN/A
Mankato-North Mankato MN MSA N/AN/AN/A
Northwest Balance of State N/AN/AN/A
Northeast Balance of State N/AN/AN/A
Southwest Balance of State N/AN/AN/A
Central Minnesota N/A$62,024.72/yrN/A
Northeast Minnesota N/AN/AN/A
Northwest Minnesota 10$75,517.11/yrN/A
Duluth MN-WI MSA 20$48,494.94/yrN/A
Southeast Balance of State 20$68,889.82/yrN/A
Southeast Minnesota 20$68,884.63/yrN/A
Seven County Mpls-St Paul, MN 220$62,240.71/yr1.9%
Minneapolis-St Paul-Bloomington MN-WI MSA 230$64,528.39/yrN/A
Minnesota 320$65,732.97/yr1.8%

Occupations Click link for details EmploymentMedian WageProjections
% Change 2020-2030
Education Teachers, Postsecondary 990$78,754.96/yr1.7%
Sociology Teachers, Postsecondary 290$82,150.64/yr2.5%
Psychology Teachers, Postsecondary 710$83,002.16/yr5.1%
Library Science Teachers, Postsecondary 120$85,733.24/yr1.6%
Sociologists 40$38.75/hrN/A
Family and Consumer Sciences Teachers, Postsecondary 20$64,497.24/yrN/A
Political Science Teachers, Postsecondary 210$99,814.43/yr2.4%
Communications Teachers, Postsecondary 490$76,730.01/yr2.9%
Clinical and Counseling Psychologists 1,130$50.18/hrN/A
Law Teachers, Postsecondary 110$137,748.48/yr1.7%

  • Maintain regularly scheduled office hours to advise and assist students.
  • Initiate, facilitate, and moderate classroom discussions.
  • Prepare and deliver lectures to undergraduate or graduate students on topics such as family behavior, child and adolescent mental health, or social intervention evaluation.
  • Maintain student attendance records, grades, and other required records.
  • Evaluate and grade students' class work, assignments, and papers.
  • Perform administrative duties, such as serving as department head.
  • Prepare course materials, such as syllabi, homework assignments, or handouts.
  • Supervise undergraduate or graduate teaching, internship, and research work.
  • Advise students on academic and vocational curricula and on career issues.
  • Conduct research in a particular field of knowledge and publish findings in professional journals, books, or electronic media.