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Occupational Employment Statistics


DETAILED OCCUPATION DATA

25-1124 Foreign Language and Literature Teachers, Postsecondary



Teach languages and literature courses in languages other than English. Includes teachers of American Sign Language (ASL). 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
Mean10th25thMedian75th90th
Northwest Minnesota 309$71,706.43/yr$54,503.03/yr$62,664.32/yr$68,676.60/yr$79,371.16/yr$102,464.25/yr


IndustryOES Employment (Statewide)OES Median Wage (Statewide)
Education and Health Services480N/A
 
Geography Click link for details EmploymentMedian WageProjections
% Change 2020-2030
Southwest Minnesota N/A$81,841.60/yrN/A
Fargo ND-MN MSA N/AN/AN/A
Grand Forks ND-MN MSA N/AN/AN/A
La Crosse WI-MN MSA N/AN/AN/A
Mankato-North Mankato MN MSA N/A$86,640.30/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
Central Minnesota 20$79,789.43/yrN/A
St Cloud MN MSA 20$79,789.43/yrN/A
Northwest Balance of State 20$68,673.51/yrN/A
Northeast Minnesota 30$79,203.24/yr3.1%
Northwest Minnesota 30$68,676.60/yr2.6%
Duluth MN-WI MSA 40$70,404.25/yrN/A
Southeast Minnesota 90N/AN/A
Southeast Balance of State 90N/AN/A
Seven County Mpls-St Paul, MN 290$85,087.78/yr1.9%
Minneapolis-St Paul-Bloomington MN-WI MSA 300$85,022.87/yrN/A
Minnesota 480$82,777.02/yr2.0%




  • Maintain student attendance records, grades, and other required records.
  • Maintain regularly scheduled office hours to advise and assist students.
  • Prepare and deliver lectures to undergraduate or graduate students on topics such as how to speak and write a foreign language and the cultural aspects of areas where a particular language is used.
  • Evaluate and grade students' class work, assignments, and papers.
  • Keep abreast of developments in their field by reading current literature, talking with colleagues, and participating in professional organizations and activities.
  • Prepare course materials, such as syllabi, homework assignments, and handouts.
  • Initiate, facilitate, and moderate classroom discussions.
  • Maintain regularly scheduled office hours to advise and assist students.
  • Evaluate and grade students' class work, assignments, and papers.
  • Initiate, facilitate, and moderate classroom discussions.