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Occupational Employment Statistics


25-1125 History Teachers, Postsecondary

Teach courses in human history and historiography. 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
Central Minnesota  7$83,834.98/yr$46,129.39/yr$67,135.90/yr$88,160.07/yr$91,210.99/yr$125,510.52/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/A$91,008.50/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 N/A$88,160.07/yrN/A
Fargo ND-MN MSA 20$65,026.84/yrN/A
Northwest Balance of State 20$68,713.28/yrN/A
Northwest Minnesota 20$68,558.56/yr0.0%
Duluth MN-WI MSA 30$80,406.07/yrN/A
Northeast Minnesota 30$80,408.15/yrN/A
Southeast Balance of State 40$103,957.79/yrN/A
Southeast Minnesota 40$103,962.98/yr3.7%
Seven County Mpls-St Paul, MN 170$84,602.39/yr2.1%
Minneapolis-St Paul-Bloomington MN-WI MSA 170$84,352.12/yrN/A
Minnesota 320$84,601.35/yr2.3%

Occupations Click link for details EmploymentMedian WageProjections
% Change 2020-2030
Political Science Teachers, Postsecondary 210$99,814.43/yr2.4%
Area, Ethnic, and Cultural Studies Teachers, Postsecondary 340$80,582.60/yr1.6%
English Language and Literature Teachers, Postsecondary 950$80,406.07/yr2.8%
Philosophy and Religion Teachers, Postsecondary 490$81,776.80/yr2.3%
Sociology Teachers, Postsecondary 290$82,150.64/yr2.5%
Sociologists 40$38.75/hrN/A
Communications Teachers, Postsecondary 490$76,730.01/yr2.9%
Political Scientists N/AN/AN/A
Foreign Language and Literature Teachers, Postsecondary 550$79,699.93/yr2.0%
Geography Teachers, Postsecondary 130$83,230.61/yr3.0%

  • Maintain regularly scheduled office hours to advise and assist students.
  • Maintain student attendance records, grades, and other required records.
  • Prepare and deliver lectures to undergraduate or graduate students on topics such as ancient history, postwar civilizations, and the history of third-world countries.
  • Evaluate and grade students' class work, assignments, and papers.
  • Initiate, facilitate, and moderate classroom discussions.
  • Prepare course materials, such as syllabi, homework assignments, and handouts.
  • Perform administrative duties, such as serving as department head.
  • Maintain student attendance records, grades, and other required records.
  • Keep abreast of developments in the field by reading current literature, talking with colleagues, and participating in professional conferences.
  • Compile, administer, and grade examinations, or assign this work to others.