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DETAILED OCCUPATION DATA

25-1126 Philosophy and Religion Teachers, Postsecondary



Teach courses in philosophy, religion, and theology. 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
Southwest Minnesota 4011$81,383.20/yr$50,251.59/yr$63,449.89/yr$81,137.61/yr$86,234.65/yr$127,764.64/yr


IndustryOES Employment (Statewide)OES Median Wage (Statewide)
Education and Health Services570N/A
 
Geography Click link for details EmploymentMedian WageProjections
% Change 2020-2030
Central Minnesota N/A$81,985.53/yrN/A
Northeast Minnesota N/AN/AN/A
Duluth MN-WI MSA N/AN/AN/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
Rochester MN MSA N/AN/AN/A
St Cloud MN MSA N/A$81,986.59/yrN/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
Mankato-North Mankato MN MSA 30$66,118.56/yrN/A
Northwest Minnesota 40$77,925.90/yr4.7%
Southwest Minnesota 40$81,137.61/yr0.0%
Southeast Minnesota 60$82,176.08/yr4.0%
Southeast Balance of State 60$82,177.13/yrN/A
Seven County Mpls-St Paul, MN 350$81,985.53/yr2.2%
Minneapolis-St Paul-Bloomington MN-WI MSA 350$81,986.59/yrN/A
Minnesota 570$81,266.76/yr2.3%


Occupations Click link for details EmploymentMedian WageProjections
% Change 2020-2030
English Language and Literature Teachers, Postsecondary 1,010$81,690.19/yr2.8%
Area, Ethnic, and Cultural Studies Teachers, Postsecondary 340$83,214.54/yr1.6%
History Teachers, Postsecondary 290$84,061.40/yr2.3%
Political Science Teachers, Postsecondary 240$86,781.93/yr2.4%
Foreign Language and Literature Teachers, Postsecondary 490$80,409.32/yr2.0%
Communications Teachers, Postsecondary 570$80,261.12/yr2.9%
Law Teachers, Postsecondary 110$138,546.22/yr1.7%
Sociologists 40$32.91/hrN/A
Sociology Teachers, Postsecondary 340$83,055.75/yr2.5%
Library Science Teachers, Postsecondary 130$82,177.13/yr1.6%


  • Maintain regularly scheduled office hours to advise and assist students.
  • Initiate, facilitate, and moderate classroom discussions.
  • Evaluate and grade students' class work, assignments, and papers.
  • Prepare and deliver lectures to undergraduate or graduate students and the community on topics such as ethics, logic, and contemporary religious thought.
  • Initiate, facilitate, and moderate classroom discussions.
  • Keep abreast of developments in the field by reading current literature, talking with colleagues, and participating in professional conferences.
  • Maintain student attendance records, grades, and other required records.
  • Compile, administer, and grade examinations, or assign this work to others.
  • Maintain regularly scheduled office hours to advise and assist students.
  • Conduct research in a particular field of knowledge and publish findings in professional journals, books, or electronic media.