Biological Science Teacher, Postsecondary Salary

Earnings for Postsecondary Biology Teachers in the United States come in at around $45K annually on average. Women make up the majority of Postsecondary Biology Teachers (61 percent) who completed the questionnaire. Most Postsecondary Biology Teachers report high levels of job satisfaction. Most enjoy medical while the greater part get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to one-half.

$33,411 - $65,625
(Median)
$33K
$45K
$66K
MEDIAN: $44,978
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$33,411 - $65,625  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $4,894  
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$33,849 - $65,866  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 158
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Job Description for Biological Science Teacher, Postsecondary

A postsecondary biological science teacher can be required to teach various biology and science classes at a college or university. Also known as a professor of biology, the postsecondary biological science teacher is tasked with coordinating a lesson plan for students, giving them the necessary instruction, and testing them on their knowledge. The science teacher will write class syllabi, construct and prepare experiments, guide students who are conducting these experiments, give lectures, assign reading and writing assignments, and evaluate student work. Some college-level biology teachers may also be involved in research studies, which may or may not be independent of classroom responsibilities.

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Biological Science Teacher, Postsecondary Tasks

  • Submit, when due, attendance rosters and grade reports.
  • Maintain accurate class and other records required by the college.
  • Follow course outlines as filed in the instruction offices.
  • Provide instruction for assigned courses including preparation for in-class or online activities, evaluation of students’ work, and more.
  • Maintain office hours each week, at .5 hours per week per section.

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Pay by Experience Level for Biological Science Teacher, Postsecondary

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.


For Postsecondary Biology Teachers, level of experience appears to be a somewhat less important part of the salary calculation — more experience does not correlate to noticeably higher pay. The median compensation for relatively untried workers is $41K; in the five-to-10 year group, it's higher at around $48K. Postsecondary Biology Teachers with one to two decades of relevant experience report an average salary of approximately $51K. Old hands boasting more than twenty years of relevant experience report pay that is more or less commensurate with that extensive experience; average earnings for this group come out to approximately $61K.

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Experience Affects Biological Science Teacher, Postsecondary Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 34%

Experienced
up arrow 11%

Mid-Career
up arrow 5%

National Average
$46,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 10%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 16 votes.

Gender

Female
61 %
Male
39 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
10%
1-4 years
34%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
24%
20 years or more
10%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 82% dental benefits Dental: 66%
vision benefits Vision: 48% employee benefits None: 15%
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