Chemistry Teacher, Postsecondary Salary

Postsecondary Chemistry Teachers in the United States take home approximately $46K annually on average. The vast majority (80 percent) of Postsecondary Chemistry Teachers who took the survey are female. Medical benefits are awarded to most, and a majority earn dental coverage. Job satisfaction is high and work is enjoyable for most Postsecondary Chemistry Teachers. This report is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$34,865 - $66,384
$35K
$46K
$66K
MEDIAN: $46,389
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$34,865 - $66,384  
   
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$3,050  
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$34,528 - $65,436  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 36

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Job Description for Chemistry Teacher, Postsecondary

Postsecondary chemistry teachers teach the subject of chemistry at a college or university. A doctorate degree is generally required to become a professor of chemistry, and these teachers must present the subject in a manner that is engaging and helps the students understand it thoroughly.

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Chemistry Teacher, Postsecondary Tasks

  • Prepare, organize and teach classes.
  • Attend faculty and staff meetings.
  • Create and implement course objectives.
  • Grade and asses student work, provide feedback and assistance.

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Pay by Experience Level for Chemistry Teacher, Postsecondary

Pay by Experience for a Chemistry Teacher, Postsecondary has a positive trend. An entry-level Chemistry Teacher, Postsecondary with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $43,000 based on 21 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Chemistry Teacher, Postsecondary with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $43,000 based on 8 salaries. An experienced Chemistry Teacher, Postsecondary which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $56,000 based on 8 salaries. A Chemistry Teacher, Postsecondary with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $56,000 based on 8 salaries.

Key Stats for Chemistry Teacher, Postsecondary

Gender

Female
80 %
Male
20 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 3 votes.
Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
47%
5-9 years
18%
10-19 years
21%
20 years or more
8%
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Experience Affects Chemistry Teacher, Postsecondary Salaries

Experienced
▲20%

Late-Career
▲20%

National Average
$47,000

Entry-Level
▼7%

Mid-Career
▼8%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 3 votes.

Gender

Female
80 %
Male
20 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
47%
5-9 years
18%
10-19 years
21%
20 years or more
8%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 90%
dental benefits
Dental: 65%
vision benefits
Vision: 45%
no benefits
None: 10%