Chemistry Teacher, Postsecondary Salary

Postsecondary Chemistry Teachers in the United States can expect wages of $47K per year on average. Job satisfaction for Postsecondary Chemistry Teachers is high. Women make up the vast majority of Postsecondary Chemistry Teachers (89 percent) who answered the questionnaire. Medical benefits are awarded to a large number, and a majority earn dental coverage. Participants in PayScale's salary questionnaire provided the particulars of this report.

$35,388 - $67,967
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$47K
$68K
MEDIAN: $47,495
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$34,968 - $67,601
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 30

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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
89 %
Male
11 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 3 votes.
Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
39%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
23%
20 years or more
13%
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Experience Affects Chemistry Teacher, Postsecondary Salaries

Experienced
▲19%

Late-Career
▲19%

National Average
$47,000

Entry-Level
▼8%

Mid-Career
▼9%

Job Satisfaction

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

Gender

Female
89 %
Male
11 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
39%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
23%
20 years or more
13%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 85%
dental benefits
Dental: 69%
vision benefits
Vision: 46%
no benefits
None: 15%
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