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Chemistry Teacher, Postsecondary Salary

Postsecondary Chemistry Teachers in the United States take home approximately $48K per year on average. The income range spans the entire spectrum between $34K and $79K per year. More than half of Postsecondary Chemistry Teachers (64 percent) survey respondents are men. Job satisfaction for Postsecondary Chemistry Teachers is high. A large number report receiving medical coverage from their employers and over one-half collect dental insurance. Respondents to the PayScale salary survey provided the data for this report.

$34,861 - $79,431
MEDIAN: $48,486

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$34,861 - $79,431  
$0.00 - $7,500  
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XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
$33,662 - $79,072  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 31 Mar 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 79

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Job Description for Chemistry Teacher, Postsecondary

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

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Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 9 votes.


36 %
64 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 80% dental benefits Dental: 54%
vision benefits Vision: 35% employee benefits None: 15%