Economics Teacher, Postsecondary Salary

The majority of Postsecondary Economics Teachers in the United States — just below two-thirds — boast more than 10 years of experience in their profession. Salaries stretch from $32K to $107K per year, and the median is $59K annually. Medical benefits are awarded to most, and more than half earn dental coverage. It's heartening to note that most people in this field love their work, finding it both fun and rewarding. Male Postsecondary Economics Teachers far outnumber their female contemporaries among those who completed the questionnaire. The numbers in this rundown were provided by PayScale's salary survey participants.

$33,650 - $95,000

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$33,650 - $95,000  
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$31,957 - $107,286  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Sep 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 34
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Experience Affects Economics Teacher, Postsecondary Salaries

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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 7 votes.


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88 %

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: 85% dental benefits Dental: 67%
vision benefits Vision: 52% employee benefits None: 15%