Foreign Language / Literature Teacher, Postsecondary Salary

The average pay for a Foreign Language / Literature Teacher, Postsecondary is $47,086 per year.

$29,661 - $71,876
$30K
$47K
$72K
MEDIAN: $47,027
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$14.95 - $30.05
$15
$24
$30
MEDIAN: $24.37
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$24K$48K$72K
Salary
$29,661 - $71,876  
   
Total Pay (?
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$30,088 - $64,408  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 4 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 44
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$11$22$33
Hourly Rate
$14.95 - $30.05  
   
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$22K$44K$66K
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$30,088 - $64,408  
   
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 4 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 23

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Job Description for Foreign Language / Literature Teacher, Postsecondary

Postsecondary foreign language/literature teachers work for colleges and universities, trade/ vocational schools, and community colleges, and are required to be fluent in the languages they teach.

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Foreign Language / Literature Teacher, Postsecondary Tasks

  • Teach college-level foreign language courses.
  • May perform and publish research in a relevant field of interest.
  • Administer and grade exams.
  • Write, research, and deliver classroom lectures on foreign language topics.

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Pay by Experience Level for Foreign Language / Literature Teacher, Postsecondary

Pay by Experience for a Foreign Language / Literature Teacher, Postsecondary has a positive trend. An entry-level Foreign Language / Literature Teacher, Postsecondary with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $43,000 based on 37 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Foreign Language / Literature 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 $45,000 based on 18 salaries. An experienced Foreign Language / Literature Teacher, Postsecondary which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $54,000 based on 16 salaries. A Foreign Language / Literature 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 $55,000 based on 12 salaries.

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Key Stats for Foreign Language / Literature Teacher, Postsecondary

Gender

Female
74 %
Male
26 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 2 votes.
Less than 1 year
16%
1-4 years
28%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
19%
20 years or more
13%
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Experience Affects Foreign Language / Literature Teacher, Postsecondary Salaries

Late-Career
▲15%

Experienced
▲13%

National Average
$48,000

Mid-Career
▼6%

Entry-Level
▼9%

Skills That Affect Foreign Language / Literature Teacher, Postsecondary Salaries

French Language
▲9%

National Average
$48,000

Spanish Language
▼16%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 2 votes.

Gender

Female
74 %
Male
26 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
16%
1-4 years
28%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
19%
20 years or more
13%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 54%
dental benefits
Dental: 36%
vision benefits
Vision: 36%
no benefits
None: 46%
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