The average pay for a Foreign Language / Literature Teacher, Postsecondary is $46,798 per year. Experience has a moderate effect on salary for this job.

$30,433 - $73,193
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MEDIAN: $46,798
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$15.48 - $42.50
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MEDIAN: $25.00
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$30,779 - $73,226  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 59
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$15.48 - $42.50  
   
Overtime
$20.00  
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$30,779 - $73,226  
   
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 24
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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

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

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

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.

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Experience Affects Foreign Language / Literature Teacher, Postsecondary Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 24%

Experienced
up arrow 10%

National Average
$48,000

Mid-Career
up arrow 2%

Entry-Level
up arrow 12%

Skills That Affect Foreign Language / Literature Teacher, Postsecondary Salaries

National Average
$48,000

French Language
up arrow 3%

Spanish Language
up arrow 17%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 6 votes.

Gender

Female
65 %
Male
35 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
11%
1-4 years
28%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
22%
20 years or more
19%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 64%
dental benefits
Dental: 45%
medical benefits
Vision: 36%
dental benefits
None: 36%
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