History Teacher, Postsecondary Salary

Postsecondary History Teachers in the United States take home an average $46K per year. Almost all enjoy medical while the larger part get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to more than half. Job satisfaction is considered about average by most people in this profession. Women are just slightly outnumbered, with male Postsecondary History Teachers making up 53 percent of survey respondents. Figures cited in this summary are based on replies to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$25,755 - $64,019
$26K
$46K
$64K
MEDIAN: $46,140
10%
50%
90%

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$16.50 - $31.44
$25
MEDIAN: $25.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$22K$44K$66K
Salary
$25,755 - $64,019  
   
Bonus
$2,500  
Total Pay (?
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$26,630 - $65,889  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 62
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$15$30$45
Hourly Rate
$25.00  
   
Overtime
$45.00  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$22K$44K$66K
Bonus
$2,500  
   
Total Pay (?
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).
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$26,630 - $65,889  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 5

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Job Description for History Teacher, Postsecondary

Postsecondary history teachers work for public and private colleges and universities, community and junior colleges, vocational schools, professional schools and other postsecondary institutions. They provide instruction to postsecondary students in history, which may include teaching lower- and/or higher-level courses; history teachers at the postsecondary level generally have a specialization in which they teach. They create lessons and exams, respond to student questions, and grade tests and papers produced by students. Outside of class time, postsecondary history teachers usually hold office hours that allow students to ask questions and discuss their progress or concerns. Additionally, these teachers may conduct research and produce scholarship for publication in journals, textbooks or other publications.

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Pay by Experience Level for History Teacher, Postsecondary

Pay by Experience for a History Teacher, Postsecondary has a positive trend. An entry-level History Teacher, Postsecondary with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $42,000 based on 47 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A History 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 $51,000 based on 14 salaries. An experienced History Teacher, Postsecondary which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $57,000 based on 8 salaries. A History 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 $49,000 based on 7 salaries.

Key Stats for History Teacher, Postsecondary

Gender

Female
47 %
Male
53 %
Less than 1 year
12%
1-4 years
51%
5-9 years
16%
10-19 years
10%
20 years or more
10%
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Experience Affects History Teacher, Postsecondary Salaries

Experienced
▲23%

Mid-Career
▲10%

Late-Career
▲6%

National Average
$46,000

Entry-Level
▼9%

Gender

Female
47 %
Male
53 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
12%
1-4 years
51%
5-9 years
16%
10-19 years
10%
20 years or more
10%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 90%
dental benefits
Dental: 62%
vision benefits
Vision: 57%
no benefits
None: 10%