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History Teacher, Postsecondary Salary

Postsecondary History Teachers in the United States pull down an average of $41K annually. Slightly less than a third of professionals in this line of work do not receive benefits; however, the larger part report medical coverage and more than half claim dental coverage as well. Most Postsecondary History Teachers survey respondents are men (73 percent). Most workers in this position report high levels of job satisfaction. This report is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$26,328 - $65,483
MEDIAN: $41,160

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$26,328 - $65,483  
$0.00 - $5,068  
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).
$26,095 - $67,175  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 114

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Pay by Experience Level for History Teacher, Postsecondary

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

Salaries for the relatively untried average out to around $40K, but survey participants with five to 10 years of experience earn a significantly higher median of $47K. Postsecondary History Teachers with one to two decades of relevant experience report an average salary of approximately $46K. Folks with more than two decades of experience actually report lower incomes overall; their average comes out to a mere $40K.

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Experience Affects History Teacher, Postsecondary Salaries

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Job Satisfaction

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


27 %
73 %

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: 64% dental benefits Dental: 62%
vision benefits Vision: 49% employee benefits None: 29%