History Teacher, Postsecondary Salary

Median pay for Postsecondary History Teachers in the United States lies in the neighborhood of $41K annually. Most Postsecondary History Teachers survey respondents are men (73 percent). Most Postsecondary History Teachers like their work and job satisfaction is high. Slightly less than a third of professionals in this line of work do not receive benefits; however, a majority report medical coverage and more than half claim dental coverage as well. Figures cited in this summary are based on replies to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$26,177 - $64,536

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$26,177 - $64,536  
$0.00 - $5,068  
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$25,910 - $66,196  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 122
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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.

Relatively untried employees who have less than five years' experience make $40K, but folks with five to 10 years under their belts enjoy an appreciably larger median of $45K. After working for 10 to 20 years, Postsecondary History Teachers make a median salary of $45K. Survey respondents who have worked for more than 20 years actually report somewhat lower incomes of $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: 65% dental benefits Dental: 59%
vision benefits Vision: 48% employee benefits None: 30%