History Teacher, Postsecondary Salary

Pay for Postsecondary History Teachers in the United States sits in the ballpark of $41K per year. Generally, women make up less than a third of all Postsecondary History Teachers who answered the questionnnaire. Most workers in this position report high levels of job satisfaction. Health benefits are not claimed by all — just under a third lack any form of coverage — but the larger part have medical insurance, and more than half have dental, too. The figures in this rundown are based on the results of PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$26,675 - $64,902
MEDIAN: $41,044

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$26,675 - $64,902  
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$26,470 - $66,563  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Jun 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 119
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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 $46K. Postsecondary History Teachers who work for 10 to 20 years in their occupation tend to earn about $45K. Survey participants with more than twenty years of experience only make around $40K on average, though; this group reports a lower median than the one claimed by mid-career individuals.

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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%