Instructor, Business Education Salary
The average Business Education Instructor in the United States can expect to rake in roughly $46K per year. Unfortunately, some people in this line of work are without benefits — more than a third lack coverage. On the flip side, the larger part have medical insurance and close to one-half receive dental plans. Female Business Education Instructors make up most of the survey respondents at 71 percent. Though the majority of Business Education Instructors do not report high levels of job satisfaction, most are moderately content with their role. Respondents to the PayScale salary survey provided the data for this report.
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Job Description for Instructor, Business Education
An instructor, business education helps to educate individuals about sound principles of the world of commerce and economics. As an instructor, this educator likely teaches undergraduate level coursework at a university or community college. In that capacity, the instructor lays down some of the foundational, key concepts of business.Read More...
At an instructor level, many of the business classes may involve practical and applied knowledge for new or prospective business owners, who are taking classes at a community college. The instructor may offer insight into both business and economic theory, but he or she may also focus on practical matters. These can include instruction about accounting procedures, inventory management, and basic human resources laws. In a university setting, an instructor in business education will likely conduct classwork that provides a basis and foundation for further study. The classes taught in this scenario are likely to involve more theory-based knowledge, although practical topics in business law and the basics of various management theories are also ripe topics for these classrooms.
Typically, a business education instructor will have a bachelor’s degree in business, finance, or a related discipline. He or she may also possess practical experience in the business world. Most instructors work in offices and classrooms. They may teach daytime and/or evening classes.
Instructor, Business Education Tasks
- Teach courses on business topics.
- Keep accurate records of courses, students, and materials.
- Evaluate students, provide assistance, and suggest tutoring when appropriate.
- Create syllabi, course materials, and websites.
Pay by Experience Level for Instructor, Business Education
Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.
The average inexperienced worker earns $44K. It's worth noting that someone who has worked for five to 10 years can expect a smaller median salary of $39K. On average, Business Education Instructors make $49K following one to two decades on the job. Big financial gains seem to result from working for more than two decades; veterans in this group report earning $51K on average.
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