Instructor, Postsecondary / Higher Education Salary (United States)

The average pay for an Instructor, Postsecondary / Higher Education is $42,978 per year. A skill in Curriculum Planning is associated with high pay for this job.
Instructor, Postsecondary / Higher Education Total Pay (?
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$25,969 - $63,778
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MEDIAN: $42,977
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Instructor, Postsecondary / Higher Education Total Pay (?
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$13.05 - $50.91
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MEDIAN: $24.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$24K$48K$72K
Salary
$25,969 - $63,778  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $6,082  
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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$26,558 - $71,682  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 556
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$120$240$360
Hourly Rate
$13.05 - $50.91  
   
Overtime
$1.71 - $334.72  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$240K$480K$720K
Bonus
$0.00 - $6,082  
   
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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$26,558 - $71,682  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 556
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Job Description for Instructor, Postsecondary / Higher Education
  • Advise and assists students with office hours.
  • Design, administer and grade examinations and other assessments.
  • Prepare undergraduate and graduate level lectures.

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Experience Affects Instructor, Postsecondary / Higher Education Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 29%
Experienced
up arrow 4%
National Average
$44,000
Entry-Level
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Mid-Career
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Gender
Female
57%
female alumni
 
Male
43%
male alumni
Years of Experience
Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
36%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
24%
20 years or more
14%
Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 66% dental benefits Dental: 49%
vision benefits Vision: 39% employee benefits None: 32%
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