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Instructor, Postsecondary / Higher Education Salary

The average pay for an Instructor, Postsecondary / Higher Education is $44,898 per year. A skill in Curriculum Planning is associated with high pay for this job.

$28,820 - $65,421
(Median)
$29K
$45K
$65K
MEDIAN: $44,897
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$12.72 - $49.35
(Median)
$13
$22
$49
MEDIAN: $22.00
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90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$24K$48K$72K
Salary
$28,820 - $65,421  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $8,027  
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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$28,546 - $70,145  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 245
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$200$400$600
Hourly Rate
$12.72 - $49.35  
   
Overtime
$0.75 - $579  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$500K$1M$1.5M
Bonus
$0.00 - $8,027  
   
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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$28,546 - $70,145  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 46

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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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Pay by Experience Level for Instructor, Postsecondary / Higher Education

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

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Experience Affects Instructor, Postsecondary / Higher Education Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 19%

Experienced
up arrow 6%

National Average
$45,000

Mid-Career
up arrow 7%

Entry-Level
up arrow 8%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 77 votes.

Gender

Female
62 %
Male
38 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
30%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
27%
20 years or more
18%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 70% dental benefits Dental: 50%
vision benefits Vision: 43% employee benefits None: 28%
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