Instructor, Postsecondary / Higher Education Salary (United States)

The average pay for an Instructor, Postsecondary / Higher Education is $44,412 per year. A skill in Curriculum Planning is associated with high pay for this job.
Instructor, Postsecondary / Higher Education Salary (?
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$27,711 - $65,148
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MEDIAN: $44,411
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Instructor, Postsecondary / Higher Education Salary (?
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$13.33 - $52.21
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MEDIAN: $24.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$25K$50K$75K
Salary
$27,711 - $65,148  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $8,054  
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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$28,070 - $73,287  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 280
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$120$240$360
Hourly Rate
$13.33 - $52.21  
   
Overtime
$1.20 - $352.40  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$240K$480K$720K
Bonus
$0.00 - $8,054  
   
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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$28,070 - $73,287  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 65
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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 21%
Experienced
up arrow 6%
National Average
$45,000
Entry-Level
up arrow 8%
Mid-Career
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Gender

Female
59%
female alumni
 
Male
41%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
33%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
27%
20 years or more
16%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 66% dental benefits Dental: 48%
vision benefits Vision: 40% employee benefits None: 32%
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