A Lecturer, Postsecondary / Higher Education earns an average salary of $50,654 per year. A skill in Phd is associated with high pay for this job. Pay for this job does not change much by experience, with the most experienced earning only a bit more than the least.

$35,250 - $76,021
$35K
$51K
$76K
MEDIAN: $50,654
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$15.32 - $88.08
$15
$38
$88
MEDIAN: $38.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$28K$56K$84K
Salary
$35,250 - $76,021  
   
Bonus
$5,800  
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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$35,418 - $82,971  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 136
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$30$60$90
Hourly Rate
$15.32 - $88.08  
   
Overtime
$67.00  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$60K$120K$180K
Bonus
$5,800  
   
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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$35,418 - $82,971  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 12

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Job Description for Lecturer, Postsecondary / Higher Education

Posetsecondary/higher education lecturers perform a number of tasks in postsecondary institutions. They are responsible for delivering lectures and seminars, developing and implementing teaching methods, and constructing exams and assessments. Lecturers also attend staff meetings, participate and serve on committees, grade work, and assign final grades. This line of work is mainly mental, although candidates are often required to speak in front of a crowd (typically standing) for several hours at a time. Lecturers typically work indoors in a college classroom environment; while they work mostly with students, they also interact with colleagues in meetings, committees, and other settings as well.

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Lecturer, Postsecondary / Higher Education Tasks

  • Design and implement interactive workshops, structured experiences, and seminars on a variety of topics.
  • Use a variety of methods traditional and using technology to communicate syllabi, assignment instructions, due dates and grades.
  • Develop and revise courses and instructional materials as necessary.
  • Maintain office hours for advising, mentoring and coaching students.
  • Integrate new technologies in the learning process.

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Pay by Experience Level for Lecturer, Postsecondary / Higher Education

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

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Key Stats for Lecturer, Postsecondary / Higher Education

Gender

Female
58 %
Male
42 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 18 votes.
Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
32%
5-9 years
18%
10-19 years
24%
20 years or more
22%
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Experience Affects Lecturer, Postsecondary / Higher Education Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 9%

Experienced
up arrow 7%

Mid-Career
up arrow 3%

National Average
$52,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 5%

Skills That Affect Lecturer, Postsecondary / Higher Education Salaries

Phd
up arrow 19%

National Average
$52,000

Teaching
up arrow 8%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 18 votes.

Gender

Female
58 %
Male
42 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
32%
5-9 years
18%
10-19 years
24%
20 years or more
22%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 84%
dental benefits
Dental: 71%
vision benefits
Vision: 59%
dental benefits
None: 13%
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