Lecturer, Postsecondary / Higher Education Salary (United States)

A Lecturer, Postsecondary / Higher Education earns an average salary of $48,022 per year. People in this job generally don't have more than 20 years' experience. Pay for this job does not change much by experience, with the most experienced earning only a bit more than the least.
Lecturer, Postsecondary / Higher Education Salary (?
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$29,365 - $74,085
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MEDIAN: $48,022
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Lecturer, Postsecondary / Higher Education Salary (?
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$30.20 - $99.29
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MEDIAN: $46.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$29K$58K$87K
Salary
$29,365 - $74,085  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $15,319  
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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$30,180 - $84,312  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 169
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$34$68$102
Hourly Rate
$30.20 - $99.29  
   
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$70K$140K$210K
Bonus
$0.00 - $15,319  
   
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).
)
$30,180 - $84,312  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 20
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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
  • Maintain office hours for advising, mentoring and coaching students.
  • Integrate new technologies in the learning process.
  • Develop and revise courses and instructional materials as necessary.
  • 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.

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Experience Affects Lecturer, Postsecondary / Higher Education Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 6%
Late-Career
up arrow 1%
National Average
$50,000
Entry-Level
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Mid-Career
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Job Satisfaction

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Rated 5 out of 5 based on 60 votes.

Gender

Female
47%
female alumni
 
Male
53%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
30%
5-9 years
29%
10-19 years
28%
20 years or more
10%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 79% dental benefits Dental: 61%
vision benefits Vision: 48% employee benefits None: 19%