Lecturer, Postsecondary / Higher Education Salary

A Lecturer, Postsecondary / Higher Education earns an average salary of $48,958 per year. People in this job generally don't have more than 20 years' experience. Pay for this job rises steadily for more experienced workers, but goes down noticeably for the few employees with more than 20 years' experience.

$31,046 - $76,637
(Median)
$31K
$49K
$77K
MEDIAN: $48,958
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$29.80 - $73.41
(Median)
$30
$47
$73
MEDIAN: $46.00
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Salary
$31,046 - $76,637  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $15,205  
Total Pay (?
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$32,197 - $88,293  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Jun 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 194
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$29.80 - $73.41  
   
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $15,205  
   
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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$32,197 - $88,293  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Jun 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 22
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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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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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Experience Affects Lecturer, Postsecondary / Higher Education Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 13%

Mid-Career
up arrow 4%

Late-Career
up arrow 2%

National Average
$51,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 6%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 53 votes.

Gender

Female
49 %
Male
51 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
34%
5-9 years
28%
10-19 years
25%
20 years or more
9%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 80% dental benefits Dental: 62%
vision benefits Vision: 50% employee benefits None: 18%
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