A Lecturer, Postsecondary / Higher Education earns an average salary of $51,001 per year. For the first five to ten years in this position, pay increases somewhat, but any additional experience does not have a big effect on pay.

$34,728 - $76,338
(Median)
$35K
$51K
$76K
MEDIAN: $51,001
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$15.46 - $87.26
(Median)
$15
$38
$87
MEDIAN: $37.00
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90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$28K$56K$84K
Salary
$34,728 - $76,338  
   
Bonus
$2,000  
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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$34,843 - $82,824  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 146
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$30$60$90
Hourly Rate
$15.46 - $87.26  
   
Overtime
$67.00  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$60K$120K$180K
Bonus
$2,000  
   
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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$34,843 - $82,824  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 13
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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

Late-Career
up arrow 7%

Experienced
up arrow 6%

Mid-Career
up arrow 5%

National Average
$53,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 7%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 19 votes.

Gender

Female
62 %
Male
38 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
33%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
23%
20 years or more
19%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 85%
dental benefits
Dental: 70%
medical benefits
Vision: 59%
dental benefits
None: 13%
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