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Senior Lecturer, Postsecondary / Higher Education Salary

The average pay for a Senior Lecturer, Postsecondary / Higher Education is $60,516 per year. Most people in this job have more than five years' experience in related jobs.

$39,922 - $94,670
MEDIAN: $60,515

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$39,973 - $94,348  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 16 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 145

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Job Description for Senior Lecturer, Postsecondary / Higher Education

Senior lecturers at a postsecondary (or higher education) level have many different roles and titles. They serve as educators for postsecondary students, and they may also hold a research position in their institution or a relevant job within their field (lecturing on a part-time basis). Generally, senior lectures have a specific area of expertise on which they lecture.


Senior Lecturer, Postsecondary / Higher Education Tasks

  • Supervise, train, and evaluate teach assistants.
  • Create syllabi, course objectives and readings lists; grade and evaluate student performance.
  • Develop and instruct undergraduate and masters levels courses.
  • Advise and support students through academic advising and extracurricular involvement.

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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 38 votes.


59 %
41 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 92% dental benefits Dental: 68%
vision benefits Vision: 48% employee benefits None: 8%