Vocational Education Teacher, Postsecondary Salary
Postsecondary Vocational Education Teachers in the United States tend to be well-versed in their field, and between two-thirds and three-fourths have more than 10 years of experience. Average salary is expected to be around $50K annually, but may range from $35K to $84K per year. Although a strong majority have medical coverage and the greater part have dental coverage, roughly a fourth claim no health benefits at all. Job satisfaction is reported as high by the vast majority of workers. Generally, women make up less than a third of all Postsecondary Vocational Education Teachers who answered the questionnnaire. The figures in this rundown are based on the results of PayScale's salary questionnaire.
Job Description for Vocational Education Teacher, Postsecondary
- Instruct postsecondary students in vocational training in industrial, commercial, and government sectors that may include industrial machine, equipment, or transportation operation.
- Supervise and mentor student projects and field placements.
- Administer oral, written, or performance exams to measure progress and training effectiveness.
- Evaluate students' progress and offer feedback.
- Develop curriculum.
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Pay by Experience Level for Vocational Education Teacher, Postsecondary
Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.
Average salaries for inexperienced employees average out to around $46K, but folks who have five to 10 years of experience earn a higher median of $45K. Postsecondary Vocational Education Teachers with one to two decades of relevant experience report an average salary of approximately $72K. For some reason, Postsecondary Vocational Education Teachers with more than two decades of experience report lower paychecks overall; the median sum in this group sits near $51K.