Biological Science Teacher, Postsecondary Salary

The average Postsecondary Biology Teacher in the United States can expect to rake in roughly $50K annually. While roughly a fourth report receiving no health benefits, a majority do receive medical coverage, and more than half have dental, as well. The majority of workers are highly satisfied with their job. The majority of Postsecondary Biology Teachers (60 percent) who took the survey are women. The information for this rundown comes from respondents who completed PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$36,633 - $80,537
$37K
$50K
$81K
MEDIAN: $49,715
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50%
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Salary $36,633 - $80,537
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$37,149 - $91,403
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 20 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 62

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Job Description for Biological Science Teacher, Postsecondary

A postsecondary biological science teacher can be required to teach various biology and science classes at a college or university. Also known as a professor of biology, the postsecondary biological science teacher is tasked with coordinating a lesson plan for students, giving them the necessary instruction, and testing them on their knowledge. The science teacher will write class syllabi, construct and prepare experiments, guide students who are conducting these experiments, give lectures, assign reading and writing assignments, and evaluate student work. Some college-level biology teachers may also be involved in research studies, which may or may not be independent of classroom responsibilities.

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Biological Science Teacher, Postsecondary Tasks

  • Maintain accurate class and other records required by the college.
  • Provide instruction for assigned courses including preparation for in-class or online activities, evaluation of students' work, and more.
  • Maintain office hours each week, at .5 hours per week per section.
  • Follow course outlines as filed in the instruction offices.
  • Submit, when due, attendance rosters and grade reports.

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Pay by Experience Level for Biological Science Teacher, Postsecondary

Pay by Experience for a Biological Science Teacher, Postsecondary has a positive trend. An entry-level Biological Science Teacher, Postsecondary with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $42,000 based on 35 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Biological Science Teacher, Postsecondary with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $49,000 based on 29 salaries. An experienced Biological Science Teacher, Postsecondary which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $54,000 based on 25 salaries. A Biological Science Teacher, Postsecondary with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $70,000 based on 13 salaries.

Key Stats for Biological Science Teacher, Postsecondary

Gender

Female
61 %
Male
39 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 4 votes.
Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
26%
5-9 years
29%
10-19 years
26%
20 years or more
14%
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Experience Affects Biological Science Teacher, Postsecondary Salaries

Late-Career
▲40%

Experienced
▲8%

National Average
$50,000

Mid-Career
▼2%

Entry-Level
▼16%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 4 votes.

Gender

Female
61 %
Male
39 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
26%
5-9 years
29%
10-19 years
26%
20 years or more
14%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 73%
dental benefits
Dental: 61%
vision benefits
Vision: 55%
no benefits
None: 18%
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