English Language / Literature Teacher, Postsecondary Salary

The average salary for an English Language / Literature Teacher, Postsecondary is $45,825 per year.

$29,265 - $71,156
$29K
$46K
$71K
MEDIAN: $45,934
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$10.29 - $48.94
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$19
$49
MEDIAN: $19.32
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$0$71K
Salary $29,265 - $71,156
Bonus $1,500
Total Pay (?
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$29,152 - $71,857
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 21 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 100
Hourly Data $0$48
Hourly Rate $10.29 - $48.94
Overtime $35.00
Annual Data $0$71K
Bonus $1,500
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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$29,152 - $71,857
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 21 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 12

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Job Description for English Language / Literature Teacher, Postsecondary

Postsecondary English language/literature teachers generally instruct at a college or university, and they may hold full-time or adjunct positions. These professionals generally teach two to three classes, each occurring several times a week. The teacher also often maintains office hours at set times during the week to meet with students, and they must perform work outside classes to grade assignments and prepare lesson plans. The school year is normally divided into two semesters and several summer sessions, and postsecondary English language/literature teachers may instruct during any or all of these periods, and class sizes depend on the university and subject. This instructor must create class lessons and maintain a full semester of topics and assignments in the subject, and they also need to have a list of books and writings that the students need to read and write papers.

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English Language / Literature Teacher, Postsecondary Tasks

  • Design instruction that meets course objectives and develop activities that support those objectives.
  • Meet with and assist students during office hours or by appointment to supplement in-class discussions and lectures.
  • Prepare lesson outlines and maintain an accurate course syllabus.
  • Manage the classroom by keeping accurate records, submitting grades and reports on time, and enforcing campus academic policies.

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Pay by Experience Level for English Language / Literature Teacher, Postsecondary

Pay by Experience for an English Language / Literature Teacher, Postsecondary has a positive trend. An entry-level English Language / Literature Teacher, Postsecondary with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $40,000 based on 86 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. An English Language / Literature 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 $47,000 based on 49 salaries. An experienced English Language / Literature Teacher, Postsecondary which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $52,000 based on 43 salaries. An English Language / Literature 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 $56,000 based on 23 salaries.

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Key Stats for English Language / Literature Teacher, Postsecondary

Gender

Female
59 %
Male
41 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 9 votes.
Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
38%
5-9 years
15%
10-19 years
23%
20 years or more
17%
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Experience Affects English Language / Literature Teacher, Postsecondary Salaries

Late-Career
▲25%

Experienced
▲15%

▲4%

National Average
$45,000

▼12%

Skills That Affect English Language / Literature Teacher, Postsecondary Salaries


Teaching
▲6%

National Average
$45,000

Oral / Verbal Communication
▼7%

English Language
▼10%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 9 votes.

Gender

Female
59 %
Male
41 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
38%
5-9 years
15%
10-19 years
23%
20 years or more
17%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 72%
dental benefits
Dental: 51%
vision benefits
Vision: 44%
no benefits
None: 26%
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