Teacher College/University (Unknown Type) Salary

Earnings for College and University Teachers in the United States come in at around $49K per year on average. Residence and years of experience each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. Men are slightly outnumbered by their female counterparts who answered the questionnaire, who make up a slight majority at 57 percent. While some workers in this profession — roughly a fourth — do not have any health coverage, a fair number do receive medical benefits and approximately one-half have dental insurance. Job satisfaction for College and University Teachers is high. The data for this synopsis comes from respondents who took the PayScale salary survey.

$28,940 - $79,744
$29K
$49K
$80K
MEDIAN: $49,204
10%
50%
90%

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$14.94 - $51.44
$15
$25
$51
MEDIAN: $24.88
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$0$89K
Salary $28,940 - $79,744
Bonus $100.67 - $9,933
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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$29,432 - $89,292
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 6 Nov 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 303
Hourly Data $0$130
Hourly Rate $14.94 - $51.44
Overtime $9.63 - $130.50
Annual Data $0$89K
Bonus $100.67 - $9,933
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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$29,432 - $89,292
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 6 Nov 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 81

Job Description for Teacher College/University (Unknown Type)

Teachers at colleges and universities (unknown type) serve as leaders and instructors for a wide variety of students. They must develop lesson plans and deliver lectures and lessons to their students. When not instructing, their days (and often evenings) consist of grading and reviewing papers, exams, and tests. They may also use their time outside of class for research and other academic work. Teachers at colleges and universities work with other instructors on committees, research, and brainstorming teaching techniques as well. They generally report to their departmental dean. Teachers at colleges and universities usually work exclusively indoors unless it is deemed necessary for a class or lecture to be held outside due to its theme or requirements for understanding. They may work full time or part time, with day and/or evening hours required depending on the needs of the position.

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Teacher College/University (Unknown Type) Tasks

  • Teach one or more classes of varying sizes and levels.
  • Conduct research review literature, conduct experiments and come to conclusions that expand knowledge in their field; publish findings in academic journals and books.
  • Design syllabus; prepare and lead discussions, lectures, tests, and assignments; grade assignments and provide students with timely feedback.
  • Attend administrative meetings with other faculty to deal with policy and department matters, including: budget, hiring and student organizations.

Common Career Paths for Teacher College/University (Unknown Type)


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As College and University Teachers transition into upper-level roles such as Professor, they may see a strong upturn in salary. Professors earn $79K on average per year. The most common next step for a College or University Teacher is to become an Assistant Professor or an Associate Professor. The former position pays an additional $9K per year on average, and the latter position pays $20K more per year.

Teacher College/University (Unknown Type) Job Listings

Pay by Experience Level for Teacher College/University (Unknown Type)

Pay by Experience for a Teacher College/University (Unknown Type) has a positive trend. An entry-level Teacher College/University (Unknown Type) with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $43,000 based on 145 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Teacher College/University (Unknown Type) with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $50,000 based on 123 salaries. An experienced Teacher College/University (Unknown Type) which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $52,000 based on 112 salaries. A Teacher College/University (Unknown Type) with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $53,000 based on 78 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $49,526

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

New York offers some of the highest pay in the country for College and University Teachers, 27 percent above the national average. College and University Teachers will also find cushy salaries in Tampa (+19 percent), Atlanta (+14 percent), Columbia (+13 percent), and Richmond (+12 percent). Chicago is the lowest-paying area, 19 percent south of the national average. Employers pay around 16 percent less in Charlotte and 15 percent less in Los Angeles, below-median salaries for those in this field.

Teacher College/University (Unknown Type) Reviews

Q: What is it like working as a Teacher College/University (Unknown Type)?

Teacher College/University (Unknown Type) in Longview:
"Love teaching and watching students grow in their profession."
Pros:
Cons: Management, Corporate, stress level, salary for 40 hours work average 50 or more no overtime.

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Key Stats for Teacher College/University (Unknown Type)

Gender

Female
52 %
Male
48 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 34 votes.
Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
26%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
27%
20 years or more
20%

Experience Affects Teacher College/University (Unknown Type) Salaries

▲7%

▲4%

▼0%

National Average
$50,000

▼13%

Skills That Affect Teacher College/University (Unknown Type) Salaries

Graphic Design
▲27%

Oral / Verbal Communication
▲11%

National Average
$50,000

Online Education
▼1%

Mathematica
▼5%


Public Speaking
▼19%

Writing Procedures & Documentation
▼28%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 34 votes.

Gender

Female
52 %
Male
48 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
26%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
27%
20 years or more
20%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 75%
dental benefits
Dental: 48%
vision benefits
Vision: 43%
no benefits
None: 25%