• Postsecondary Psychology Teachers
  • Education and Training
  • Annual Median Wage
    $ 71,040
    $45,880 range bar $128,620
    Annual NC Wage Range
    Growth Rate
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    Fast Growing
  • Postsecondary psychology teachers teach psychology courses at a level beyond high school. Subjects include child, clinical, and developmental psychology, and psychological counseling. They also conduct research and publish scholarly papers and books and typically do the following:

What do they typically do

  • Compile, administer, and grade examinations, or assign this work to others
  • Prepare course materials such as syllabi, homework assignments, and handouts
  • Initiate, facilitate, and moderate classroom discussions
  • Keep student attendance records, grades, and other required records
  • Stay up to date in the field by reading current literature, talking with colleagues, and participating in professional organizations and conferences
  • Evaluate and grade students' class work, laboratory work, assignments, and papers
  • Plan, evaluate, and revise course content, course materials, and methods of instruction
  • Prepare and deliver lectures to students on topics such as abnormal psychology, cognitive processes, and work motivation

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Job Growth +1.1%
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