• Postsecondary Education Teachers
  • Education and Training
  • Annual Median Wage
    $ 65,770
    $41,280 range bar $105,700
    Annual NC Wage Range
    Growth Rate
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    Moderately Growing
  • Postsecondary education teachers prepare students to work in educational settings. They teach courses that are beyond high school level and cover topics like counseling, curriculum, and instruction. They also conduct research and publish scholarly papers and books and typically do the following:

What do they typically do

  • Evaluate and grade students' class work, assignments, and papers
  • Initiate, facilitate, and moderate classroom discussions
  • Collaborate with colleagues to address teaching and research issues
  • Prepare and deliver lectures to students on topics such as children's literature, learning and development, and reading instruction
  • Conduct research in a particular field of knowledge and publish findings in professional journals, books, or electronic media
  • Stay up to date in the field by reading current literature, talking with colleagues, and participating in professional organizations and conferences
  • Prepare course materials such as syllabi, homework assignments, and handouts
  • Supervise students' fieldwork, internship, and research work

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Job Growth +0.7%
Job Opening 230

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