SBS Career Paths
Students interested in social and behavioral sciences may be interested in becoming college professors.
|National Quick Facts: Postsecondary Teachers|
|2015 Median Pay||$72,470 per year|
|Typical Entry-Level Education||Most commonly, postsecondary teachers must have a Ph.D. However, a master's degree may be enough for some postsecondary teachers at community colleges|
|Work Experience in a Related Occupation||In career and technical schools, work experience may be important for getting a postsecondary teaching job.|
|Number of Jobs, 2014||1,313,000|
|Job Outlook, 2014-24||13% (Faster than Average)|
|Employment Change, 2014-24||177,000|
What Postsecondary Teachers Do
Postsecondary teachers instruct students in a wide variety of academic and career and technical subjects beyond the high school level. They also conduct research and publish scholarly papers and books.
For more information: www.bls.gov/ooh/education-training-and-library/postsecondary-teachers.htm.