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
|Job Outlook, 2014-24
|13% (Faster than Average)
|Employment Change, 2014-24
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.