Training Requirements for Chemistry Teachers, Postsecondary

Chemistry teachers, postsecondary need a doctoral or professional degree.

Degrees for Chemistry teachers, postsecondary
Percent
Less than High School 0.5
High School 1.3
Some College 2.4
Associates Degree 2.1
Bachelors Degree 16.5
Masters Degree 33.6
Doctorate or Professional Degree 43.7

Employment Outlook for Chemistry Teachers, Postsecondary

This represents about 26,000 people in the United States.

Over the next 10 years there will be aproximately 4,000 more chemistry teachers, postsecondary but, because of expected growth and replacement needs in the United States, we will need 8,000 more.

Typical Income for Chemistry Teachers, Postsecondary

Annual Salaries

On average, chemistry teachers, postsecondary make $89,320 per year.

Bottom 10% Bottom 25% Median Top 75% Top 90%
Chemistry teachers, postsecondary $42,400 $56,350 $76,750 $107,040 $153,570
Education, training, and library occupations $21,820 $31,830 $48,000 $67,430 $92,890
Postsecondary teachers $31,200 $45,450 $66,500 $99,650 $152,330
Physical sciences teachers, postsecondary $43,690 $58,490 $80,510 $114,110 $158,330
National Average $19,290 $24,140 $37,040 $60,150 $94,540

This data is from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, Occupational Employment Statistics

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