Training Requirements for Economics Teachers, Postsecondary

Economics teachers, postsecondary need a doctoral or professional degree.

Degrees for Economics 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 Economics Teachers, Postsecondary

This represents about 17,000 people in the United States.

Over the next 10 years there will be aproximately 1,000 more economics teachers, postsecondary but, because of expected growth and replacement needs in the United States, we will need 4,000 more.

Typical Income for Economics Teachers, Postsecondary

Annual Salaries

On average, economics teachers, postsecondary make $111,520 per year.

Bottom 10% Bottom 25% Median Top 75% Top 90%
Economics teachers, postsecondary $47,560 $67,190 $95,770 $134,280 $195,730
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
Social sciences teachers, postsecondary $39,590 $54,660 $76,130 $107,840 $157,780
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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