Information About Postsecondary Teachers

Training

Postsecondary teachers need doctoral degree.

Degrees for Postsecondary teachers
Training for Postsecondary Teachers
Percent
Less than High School 0.2
High School 0.7
Some College 2.7
Associates Degree 2.3
Bachelors Degree 15.3
Masters Degree 34.6
Doctorate or Professional Degree 44.2

Employment

Represents about 1,699,000 people in the United States- 0.2% of which are self-employed

Employment prospects are up Over the next 5 years there will be aproximately 256,000 more postsecondary teachers but, because of expected growth and replacement needs in the United States, we will need 552,000 more.


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

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