Career Outlook for Postsecondary English Language and Literature Teachers

Also known as:
Children's Literature Professor, Composition Professor, Contemporary English Literature Professor, Creative Writing English Professor, Etymology Professor, Medieval English Literature Professor, Seventeenth-Century English Literature Professor, Victorian Literature Professor

The overall job outlook for Postsecondary English Language or Literature Teacher careers has been positive since 2004. Vacancies for this career have increased by 12.89 percent nationwide in that time, with an average growth of 0.81 percent per year. Demand for English Language and Literature Teachers is expected to go up, with an expected 18,100 new jobs filled by 2029. This represents an annual increase of 3.10 percent over the next few years. Join our talent pool and get scouted today!

TOP STATES

There are currently more Postsecondary English Language and Literature Teachers in the following states

New York 8,170
California 6,380
Texas 5,230
Pennsylvania 3,550
New Jersey 2,960
Illinois 2,460
Massachusetts 2,420
BOTTOM STATES

The states below have the least number of filled positions for Postsecondary English Language and Literature Teachers

Wyoming
110
Puerto Rico
150
New Mexico
150
South Dakota
150
North Dakota
170
Nevada
200
Idaho
210