Salary for Computer Science Teachers, Postsecondary

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Computer science teachers working in colleges, universities, and other postsecondary institutions develop and deliver lectures, homeworks and exams for computer science courses. These professionals may specialize in specific areas of computer science, and conduct their own research and investigations in addition to assisting graduate and undergraduate students with research projects. They are expected to publish their results, and to keep informed of changes in their field by attending conferences and reading peer-reviewed publications. Graduate education is generally required for this occupation.

A Postsecondary Computer Science Teacher gets a salary of between $44,240 to $170,270 based on tenure and industry expertise. will normally get average salaries of ninety-eight thousand six hundred and eigthy dollars every year.

receive the highest compensation in California, where they get salary pay of approximately $136,640. They can get the best pay in Educational Services, where they can get pay levels, on average, of $98,650.

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The annual compensation for this career has gone up since 2004. Salaries have increased by an average of 80.29 percent nationwide in that time.


Computer Science Teachers, Postsecondary tend to make the most in the following industries:

Educational Services

In general, they earn less within the industries below:

Educational Services
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