Salary 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

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Postsecondary english language and literature teachers teach courses in topics such as linguistics and 19th century British literature, as well as writing courses. They prepare course materials and lectures, and create assignments and exams designed to reinforce student grasp of material. Additionally, these teachers are expected to make themselves available to students outside of class to provide additional help if necessary. Many english language and literature teachers also conduct research and publish their findings in peer-reviewed literature. The minimum education expected for this occupation is a Master's degree, although roughly half of all individuals employed in this position hold doctorates.

An Postsecondary English Language or Literature Teacher can receive an average pay level somewhere between 48000 - 72000 based on education and experience. English Language and Literature Teachers, Postsecondary will normally get salaries of Sixty Eight Thousand Four Hundred dollars on an annual basis.

English Language and Literature Teachers, Postsecondary can receive the best pay in New York, where they can receive an average job salary of approximately $85190.

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SALARY TREND
The annual compensation for this career has gone up since 2004. Salaries have increased by an average of 30.06 percent nationwide in that time.
INDUSTRIES
Postsecondary English Language and Literature Teachers tend to make the most in the following industries
Educational Services $67,920
In general, they earn less within the industries below
Educational Services $67,920
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