Salary for Postsecondary Foreign Language and Literature Teachers

Also known as:  Arabic Professor, Biblical Languages Professor, Chinese Language Professor, French Professor, German Professor, Greek Professor, Hebrew Professor, Japanese Professor, Russian Language Professor, Spanish Literature Professor helps education professionals find better paying jobs across all specialties and locations.

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Foreign language and literature teachers at the postsecondary level provide instruction in languages other than English, as well as the literature associated with these languages. American Sign Language teachers also fall into this category. Duties of these teachers include preparing and delivering lectures, homeworks, and exams, holding office hours, and guiding student projects, research, and internships. These professors may also conduct thir own research and publish their findings. These professionals are expected to stay abreast of changes and developments in their field, and to hold graduate degrees in related areas.

A Postsecondary Foreign Language or Literature Teacher can get a wage ranging from 48000 to 72000 depending on seniority. Foreign Language and Literature Teachers, Postsecondary can expect average salaries of Sixty Three Thousand Four Hundred dollars on an annual basis.

Foreign Language and Literature Teachers, Postsecondary obtain the highest salaries in Rhode Island, where they can receive average wages of approximating $89180.

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The annual compensation for this career has gone up since 2004. Salaries have increased by an average of 22.74 percent nationwide in that time.
Postsecondary Foreign Language and Literature Teachers tend to make the most in the following industries
Educational Services $66,520
In general, they earn less within the industries below
Educational Services $66,520
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