Salary for Postsecondary Atmospheric, Earth, Marine, and Space Sciences Teachers

Also known as:  Climatology Professor, Earth Science Professor, Geology Professor, Geoscience Professor, Meteorology Professor, Mineralogy Professor, Oceanic Sciences Professor, Oceanography Professor, Volcanology Professor

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The instruction of atmospheric, earth, marine and space science is not the only duty of postsecondary teachers in these fields. They must also prepare lectures, design, assign and grade homeworks and exams, guide graduate and undergraduate research projects, and stay informed of current research developments in their fields. These professional also often conduct their own research projects and present the findings at conferences or meetings. They are required to have a graduate degree, and most professionals in this field have pursued doctoral degrees.

A Postsecondary Atmospheric, Earth, Marine, or Space Sciences Teacher will usually earn a compensation of around $48,280 - $179,490 based on experience and education levels. Atmospheric, Earth, Marine, and Space Sciences Teachers get salaries of one hundred and four thousand seven hundred and ten dollars per year.

Atmospheric, Earth, Marine, and Space Sciences Teachers can obtain the highest salaries in Maryland, where they can get average job salaries of approximately $155,350. Employees who work in this career are compensated highest in Public Administration, where they can receive normal pay levels of $146,470.

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SALARY TREND

The annual compensation for this career has gone up since 2004. Salaries have increased by an average of 61.14 percent nationwide in that time.

INDUSTRIES

Postsecondary Atmospheric, Earth, Marine, and Space Sciences Teachers tend to make the most in the following industries:

Public Administration
$146,470
Educational Services
$104,370

In general, they earn less within the industries below:

Educational Services
$104,370
Public Administration
$146,470