Salary for Postsecondary Economics Teachers

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Also known as:  Agricultural Economics Professor, Econometrics Professor, Industrial Economics Professor, Labor Economics Professor, Macroeconomics Professor, Microeconomics Professor helps find better paying jobs across all specialties and locations. Sign up in our career community today!

Postsecondary economics teachers create and deliver lectures, moderate classroom discussions, and assign and correct homeworks and exams in subjects including econometrics, microeconomics and macroeconomics, among others. These professionals may attend conferences and conduct research in addition to their teaching duties, and hold office hours in order to answer student questions and concerns. The classes they instruct are generally at the undergradaute or graduate levels. The majority of postsecondary economics teachers have their doctorates in related fields, and a gradaute degree in a related discipline is required for this occupation.

A Postsecondary Economics Teacher will normally get salaries ranging from $53,860 and $208,000 depending on experience. Economics Teachers will normally receive an average salary of one hundred and twenty-three thousand seven hundred and twenty dollars per annum.

Economics Teachers can get the best pay in Rhode Island, which has an average salary rate of close to $183,130. Professionals that work in these jobs obtain the highest pay in Educational Services, where they can receive an average job salary of $123,680.

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The annual compensation for this career has gone up since 2004. Salaries have increased by an average of 85.89 percent nationwide in that time.


Postsecondary Economics Teachers 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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