Salary for Postsecondary Engineering Teachers

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Postsecondary engineering teachers allow students the opportunity to learn in both laboratory and classroom settings. They create homework assignments, tests and lectures based on course objectives, and may guide undergraduate and graduate student research projects as well as conducting their own research. Their findings are normally published in peer-reviewed journals. These professionals are expected to stay informed of industry and scientific breakthroughs in their field, and may also be expected to be professionally certified. Graduate education is a requirement for this occupation.

A Postsecondary Engineering Teacher can earn average salaries in a range of $55,440 - $188,980 based on experience and education levels. Engineering Teachers will normally receive an average compensation of one hundred and fourteen thousand one hundred and thirty dollars annually.

Engineering Teachers are paid at the highest level in New Hampshire, where they can earn average pay scales of close to $138,480. People in this job function are paid most highly in Educational Services, where they receive average wages of $114,150.

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The annual compensation for this career has gone up since 2004. Salaries have increased by an average of 57.86 percent nationwide in that time.


Postsecondary Engineering 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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