Salary for Postsecondary Environmental Science Teachers

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Postsecondary teachers working in the field of environmental science deliver lectures, design, assign and correct homeworks and exams, and guide undergraduate and graduate research projects and internships in this discipline. Additionally, they may conduct studies and research projects, and present their findings at professional conferences and meetings. These professionals generally have doctorate degrees in environmental studies or related fields, although in some cases they only have their Master's degrees.

A Postsecondary Environmental Science Teacher gets an average compensation that can range from $42,830 to $159,640 based on experience and education levels. Environmental Science Teachers can earn an average compensation of ninety-four thousand five hundred and twenty dollars each year.

Environmental Science Teachers are compensated highest in California, which has average pay levels of close to about $140,120. Employees who work in this career are compensated highest in Educational Services, where they can earn average pay scales of $94,690.

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The annual compensation for this career has gone up since 2004. Salaries have increased by an average of 48.60 percent nationwide in that time.


Postsecondary Environmental Science Teachers tend to make the most in the following industries:

Educational Services

In general, they earn less within the industries below:

Educational Services