Salary for Postsecondary Recreation and Fitness Studies Teachers

Also known as:  Health and Physical Education Professor, Human Performance Professor, Kinesiology Professor, Leisure Studies Professor, Physical Education (PE) Professor, Physical Education Professor, Swimming Professor

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Recreation and fitness studies teachers in colleges, universities and other postsecondary instititutions select and obtain course materials, and prepare lectures, assignments and tests which reinforce key concepts in the material. Additionally, these professionals are expected to guide student efforts, prepare syllabi, and handouts, and change or create curricula as needed. They must stay abreast with changes in their field, and often may be expected to publish in peer-reviewed literature. The minimum education requirement for these teachers is a Bachelor's degree, although the majority of individuals working as recreation and fitness studies teachers in postsecondary insititutions have doctoral degrees in related areas.

A Postsecondary Recreation or Fitness Studies Teacher earns an average pay level of around 40000 - 60000 depending on seniority levels. Recreation and Fitness Studies Teachers, Postsecondary can expect an average compensation of Fifty Eight Thousand Seven Hundred dollars per annum.

Recreation and Fitness Studies Teachers, Postsecondary can expect the highest salaries in California, where they get average job salaries of near $88580.

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SALARY TREND
The annual compensation for this career has gone up since 2004. Salaries have increased by an average of 23.82 percent nationwide in that time.
INDUSTRIES
Postsecondary Recreation and Fitness Studies Teachers tend to make the most in the following industries
Educational Services $63,920
Arts, Entertainment, and Recreation $33,070
In general, they earn less within the industries below
Arts, Entertainment, and Recreation $33,070
Educational Services $63,920
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