Chemistry Teachers, Postsecondary

6.5/10 job score
risk level
by 2031
or $38.17 hourly
as of 2021

What is the risk of automation?

We calculate this occupation to have an automation risk score of 14% (No worries)

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How quickly is this occupation growing?

The number of 'Chemistry Teachers, Postsecondary' job openings is expected to rise 7.7% by 2031
'Chemistry Teachers, Postsecondary' is expected to be a fast growing occupation in comparison to other occupations.
* Data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics for the period between 2021 and 2031.
Updated projections are due Sep 2023.

What are the median wages for 'Chemistry Teachers, Postsecondary' in the United States?

In 2021 the median annual wage for 'Chemistry Teachers, Postsecondary' was $79,410, or $38.17 hourly
'Chemistry Teachers, Postsecondary' are paid 73.5% higher than the national median wage, which stands at $45,760
* Data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics

How many people are employed as chemistry teachers, postsecondary?

As of 2021 there were 20,260 people employed as Chemistry Teachers, Postsecondary within the United States.
This represents around 0.014% of the employed workforce across the country.
Put another way, around 1 in 6 thousand people are employed as Chemistry Teachers, Postsecondary.

Job description

Teach courses pertaining to the chemical and physical properties and compositional changes of substances. Work may include providing instruction in the methods of qualitative and quantitative chemical analysis. Includes both teachers primarily engaged in teaching, and those who do a combination of teaching and research.

SOC Code: 25-1052.00


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