English Language and Literature Teachers, Postsecondary

7.0/10 job score
AUTOMATION RISK
10%
risk level
POLLING
GROWTH
6.3%
by 2031
WAGES
$75,930
or $36.50 hourly
VOLUME
58,480
as of 2021

What is the risk of automation?

We calculate this occupation to have an automation risk score of 10% (No worries)

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How quickly is this occupation growing?

The number of 'English Language and Literature Teachers, Postsecondary' job openings is expected to rise 6.3% by 2031
'English Language and Literature 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 'English Language and Literature Teachers, Postsecondary' in the United States?

In 2021 the median annual wage for 'English Language and Literature Teachers, Postsecondary' was $75,930, or $36.50 hourly
'English Language and Literature Teachers, Postsecondary' are paid 65.9% higher than the national median wage, which stands at $45,760
* Data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics

How many people are employed as english language and literature teachers, postsecondary?

As of 2021 there were 58,480 people employed as English Language and Literature Teachers, Postsecondary within the United States.
This represents around 0.04% of the employed workforce across the country.
Put another way, around 1 in 2 thousand people are employed as English Language and Literature Teachers, Postsecondary.

Job description

Teach courses in English language and literature, including linguistics and comparative literature. Includes both teachers primarily engaged in teaching and those who do a combination of teaching and research.

SOC Code: 25-1123.00

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