English Language and Literature Teachers, Postsecondary
Minimal Risk (0-20%): Occupations in this category have a low probability of being automated, as they typically demand complex problem-solving, creativity, strong interpersonal skills, and a high degree of manual dexterity. These jobs often involve intricate hand movements and precise coordination, making it difficult for machines to replicate the required tasks.
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The number of 'English Language and Literature Teachers, Postsecondary' job openings is expected to rise 6.3% by 2031
Total employment, and estimated job openings
Updated projections are due Sep 2023.
In 2022, the median annual wage for 'English Language and Literature Teachers, Postsecondary' was $74,280, or $35.71 per hour
'English Language and Literature Teachers, Postsecondary' were paid 60.4% higher than the national median wage, which stood at $46,310
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As of 2022 there were 57,680 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.
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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