English Language and Literature Teachers, Postsecondary

5.4/10 job score
AUTOMATION RISK
21%
risk level
POLLING
GROWTH
6.2%
by 2030
WAGES
$69,000
or $33.17 hourly
VOLUME
64,800
as of 2020

What is the risk of automation?

We calculate this occupation to have an automation risk score of 21% (No worries)

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Qualities required for this occupation:
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Fine Arts
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What do you think the risk of automation is?

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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 6.2% by 2030
'English Language and Literature Teachers, Postsecondary' is expected to be an average growing occupation in comparison to other occupations.
* Data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics for the period between 2020 and 2030.
Updated projections are due Sep 2022.

What are the median wages for 'English Language and Literature Teachers, Postsecondary' in the United States?

In 2020 the median annual wage for 'English Language and Literature Teachers, Postsecondary' was $69,000, or $33.17 hourly
'English Language and Literature Teachers, Postsecondary' are paid 64.5% higher than the national median wage, which stands at $41,950
* Data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics

How many people are employed in this occupation?

As of 2020 there were 64,800 people employed as English Language and Literature Teachers, Postsecondary.
This represents around 0.05% of the employed workforce across the United States.

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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