Environmental Science Teachers, Postsecondary

6.5/10 job score
risk level
by 2031
or $39.41 hourly
as of 2021

What is the risk of automation?

We calculate this occupation to have an automation risk score of 7% (Totally Safe)

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How quickly is this occupation growing?

The number of 'Environmental Science Teachers, Postsecondary' job openings is expected to rise 7.7% by 2031
'Environmental Science 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 'Environmental Science Teachers, Postsecondary' in the United States?

In 2021 the median annual wage for 'Environmental Science Teachers, Postsecondary' was $81,980, or $39.41 hourly
'Environmental Science Teachers, Postsecondary' are paid 79.2% higher than the national median wage, which stands at $45,760
* Data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics

How many people are employed as environmental science teachers, postsecondary?

As of 2021 there were 5,440 people employed as Environmental Science Teachers, Postsecondary within the United States.
This represents around 0.004% of the employed workforce across the country.
Put another way, around 1 in 25 thousand people are employed as Environmental Science Teachers, Postsecondary.

Job description

Teach courses in environmental science. Includes both teachers primarily engaged in teaching and those who do a combination of teaching and research.

SOC Code: 25-1053.00


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