Foreign Language and Literature Teachers, Postsecondary

5.4/10 job score
AUTOMATION RISK
30%
risk level
POLLING
GROWTH
9.4%
by 2030
WAGES
$69,920
or $33.61 hourly
VOLUME
22,790
as of 2020

What is the risk of automation?

We calculate this occupation to have an automation risk score of 30% (Start worrying)

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How quickly is this occupation growing?

The number of 'Foreign Language and Literature Teachers, Postsecondary' job openings is expected to rise 9.4% by 2030
'Foreign 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 2020 and 2030.
Updated projections are due Sep 2022.

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

In 2020 the median annual wage for 'Foreign Language and Literature Teachers, Postsecondary' was $69,920, or $33.61 hourly
'Foreign Language and Literature Teachers, Postsecondary' are paid 66.7% 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 22,790 people employed as Foreign Language and Literature Teachers, Postsecondary.
This represents around 0.02% of the employed workforce across the United States.

Job description

Teach languages and literature courses in languages other than English. Includes teachers of American Sign Language (ASL). Includes both teachers primarily engaged in teaching and those who do a combination of teaching and research.

SOC Code: 25-1124.00

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