Philosophy and Religion Teachers, Postsecondary

7.4/10 job score
risk level
by 2031
or $37.31 hourly
as of 2021

What is the risk of automation?

We calculate this occupation to have an automation risk score of 23% (No worries)

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How quickly is this occupation growing?

The number of 'Philosophy and Religion Teachers, Postsecondary' job openings is expected to rise 8.6% by 2031
'Philosophy and Religion 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 'Philosophy and Religion Teachers, Postsecondary' in the United States?

In 2021 the median annual wage for 'Philosophy and Religion Teachers, Postsecondary' was $77,610, or $37.31 hourly
'Philosophy and Religion Teachers, Postsecondary' are paid 69.6% higher than the national median wage, which stands at $45,760
* Data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics

How many people are employed as philosophy and religion teachers, postsecondary?

As of 2021 there were 20,850 people employed as Philosophy and Religion Teachers, Postsecondary within the United States.
This represents around 0.015% of the employed workforce across the country.
Put another way, around 1 in 6 thousand people are employed as Philosophy and Religion Teachers, Postsecondary.

Job description

Teach courses in philosophy, religion, and theology. Includes both teachers primarily engaged in teaching and those who do a combination of teaching and research.

SOC Code: 25-1126.00


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