Physics Teachers, Postsecondary

5.7/10 job score
AUTOMATION RISK
19%
risk level
POLLING
GROWTH
8.1%
by 2030
WAGES
$90,400
or $43.46 hourly
VOLUME
13,670
as of 2020

What is the risk of automation?

We calculate this occupation to have an automation risk score of 19% (No worries)

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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 'Physics Teachers, Postsecondary' job openings is expected to rise 8.1% by 2030
'Physics 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 'Physics Teachers, Postsecondary' in the United States?

In 2020 the median annual wage for 'Physics Teachers, Postsecondary' was $90,400, or $43.46 hourly
'Physics Teachers, Postsecondary' are paid 115.5% 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 13,670 people employed as Physics Teachers, Postsecondary.
This represents around 0.01% of the employed workforce across the United States.

Job description

Teach courses pertaining to the laws of matter and energy. Includes both teachers primarily engaged in teaching and those who do a combination of teaching and research.

SOC Code: 25-1054.00

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