Psychology Teachers, Postsecondary

6.4/10 job score
AUTOMATION RISK
10%
risk level
POLLING
GROWTH
10.3%
by 2030
WAGES
$78,180
or $37.58 hourly
VOLUME
36,520
as of 2020

What is the risk of automation?

We calculate this occupation to have an automation risk score of 10% (Totally Safe)

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Qualities required for this occupation:
Social Perceptiveness
Assisting and Caring for Others
Originality
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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 'Psychology Teachers, Postsecondary' job openings is expected to rise 10.3% by 2030
'Psychology 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 'Psychology Teachers, Postsecondary' in the United States?

In 2020 the median annual wage for 'Psychology Teachers, Postsecondary' was $78,180, or $37.58 hourly
'Psychology Teachers, Postsecondary' are paid 86.4% 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 36,520 people employed as Psychology Teachers, Postsecondary.
This represents around 0.03% of the employed workforce across the United States.

Job description

Teach courses in psychology, such as child, clinical, and developmental psychology, and psychological counseling. Includes both teachers primarily engaged in teaching and those who do a combination of teaching and research.

SOC Code: 25-1066.00

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