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Information on the businesses and industries that employ Postsecondary teachers and on wages and locations for those in the field. Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges is the industry that employs the most Postsecondary teachers, both by share and by number, though the highest paid industry for Postsecondary teachers, by average wage, is Hospitals. Postsecondary teachers are paid most in Near North Side, Loop & Near South Side PUMA, IL but are relatively concentrated in Ann Arbor City Area PUMA, MI.


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Demographic information on Postsecondary teachers in the US. The average age of male Postsecondary teachers in the workforce is 45.1 and of female Postsecondary teachers is 43.4, and the most common race/ethnicity for Postsecondary teachers is White.

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Data on higher education choices for Postsecondary teachers from The Department of Education and Census Bureau. The most common major for Postsecondary teachers is Biology but a relatively high number of Postsecondary teachers hold a major in Science Technologies.



Data on the critical and distinctive skills necessary for Postsecondary teachers from the Bureau of Labor Statistics. Postsecondary teachers need many skills, but most especially Reading Comprehension, Writing, and Speaking. The revealed comparative advantage (RCA) shows that Postsecondary teachers need more than the average amount of Science, Operations Analysis, and Instructing.

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Projections on wages and job growth for Postsecondary teachers from the Bureau of Labor Statistics. The ten-year national workforce is projected to grow 7.4%, but Postsecondary teachers are expected to see a growth of 12.7% over the same period. This occupation is expected to grow faster than the national average.

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