Chemistry Teachers, Postsecondary Career

Job Description: Teach courses pertaining to the chemical and physical properties and compositional changes of substances. Work may include instruction in the methods of qualitative and quantitative chemical analysis. Includes both teachers primarily engaged in teaching, and those who do a combination of teaching and research.


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Chemistry Teachers, Postsecondary Career

Salary Info

Median Annual Wage

$89,320

Median Hourly Wage

$42.94*

Total Employed Nationally

21,250


Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics May 2016 wage data and 2016-2026 employment projections. "Projected growth" represents the estimated change in total employment over the projections period (2016-2026). "Projected job openings" represent openings due to growth and replacement.