DETAILED OCCUPATION DATA
25-1071 Health Specialties Teachers, Postsecondary
Occupational Description:Teach courses in health specialties, in fields such as dentistry, laboratory technology, medicine, pharmacy, public health, therapy, and veterinary medicine. Excludes "Nursing Instructors and Teachers, Postsecondary" (25-1072) and "Biological Science Teachers, Postsecondary" (25-1042) who teach medical science.
|Geography||Employment||Emp SE*||Mean||Mean SE*||10th||25th||Median||75th||90th|
|EDR 10 - Southeast||280||10||$64,369/yr||$1,455/yr||$42,978/yr||$52,440/yr||$64,955/yr||$74,713/yr||$88,529/yr|
|*SE = Standard error, a measure of the statistical reliability of the estimate.|
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|Employment||Median Wage||% Change -|
|Medical and Clinical Laboratory Technologists||1,080||$29.91/hr||N/A|
|Nursing Instructors and Teachers, Postsecondary||130||$73,741/yr||N/A|
Tasks for Health Specialties Teachers, Postsecondary
- Prepares and delivers lectures to students.
- Advises students on academic and vocational curricula.
- Conducts research in particular field of knowledge and publishes findings in professional journals.
- Directs research of other teachers or graduate students working for advanced academic degrees.
- Serves on faculty committee providing professional consulting services to government and industry.
- Acts as adviser to student organizations.
- Compiles, administers, and grades examinations, or assigns this work to others.
- Compiles bibliographies of specialized materials for outside reading assignments.
- Stimulates class discussions.