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Occupation Title: Environmental Science Teachers, Postsecondary

Description: Teach courses in environmental science. Includes both teachers primarily engaged in teaching and those who do a combination of teaching and research.

Standard Occupational Classification (SOC) Code: 25-1053

Sample Job Titles: Professor, Assistant Professor, Associate Professor, Environmental Sciences Professor, Lecturer, Instructor, Associate Professor of Environmental Science, Faculty Member, Professor of Environmental Science, Environmental Studies Professor.

 Salary Chart Environmental Science Teachers, Postsecondary

Estimated Total Employment*
2008: 4,870
2009: 4,820
2010: 5,090
2011: 4,990
2012: 4,990

Data Source:
Bureau of Labor Statistics

Projected Job Openings (2010-2020): 586,100
Projected Growth (2010-2020): 10-19%

(total 10 year projection, not annual)

Data Source:
O*NET Online
NOTE: Projected job openings for postsecondary teachers refer to industry-wide data, not individual occupations.

*Bureau of Labor Statistics, Occupational Employment Statistics program does not include self-employed workers in employment estimates. O*NET and other BLS programs do include self-employed workers.

This material is based upon work supported by the National Science Foundation under Grant No. REC-0439914 and DRL-0910041 (Enhancing Departments and Graduate Education in Geography).

Suggested citation: Association of American Geographers, Jobs & Careers Website, Salary Data and Trends, http://www.aag.org/cs/salary_data_and_trends/salary_data_and_trends_overview (accessed mm//dd/yyyy).