Business Teachers, Postsecondary
SOC: 25-1011.00

Description:

Teach courses in business administration and management, such as accounting, finance, human resources, labor and industrial relations, marketing, and operations research. Includes both teachers primarily engaged in teaching and those who do a combination of teaching and research.


National Salary Information:

Hourly Statistics:

Annual Statistics:

Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics 2015 wage data.


Employment Projections:

Employment (2014):
106,800 employed

Projected (2024):
116,200 employed

Projected growth (2014-2024)


Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics 2015 2014-2024 employment projections external site. "Projected growth" represents the estimated change in total employment over the projections period (2014-2024). "Projected job openings" represent openings due to growth and replacement.


Alternate Titles:

  • Accountancy Professor
  • Accounting Instructor
  • Accounting Lecturer
  • Accounting Professor
  • Accounting Teacher
  • Adjunct Business Instructor
  • Adjunct Instructor
  • Advertising Teacher
  • Assistant Professor of Business
  • Associate Professor
  • Associate Professor of Management
  • Banking and Finance Instructor
  • Banking Teacher
  • Bookkeeping Teacher
  • Business Administration Instructor
  • Business Administration Professor
  • Business Administration Teacher
  • Business Analytics Faculty Member
  • Business and Services Instructor
  • Business Communications Instructor
  • Business Department Chair
  • Business Education Instructor
  • Business Education Professor
  • Business Education Teacher
  • Business English Instructor
  • Business Ethics Professor
  • Business Instructor
  • Business Law Professor
  • Business Law Teacher
  • Business Management Professor
  • Business Office Technology Instructor
  • Business Professor
  • Business School Dean
  • Business Teacher
  • Business Technology Professor
  • College or University Faculty Member
  • College Professor
  • Computer Instructor
  • Economics Professor
  • Entrepreneurship Program Director
  • Faculty Member
  • Finance Lecturer
  • Finance Professor
  • Finance Teacher
  • Foreign Trade Teacher
  • Health Administration Teacher
  • Industrial Education Teacher
  • Industrial Management Teacher
  • Instructor
  • International Trade Teacher
  • Lecturer
  • Management Department Chair
  • Management Information Systems Professor (MIS Professor)
  • Management Instructor
  • Management Lecturer
  • Management Professor
  • Marketing Instructor
  • Marketing Professor
  • Marketing Teacher
  • Office Communication Professor
  • Professor
  • Professor of Business Administration
  • Professor of Economics
  • Real Estate Professor
  • Teacher
  • Typing Teacher


  • Job Zone Five: Extensive Preparation Needed

    Experience:

    Extensive skill, knowledge, and experience are needed for these occupations. Many require more than five years of experience. For example, surgeons must complete four years of college and an additional five to seven years of specialized medical training to be able to do their job.

    Education:

    Most of these occupations require graduate school. For example, they may require a master's degree, and some require a Ph.D., M.D., or J.D. (law degree).

    Job Training:

    Employees may need some on-the-job training, but most of these occupations assume that the person will already have the required skills, knowledge, work-related experience, and/or training.


    Required Skills:

  • Reading Comprehension
  • Active Listening
  • Writing
  • Speaking
  • Mathematics
  • Science
  • Critical Thinking
  • Active Learning
  • Learning Strategies
  • Monitoring
  • Social Perceptiveness
  • Coordination
  • Persuasion
  • Negotiation
  • Instructing
  • Service Orientation
  • Complex Problem Solving
  • Operations Analysis
  • Technology Design
  • Programming
  • Operation Monitoring
  • Quality Control Analysis
  • Judgment and Decision Making
  • Systems Analysis
  • Systems Evaluation
  • Time Management
  • Management of Financial Resources
  • Management of Material Resources
  • Management of Personnel Resources

  • Knowledge Used:

  • Administration and Management
  • Clerical
  • Economics and Accounting
  • Sales and Marketing
  • Customer and Personal Service
  • Personnel and Human Resources
  • Production and Processing
  • Computers and Electronics
  • Engineering and Technology
  • Design
  • Mathematics
  • Chemistry
  • Biology
  • Psychology
  • Sociology and Anthropology
  • Geography
  • Medicine and Dentistry
  • Therapy and Counseling
  • Education and Training
  • English Language
  • Foreign Language
  • Fine Arts
  • History and Archeology
  • Philosophy and Theology
  • Public Safety and Security
  • Law and Government
  • Telecommunications
  • Communications and Media
  • Transportation


  • Tasks:

  • Prepare and deliver lectures to undergraduate or graduate students on topics such as financial accounting, principles of marketing, and operations management.
  • Evaluate and grade students' class work, assignments, and papers.
  • Compile, administer, and grade examinations, or assign this work to others.
  • Prepare course materials such as syllabi, homework assignments, and handouts.
  • Maintain student attendance records, grades, and other required records.
  • Initiate, facilitate, and moderate classroom discussions.
  • Plan, evaluate, and revise curricula, course content, and course materials and methods of instruction.
  • Maintain regularly scheduled office hours to advise and assist students.
  • Keep abreast of developments in the field by reading current literature, talking with colleagues, and participating in professional organizations and conferences.
  • Advise students on academic and vocational curricula and career issues.
  • Select and obtain materials and supplies such as textbooks.
  • Collaborate with colleagues to address teaching and research issues.
  • Collaborate with members of the business community to improve programs, to develop new programs, and to provide student access to learning opportunities such as internships.
  • Participate in student recruitment, registration, and placement activities.
  • Serve on academic or administrative committees that deal with institutional policies, departmental matters, and academic issues.
  • Participate in campus and community events.
  • Compile bibliographies of specialized materials for outside reading assignments.
  • Perform administrative duties such as serving as department head.
  • Supervise undergraduate or graduate teaching, internship, and research work.
  • Conduct research in a particular field of knowledge and publish findings in professional journals, books, or electronic media.
  • Act as advisers to student organizations.
  • Provide professional consulting services to government or industry.
  • Write grant proposals to procure external research funding.
  • Develop and maintain course websites.

  • Tools & Technology:

  • Carousel slide projectors
  • Compact digital cameras
  • Compact disk CD players
  • Computer data input scanners
  • Computer laser printers
  • Computer projectors
  • Conference telephones
  • Desktop computers
  • Digital calculators
  • Digital video cameras
  • Digital video disk DVD players
  • Handheld microphones
  • Interactive whiteboard controllers
  • Interactive whiteboards
  • Laptop computers
  • Laser facsimile machines
  • Liquid crystal display LCD projectors
  • Liquid crystal display LCD televisions
  • Microphone podiums
  • MP3 digital voice recorders
  • Multi-line telephone systems
  • Opaque projectors
  • Overhead data projectors
  • Personal computers
  • Photocopying equipment
  • Poster printers
  • Student response systems
  • Tablet computers
  • Television monitors
  • Universal serial bus USB flash drives
  • Videoconferencing equipment
  • Webcams
  • Wireless microphones
  • Almaris E-Learning Systems Financial Accounting Tutor
  • Blackboard Learn
  • Blackboard software
  • Calendar and scheduling software
  • Collaborative editing software
  • Course management system software
  • Data entry software
  • Desire2Learn
  • DOC Cop
  • Email software
  • Google Docs
  • Hypertext markup language HTML
  • Image scanning software
  • iParadigms Turnitin
  • Learning management system LMS software
  • Microsoft Excel
  • Microsoft Office software
  • Microsoft Outlook
  • Microsoft PowerPoint
  • Microsoft Word
  • Sage Peachtree software
  • Sakai CLE
  • Spreadsheet software
  • Web browser software
  • Word processing software


  • education training and library


    industry stats

    SOC: 25-0000

    Total Employed: 8,542,670

    Average Annual Salary: $53,000