There are expected to be more job opportunities for part-time postsecondary teachers since many institutions are filling vacancies with part-time rather than full-time teachers. There will be a limited number of full-time tenure-track positions and competition is expected to be high.Some fields, such as health specialties and nursing, will likely experience better job prospects than others, such as those in the humanities.
|Job Title||2016 median Pay||Education||Number of Jobs||Job Outlook||What they do|
|Area, Ethnic, and Cultural Studies Teachers, Postsecondary||$75,430||1,314,400||Overall employment of postsecondary teachers is projected to grow 15 percent from 2016 to 2026, much faster than the average for all occupations. Enrollment at postsecondary institutions is expected to continue to rise. The majority of employment growth is likely to be in part-time positions.||Postsecondary teachers instruct students in a wide variety of academic and technical subjects beyond the high school level. They may also conduct research and publish scholarly papers and books.|
|Interpreters and Translators||$46,120||Bachelor's degree||68,200||Employment of interpreters and translators is projected to grow 17 percent from 2016 to 2026, much faster than the average for all occupations. Globalization and large increases in the number of non-English-speaking people in the United States will drive employment growth. Job prospects should be best for those who have professional certification.||Interpreters and translators convert information from one language into another language. Interpreters work in spoken or sign language; translators work in written language.|