Career and Job Search Guide

Postsecondary English Language and Literature Teacher Salary and Wage Information

  Percentile 10% (Low) 50% (Median) 90% (High)
  Hourly Wage N/A N/A N/A
  Annual Wage $28,900 $51,700 $94,300
  • "10% (Low)" indicates that 10% of workers earned less and 90% earned more.
  • "50% (Median)" indicates that 50% of workers earned less and 50% earned more.
  • "90% (High)" indicates that 90% of workers earned less and 10% earned more.
  • "N/A" indicates that data is not available
* The annual salary and wage data presented above represents U.S. based workers with full-time employment and year-round schedules.

 Career Description
English Language and Literature Teachers, Postsecondary Teach courses in English language and literature, including linguistics and comparative literature. Include both teachers primarily engaged in teaching and those who do a combination of both teaching and research.