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Thursday, September 23, 2010

Dallas Teaching Jobs in Business

If you're knowledgeable about business and are looking for Dallas teaching jobs, you may want to consider a position as a post-secondary business teacher.

Post-secondary business teachers work in schools to teach students about business administration and management. They may teach classes in accounting, finance, human resources, labor relations, marketing, or operations research.

The amount of education you need to obtain in order to become a post-secondary teacher depends on where you want to work. Most four-year colleges and universities require applicants to have a doctoral degree, while research universities require employees to have a Ph.D. Employers also may conduct a criminal check (Click here) on you.

During 2008, there were about 1.7 million post-secondary teachers throughout the nation, and about 85,400 of those taught business courses. According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, overall employment of post-secondary teachers should grow by 15 percent by 2018.

Employment in Dallas is expected to increase from 450 workers during 2006 to 600 workers by 2016, resulting in 150 additional jobs and an overall growth rate of 33.3 percent, according to the Texas Workforce Commission.

Throughout Texas, employment is anticipated to grow from 4,700 workers during 2006 to 6,350 workers by 2016, accounting for 1,650 additional jobs and an overall increase of 35.1 percent.

The top three industries that employ post-secondary business teachers in Dallas include:

  • Colleges, universities, and professional schools - 65.42 percent
  • Junior colleges - 31.07 percent
  • Business schools and computer and management training - 2.95 percent
During 2009, post-secondary business teachers throughout Texas earned an average of $46.96 per hour, while, the median salary for all post-secondary teachers throughout America during 2008 was $58,830.

The middle 50 percent of post-secondary teachers across the country earn between $41,600 per year and $83,960 per year, with the lowest 10 percent earning less than $28,870 per year and the highest 10 percent earning more than $121,850 per year.

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