Teach courses pertaining to the application of physical laws and principles of engineering for the development of machines, materials, instruments, processes, and services. Includes teachers of subjects such as chemical, civil, electrical, industrial, mechanical, mineral, and petroleum engineering. Includes both teachers primarily engaged in teaching and those who do a combination of teaching and research.
According to the US Department of Labor, there are 45,800 people employed as engineering teachers, postsecondary in the United States. The median annual salary is $104,940. Entry level employees earn approximately $60,380 per year and senior employees earn approximately $182,590 per year.
Estimates do not include other potential benefits such as health insurance, overtime pay, or retirement benefits that may be offered by employers.