Becoming a Mathematics Instructor via Online Education?

At the very least, online education can help you lay a foundation and/or open up alternate career paths. Western Governors University is a US school (accredited) offering mathematics courses to train individuals to become top-notch applied mathematicians, math teachers, biomathematicians, mathematicians, actuaries, staticians, mathematics professors, mathematics lecturers, etc. Currently, according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics there are 48,100 people employed as mathematical science teachers alone in America, and their average annual salary is $70,550. Colleges and universities like Western Governors University that provide online education are successfully launching workers into this field.

Mathematics Instructor Salary Information

Category: Mathematical science teachers, postsecondary

Total # Employed in the US 48,100
Average Yearly Salary $70,550
Yearly Salary Range
PERCENTILE
10%25%50%75%90%
$35,480 $47,060 $63,640 $87,060 $118,450
Employment Demographics
% OF WORKERS WITH
< High School Diploma High School Diploma Some College Associate Degree Bachelor Degree Master Degree Doctoral Degree
0.2% 0.7% 2.7% 2.3% 15.3% 34.6% 44.2%
Mathematical science teachers, postsecondary — WAGES BY STATE, SORTED BY SALARY
STATEAverage Hourly WageAverage Annual Salary
Alabama - $63,510
Arkansas - $59,670
California - $46,840
Colorado - $91,150
Connecticut - $60,680
Delaware - $75,200
Florida - $71,440
Hawaii - $63,040
Idaho - $64,130
Indiana - $66,400
Kansas - $58,980
Kentucky - $62,910
Louisiana - $80,470
Maine - $49,140
Maryland - $64,630
Massachusetts - $54,350
Michigan - $67,560
Mississippi - $75,260
Missouri - $79,380
Montana - $70,010
Nebraska - $63,190
Nevada - $57,150
New Hampshire - $56,620
New Jersey - $51,830
New Mexico - $62,890
North Carolina - $71,650
North Dakota - $79,210
Ohio - $66,370
Oklahoma - $87,280
Oregon - $63,580
Pennsylvania - $51,970
South Carolina - $66,760
Tennessee - $83,900
Utah - $73,060
Virginia - $97,260
Washington - $62,260
West Virginia - $54,740
Wisconsin - $56,310
Wyoming - $70,600
Guam - $62,110
Puerto Rico - $60,410


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