How Much Do Home Economics Professors Make in 2021 (including Starting Salary)

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2021 Annual Salary, Salary Range, and Highest Paying States and Industries

Home Economics Professors

Home Economics Professors teach courses in childcare, family relations, finance, nutrition, and related subjects pertaining to home management. Includes both teachers primarily engaged in teaching and those who do a combination of teaching and research.

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Table of contents
  1. Average salary
  2. Starting salary
  3. Salary rank
  4. Salary range
  5. Highest paying states
  6. Highest paying industries

Average salary

Annual salary
$81580 per year

Starting salary

Entry-level annual salary
$35,540 to $53,030 per year

Entry-level Postsecondary Home Economics Teachers with little to no experience can expect to make anywhere between $35,540 to $53,030 per year. Similar to any other job, their salary will increase as they gain experience.

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Salary rank

We wanted to make it easy for our readers to compare the salary of Postsecondary Home Economics Teachers to all the other careers out there. So we created Salary Rank. We compared the salary of all careers then we gave them a rank of A, B, C, or D depending on where their average salary sit in comparison to other careers.

Salary range

Level Hourly Annual
Highest (Top 10%) $* $134,420
Senior (Top 25%) $* $98,620
Middle (Mid 50%) $* $72,220
Junior (Bottom 25%) $* $53,030
No experience (Bottom 10%) $* $35,540

Highest paying states

State Hourly Annual
CA $* $141,730
IL $* $113,770
ID $* $109,930
UT $* $80,490
AL $* $78,630
PA $* $78,630
MD $* $77,840
OH $* $75,060
NC $* $71,810
KY $* $71,140

* Postsecondary Home Economics Teachers are generally paid on an annual basis not hourly.

Another simple way to increase your salary as a Postsecondary Home Economics Teacher is to move to a higher paying state. However moving to a higher paying state like CA doesn’t guarantee that you will make more because the expenses at CA might be much higher than where you are currently living at right now.

According to BLS, the highest paid Home Economics Professors are in the states of CA, IL, ID, UT and AL.

Highest paying industries

Salary by industry Annual Hourly
Junior Colleges $98340 $*
Colleges, Universities, and Professional Schools $76490 $*

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