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National Compensation Survey - Wages


Major Occupational Groups: A | B | C | D | E | F | G | H | K
About the Occupational Classification System Manual
MOG A—Professional Occupations
TEACHERS A113-A154 TEACHERS, COLLEGE AND UNIVERSITY Exclude Deans and Department Heads (B014).
Conduct college or university courses for undergraduate or graduate students. Teach one or more subjects within prescribed curriculum. Prepare and deliver lectures to students. Stimulate class discussions. Compile bibliographies of specialized materials for outside reading assignments. Compile, administer, and grade examinations, or assign this work to others. Direct research of other teachers or graduate students working for advanced academic degrees. Conduct research in particular field of knowledge and publish findings in professional journals. Perform related duties such as advising students on academic and vocational curricula, acting as adviser to student organizations, and serving on faculty committees providing professional consulting services. May be designated according to faculty rank as Associate Professor, Professor, etc. Include: research assistants, teaching assistants, and teachers in community (two-year) colleges. Teachers are classified by the subject taught as follows:

A113 Earth, Environmental and Marine Science Teachers
A114 Biological Science Teachers
A115 Chemistry Teachers
A116 Physics Teachers
A117 Natural Science Teachers, N.E.C.
A118 Psychology Teachers
A119 Economics Teachers
A123 History Teachers
A124 Political Science Teachers
A125 Sociology Teachers
A126 Social Science Teachers, N.E.C.
A127 Engineering Teachers
A128 Mathematical Science Teachers
A129 Computer Science Teachers
A133 Medical Science Teachers
A134 Health Specialties Teachers
A135 Business, Commerce and Marketing Teachers
A136 Agriculture and Forestry Teachers
A137 Art, Drama, and Music Teachers
A138 Physical Education Teachers
A139 Education Teachers
A143 English Teachers
A144 Foreign Language Teachers
A145 Law Teachers
A146 Social Work Teachers
A147 Theology Teachers
A148 Trade and Industrial Teachers
A149 Home Economics Teachers
A153 Teachers, Post Secondary N.E.C. (Subject not listed)
A154 Post Secondary Teachers, Subject not specified

Last modified: October 16, 2001