Alabama Department of Labor

Labor Market Information Division
SOC: 25-1192 Home Economics Teachers, Postsecondary
Teach courses in child care, family relations, finance, nutrition, and related subjects as pertaining to home management. Include both teachers primarily engaged in teaching and those who do a combination of both teaching and research.
Education: Most of these occupations require graduate school. For example, they may require a master's degree, and some require a Ph.D., M.D., or J.D. (law degree).
OJT: Employees may need some on-the-job training, but most of these occupations assume that the person will already have the required skills, knowledge, work-related experience, and/or training.
Tasks: Evaluate and grade students' class work, laboratory work, projects, assignments, and papers. Prepare course materials such as syllabi, homework assignments, and handouts. Maintain student attendance records, grades, and other required records. Prepare and deliver lectures to undergraduate or graduate students on topics such as food science, nutrition, and child care. Initiate, facilitate, and moderate classroom discussions. Plan, evaluate, and revise curricula, course content, course materials, and methods of instruction. Compile, administer, and grade examinations, or assign this work to others. Advise students on academic and vocational curricula and on career issues. Keep abreast of developments in the field by reading current literature, talking with colleagues, and participating in professional conferences. Maintain regularly scheduled office hours to advise and assist students. Select and obtain materials and supplies such as textbooks. Supervise undergraduate or graduate teaching, internship, and research work. Participate in student recruitment, registration, and placement activities. Collaborate with colleagues to address teaching and research issues. Compile bibliographies of specialized materials for outside reading assignments. Participate in campus and community events. Serve on academic or administrative committees that deal with institutional policies, departmental matters, and academic issues.
License: License not required.
Outlook: Satisfactory
Alabama Employment Outlook
Alabama Wage Data
Hourly Wage   Annual Wage
Entry   Entry $60,175.00
Mean   Mean $94,789.00
Experience Experience $112,086.00

The data is based on the May 2017 Occupation Employment Survey employment and wage estimate file. The wages have been aged using the most current ECI factors reflecting wages as of June 2018.

Alabama Projections
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25-1192.00 Home Economics Teachers, Postsecondary