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Business Teachers, Postsecondary

Teach courses in business administration and management, such as accounting, finance, human resources, labor and industrial relations, marketing, and operations research. Includes both teachers primarily engaged in teaching and those who do a combination of teaching and research.   (O'Net 25-1011.00)

 
Reported job titles:   Accountancy Professor, Accounting Instructor, Accounting Lecturer, Accounting Professor, Accounting Teacher, Adjunct Business Instructor, Adjunct Instructor, Advertising Teacher, Assistant Professor of Business, Associate Professor, Associate Professor of Management, Banking and Finance Instructor, Banking Teacher, Bookkeeping Teacher, Business Administration Instructor, Business Administration Professor, Business Administration Teacher, Business Analytics Faculty Member, Business and Services Instructor, Business Communications Instructor, Business Department Chair, Business Education Instructor, Business Education Professor, Business Education Teacher, Business English Instructor, Business Ethics Professor, Business Instructor, Business Law Professor, Business Law Teacher, Business Management Professor, Business Office Technology Instructor, Business Professor, Business School Dean, Business Teacher, Business Technology Professor, College or University Faculty Member, College Professor, Computer Instructor, Economics Professor, Entrepreneurship Program Director, Faculty Member, Finance Lecturer, Finance Professor, Finance Teacher, Foreign Trade Teacher, Health Administration Teacher, Industrial Education Teacher, Industrial Management Teacher, Instructor, International Trade Teacher, Lecturer, Management Department Chair, Management Information Systems Professor (MIS Professor), Management Instructor, Management Lecturer, Management Professor, Marketing Instructor, Marketing Professor, Marketing Teacher, Office Communication Professor, Professor, Professor of Business Administration, Professor of Economics, Real Estate Professor, Teacher, Typing Teacher
 
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    Wages
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     Location Pay
    Period
    2016
    Percentile Wages Average
    Wage
    10% 25% 50%
    Median
    75% 90%
     Vermont Hourly n/a   n/a   n/a   n/a   n/a   n/a  
    Yearly $34,600   $40,360   $57,130   $90,650   $150,720   $77,520  
     
     Burlington-South Burlington, VT Metropolitan NECTA Hourly n/a   n/a   n/a   n/a   n/a   n/a  
    Yearly $34,590   $39,370   $51,660   $82,000   $116,870   $68,740  
     
     Southern Vermont Balance of State Hourly n/a   n/a   n/a   n/a   n/a   n/a  
    Yearly $35,080   $43,380   $62,790   $102,290   $180,060   $88,740  
     
     Northern Vermont Balance of State Hourly n/a   n/a   n/a   n/a   n/a   n/a  
    Yearly $34,100   $38,770   $51,500   $83,180   $140,670   $66,570  
     
    What are Percentile Wages?
    source: Occupational Employment Statistics, Vermont Labor Market Information, U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, released April 2017.
    n/a - For some occupations that do not generally work full time year-round, only hourly wages or annual salaries are reported depending on how they are typically paid.
     


    Employment Trends
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    Location Employment Annual % change
    (compounded)
    Annual job openings
    (due to growth and
    net replacements)
    2014 2024
    Vermont 210 215 0.2% 4
    source: Employment Projections, Vermont Economic & Labor Market Information, in cooperation with U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, statewide estimates released July 2016.
     


    Industries of Employment
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    Industry Percent of Total
    2014
    Educational services; state, local, and private 99.8%
    Self-employed workers, all industries 0.2%
    source: Employment Projections, U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, National Employment Matrix, released July 2016.
     


    Tasks
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  • Evaluate and grade students' class work, assignments, and papers.
     
  • Prepare and deliver lectures to undergraduate or graduate students on topics such as financial accounting, principles of marketing, and operations management.
     
  • Initiate, facilitate, and moderate classroom discussions.
     
  • Prepare course materials such as syllabi, homework assignments, and handouts.
     
  • Keep abreast of developments in the field by reading current literature, talking with colleagues, and participating in professional organizations and conferences.
     
  • Compile, administer, and grade examinations, or assign this work to others.
     
  • Maintain student attendance records, grades, and other required records.
     
  • Plan, evaluate, and revise curricula, course content, and course materials and methods of instruction.
     
  • Maintain regularly scheduled office hours to advise and assist students.
     
  • Conduct research in a particular field of knowledge and publish findings in professional journals, books, or electronic media.
     
    source: Occupational Information Network: Business Teachers, Postsecondary  updated July 2011
     


    Knowledge
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  • Education and Training - Knowledge of principles and methods for curriculum and training design, teaching and instruction for individuals and groups, and the measurement of training effects.
     
  • English Language - Knowledge of the structure and content of the English language including the meaning and spelling of words, rules of composition, and grammar.
     
  • Administration and Management - Knowledge of business and management principles involved in strategic planning, resource allocation, human resources modeling, leadership technique, production methods, and coordination of people and resources.
     
  • Communications and Media - Knowledge of media production, communication, and dissemination techniques and methods. This includes alternative ways to inform and entertain via written, oral, and visual media.
     
  • Customer and Personal Service - Knowledge of principles and processes for providing customer and personal services. This includes customer needs assessment, meeting quality standards for services, and evaluation of customer satisfaction.
     
  • Economics and Accounting - Knowledge of economic and accounting principles and practices, the financial markets, banking and the analysis and reporting of financial data.
     
  • Mathematics - Knowledge of arithmetic, algebra, geometry, calculus, statistics, and their applications.
     
  • Psychology - Knowledge of human behavior and performance; individual differences in ability, personality, and interests; learning and motivation; psychological research methods; and the assessment and treatment of behavioral and affective disorders.
     
  • Sales and Marketing - Knowledge of principles and methods for showing, promoting, and selling products or services. This includes marketing strategy and tactics, product demonstration, sales techniques, and sales control systems.
     
  • Sociology and Anthropology - Knowledge of group behavior and dynamics, societal trends and influences, human migrations, ethnicity, cultures and their history and origins.
     
    source: Occupational Information Network: Business Teachers, Postsecondary  updated July 2011
     


    Skills
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  • Speaking - Talking to others to convey information effectively.
     
  • Reading Comprehension - Understanding written sentences and paragraphs in work related documents.
     
  • Instructing - Teaching others how to do something.
     
  • Active Listening - Giving full attention to what other people are saying, taking time to understand the points being made, asking questions as appropriate, and not interrupting at inappropriate times.
     
  • Critical Thinking - Using logic and reasoning to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions or approaches to problems.
     
  • Learning Strategies - Selecting and using training/instructional methods and procedures appropriate for the situation when learning or teaching new things.
     
  • Writing - Communicating effectively in writing as appropriate for the needs of the audience.
     
  • Active Learning - Understanding the implications of new information for both current and future problem-solving and decision-making.
     
  • Complex Problem Solving - Identifying complex problems and reviewing related information to develop and evaluate options and implement solutions.
     
  • Judgment and Decision Making - Considering the relative costs and benefits of potential actions to choose the most appropriate one.
     
    source: Occupational Information Network: Business Teachers, Postsecondary  updated July 2011
     


    Abilities
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  • Oral Expression - The ability to communicate information and ideas in speaking so others will understand.
     
  • Speech Clarity - The ability to speak clearly so others can understand you.
     
  • Written Comprehension - The ability to read and understand information and ideas presented in writing.
     
  • Oral Comprehension - The ability to listen to and understand information and ideas presented through spoken words and sentences.
     
  • Written Expression - The ability to communicate information and ideas in writing so others will understand.
     
  • Deductive Reasoning - The ability to apply general rules to specific problems to produce answers that make sense.
     
  • Inductive Reasoning - The ability to combine pieces of information to form general rules or conclusions (includes finding a relationship among seemingly unrelated events).
     
  • Problem Sensitivity - The ability to tell when something is wrong or is likely to go wrong. It does not involve solving the problem, only recognizing there is a problem.
     
  • Speech Recognition - The ability to identify and understand the speech of another person.
     
  • Near Vision - The ability to see details at close range (within a few feet of the observer).
     
    source: Occupational Information Network: Business Teachers, Postsecondary  updated July 2011
     


    Work Activities
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  • Getting Information - Observing, receiving, and otherwise obtaining information from all relevant sources.
     
  • Training and Teaching Others - Identifying the educational needs of others, developing formal educational or training programs or classes, and teaching or instructing others.
     
  • Thinking Creatively - Developing, designing, or creating new applications, ideas, relationships, systems, or products, including artistic contributions.
     
  • Analyzing Data or Information - Identifying the underlying principles, reasons, or facts of information by breaking down information or data into separate parts.
     
  • Updating and Using Relevant Knowledge - Keeping up-to-date technically and applying new knowledge to your job.
     
  • Establishing and Maintaining Interpersonal Relationships - Developing constructive and cooperative working relationships with others, and maintaining them over time.
     
  • Interacting With Computers - Using computers and computer systems (including hardware and software) to program, write software, set up functions, enter data, or process information.
     
  • Processing Information - Compiling, coding, categorizing, calculating, tabulating, auditing, or verifying information or data.
     
  • Communicating with Supervisors, Peers, or Subordinates - Providing information to supervisors, co-workers, and subordinates by telephone, in written form, e-mail, or in person.
     
  • Identifying Objects, Actions, and Events - Identifying information by categorizing, estimating, recognizing differences or similarities, and detecting changes in circumstances or events.
     
    source: Occupational Information Network: Business Teachers, Postsecondary  updated July 2011
     


    Interests
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  • Social - Social occupations frequently involve working with, communicating with, and teaching people. These occupations often involve helping or providing service to others.
     
  • Enterprising - Enterprising occupations frequently involve starting up and carrying out projects. These occupations can involve leading people and making many decisions. Sometimes they require risk taking and often deal with business.
     
  • Investigative - Investigative occupations frequently involve working with ideas, and require an extensive amount of thinking. These occupations can involve searching for facts and figuring out problems mentally.
     
    source: Occupational Information Network: Business Teachers, Postsecondary  updated June 2008
     


    Work Styles
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  • Dependability - Job requires being reliable, responsible, and dependable, and fulfilling obligations.
     
  • Independence - Job requires developing one's own ways of doing things, guiding oneself with little or no supervision, and depending on oneself to get things done.
     
  • Integrity - Job requires being honest and ethical.
     
  • Concern for Others - Job requires being sensitive to others' needs and feelings and being understanding and helpful on the job.
     
  • Initiative - Job requires a willingness to take on responsibilities and challenges.
     
  • Analytical Thinking - Job requires analyzing information and using logic to address work-related issues and problems.
     
  • Self Control - Job requires maintaining composure, keeping emotions in check, controlling anger, and avoiding aggressive behavior, even in very difficult situations.
     
  • Achievement/Effort - Job requires establishing and maintaining personally challenging achievement goals and exerting effort toward mastering tasks.
     
  • Social Orientation - Job requires preferring to work with others rather than alone, and being personally connected with others on the job.
     
  • Leadership - Job requires a willingness to lead, take charge, and offer opinions and direction.
     
    source: Occupational Information Network: Business Teachers, Postsecondary  updated July 2011
     


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    No state licenses listed for this occupation.
     


    Education and Training Requirements
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  • Job Zone Five: Extensive Preparation Needed
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  • 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).
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  • Training: 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.
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  • Experience: Extensive skill, knowledge, and experience are needed for these occupations. Many require more than five years of experience. For example, surgeons must complete four years of college and an additional five to seven years of specialized medical training to be able to do their job.
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    source: Occupational Information Network: Business Teachers, Postsecondary  updated July 2011
     


    Schools
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      Related Instructional Programs
     
    • Accounting.
     
    • Actuarial Science.
     
    • Business Administration and Management, General.
     
    • Business Statistics.
     
    • Business Teacher Education.
     
    • Business/Commerce, General.
     
    • Business/Corporate Communications.
     
    • Entrepreneurship/Entrepreneurial Studies.
     
    • Finance, General.
     
    • Financial Planning and Services.
     
    • Franchising and Franchise Operations.
     
    • Hotel, Motel, and Restaurant Management. (NEW)
     
    • Human Resources Management/Personnel Administration, General.
     
    • Insurance.
     
    • International Business/Trade/Commerce.
     
    • International Finance.
     
    • International Marketing.
     
    • Investments and Securities.
     
    • Labor and Industrial Relations.
     
    • Logistics, Materials, and Supply Chain Management.
     
    • Management Science.
     
    • Marketing Research.
     
    • Marketing/Marketing Management, General.
     
    • Operations Management and Supervision.
     
    • Organizational Behavior Studies.
     
    • Organizational Leadership. (NEW)
     
    • Project Management. (NEW)
     
    • Public Finance.
     
    • Purchasing, Procurement/Acquisitions and Contracts Management.
     
    • Research and Development Management. (NEW)
     
    • Retail Management. (NEW)
     
    • Sales and Marketing Operations/Marketing and Distribution
     
    • Telecommunications Management. (NEW)
     
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    source: National Center for Education Statistics 2000 Classification of Instructional Programs .
     


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    source: Occupational Information Network: Business Teachers, Postsecondary 
     

     
     
     
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