Teacher of Performing Arts in Higher Education - Salary and Career
Higher Education Arts Teachers

Teacher of Performing Arts in Higher Education - Career description, activities, functions and salary

They work in higher education, in the areas of arts, plan courses, develop research and artistic creations, coordinate extension activities and disseminate specific knowledge in the arts. They exercise and advise artistic, pedagogical and academic-administrative activities.

How much does an Teacher of Performing Arts in Higher Education earn

A Teacher of Performing Arts in Higher Education earns between $308 and $21.963 per month, with an average monthly salary of $5.474 and a median salary of $1.919 according to an Averwage.com salary survey along with to data of professionals hired and fired by companies in the labor market.

Our research is based on the salaries of 235 professionals hired and dismissed by the period from 06/2021 to 05/2022 (last year).


Salary ranges for the Teacher of Performing Arts in Higher Education

Monthly Salary Annual Salary Salary Per Week Hourly Salary
Average wage 5.474 65.691 1.369 37
1º Quartile 308 3.695 77 2
Median Salary 1.919 23.025 480 13
3º Quartile 16.750 201.001 4.188 114
Higher Salary 21.963 263.559 5.491 150


Professional job categories

  • Science and arts professionals
    • teaching professionals
      • higher education teachers
        • higher education arts teachers

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Main workplaces

Higher Education Arts Teachers they work in higher education institutions, institutes or schools dedicated to teaching the arts. In general, they are hired with a formal contract, full-time or even as an hourly teacher. They work individually, without supervision, indoors, during the day and night. They can remain in uncomfortable positions for long periods, be exposed to the action of toxic materials and intense noise and be subject to stress due to work under pressure.


What does it take to work in the field of Higher Education Arts Teachers

The requirements for exercising these occupations may vary. There are higher-level institutions that require academic and postgraduate training in the field. There are universities where excellence is the criterion, that is, art teachers must be renowned artists in the area in which they will teach.


Functions and activities of Teacher of Performing Arts in Higher Education

Higher Education Arts Teachers must:

  • coordinate extension activities in arts;
  • perform academic and administrative activities;
  • develop research in the arts;
  • acting in art teaching;
  • advise academic-administrative activities;
  • demonstrate personal skills;
  • coordinating extension activities in arts;
  • advising academic and administrative activities;
  • acting in art education;
  • developing research in arts;
  • perform academic-administrative activities;
  • exercise academic-administrative activities;
  • planning courses;
  • acting in the teaching of art;
  • advising academic-administrative activities;
  • advise academic and administrative activities;
  • divulgar specific knowledge in arts;
  • plan courses;
  • disseminate specific knowledge in arts;
  • develop research in arts;
  • acting in teaching art;
  • develop research in arts;

  • Activities

    • give lectures and conferences;
    • define methodologies for research in the arts;
    • demonstrate capacity for speculation and experimentation;
    • participate in thesis and dissertation defense committees;
    • participate in seminars, colloquiums and congresses;
    • delivering workshops and mini-courses;
    • advising educational entities;
    • organize seminars, colloquia and congresses;
    • coordinate committees;
    • demonstrate aesthetic perception;
    • publish theoretical, critical and dissemination texts;
    • analyze art, artwork and aesthetic experience;
    • providing consultancy;
    • provide consultancy;
    • coordinate publications;
    • present works in seminars, colloquia and congresses;
    • participate in the definition of cultural policies;
    • analyze artistic creation processes;
    • developing menus;
    • teaching theoretical and practical classes;
    • submit request for approval of new courses;
    • evaluating students;
    • coordinate courses;
    • evaluate curricula, courses and disciplines;
    • advising research funding agencies;
    • scaling support infrastructure;
    • broadcast search results;
    • supervising students in internships;
    • prepare reports;
    • organizing festivals and exhibitions;
    • build work teams;
    • guiding students in research and artistic productions;
    • participate in debates in the media;
    • analyze processes of artistic reception;
    • providing assistance to students;
    • coordinate research groups;
    • schedule lectures and conferences;
    • demonstrate research conduct ability;
    • set workload;
    • develop research projects;
    • concrete, in artistic achievements, the results of research;
    • research the history of art, sociology of art and aesthetics;
    • define course programs;
    • articulate art with other areas of knowledge;
    • issuing opinions;
    • develop aptitude tests for student selection;
    • developing new approaches to artistic creation;
    • present works in seminars, colloquiums and congresses;
    • work as a team;
    • give interviews;
    • advise the media;
    • define curricula;
    • participate in editorial boards;
    • organizing workshops and mini-courses;
    • advising artistic-cultural institutions;
    • demonstrate ability to create new solutions;
    • identify prerequisites;
    • advising artistic groups;
    • advise governmental and non-governmental organizations;
    • advising publishers;
    • systemize knowledge in arts;
    • organizing exhibitions;
    • curating;
    • concrete, in academic works, the results of research;
    • set course objectives;
    • advise research funding agencies;
    • request support infrastructure;
    • participate in judging committees of artistic competitions;
    • work in a multidisciplinary way;
    • organizing concerts and recitals;
    • organize festivals and exhibitions;
    • participate in competition boards;
    • demonstrate a critical attitude;
    • demonstrate critical attitude;
    • define workload;
    • programming shows;
    • coordinating study groups;
    • presen works in seminars, colloquia and congresses;
    • participate in committees;
    • schedule shows;
    • demonstrate pedagogical ability;
    • supervise productions of an artistic nature;
    • preparing theoretical and practical classes;
    • participate in media debates;
    • evaluate curricula, courses and subjects;
    • define research methodologies in the arts;
    • organize workshops and mini-courses;
    • develop aptitude tests for technicians and other professionals;


    Sectors that hire Teacher of Performing Arts in Higher Education the most in the job market

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    • higher education - undergraduate and postgraduate
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    • child education - pre-school
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    • activities of associations for the defense of social rights
    • physical conditioning activities
    • language teaching
    • child education - day care




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