Teacher of Visual Arts in Higher Education (Plastic Arts and Multimedia) - Salary and Career
Higher Education Arts Teachers

Teacher of Visual Arts in Higher Education (Plastic Arts and Multimedia) - 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 Visual Arts in Higher Education (Plastic Arts and Multimedia) earn

A Teacher of Visual Arts in Higher Education (Plastic Arts and Multimedia) earns between $1.424 and $15.244 per month, with an average monthly salary of $4.300 and a median salary of $1.807 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 115 professionals hired and dismissed by the period from 06/2021 to 05/2022 (last year).

Salary ranges for the Teacher of Visual Arts in Higher Education (Plastic Arts and Multimedia)

Monthly Salary Annual Salary Salary Per Week Hourly Salary
Average wage 4.300 51.599 1.075 26
1º Quartile 1.424 17.089 356 9
Median Salary 1.807 21.684 452 11
3º Quartile 11.626 139.511 2.906 71
Higher Salary 15.244 182.930 3.811 93

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 Visual Arts in Higher Education (Plastic Arts and Multimedia)

Higher Education Arts Teachers must:

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

  • Activities

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

    Sectors that hire Teacher of Visual Arts in Higher Education (Plastic Arts and Multimedia) the most in the job market

    • activities of associations for the defense of social rights
    • higher education - undergraduate and postgraduate
    • associative activities
    • higher education - postgraduate and extension
    • higher education - undergraduate
    • open television activities
    • activities of associative organizations linked to culture and art
    • assistance hostels
    • general public administration
    • elementary school

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