Theater teacher in higher education - Salary and Career
Higher Education Arts Teachers

Theater teacher 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 Theater teacher in higher education earn

A Theater teacher 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 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 Theater teacher 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 Theater teacher in higher education

Higher Education Arts Teachers must:

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

  • Activities

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

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    • language teaching
    • social, sports and similar clubs

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