Occupational Employment and Wages, May 2011

25-2032 Career/Technical Education Teachers, Secondary School

Teach occupational, career and technical, or vocational subjects at the secondary school level in public or private schools. Substitute teachers are included in "Teachers and Instructors, All Other" (25-3099). Excludes "Special Education Teachers, Secondary School" (25-2054).


National estimates for this occupation
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National estimates for this occupation: Top

Employment estimate and mean wage estimates for this occupation:

Employment (1) Employment
RSE (3)
Mean hourly
wage
Mean annual
wage (2)
Mean wage
RSE (3)
88,210 2.1 % (4) $56,330 0.5 %

Percentile wage estimates for this occupation:

Percentile 10% 25% 50%
(Median)
75% 90%
Annual Wage (2) $37,130 $44,350 $54,660 $67,270 $79,200
  (4)

Industry profile for this occupation: Top

Industries with the highest published employment and wages for this occupation are provided. For a list of all industries with employment in this occupation, see the Create Customized Tables function.

Industries with the highest levels of employment in this occupation:

Industry Employment (1) Percent of industry employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Elementary and Secondary Schools 85,750 1.02 (4) $56,610
State Government (OES Designation) 1,300 0.06 (4) $45,220
Technical and Trade Schools 740 0.47 (4) $48,820
Local Government (OES Designation) 130 0.00 (4) $48,570
Vocational Rehabilitation Services 110 0.03 (4) $39,890

Industries with the highest concentration of employment in this occupation:

Industry Employment (1) Percent of industry employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Elementary and Secondary Schools 85,750 1.02 (4) $56,610
Technical and Trade Schools 740 0.47 (4) $48,820
State Government (OES Designation) 1,300 0.06 (4) $45,220
Vocational Rehabilitation Services 110 0.03 (4) $39,890
Residential Mental Retardation, Mental Health and Substance Abuse Facilities 60 0.01 (4) $42,760

Top paying industries for this occupation:

Industry Employment (1) Percent of industry employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Elementary and Secondary Schools 85,750 1.02 (4) $56,610
Technical and Trade Schools 740 0.47 (4) $48,820
Local Government (OES Designation) 130 (7) (4) $48,570
State Government (OES Designation) 1,300 0.06 (4) $45,220
Residential Mental Retardation, Mental Health and Substance Abuse Facilities 60 0.01 (4) $42,760


Geographic profile for this occupation: Top

States and areas with the highest published employment, location quotients, and wages for this occupation are provided. For a list of all areas with employment in this occupation, see the Create Customized Tables function.





States with the highest employment level in this occupation:

State Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Texas 9,390 0.91 1.32 (4) $54,380
Ohio 5,850 1.17 1.71 (4) $62,730
Pennsylvania 5,570 1.00 1.46 (4) $61,450
North Carolina 5,520 1.45 2.10 (4) $48,480
Florida 5,230 0.73 1.06 (4) $54,020




States with the highest concentration of jobs and location quotients in this occupation:

State Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
West Virginia 1,430 2.04 2.97 (4) $45,240
Mississippi 1,880 1.75 2.55 (4) $44,230
North Carolina 5,520 1.45 2.10 (4) $48,480
North Dakota 510 1.37 2.00 (4) $43,580
Tennessee 3,440 1.32 1.92 (4) $47,000




Top paying States for this occupation:

State Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Rhode Island 90 0.21 0.31 (4) $77,250
Alaska 290 0.91 1.33 (4) $74,460
Connecticut 1,680 1.05 1.52 (4) $72,430
New York 4,810 0.57 0.83 (4) $70,780
Massachusetts 2,900 0.92 1.34 (4) $66,420





Metropolitan areas with the highest employment level in this occupation:

Metropolitan area Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Houston-Sugar Land-Baytown, TX 2,070 0.81 1.18 (4) $58,070
Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Marietta, GA 1,660 0.75 1.09 (4) $54,880
New York-White Plains-Wayne, NY-NJ Metropolitan Division 1,540 0.30 0.44 (4) $77,980
Nassau-Suffolk, NY Metropolitan Division 1,170 0.97 1.40 (4) $82,200
Philadelphia, PA Metropolitan Division 1,170 0.64 0.94 (4) $65,900
Charlotte-Gastonia-Rock Hill, NC-SC 1,160 1.40 2.03 (4) $50,140
Richmond, VA 1,120 1.90 2.76 (4) $55,540
Dallas-Plano-Irving, TX Metropolitan Division 1,110 0.54 0.79 (4) $55,250
Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV Metropolitan Division 940 0.41 0.59 (4) $75,790
Boston-Cambridge-Quincy, MA NECTA Division 920 0.55 0.80 (4) $68,250




Metropolitan areas with the highest concentration of jobs and location quotients in this occupation:

Metropolitan area Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
New Bedford, MA 180 2.91 4.24 (4) $69,080
Waterbury, CT 170 2.63 3.82 (4) $73,840
Winston-Salem, NC 510 2.55 3.70 (4) $47,420
Rocky Mount, NC 140 2.51 3.65 (4) $46,810
Canton-Massillon, OH 380 2.38 3.46 (4) $62,440
Mansfield, OH 120 2.37 3.45 (4) $57,790
Brownsville-Harlingen, TX 290 2.35 3.42 (4) $49,950
Asheville, NC 360 2.17 3.16 (4) $46,990
Charleston, WV 300 2.09 3.03 (4) $47,500
El Paso, TX 530 1.96 2.85 (4) $54,660