Occupational Employment and Wages, May 2011

25-3021 Self-Enrichment Education Teachers

Teach or instruct courses other than those that normally lead to an occupational objective or degree. Courses may include self-improvement, nonvocational, and nonacademic subjects. Teaching may or may not take place in a traditional educational institution. Excludes "Fitness Trainers and Aerobics Instructors" (39-9031). Flight instructors are included with "Aircraft Pilots and Flight Engineers" (53-2010).


National estimates for this occupation
Industry profile for this occupation
Geographic profile for this occupation

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)
Wage RSE (3)
169,200 1.5 % $19.75 $41,070 0.8 %

Percentile wage estimates for this occupation:

Percentile 10% 25% 50%
(Median)
75% 90%
Hourly Wage $8.96 $11.93 $17.36 $25.17 $34.26
Annual Wage (2) $18,630 $24,800 $36,100 $52,350 $71,260


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)
Other Schools and Instruction 75,980 22.40 $19.29 $40,130
Elementary and Secondary Schools 15,060 0.18 $23.18 $48,220
Religious Organizations 7,720 4.20 $18.80 $39,100
Civic and Social Organizations 7,060 1.82 $18.18 $37,810
Business Schools and Computer and Management Training 5,110 6.11 $22.20 $46,170

Industries with the highest concentration of employment in this occupation:

Industry Employment (1) Percent of industry employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Other Schools and Instruction 75,980 22.40 $19.29 $40,130
Business Schools and Computer and Management Training 5,110 6.11 $22.20 $46,170
Religious Organizations 7,720 4.20 $18.80 $39,100
Educational Support Services 4,580 3.27 $22.30 $46,390
Technical and Trade Schools 4,810 3.06 $19.41 $40,380

Top paying industries for this occupation:

Industry Employment (1) Percent of industry employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Professional and Commercial Equipment and Supplies Merchant Wholesalers 40 0.01 $31.78 $66,110
Management, Scientific, and Technical Consulting Services 250 0.02 $31.35 $65,210
Commercial and Industrial Machinery and Equipment Rental and Leasing (8) (8) $29.69 $61,750
Colleges, Universities, and Professional Schools 2,260 0.08 $23.68 $49,260
Elementary and Secondary Schools 15,060 0.18 $23.18 $48,220


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)
New York 23,220 2.75 2.09 $22.06 $45,880
California 14,730 1.05 0.80 $21.62 $44,980
Florida 9,640 1.35 1.02 $17.53 $36,460
Pennsylvania 9,260 1.67 1.27 $17.52 $36,430
Illinois 8,630 1.55 1.17 $20.18 $41,980




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)
New York 23,220 2.75 2.09 $22.06 $45,880
Massachusetts 7,210 2.29 1.73 $22.17 $46,120
Utah 2,560 2.20 1.66 $15.18 $31,570
New Jersey 8,260 2.19 1.66 $23.31 $48,490
Mississippi 2,340 2.18 1.65 $16.55 $34,410




Top paying States for this occupation:

State Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
District of Columbia 590 0.91 0.69 $26.00 $54,080
Connecticut 2,060 1.28 0.97 $24.21 $50,350
Oregon 1,620 1.02 0.77 $23.52 $48,930
New Jersey 8,260 2.19 1.66 $23.31 $48,490
Nevada 400 0.36 0.27 $22.97 $47,780





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)
New York-White Plains-Wayne, NY-NJ Metropolitan Division 13,760 2.72 2.06 $25.84 $53,750
Chicago-Joliet-Naperville, IL Metropolitan Division 7,110 1.98 1.50 $20.21 $42,030
Philadelphia, PA Metropolitan Division 4,310 2.38 1.80 $19.37 $40,290
Nassau-Suffolk, NY Metropolitan Division 3,890 3.22 2.44 $18.03 $37,510
Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Marietta, GA 3,760 1.69 1.28 $19.29 $40,120
Minneapolis-St. Paul-Bloomington, MN-WI 3,600 2.10 1.59 $17.33 $36,050
Boston-Cambridge-Quincy, MA NECTA Division 3,400 2.03 1.54 $24.32 $50,580
Los Angeles-Long Beach-Glendale, CA Metropolitan Division 3,230 0.85 0.64 $25.77 $53,600
Seattle-Bellevue-Everett, WA Metropolitan Division 2,810 2.05 1.55 $21.32 $44,340
Denver-Aurora-Broomfield, CO 2,780 2.32 1.76 $20.84 $43,360




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)
Hattiesburg, MS 280 4.96 3.76 (8) (8)
Fayetteville, NC 620 4.92 3.73 $15.22 $31,650
Warner Robins, GA 240 4.24 3.21 $10.86 $22,590
Kingston, NY 240 4.17 3.16 $17.03 $35,430
Hanford-Corcoran, CA 150 4.16 3.16 $15.80 $32,870
Trenton-Ewing, NJ 880 4.08 3.09 $22.73 $47,270
Sandusky, OH 140 3.96 3.00 $20.77 $43,200
Ocean City, NJ 140 3.92 2.97 $19.61 $40,780
Mankato-North Mankato, MN 180 3.58 2.71 $19.83 $41,240
Worcester, MA-CT 850 3.54 2.69 $18.63 $38,760