Occupational Employment and Wages, May 2012

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)
87,780 1.9 % (4) $57,140 0.5 %

Percentile wage estimates for this occupation:

Percentile 10% 25% 50%
(Median)
75% 90%
Annual Wage (2) $38,170 $44,930 $55,160 $68,110 $81,400
  (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 85,700 1.03 (4) $57,340
State Government (OES Designation) 1,400 0.06 (4) $46,630
Technical and Trade Schools 340 0.22 (4) $57,790
Local Government (OES Designation) 100 0.00 (4) $50,490
Vocational Rehabilitation Services 50 0.02 (4) $36,450

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 85,700 1.03 (4) $57,340
Technical and Trade Schools 340 0.22 (4) $57,790
State Government (OES Designation) 1,400 0.06 (4) $46,630
Vocational Rehabilitation Services 50 0.02 (4) $36,450
Local Government (OES Designation) 100 0.00 (4) $50,490

Top paying industries for this occupation:

Industry Employment (1) Percent of industry employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Technical and Trade Schools 340 0.22 (4) $57,790
Elementary and Secondary Schools 85,700 1.03 (4) $57,340
Local Government (OES Designation) 100 (7) (4) $50,490
State Government (OES Designation) 1,400 0.06 (4) $46,630
Vocational Rehabilitation Services 50 0.02 (4) $36,450


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 9,440 0.89 1.32 (4) $52,850
Ohio 6,770 1.34 1.99 (4) $63,160
Florida 5,530 0.76 1.13 (4) $52,060
North Carolina 5,230 1.35 2.00 (4) $47,860
Pennsylvania 4,950 0.89 1.31 (4) $61,160




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)
North Dakota 580 1.44 2.14 (4) $46,830
North Carolina 5,230 1.35 2.00 (4) $47,860
Ohio 6,770 1.34 1.99 (4) $63,160
Connecticut 2,120 1.31 1.94 (4) $73,160
West Virginia 910 1.29 1.91 (4) $46,040




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 130 0.30 0.44 (4) $75,730
New York 4,920 0.58 0.86 (4) $73,180
Connecticut 2,120 1.31 1.94 (4) $73,160
California 2,980 0.21 0.31 (4) $71,500
Alaska 210 0.66 0.98 (4) $71,470





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 1,650 0.62 0.93 (4) $54,960
Dallas-Plano-Irving, TX Metropolitan Division 1,560 0.74 1.10 (4) $52,660
New York-White Plains-Wayne, NY-NJ Metropolitan Division 1,290 0.25 0.37 (4) $82,240
Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Marietta, GA 1,190 0.53 0.78 (4) $55,460
Richmond, VA 1,130 1.89 2.80 (4) $56,440
Nassau-Suffolk, NY Metropolitan Division 1,130 0.92 1.37 (4) $89,340
Charlotte-Gastonia-Rock Hill, NC-SC 1,090 1.28 1.89 (4) $49,880
Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV Metropolitan Division 1,030 0.44 0.65 (4) $74,520
Columbus, OH 980 1.07 1.59 (4) $68,450
Cleveland-Elyria-Mentor, OH 960 0.96 1.43 (4) $68,180




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)
Waterbury, CT 270 4.33 6.42 (4) $75,250
Sandusky, OH 150 4.06 6.02 (4) $66,760
Canton-Massillon, OH 510 3.14 4.65 (4) $62,300
Glens Falls, NY 150 2.82 4.19 (4) $59,330
Racine, WI 200 2.74 4.06 (4) $50,900
Morristown, TN 120 2.71 4.03 (4) $43,620
Asheville, NC 380 2.25 3.34 (4) $47,240
Haverhill-North Andover-Amesbury, MA-NH NECTA Division 170 2.19 3.25 (4) $70,070
Mansfield, OH 110 2.17 3.22 (4) $58,560
Danbury, CT 140 2.11 3.13 (4) $70,800