Occupational Employment and Wages, May 2014

25-0000 Education, Training, and Library Occupations (Major Group)

This major group comprises the following occupations: Business Teachers, Postsecondary ; Computer Science Teachers, Postsecondary ; Mathematical Science Teachers, Postsecondary ; Architecture Teachers, Postsecondary ; Engineering Teachers, Postsecondary ; Agricultural Sciences Teachers, Postsecondary ; Biological Science Teachers, Postsecondary ; Forestry and Conservation Science Teachers, Postsecondary ; Atmospheric, Earth, Marine, and Space Sciences Teachers, Postsecondary ; Chemistry Teachers, Postsecondary ; Environmental Science Teachers, Postsecondary ; Physics Teachers, Postsecondary ; Anthropology and Archeology Teachers, Postsecondary ; Area, Ethnic, and Cultural Studies Teachers, Postsecondary ; Economics Teachers, Postsecondary ; Geography Teachers, Postsecondary ; Political Science Teachers, Postsecondary ; Psychology Teachers, Postsecondary ; Sociology Teachers, Postsecondary ; Social Sciences Teachers, Postsecondary, All Other ; Health Specialties Teachers, Postsecondary ; Nursing Instructors and Teachers, Postsecondary ; Education Teachers, Postsecondary ; Library Science Teachers, Postsecondary ; Criminal Justice and Law Enforcement Teachers, Postsecondary ; Law Teachers, Postsecondary ; Social Work Teachers, Postsecondary ; Art, Drama, and Music Teachers, Postsecondary ; Communications Teachers, Postsecondary ; English Language and Literature Teachers, Postsecondary ; Foreign Language and Literature Teachers, Postsecondary ; History Teachers, Postsecondary ; Philosophy and Religion Teachers, Postsecondary ; Graduate Teaching Assistants ; Home Economics Teachers, Postsecondary ; Recreation and Fitness Studies Teachers, Postsecondary ; Vocational Education Teachers, Postsecondary ; Postsecondary Teachers, All Other ; Preschool Teachers, Except Special Education ; Kindergarten Teachers, Except Special Education ; Elementary School Teachers, Except Special Education ; Middle School Teachers, Except Special and Career/Technical Education ; Career/Technical Education Teachers, Middle School ; Secondary School Teachers, Except Special and Career/Technical Education ; Career/Technical Education Teachers, Secondary School ; Special Education Teachers, Preschool ; Special Education Teachers, Kindergarten and Elementary School ; Special Education Teachers, Middle School ; Special Education Teachers, Secondary School ; Special Education Teachers, All Other ; Adult Basic and Secondary Education and Literacy Teachers and Instructors ; Self-Enrichment Education Teachers ; Teachers and Instructors, All Other, Except Substitute Teachers ; Substitute Teachers ; Archivists ; Curators ; Museum Technicians and Conservators ; Librarians ; Library Technicians ; Audio-Visual and Multimedia Collections Specialists ; Farm and Home Management Advisors ; Instructional Coordinators ; Teacher Assistants ; Education, Training, and Library Workers, All Other


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 major group:

Employment (1) Employment
RSE (3)
Mean hourly
wage
Mean annual
wage (2)
Wage RSE (3)
8,435,780 0.3 % $25.10 $52,210 0.5 %

Percentile wage estimates for this major group:

Percentile 10% 25% 50%
(Median)
75% 90%
Hourly Wage $10.11 $14.88 $22.43 $31.36 $42.40
Annual Wage (2) $21,040 $30,940 $46,660 $65,220 $88,190


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 5,535,470 66.62 $23.60 $49,090
Colleges, Universities, and Professional Schools 1,201,150 40.88 $36.49 $75,890
Junior Colleges 449,300 58.88 $30.20 $62,810
Child Day Care Services 364,850 44.85 $12.96 $26,960
Other Schools and Instruction 205,080 54.32 $20.27 $42,160

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 5,535,470 66.62 $23.60 $49,090
Junior Colleges 449,300 58.88 $30.20 $62,810
Other Schools and Instruction 205,080 54.32 $20.27 $42,160
Technical and Trade Schools 74,220 49.99 $24.74 $51,460
Child Day Care Services 364,850 44.85 $12.96 $26,960

Top paying industries for this occupation:

Industry Employment (1) Percent of industry employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Specialty (except Psychiatric and Substance Abuse) Hospitals 2,340 0.95 $64.24 $133,630
Support Activities for Mining (8) (8) $44.99 $93,590
Outpatient Care Centers 3,360 0.48 $43.34 $90,150
General Medical and Surgical Hospitals 15,070 0.29 $40.83 $84,940
Pharmaceutical and Medicine Manufacturing 40 0.02 $38.25 $79,560


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)
California 912,900 60.38 0.97 $27.93 $58,090
Texas 690,250 61.47 0.98 $23.16 $48,170
New York 664,400 75.41 1.21 $30.20 $62,820
Florida 406,890 53.08 0.85 $22.48 $46,750
Illinois 403,210 69.93 1.12 $25.84 $53,750



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)
Vermont 27,040 89.83 1.44 $22.29 $46,360
New Jersey 297,810 76.97 1.23 $27.70 $57,620
New York 664,400 75.41 1.21 $30.20 $62,820
Connecticut 123,970 75.29 1.21 $28.87 $60,050
New Hampshire 44,360 70.74 1.13 $23.56 $49,010



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 34,230 50.74 0.81 $33.10 $68,840
Massachusetts 224,370 67.53 1.08 $30.28 $62,980
New York 664,400 75.41 1.21 $30.20 $62,820
Rhode Island 32,600 70.28 1.13 $29.50 $61,360
Connecticut 123,970 75.29 1.21 $28.87 $60,050




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 372,430 69.08 1.11 $32.19 $66,960
Chicago-Joliet-Naperville, IL Metropolitan Division 252,540 67.31 1.08 $26.92 $55,990
Los Angeles-Long Beach-Glendale, CA Metropolitan Division 232,110 57.22 0.92 $28.61 $59,510
Houston-Sugar Land-Baytown, TX 158,100 55.60 0.89 $24.66 $51,290
Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV Metropolitan Division 151,510 63.71 1.02 $28.74 $59,770
Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Marietta, GA 139,720 58.51 0.94 $23.01 $47,850
Philadelphia, PA Metropolitan Division 119,380 64.12 1.03 $28.71 $59,710
Dallas-Plano-Irving, TX Metropolitan Division 114,520 51.15 0.82 $24.67 $51,320
Boston-Cambridge-Quincy, MA NECTA Division 110,130 61.34 0.98 $33.60 $69,880
Nassau-Suffolk, NY Metropolitan Division 101,420 80.37 1.29 $32.11 $66,780