Occupational Employment and Wages, May 2015

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)
8,542,670 0.3 % $25.48 $53,000 0.4 %

Percentile wage estimates for this major group:

Percentile 10% 25% 50%
(Median)
75% 90%
Hourly Wage $10.24 $15.01 $22.70 $31.76 $43.28
Annual Wage (2) $21,300 $31,220 $47,220 $66,060 $90,020


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 5,574,360 66.71 $23.96 $49,840
Colleges, Universities, and Professional Schools 1,215,900 40.82 $37.13 $77,240
Junior Colleges 447,840 59.13 $31.27 $65,040
Child Day Care Services 382,040 45.89 $13.32 $27,700
Other Schools and Instruction 214,900 55.04 $20.72 $43,100

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 5,574,360 66.71 $23.96 $49,840
Junior Colleges 447,840 59.13 $31.27 $65,040
Other Schools and Instruction 214,900 55.04 $20.72 $43,100
Technical and Trade Schools 71,260 50.25 $25.51 $53,070
Child Day Care Services 382,040 45.89 $13.32 $27,700

Top paying industries for this occupation:

Industry Employment (1) Percent of industry employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Support Activities for Mining (8) (8) $46.34 $96,390
Outpatient Care Centers 3,310 0.45 $43.38 $90,240
General Medical and Surgical Hospitals 17,850 0.34 $42.25 $87,880
Commercial and Industrial Machinery and Equipment (except Automotive and Electronic) Repair and Maintenance 60 0.03 $40.22 $83,660
Offices of Physicians 1,110 0.04 $38.74 $80,590


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 949,400 61.27 0.99 $28.58 $59,440
Texas 718,400 62.08 1.00 $23.28 $48,430
New York 684,170 76.15 1.23 $30.58 $63,610
Florida 410,810 51.84 0.84 $22.48 $46,750
Illinois 385,700 65.90 1.06 $26.70 $55,550



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 27,130 89.38 1.44 $22.34 $46,460
New Jersey 299,890 76.76 1.24 $27.88 $58,000
New York 684,170 76.15 1.23 $30.58 $63,610
Connecticut 124,410 74.97 1.21 $29.88 $62,140
Wyoming 19,980 70.38 1.14 $22.61 $47,030



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 33,390 49.39 0.80 $34.26 $71,250
Massachusetts 230,430 67.84 1.10 $30.63 $63,720
New York 684,170 76.15 1.23 $30.58 $63,610
Alaska 21,490 65.65 1.06 $30.34 $63,110
Connecticut 124,410 74.97 1.21 $29.88 $62,140




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-Jersey City-White Plains, NY-NJ Metropolitan Division 460,520 71.08 1.15 $31.42 $65,350
Los Angeles-Long Beach-Glendale, CA Metropolitan Division 246,030 59.96 0.97 $29.21 $60,760
Chicago-Naperville-Arlington Heights, IL Metropolitan Division 221,120 61.91