Occupational Employment and Wages, May 2013

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 ; Substitute Teachers ; Teachers and Instructors, All Other, Except 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)
8,400,640 0.3 % $24.76 $51,500 0.5 %

Percentile wage estimates for this major group:

Percentile 10% 25% 50%
(Median)
75% 90%
Hourly Wage $10.00 $14.66 $22.19 $31.01 $41.83
Annual Wage (2) $20,800 $30,490 $46,140 $64,500 $87,000


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 5,516,430 66.62 $23.28 $48,420
Colleges, Universities, and Professional Schools 1,189,420 40.59 $35.78 $74,420
Junior Colleges 453,130 59.53 $30.21 $62,840
Child Day Care Services 359,980 44.68 $12.70 $26,410
Other Schools and Instruction 197,670 54.48 $20.23 $42,080

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 5,516,430 66.62 $23.28 $48,420
Junior Colleges 453,130 59.53 $30.21 $62,840
Other Schools and Instruction 197,670 54.48 $20.23 $42,080
Technical and Trade Schools 74,970 50.46 $24.42 $50,790
Child Day Care Services 359,980 44.68 $12.70 $26,410

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 2,690 1.12 $57.47 $119,540
Outpatient Care Centers 3,140 0.47 $46.23 $96,150
Support Activities for Mining (8) (8) $44.21 $91,960
General Medical and Surgical Hospitals 16,210 0.31 $40.86 $84,980
Medical Equipment and Supplies Manufacturing 70 0.02 $37.34 $77,670


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 895,070 60.83 0.96 $27.32 $56,830
Texas 678,820 62.20 0.98 $23.21 $48,280
New York 657,360 76.12 1.20 $29.77 $61,920
Illinois 407,860 71.50 1.13 $25.23 $52,480
Florida 398,800 53.51 0.84 $22.71 $47,230




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 26,860 90.06 1.42 $23.53 $48,940
New Jersey 295,380 77.30 1.22 $27.45 $57,090
New York 657,360 76.12 1.20 $29.77 $61,920
Connecticut 124,140 75.90 1.20 $28.06 $58,360
Illinois 407,860 71.50 1.13 $25.23 $52,480




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 34,220 51.40 0.81 $32.87 $68,370
Rhode Island 32,000 70.15 1.11 $29.92 $62,230
New York 657,360 76.12 1.20 $29.77 $61,920
Massachusetts 221,640 68.03 1.07 $29.74 $61,860
Connecticut 124,140 75.90 1.20 $28.06 $58,360





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 365,810 69.78 1.10 $31.98 $66,520
Chicago-Joliet-Naperville, IL Metropolitan Division 252,090 68.12 1.08 $25.94 $53,950
Los Angeles-Long Beach-Glendale, CA Metropolitan Division 232,130 58.40 0.92 $27.98 $58,190
Houston-Sugar Land-Baytown, TX 154,330 55.96 0.88 $25.18 $52,370
Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV Metropolitan Division 148,020 62.53 0.99 $29.25 $60,830
Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Marietta, GA 141,590 61.35 0.97 $22.65 $47,110
Philadelphia, PA Metropolitan Division 116,980 63.57 1.00 $29.20 $60,730
Dallas-Plano-Irving, TX Metropolitan Division 110,640 51.47 0.81 $24.15 $50,240
Boston-Cambridge-Quincy, MA NECTA Division 107,850 61.67 0.97 $32.91 $68,450
Nassau-Suffolk, NY Metropolitan Division 99,910 80.86 1.28 $32.32 $67,230