Occupational Employment and Wages, May 2015

25-1011 Business Teachers, Postsecondary

Teach courses in business administration and management, such as accounting, finance, human resources, labor and industrial relations, marketing, and operations research. Includes both teachers primarily engaged in teaching and those who do a combination of teaching and research.


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)
Mean wage
RSE (3)
84,890 2.4 % (4) $92,220 1.2 %

Percentile wage estimates for this occupation:

Percentile 10% 25% 50%
(Median)
75% 90%
Annual Wage (2) $35,370 $49,770 $75,370 $116,740 $170,640
  (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)
Colleges, Universities, and Professional Schools 62,840 2.11 (4) $99,170
Junior Colleges 20,530 2.71 (4) $73,500
Business Schools and Computer and Management Training 770 1.07 (4) $62,960
Technical and Trade Schools 610 0.43 (4) $51,340
Other Schools and Instruction 120 0.03 (4) $58,360

Industries with the highest concentration of employment in this occupation:

Industry Employment (1) Percent of industry employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Junior Colleges 20,530 2.71 (4) $73,500
Colleges, Universities, and Professional Schools 62,840 2.11 (4) $99,170
Business Schools and Computer and Management Training 770 1.07 (4) $62,960
Technical and Trade Schools 610 0.43 (4) $51,340
Other Schools and Instruction 120 0.03 (4) $58,360

Top paying industries for this occupation:

Industry Employment (1) Percent of industry employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Colleges, Universities, and Professional Schools 62,840 2.11 (4) $99,170
Junior Colleges 20,530 2.71 (4) $73,500
Business Schools and Computer and Management Training 770 1.07 (4) $62,960
Other Schools and Instruction 120 0.03 (4) $58,360
Technical and Trade Schools 610 0.43 (4) $51,340


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 8,420 0.94 1.52 (4) $98,080
California 5,950 0.38 0.62 (4) $98,850
Pennsylvania 5,700 1.00 1.62 (4) $79,490
Ohio 5,440 1.03 1.67 (4) $87,020
Texas 5,340 0.46 0.75 (4) $99,230



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)
District of Columbia 1,500 2.22 3.61 (4) $111,200
Rhode Island 550 1.17 1.91 (4) $99,820
Ohio 5,440 1.03 1.67 (4) $87,020
West Virginia 720 1.02 1.65 (4) $64,030
South Dakota 410 1.00 1.63 (4) $62,500



Top paying States for this occupation:

State Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Massachusetts 3,400 1.00 1.62 (4) $139,500
New Hampshire 400 0.63 1.02 (4) $115,020
District of Columbia 1,500 2.22 3.61 (4) $111,200
Illinois 2,330 0.40 0.65 (4) $110,420
North Dakota 210 0.48 0.77 (4) $108,560




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 4,620 0.71 1.16 (4) $109,460
Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV Metropolitan Division 2,480 1.03 1.67 (4) $104,560
Boston-Cambridge-Newton, MA NECTA Division 2,380 1.35 2.20 (8) (8)
Philadelphia, PA Metropolitan Division 2,000 2.27 3.69 (4) $85,220
Los Angeles-Long Beach-Glendale, CA Metropolitan Division 1,740 0.42 0.69 (4) $113,310
Phoenix-Mesa-Scottsdale, AZ 1,320 0.70 1.14 (4) $87,600
Chicago-Naperville-Arlington Heights, IL Metropolitan Division 1,270 0.36 0.58 (8) (8)
Minneapolis-St. Paul-Bloomington, MN-WI 1,250 0.67 1.08 (4) $78,340
Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Roswell, GA 1,230 0.49 0.80 (4) $74,870
Nassau County-Suffolk County, NY Metropolitan Division 1,190 0.93 1.51 (4) $74,020



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)
Ithaca, NY 230 4.54 7.38 (4) $162,810
Harrisonburg, VA 170 2.85 4.64 (8) (8)
Philadelphia, PA Metropolitan Division 2,000 2.27 3.69 (4) $85,220
Erie, PA 280 2.23 3.62 (8) (8)
South Bend-Mishawaka, IN-MI 250 1.90 3.09 (4) $135,420
Lubbock, TX 250 1.80 2.93 (4) $109,130
Columbia, MO 140 1.57 2.55 (4) $123,240
Albany-Schenectady-Troy, NY 670 1.54 2.51 (4) $84,560
Amarillo, TX 170 1.51 2.45 (4) $78,570
Tallahassee, FL 240 1.50 2.44 (4) $132,620