Occupational Employment and Wages, May 2015

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).


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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)
77,430 2.2 % (4) $58,170 0.5 %

Percentile wage estimates for this occupation:

Percentile 10% 25% 50%
(Median)
75% 90%
Annual Wage (2) $38,320 $45,490 $56,130 $69,620 $83,180
  (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 75,240 0.90 (4) $58,550
State Government (OES Designation) 1,460 0.07 (4) $39,910
Technical and Trade Schools 340 0.24 (4) $61,260
Local Government (OES Designation) 130 0.00 (4) $51,930
Vocational Rehabilitation Services 80 0.02 (4) $42,410

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 75,240 0.90 (4) $58,550
Technical and Trade Schools 340 0.24 (4) $61,260
State Government (OES Designation) 1,460 0.07 (4) $39,910
Vocational Rehabilitation Services 80 0.02 (4) $42,410
Educational Support Services 30 0.02 (4) $62,010

Top paying industries for this occupation:

Industry Employment (1) Percent of industry employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Educational Support Services 30 0.02 (4) $62,010
Technical and Trade Schools 340 0.24 (4) $61,260
Elementary and Secondary Schools 75,240 0.90 (4) $58,550
Other Schools and Instruction 40 0.01 (4) $54,370
Local Government (OES Designation) 130 (7) (4) $51,930


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 9,450 0.82 1.45 (4) $55,000
Florida 7,500 0.95 1.68 (4) $50,420
Ohio 5,100 0.97 1.72 (4) $63,440
North Carolina 5,010 1.21 2.16 (4) $47,940
Pennsylvania 4,950 0.87 1.54 (4) $62,220



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 Carolina 5,010 1.21 2.16 (4) $47,940
Vermont 330 1.09 1.94 (4) $57,790
Mississippi 1,180 1.07 1.90 (4) $44,570
Wyoming 300 1.06 1.89 (4) $59,890
Connecticut 1,690 1.02 1.81 (4) $76,030



Top paying States for this occupation:

State Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Connecticut 1,690 1.02 1.81 (4) $76,030
Rhode Island 150 0.32 0.56 (4) $75,480
Alaska 220 0.68 1.22 (4) $74,580
Massachusetts 2,500 0.74 1.31 (4) $72,670
New Jersey 2,120 0.54 0.96 (4) $71,500




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)
Miami-Miami Beach-Kendall, FL Metropolitan Division 2,310 2.12 3.77 (4) $54,510
New York-Jersey City-White Plains, NY-NJ Metropolitan Division 1,750 0.27 0.48 (4) $81,010
Dallas-Plano-Irving, TX Metropolitan Division 1,630 0.70 1.25 (4) $55,920
Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land, TX 1,560 0.53 0.95 (4) $61,240
Charlotte-Concord-Gastonia, NC-SC 1,430 1.28 2.29 (4) $50,820
Pittsburgh, PA 1,200 1.06 1.89 (4) $57,510
Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV Metropolitan Division 1,040 0.43 0.77 (4) $71,720
Los Angeles-Long Beach-Glendale, CA Metropolitan Division 1,020 0.25 0.44 (4) $73,740
Boston-Cambridge-Newton, MA NECTA Division 940 0.53 0.95 (4) $70,710
Fort Worth-Arlington, TX Metropolitan Division 830 0.85 1.52 (4) $58,120