Occupational Employment and Wages, May 2013

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).


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)
85,020 2.3 % (4) $57,200 0.5 %

Percentile wage estimates for this occupation:

Percentile 10% 25% 50%
(Median)
75% 90%
Annual Wage (2) $38,560 $45,110 $55,120 $67,840 $81,680
  (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 83,190 1.00 (4) $57,280
State Government (OES Designation) 1,090 0.05 (4) $55,590
Technical and Trade Schools 260 0.18 (4) $53,930
Vocational Rehabilitation Services 120 0.04 (4) $39,120
Other Schools and Instruction 110 0.03 (4) $53,070

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 83,190 1.00 (4) $57,280
Technical and Trade Schools 260 0.18 (4) $53,930
State Government (OES Designation) 1,090 0.05 (4) $55,590
Vocational Rehabilitation Services 120 0.04 (4) $39,120
Other Schools and Instruction 110 0.03 (4) $53,070

Top paying industries for this occupation:

Industry Employment (1) Percent of industry employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Elementary and Secondary Schools 83,190 1.00 (4) $57,280
State Government (OES Designation) 1,090 0.05 (4) $55,590
Technical and Trade Schools 260 0.18 (4) $53,930
Other Schools and Instruction 110 0.03 (4) $53,070
Local Government (OES Designation) 100 (7) (4) $50,050


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 10,050 0.92 1.44 (4) $52,790
Florida 5,550 0.74 1.16 (4) $51,890
Ohio 5,340 1.04 1.63 (4) $62,440
North Carolina 5,330 1.35 2.11 (4) $47,270
Pennsylvania 4,630 0.83 1.29 (4) $64,310




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 5,330 1.35 2.11 (4) $47,270
North Dakota 560 1.32 2.05 (4) $48,040
Connecticut 2,130 1.30 2.03 (4) $72,930
Vermont 340 1.16 1.80 (4) $55,490
Tennessee 3,110 1.15 1.80 (4) $48,610




Top paying States for this occupation:

State Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Rhode Island 180 0.39 0.60 (4) $74,960
Alaska 220 0.69 1.08 (4) $74,050
Connecticut 2,130 1.30 2.03 (4) $72,930
California 2,930 0.20 0.31 (4) $71,770
New York 4,310 0.50 0.78 (4) $71,380





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)
Houston-Sugar Land-Baytown, TX 1,860 0.67 1.05 (4) $55,570
Dallas-Plano-Irving, TX Metropolitan Division 1,700 0.79 1.23 (4) $52,420
New York-White Plains-Wayne, NY-NJ Metropolitan Division 1,370 0.26 0.41 (4) $82,800
Charlotte-Gastonia-Rock Hill, NC-SC 1,310 1.50 2.34 (4) $49,990
Richmond, VA 1,100 1.81 2.82 (4) $58,170
Philadelphia, PA Metropolitan Division 1,080 0.59 0.92 (4) $69,650
Miami-Miami Beach-Kendall, FL Metropolitan Division 1,010 0.99 1.55 (4) $54,540
Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV Metropolitan Division 1,010 0.43 0.66 (4) $72,320
Los Angeles-Long Beach-Glendale, CA Metropolitan Division 990 0.25 0.39 (4) $79,510
Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Marietta, GA 880 0.38 0.59 (4) $55,990




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)
Springfield, OH 190 4.02 6.27 (4) $67,490
Lebanon, PA 130 2.63 4.11 (4) $61,790
New Bedford, MA 150 2.40 3.74 (4) $77,810
Canton-Massillon, OH 400 2.40 3.74 (4) $63,450
Mansfield, OH 120 2.35 3.67 (4) $58,030
Haverhill-North Andover-Amesbury, MA-NH NECTA Division 170 2.10 3.27 (4) $71,260
Sherman-Denison, TX 80 1.98 3.08 (4) $50,720
McAllen-Edinburg-Mission, TX 460 1.95 3.05 (4) $52,350
Sandusky, OH 70 1.91 2.98 (4) $70,840
Vineland-Millville-Bridgeton, NJ 110 1.89 2.94 (4) $62,530