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Occupational Employment and Wages, May 2020

25-0000 Educational Instruction and Library Occupations (Major Group)

Educational Instruction and Library Occupations 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; Family and Consumer Sciences Teachers, Postsecondary; Recreation and Fitness Studies Teachers, Postsecondary; Career/Technical 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 Education, Adult Secondary Education, and English as a Second Language Instructors; Self-Enrichment Teachers; Substitute Teachers, Short-Term; Tutors and Teachers and Instructors, All Other; Archivists; Curators; Museum Technicians and Conservators; Librarians and Media Collections Specialists; Library Technicians; Farm and Home Management Educators; Instructional Coordinators; Teaching Assistants, Postsecondary; Teaching Assistants, Except Postsecondary; Educational Instruction and Library Workers, All Other


National estimates for Educational Instruction and Library Occupations
Industry profile for Educational Instruction and Library Occupations
Geographic profile for Educational Instruction and Library Occupations

National estimates for Educational Instruction and Library Occupations: Top

Employment estimate and mean wage estimates for Educational Instruction and Library Occupations:

Employment (1) Employment
RSE (3)
Mean hourly
wage
Mean annual
wage (2)
Wage RSE (3)
8,446,910 0.4 % $ 28.75 $ 59,810 0.5 %

Percentile wage estimates for Educational Instruction and Library Occupations:

Percentile 10% 25% 50%
(Median)
75% 90%
Hourly Wage $ 11.91 $ 16.46 $ 25.18 $ 35.78 $ 49.31
Annual Wage (2) $ 24,770 $ 34,250 $ 52,380 $ 74,430 $ 102,570


Industry profile for Educational Instruction and Library Occupations: Top

Industries with the highest published employment and wages for Educational Instruction and Library Occupations are provided. For a list of all industries with employment in Educational Instruction and Library Occupations, see the Create Customized Tables function.

Industries with the highest levels of employment in Educational Instruction and Library Occupations:

Industry Employment (1) Percent of industry employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Elementary and Secondary Schools 5,501,910 66.74 $ 26.91 $ 55,970
Colleges, Universities, and Professional Schools 1,243,950 41.01 $ 41.65 $ 86,640
Junior Colleges 397,780 58.30 $ 36.66 $ 76,260
Child Day Care Services 384,730 48.57 $ 15.15 $ 31,510
Other Schools and Instruction 211,090 52.66 $ 22.43 $ 46,650

Industries with the highest concentration of employment in Educational Instruction and Library Occupations:

Industry Employment (1) Percent of industry employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Elementary and Secondary Schools 5,501,910 66.74 $ 26.91 $ 55,970
Junior Colleges 397,780 58.30 $ 36.66 $ 76,260
Other Schools and Instruction 211,090 52.66 $ 22.43 $ 46,650
Child Day Care Services 384,730 48.57 $ 15.15 $ 31,510
Technical and Trade Schools 59,570 47.57 $ 28.41 $ 59,100

Top paying industries for Educational Instruction and Library Occupations:

Industry Employment (1) Percent of industry employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
General Medical and Surgical Hospitals 22,040 0.39 $ 55.91 $ 116,300
Specialty (except Psychiatric and Substance Abuse) Hospitals 1,020 0.38 $ 46.69 $ 97,120
Outpatient Care Centers 2,960 0.31 $ 45.07 $ 93,750
Electric Power Generation, Transmission and Distribution 100 0.03 $ 43.75 $ 91,010
Colleges, Universities, and Professional Schools 1,243,950 41.01 $ 41.65 $ 86,640


Geographic profile for Educational Instruction and Library Occupations: Top

States and areas with the highest published employment, location quotients, and wages for Educational Instruction and Library Occupations are provided. For a list of all areas with employment in Educational Instruction and Library Occupations, see the Create Customized Tables function.





States with the highest employment level in Educational Instruction and Library Occupations:

State Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
California 1,025,580 62.42 1.03 $ 33.74 $ 70,170
Texas 740,670 61.20 1.01 $ 25.44 $ 52,920
New York 669,080 76.98 1.27 $ 36.73 $ 76,390
Florida 424,700 50.31 0.83 $ 25.39 $ 52,820
Illinois 353,970 62.90 1.04 $ 27.91 $ 58,050




States with the highest concentration of jobs and location quotients in Educational Instruction and Library Occupations:

State Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Vermont 22,890 81.45 1.34 $ 27.49 $ 57,180
New York 669,080 76.98 1.27 $ 36.73 $ 76,390
Connecticut 116,780 75.79 1.25 $ 33.29 $ 69,240
New Jersey 278,510 73.63 1.21 $ 30.40 $ 63,230
Wyoming 19,130 73.09 1.20 $ 23.92 $ 49,760




Top paying states for Educational Instruction and Library Occupations:

State Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
District of Columbia 32,890 47.87 0.79 $ 38.96 $ 81,030
New York 669,080 76.98 1.27 $ 36.73 $ 76,390
Massachusetts 221,060 65.99 1.09 $ 36.08 $ 75,040
Maryland 158,340 62.76 1.03 $ 34.63 $ 72,040
Rhode Island 31,860 71.94 1.18 $ 33.79 $ 70,280





Metropolitan areas with the highest employment level in Educational Instruction and Library Occupations:

Metropolitan area Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
New York-Newark-Jersey City, NY-NJ-PA 652,260 73.83 1.22 $ 36.88 $ 76,710
Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim, CA 336,630 57.81 0.95 $ 35.35 $ 73,530
Chicago-Naperville-Elgin, IL-IN-WI 265,290 60.82 1.00 $ 29.15 $ 60,620
Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, TX 190,180 53.00 0.87 $ 25.85 $ 53,770
Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV 189,490 62.70 1.03 $ 34.33 $ 71,400
Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington, PA-NJ-DE-MD 180,480 66.92 1.10 $ 30.89 $ 64,250
Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land, TX 171,520 57.78 0.95 $ 27.66 $ 57,530
Boston-Cambridge-Nashua, MA-NH 162,090 62.30 1.03 $ 36.29 $ 75,490
Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Roswell, GA 151,200 57.43 0.95 $ 25.94 $ 53,950
San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward, CA 140,200 60.15 0.99 $ 34.68 $ 72,130




Metropolitan areas with the highest concentration of jobs and location quotients in Educational Instruction and Library Occupations:

Metropolitan area Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Ithaca, NY 6,860 149.26 2.46 $ 48.49 $ 100,860
Corvallis, OR 4,440 126.62 2.09 $ 33.29 $ 69,240
Ann Arbor, MI 26,320 126.34 2.08 $ 28.72 $ 59,740
College Station-Bryan, TX 13,610 125.53 2.07 $ 35.95 $ 74,780
State College, PA 7,890 122.74 2.02 (8) (8)
Blacksburg-Christiansburg-Radford, VA 7,870 119.63 1.97 $ 32.94 $ 68,510
Gainesville, FL 15,550 113.52 1.87 $ 26.63 $ 55,390
Hinesville, GA 1,950 110.76 1.82 $ 19.56 $ 40,690
Athens-Clarke County, GA 9,350 110.17 1.81 $ 29.30 $ 60,940
Lawrence, KS 4,880 109.04 1.80 $ 29.89 $ 62,170