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Occupational Employment and Wage Statistics
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Occupational Employment and Wages, May 2020

25-1194 Career/Technical Education Teachers, Postsecondary

Teach vocational courses intended to provide occupational training below the baccalaureate level in subjects such as construction, mechanics/repair, manufacturing, transportation, or cosmetology, primarily to students who have graduated from or left high school. Teaching takes place in public or private schools whose primary business is academic or vocational education. Excludes "Training and Development Specialists" (13-1151), "Adult Basic Education, Adult Secondary Education, and English as a Second Language Instructors" (25-3011), and postsecondary teachers classified elsewhere in the 25-1000 minor group. Flight instructors are included with "Aircraft Pilots and Flight Engineers" (53-2010).


National estimates for Career/Technical Education Teachers, Postsecondary
Industry profile for Career/Technical Education Teachers, Postsecondary
Geographic profile for Career/Technical Education Teachers, Postsecondary

National estimates for Career/Technical Education Teachers, Postsecondary:

Employment estimate and mean wage estimates for Career/Technical Education Teachers, Postsecondary:

Employment (1) Employment
RSE (3)
Mean hourly
wage
Mean annual
wage (2)
Wage RSE (3)
105,830 1.7 % $ 29.67 $ 61,710 0.9 %

Percentile wage estimates for Career/Technical Education Teachers, Postsecondary:

Percentile 10% 25% 50%
(Median)
75% 90%
Hourly Wage $ 16.07 $ 20.52 $ 26.74 $ 35.34 $ 48.71
Annual Wage (2) $ 33,420 $ 42,680 $ 55,620 $ 73,500 $ 101,310


Industry profile for Career/Technical Education Teachers, Postsecondary:

Industries with the highest published employment and wages for Career/Technical Education Teachers, Postsecondary are provided. For a list of all industries with employment in Career/Technical Education Teachers, Postsecondary, see the Create Customized Tables function.

Industries with the highest levels of employment in Career/Technical Education Teachers, Postsecondary:

Industry Employment (1) Percent of industry employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Junior Colleges 40,180 5.89 $ 30.67 $ 63,790
Technical and Trade Schools 39,870 31.84 $ 28.78 $ 59,850
Colleges, Universities, and Professional Schools 9,200 0.30 $ 31.91 $ 66,370
State Government, excluding schools and hospitals (OEWS Designation) 5,940 0.27 $ 25.81 $ 53,690
Business Schools and Computer and Management Training 2,950 4.18 $ 28.98 $ 60,280

Industries with the highest concentration of employment in Career/Technical Education Teachers, Postsecondary:

Industry Employment (1) Percent of industry employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Technical and Trade Schools 39,870 31.84 $ 28.78 $ 59,850
Junior Colleges 40,180 5.89 $ 30.67 $ 63,790
Business Schools and Computer and Management Training 2,950 4.18 $ 28.98 $ 60,280
Educational Support Services 1,110 0.60 $ 28.63 $ 59,550
Other Schools and Instruction 2,360 0.59 $ 28.65 $ 59,600

Top paying industries for Career/Technical Education Teachers, Postsecondary:

Industry Employment (1) Percent of industry employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Business, Professional, Labor, Political, and Similar Organizations 630 0.15 $ 47.35 $ 98,490
Management, Scientific, and Technical Consulting Services 630 0.04 $ 39.13 $ 81,400
Colleges, Universities, and Professional Schools 9,200 0.30 $ 31.91 $ 66,370
Management of Companies and Enterprises (8) (8) $ 30.70 $ 63,850
Junior Colleges 40,180 5.89 $ 30.67 $ 63,790


Geographic profile for Career/Technical Education Teachers, Postsecondary:

States and areas with the highest published employment, location quotients, and wages for Career/Technical Education Teachers, Postsecondary are provided. For a list of all areas with employment in Career/Technical Education Teachers, Postsecondary, see the Create Customized Tables function.





States with the highest employment level in Career/Technical Education Teachers, Postsecondary:

State Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Texas 10,890 0.90 1.18 $ 29.64 $ 61,660
California 8,700 0.53 0.70 $ 40.72 $ 84,690
Florida 8,120 0.96 1.26 $ 26.91 $ 55,970
North Carolina 7,410 1.73 2.27 $ 27.49 $ 57,190
Georgia 5,200 1.21 1.59 $ 23.39 $ 48,660




States with the highest concentration of jobs and location quotients in Career/Technical Education Teachers, Postsecondary:

State Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
North Carolina 7,410 1.73 2.27 $ 27.49 $ 57,190
Utah 2,230 1.50 1.97 $ 23.57 $ 49,020
Hawaii 790 1.38 1.81 $ 34.55 $ 71,860
West Virginia 900 1.38 1.81 $ 23.44 $ 48,760
Washington 4,080 1.28 1.68 $ 36.55 $ 76,020




Top paying states for Career/Technical Education Teachers, Postsecondary:

State Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Wisconsin 1,710 0.63 0.83 $ 40.79 $ 84,840
California 8,700 0.53 0.70 $ 40.72 $ 84,690
New York 4,230 0.49 0.64 $ 37.23 $ 77,430
Oregon 1,200 0.67 0.87 $ 36.66 $ 76,250
Washington 4,080 1.28 1.68 $ 36.55 $ 76,020





Metropolitan areas with the highest employment level in Career/Technical Education Teachers, Postsecondary:

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 4,390 0.50 0.65 $ 36.15 $ 75,200
Chicago-Naperville-Elgin, IL-IN-WI 3,940 0.90 1.19 $ 27.92 $ 58,070
Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, TX 3,240 0.90 1.19 $ 29.66 $ 61,690
Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim, CA 3,220 0.55 0.73 $ 44.87 $ 93,320
Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, WA 2,260 1.15 1.52 $ 41.98 $ 87,310
Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington, PA-NJ-DE-MD 2,200 0.82 1.07 $ 32.51 $ 67,620
Miami-Fort Lauderdale-West Palm Beach, FL 2,100 0.84 1.10 $ 29.79 $ 61,970
Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land, TX 1,670 0.56 0.74 $ 35.50 $ 73,830
Phoenix-Mesa-Scottsdale, AZ 1,560 0.74 0.97 $ 25.32 $ 52,670
Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Roswell, GA 1,520 0.58 0.76 $ 26.57 $ 55,260




Metropolitan areas with the highest concentration of jobs and location quotients in Career/Technical Education Teachers, Postsecondary:

Metropolitan area Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Jacksonville, NC 360 7.88 10.35 $ 27.35 $ 56,890
Albany, GA 450 7.71 10.14 $ 16.57 $ 34,470
Fayetteville, NC 660 5.40 7.09 $ 28.30 $ 58,870
Lafayette-West Lafayette, IN 350 3.97 5.21 (8) (8)
Valdosta, GA 170 3.27 4.30 $ 23.26 $ 48,380
Macon, GA 300 3.15 4.15 $ 23.08 $ 48,010
Hickory-Lenoir-Morganton, NC 430 3.00 3.95 $ 23.84 $ 49,580
Lewiston, ID-WA 70 2.77 3.64 $ 23.29 $ 48,450
Gadsden, AL 90 2.76 3.63 $ 24.14 $ 50,200
Bowling Green, KY 190 2.76 3.62 $ 21.64 $ 45,020




Top paying metropolitan areas for Career/Technical Education Teachers, Postsecondary:

Metropolitan area Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Santa Rosa, CA 50 0.25 0.33 $ 67.29 $ 139,970
Madison, WI 270 0.70 0.92 $ 49.24 $ 102,430
Salinas, CA 100 0.60 0.79 $ 46.62 $ 96,970
Hanford-Corcoran, CA 40 1.04 1.37 $ 45.17 $ 93,960
Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim, CA 3,220 0.55