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Occupational Employment and Wages, May 2019

25-3011 Adult Basic Education, Adult Secondary Education, and English as a Second Language Instructors

Teach or instruct out-of-school youths and adults in basic education, literacy, or English as a Second Language classes, or in classes for earning a high school equivalency credential.


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)
Wage RSE (3)
51,950 7.7 % $28.36 $58,980 1.7 %

Percentile wage estimates for this occupation:

Percentile 10% 25% 50%
(Median)
75% 90%
Hourly Wage $15.66 $20.50 $26.13 $34.47 $45.08
Annual Wage (2) $32,580 $42,640 $54,350 $71,700 $93,760


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 21,390 0.25 $31.41 $65,340
Junior Colleges 12,790 1.79 $28.97 $60,270
Other Schools and Instruction 5,240 1.13 $23.27 $48,400
State Government, excluding schools and hospitals (OES Designation) 2,350 0.11 $28.93 $60,180
Colleges, Universities, and Professional Schools 2,320 0.08 $24.06 $50,040

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 12,790 1.79 $28.97 $60,270
Other Schools and Instruction 5,240 1.13 $23.27 $48,400
Technical and Trade Schools 660 0.49 $23.67 $49,230
Vocational Rehabilitation Services 1,030 0.32 $21.67 $45,080
Elementary and Secondary Schools 21,390 0.25 $31.41 $65,340

Top paying industries for this occupation:

Industry Employment (1) Percent of industry employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Other Information Services 280 0.09 $41.00 $85,270
Religious Organizations 80 0.04 $32.71 $68,030
Elementary and Secondary Schools 21,390 0.25 $31.41 $65,340
Junior Colleges 12,790 1.79 $28.97 $60,270
State Government, excluding schools and hospitals (OES Designation) 2,350 0.11 $28.93 $60,180


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)
California 8,670 0.50 1.41 $41.16 $85,600
New York 3,650 0.38 1.08 $34.32 $71,390
Texas 3,650 0.29 0.83 $25.35 $52,730
North Carolina 3,600 0.81 2.28 $23.53 $48,940
Washington 2,150 0.65 1.84 $26.68 $55,480




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)
Mississippi 950 0.84 2.39 $22.16 $46,090
South Dakota 350 0.83 2.34 $17.68 $36,770
North Carolina 3,600 0.81 2.28 $23.53 $48,940
Alaska 240 0.75 2.12 $25.70 $53,460
Vermont 200 0.66 1.86 $27.16 $56,500




Top paying States for this occupation:

State Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
California 8,670 0.50 1.41 $41.16 $85,600
New York 3,650 0.38 1.08 $34.32 $71,390
New Jersey 940 0.23 0.65 $33.93 $70,570
Connecticut 520 0.31 0.89 $31.99 $66,530
Oregon 1,000 0.52 1.48 $31.18 $64,850





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-Newark-Jersey City, NY-NJ-PA 2,940 0.30 0.86 $35.31 $73,440
San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward, CA 1,690 0.68 1.94 $45.64 $94,920
Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, WA 1,230 0.61 1.73 $26.54 $55,200
Chicago-Naperville-Elgin, IL-IN-WI 1,170 0.25 0.71 $28.01 $58,250
Boston-Cambridge-Nashua, MA-NH 1,160 0.42 1.17 $25.31 $52,650
Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV 1,120 0.35 1.00 $30.87 $64,210
Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land, TX 1,040 0.34 0.96 $32.08 $66,730
Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington, PA-NJ-DE-MD 930 0.32 0.92 $28.19 $58,630
Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, TX 890 0.24 0.69 $19.53 $40,610
Portland-Vancouver-Hillsboro, OR-WA 740 0.61 1.74 $30.38 $63,190




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)
Goldsboro, NC 100 2.28 6.44 $21.31 $44,330
Asheville, NC 350 1.75 4.94 $21.60 $44,920
Yakima, WA 150 1.58 4.48 $26.11 $54,310
Jackson, MS 380 1.45 4.09 $22.52 $46,840
Muskegon, MI 70 1.18 3.34 $22.25 $46,280
Rockford, IL 170 1.15 3.24 (8) (8)
New Bern, NC 50 1.11 3.14 $23.43 $48,740
Winston-Salem, NC 290 1.09 3.08 $21.74 $45,230
Rocky Mount, NC 50 0.95 2.70 $24.09 $50,110
Eugene, OR 140 0.92 2.59 $32.12 $66,820