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Occupational Employment and Wages, May 2019

25-1113 Social Work Teachers, Postsecondary

Teach courses in social work. Includes both teachers primarily engaged in teaching and those who do a combination of teaching and research.


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)
13,640 3.8 % (4) $77,910 1.9 %

Percentile wage estimates for this occupation:

Percentile 10% 25% 50%
(Median)
75% 90%
Annual Wage (2) $34,900 $53,320 $72,070 $96,050 $128,350
  (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)
Colleges, Universities, and Professional Schools 12,720 0.41 (4) $78,320
Junior Colleges 910 0.13 (4) $72,090

Industries with the highest concentration of employment in this occupation:

Industry Employment (1) Percent of industry employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Colleges, Universities, and Professional Schools 12,720 0.41 (4) $78,320
Junior Colleges 910 0.13 (4) $72,090

Top paying industries for this occupation:

Industry Employment (1) Percent of industry employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Colleges, Universities, and Professional Schools 12,720 0.41 (4) $78,320
Junior Colleges 910 0.13 (4) $72,090


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)
New York 2,750 0.29 3.10 (4) $96,080
Pennsylvania 820 0.14 1.49 (4) $74,470
Ohio 680 0.13 1.35 (4) $75,210
Illinois 620 0.10 1.10 (4) $63,110
Texas 570 0.05 0.50 (4) $73,440




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)
New York 2,750 0.29 3.10 (4) $96,080
Arkansas 250 0.21 2.21 (4) $64,340
Missouri 550 0.20 2.11 (4) $67,340
Delaware 90 0.20 2.11 (4) $80,550
South Dakota 80 0.19 2.05 (4) $72,740




Top paying States for this occupation:

State Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
New York 2,750 0.29 3.10 (4) $96,080
Maryland 260 0.09 1.02 (4) $94,170
Washington 170 0.05 0.57 (4) $86,510
Kansas 150 0.10 1.12 (4) $85,310
California 480 0.03 0.30 (4) $84,230





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 2,500 0.26 2.78 (4) $97,040
Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington, PA-NJ-DE-MD 440 0.15 1.64 (4) $78,310
Chicago-Naperville-Elgin, IL-IN-WI 410 0.09 0.94 (4) $66,580
St. Louis, MO-IL 400 0.29 3.13 (4) $60,650
Phoenix-Mesa-Scottsdale, AZ 270 0.13 1.38 (8) (8)
Rochester, NY 260 0.50 5.35 (4) $89,590
Minneapolis-St. Paul-Bloomington, MN-WI 240 0.12 1.33 (4) $82,850
Cincinnati, OH-KY-IN 220 0.21 2.22 (4) $79,480
Portland-Vancouver-Hillsboro, OR-WA 220 0.18 1.92 (4) $76,350
Pittsburgh, PA 200 0.17 1.88 (4) $63,350




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)
Ann Arbor, MI 180 0.82 8.79 (4) $72,910
Rochester, NY 260 0.50 5.35 (4) $89,590
Durham-Chapel Hill, NC 110 0.34 3.67 (4) $83,130
St. Louis, MO-IL 400 0.29 3.13 (4) $60,650
Toledo, OH 80 0.27 2.87 (4) $58,660
New York-Newark-Jersey City, NY-NJ-PA 2,500 0.26 2.78 (4) $97,040
Portland-South Portland, ME 50 0.24 2.61 (8) (8)
Cincinnati, OH-KY-IN 220 0.21 2.22 (4) $79,480
Buffalo-Cheektowaga-Niagara Falls, NY 120 0.21 2.30 (4) $66,700
Greensboro-High Point, NC 70 0.19 2.09 (4) $67,280




Top paying metropolitan areas for 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 2,500 0.26 2.78 (4) $97,040
Charlotte-Concord-Gastonia, NC-SC 60 0.05 0.50 (4) $95,470
Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV 190 0.06 0.65 (4) $92,920
Albany-Schenectady-Troy, NY 80 0.19 2.01 (4) $92,750
Rochester, NY 260 0.50 5.35 (4) $89,590
Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, WA 110 0.05 0.58 (4) $89,360
Baltimore-Columbia-Towson, MD 150 0.11 1.15 (4) $86,890
Birmingham-Hoover, AL 40 0.08 0.81 (4) $85,630
Cleveland-Elyria, OH (8) (8) (8) (4) $85,530
Omaha-Council Bluffs, NE-IA 60 0.13 1.41 (4) $84,210

Nonmetropolitan areas with the highest employment in this occupation:

Nonmetropolitan area Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Mountain North Carolina nonmetropolitan area 80 0.65 6.97 (4) $58,300
East South Dakota nonmetropolitan area 60 0.47 5.02 (4) $77,490
Southeast Coastal North Carolina nonmetropolitan area 30 0.12 1.32 (4) $63,120

Nonmetropolitan areas with the highest concentration of jobs and location quotients in this occupation:

Nonmetropolitan area Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Mountain North Carolina nonmetropolitan area 80 0.65 6.97 (4) $58,300
East South Dakota nonmetropolitan area 60 0.47 5.02 (4) $77,490
Southeast Coastal North Carolina nonmetropolitan area 30 0.12 1.32 (4) $63,120

Top paying nonmetropolitan areas for this occupation:

Nonmetropolitan area Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
East South Dakota nonmetropolitan area 60 0.47 5.02 (4) $77,490
Southeast Coastal North Carolina nonmetropolitan area 30 0.12 1.32 (4) $63,120
Mountain North Carolina nonmetropolitan area 80 0.65 6.97 (4) $58,300


About May 2019 National, State, Metropolitan, and Nonmetropolitan Area Occupational Employment and Wage Estimates

These estimates are calculated with data collected from employers in all industry sectors, all metropolitan and nonmetropolitan areas, and all states and the District of Columbia. The top employment and wage figures are provided above. The complete list is available in the downloadable XLS files.

The percentile wage estimate is the value of a wage below which a certain percent of workers fall. The median wage is the 50th percentile wage estimate--50 percent of workers earn less than the median and 50 percent of workers earn more than the median. More about percentile wages.


(1) Estimates for detailed occupations do not sum to the totals because the totals include occupations not shown separately. Estimates do not include self-employed workers.

(2) Annual wages have been calculated by multiplying the hourly mean wage by a "year-round, full-time" hours figure of 2,080 hours; for those occupations where there is not an hourly wage published, the annual wage has been directly calculated from the reported survey data.

(3) The relative standard error (RSE) is a measure of the reliability of a survey statistic. The smaller the relative standard error, the more precise the estimate.

(4) Wages for some occupations that do not generally work year-round, full time, are reported either as hourly wages or annual salaries depending on how they are typically paid.

(8) Estimate not released.

(9) The location quotient is the ratio of the area concentration of occupational employment to the national average concentration. A location quotient greater than one indicates the occupation has a higher share of employment than average, and a location quotient less than one indicates the occupation is less prevalent in the area than average.


Other OES estimates and related information:

May 2019 National Occupational Employment and Wage Estimates

May 2019 State Occupational Employment and Wage Estimates

May 2019 Metropolitan and Nonmetropolitan Area Occupational Employment and Wage Estimates

May 2019 National Industry-Specific Occupational Employment and Wage Estimates

May 2019 Occupation Profiles

Technical Notes

 

Last Modified Date: March 31, 2020