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Occupational Employment and Wage Statistics
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Occupational Employment and Wages, May 2021

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)
105,440 1.1 % $ 30.35 $ 63,130 0.5 %

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

Percentile 10% 25% 50%
(Median)
75% 90%
Hourly Wage $ 17.78 $ 22.55 $ 28.77 $ 36.94 $ 46.89
Annual Wage (2) $ 36,970 $ 46,910 $ 59,840 $ 76,840 $ 97,540


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)
Technical and Trade Schools 41,450 31.72 $ 29.20 $ 60,740
Junior Colleges 38,840 6.27 $ 31.89 $ 66,320
Colleges, Universities, and Professional Schools 12,490 0.42 $ 32.35 $ 67,280
State Government, excluding schools and hospitals (OEWS Designation) 5,360 0.24 $ 27.35 $ 56,880
Other Schools and Instruction 1,730 0.44 $ 22.53 $ 46,850

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 41,450 31.72 $ 29.20 $ 60,740
Junior Colleges 38,840 6.27 $ 31.89 $ 66,320
Business Schools and Computer and Management Training 1,500 2.10 $ 34.15 $ 71,030
Vocational Rehabilitation Services 1,270 0.48 $ 23.06 $ 47,960
Other Schools and Instruction 1,730 0.44 $ 22.53 $ 46,850

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 310 0.08 $ 44.25 $ 92,040
Management, Scientific, and Technical Consulting Services 420 0.03 $ 36.12 $ 75,130
Business Schools and Computer and Management Training 1,500 2.10 $ 34.15 $ 71,030
General Medical and Surgical Hospitals 70 (7) $ 32.36 $ 67,300
Colleges, Universities, and Professional Schools 12,490 0.42 $ 32.35 $ 67,280


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.



Map of employment of career/technical education teachers, postsecondary by state, May 2021


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 10,470 0.86 1.14 $ 31.17 $ 64,830
California 7,910 0.48 0.64 $ 39.85 $ 82,880
Florida 7,710 0.90 1.20 $ 28.68 $ 59,660
North Carolina 7,540 1.70 2.28 $ 28.83 $ 59,970
Illinois 4,510 0.80 1.07 $ 28.55 $ 59,390


Map of location quotient of career/technical education teachers, postsecondary by state, May 2021


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)
Hawaii 980 1.78 2.38 $ 30.73 $ 63,920
North Carolina 7,540 1.70 2.28 $ 28.83 $ 59,970
Alaska 430 1.44 1.93 $ 30.67 $ 63,790
Indiana 3,760 1.26 1.69 $ 29.39 $ 61,130
Washington 3,740 1.17 1.56 $ 34.87 $ 72,530


Map of annual mean wages of career/technical education teachers, postsecondary by state, May 2021


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)
Oregon 1,120 0.61 0.82 $ 41.08 $ 85,440
California 7,910 0.48 0.64 $ 39.85 $ 82,880
Wisconsin 1,900 0.69 0.92 $ 37.63 $ 78,270
New York 4,040 0.47 0.62 $ 36.81 $ 76,560
Minnesota 1,600 0.58 0.78 $ 35.44 $ 73,720



Map of employment of career/technical education teachers, postsecondary by area, May 2021


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 4,530 0.52 0.70 $ 37.17 $ 77,310
Chicago-Naperville-Elgin, IL-IN-WI 3,780 0.89 1.19 $ 29.58 $ 61,530
Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, TX 2,880 0.80 1.07 $ 35.14 $ 73,090
Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim, CA 2,720 0.48 0.64 $ 41.80 $ 86,940
Miami-Fort Lauderdale-West Palm Beach, FL 2,200 0.90 1.20 $ 29.79 $ 61,950
Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land, TX 2,130 0.73 0.98 $ 33.40 $ 69,460
Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, WA 2,090 1.09 1.46 $ 37.36 $ 77,720
Phoenix-Mesa-Scottsdale, AZ 1,730 0.82 1.09 $ 27.22 $ 56,610
Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington, PA-NJ-DE-MD 1,640 0.62 0.83 $ 32.02 $ 66,590
Boston-Cambridge-Nashua, MA-NH 1,480 0.57 0.77 $ 33.41 $ 69,490


Map of location quotient of career/technical education teachers, postsecondary by area, May 2021


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)
Albany, GA 460 7.93 10.59 $ 18.05 $ 37,550
Muncie, IN 290 6.68 8.92 $ 30.29 $ 63,010
Fayetteville, NC 590 4.73 6.33 $ 30.73 $ 63,920
Farmington, NM 150 3.67 4.91 $ 31.25 $ 65,000
Lafayette-West Lafayette, IN 320 3.50 4.67 $ 30.10 $ 62,610
Logan, UT-ID 220 3.47 4.63 $ 25.58 $ 53,210
Rocky Mount, NC 180 3.30 4.41 $ 25.72 $ 53,490
Macon, GA 240 2.59 3.46 $ 23.92 $ 49,750
Grand Forks, ND-MN 120 2.53 3.38 $ 30.64 $ 63,740
Lawton, OK 100 2.49 3.32 $ 29.62 $ 61,610