Occupational Employment and Wages, May 2018

25-3021 Self-Enrichment Education Teachers

Teach or instruct courses other than those that normally lead to an occupational objective or degree. Courses may include self-improvement, nonvocational, and nonacademic subjects. Teaching may or may not take place in a traditional educational institution. Excludes "Fitness Trainers and Aerobics Instructors" (39-9031). Flight instructors are included with "Aircraft Pilots and Flight Engineers" (53-2010).


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)
243,080 1.5 % $21.62 $44,960 0.8 %

Percentile wage estimates for this occupation:

Percentile 10% 25% 50%
(Median)
75% 90%
Hourly Wage $10.01 $12.87 $18.62 $27.11 $37.39
Annual Wage (2) $20,820 $26,760 $38,720 $56,390 $77,770


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)
Other Schools and Instruction 123,800 27.65 $21.72 $45,190
Elementary and Secondary Schools 15,160 0.18 $25.05 $52,110
Other Amusement and Recreation Industries 10,180 0.78 $18.91 $39,330
Civic and Social Organizations 10,060 2.62 $17.85 $37,130
Sporting Goods, Hobby, and Musical Instrument Stores 9,480 1.77 $16.79 $34,920

Industries with the highest concentration of employment in this occupation:

Industry Employment (1) Percent of industry employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Other Schools and Instruction 123,800 27.65 $21.72 $45,190
Performing Arts Companies 6,570 5.04 $25.82 $53,700
Business Schools and Computer and Management Training 3,210 4.56 $27.03 $56,220
Museums, Historical Sites, and Similar Institutions 6,760 4.04 $19.31 $40,160
Technical and Trade Schools 4,170 3.09 $23.97 $49,860

Top paying industries for this occupation:

Industry Employment (1) Percent of industry employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Independent Artists, Writers, and Performers 460 0.89 $30.53 $63,490
Business, Professional, Labor, Political, and Similar Organizations (8) (8) $27.71 $57,640
Business Schools and Computer and Management Training 3,210 4.56 $27.03 $56,220
Colleges, Universities, and Professional Schools 3,270 0.11 $26.06 $54,210
Performing Arts Companies 6,570 5.04 $25.82 $53,700


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 31,840 3.39 2.02 $26.95 $56,060
California 28,380 1.67 0.99 $23.32 $48,510
Florida 14,170 1.65 0.98 $19.31 $40,160
Texas 12,970 1.07 0.64 $21.68 $45,100
Illinois 12,370 2.06 1.23 $19.32 $40,180




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 31,840 3.39 2.02 $26.95 $56,060
Utah 4,560 3.13 1.87 $16.93 $35,220
Hawaii 1,730 2.70 1.61 $20.47 $42,580
Massachusetts 9,490 2.66 1.58 $27.08 $56,330
Minnesota 7,580 2.64 1.57 $20.79 $43,240




Top paying States for this occupation:

State Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
District of Columbia 770 1.08 0.65 $27.61 $57,420
New Jersey 8,560 2.11 1.26 $27.22 $56,620
Massachusetts 9,490 2.66 1.58 $27.08 $56,330
New York 31,840 3.39 2.02 $26.95 $56,060
Alaska 570 1.81 1.08 $26.08 $54,240





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 31,050 3.27 1.95 $28.30 $58,870
Chicago-Naperville-Elgin, IL-IN-WI 10,330 2.23 1.33 $19.78 $41,130
Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim, CA 9,940 1.62 0.97 $23.20 $48,260
Boston-Cambridge-Nashua, MA-NH 7,460 2.71 1.61 $28.07 $58,390
Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington, PA-NJ-DE-MD 7,450 2.61 1.56 $21.55 $44,820
San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward, CA 6,170 2.55 1.52 $25.24 $52,490
Minneapolis-St. Paul-Bloomington, MN-WI 6,070 3.10 1.85 $20.99 $43,660
Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV 5,580 1.78 1.06 $23.16 $48,170
Tampa-St. Petersburg-Clearwater, FL 4,810 3.66 2.18 $21.53 $44,780
Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, WA 4,550 2.29 1.37 $25.46 $52,950