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Occupational Employment and Wages, May 2017

25-0000 Education, Training, and Library Occupations (Major Group)

This major group comprises the following occupations: Business Teachers, Postsecondary ; Computer Science Teachers, Postsecondary ; Mathematical Science Teachers, Postsecondary ; Architecture Teachers, Postsecondary ; Engineering Teachers, Postsecondary ; Agricultural Sciences Teachers, Postsecondary ; Biological Science Teachers, Postsecondary ; Forestry and Conservation Science Teachers, Postsecondary ; Atmospheric, Earth, Marine, and Space Sciences Teachers, Postsecondary ; Chemistry Teachers, Postsecondary ; Environmental Science Teachers, Postsecondary ; Physics Teachers, Postsecondary ; Anthropology and Archeology Teachers, Postsecondary ; Area, Ethnic, and Cultural Studies Teachers, Postsecondary ; Economics Teachers, Postsecondary ; Geography Teachers, Postsecondary ; Political Science Teachers, Postsecondary ; Psychology Teachers, Postsecondary ; Sociology Teachers, Postsecondary ; Social Sciences Teachers, Postsecondary, All Other ; Health Specialties Teachers, Postsecondary ; Nursing Instructors and Teachers, Postsecondary ; Education Teachers, Postsecondary ; Library Science Teachers, Postsecondary ; Criminal Justice and Law Enforcement Teachers, Postsecondary ; Law Teachers, Postsecondary ; Social Work Teachers, Postsecondary ; Art, Drama, and Music Teachers, Postsecondary ; Communications Teachers, Postsecondary ; English Language and Literature Teachers, Postsecondary ; Foreign Language and Literature Teachers, Postsecondary ; History Teachers, Postsecondary ; Philosophy and Religion Teachers, Postsecondary ; Graduate Teaching Assistants ; Home Economics Teachers, Postsecondary ; Recreation and Fitness Studies Teachers, Postsecondary ; Vocational Education Teachers, Postsecondary ; Postsecondary Teachers, All Other ; Preschool Teachers, Except Special Education ; Kindergarten Teachers, Except Special Education ; Elementary School Teachers, Except Special Education ; Middle School Teachers, Except Special and Career/Technical Education ; Career/Technical Education Teachers, Middle School ; Secondary School Teachers, Except Special and Career/Technical Education ; Career/Technical Education Teachers, Secondary School ; Special Education Teachers, Preschool ; Special Education Teachers, Kindergarten and Elementary School ; Special Education Teachers, Middle School ; Special Education Teachers, Secondary School ; Special Education Teachers, All Other ; Adult Basic and Secondary Education and Literacy Teachers and Instructors ; Self-Enrichment Education Teachers ; Teachers and Instructors, All Other, Except Substitute Teachers ; Substitute Teachers ; Archivists ; Curators ; Museum Technicians and Conservators ; Librarians ; Library Technicians ; Audio-Visual and Multimedia Collections Specialists ; Farm and Home Management Advisors ; Instructional Coordinators ; Teacher Assistants ; Education, Training, and Library Workers, All Other


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 major group:

Employment (1) Employment
RSE (3)
Mean hourly
wage
Mean annual
wage (2)
Wage RSE (3)
8,727,710 0.3 % $26.67 $55,470 0.5 %

Percentile wage estimates for this major group:

Percentile 10% 25% 50%
(Median)
75% 90%
Hourly Wage $10.71 $15.42 $23.43 $33.09 $45.62
Annual Wage (2) $22,270 $32,070 $48,740 $68,830 $94,900


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 5,664,560 66.82 $25.11 $52,240
Colleges, Universities, and Professional Schools 1,231,630 40.80 $39.03 $81,180
Junior Colleges 433,030 58.82 $34.29 $71,330
Child Day Care Services 432,300 49.01 $13.60 $28,290
Other Schools and Instruction 231,680 54.06 $21.28 $44,270

Industries with the highest concentration of employment in this occupation:

Industry Employment (1) Percent of industry employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Elementary and Secondary Schools 5,664,560 66.82 $25.11 $52,240
Junior Colleges 433,030 58.82 $34.29 $71,330
Other Schools and Instruction 231,680 54.06 $21.28 $44,270
Child Day Care Services 432,300 49.01 $13.60 $28,290
Technical and Trade Schools 63,460 47.44 $25.99 $54,060

Top paying industries for this occupation:

Industry Employment (1) Percent of industry employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Outpatient Care Centers 3,850 0.44 $50.81 $105,690
General Medical and Surgical Hospitals 20,210 0.37 $49.04 $102,000
Commercial and Industrial Machinery and Equipment (except Automotive and Electronic) Repair and Maintenance (8) (8) $42.59 $88,580
Offices of Physicians 1,800 0.07 $41.62 $86,560
Colleges, Universities, and Professional Schools 1,231,630 40.80 $39.03 $81,180


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 1,014,020 60.74 0.99 $30.59 $63,620
Texas 756,500 63.62 1.04 $24.77 $51,520
New York 684,450 74.33 1.21 $32.44 $67,470
Florida 420,230 49.91 0.82 $23.50 $48,890
Illinois 376,650 63.54 1.04 $27.41 $57,010




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)
Vermont 26,850 88.01 1.44 $25.15 $52,310
Wyoming 20,170 75.28 1.23 $23.34 $48,540
New Jersey 299,950 74.85 1.22 $28.77 $59,840
New York 684,450 74.33 1.21 $32.44 $67,470
Connecticut 118,370 71.55 1.17 $31.16 $64,810




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 34,020 48.03 0.78 $37.89 $78,810
New York 684,450 74.33 1.21 $32.44 $67,470
Massachusetts 242,160 68.64 1.12 $31.94 $66,430
Connecticut 118,370 71.55 1.17 $31.16 $64,810
Alaska 21,860 68.71 1.12 $30.66 $63,780



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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-Jersey City-White Plains, NY-NJ Metropolitan Division 460,640 68.81 1.12 $33.30 $69,270
Los Angeles-Long Beach-Glendale, CA Metropolitan Division 258,360 58.31 0.95 $32.43 $67,450
Chicago-Naperville-Arlington Heights, IL Metropolitan Division 221,270 60.42 0.99 $28.77 $59,840
Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land, TX 177,660 60.65 0.99 $27.65 $57,510
Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV Metropolitan Division 158,060 62.74 1.02 $31.93 $66,410
Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Roswell, GA 154,190 58.86 0.96 $24.14 $50,200
Dallas-Plano-Irving, TX Metropolitan Division 129,740 52.07 0.85 $25.76 $53,570
Boston-Cambridge-Newton, MA NECTA Division 118,410 64.36 1.05 $33.91 $70,540
Minneapolis-St. Paul-Bloomington, MN-WI 107,460 55.61 0.91 $27.48 $57,150
Nassau County-Suffolk County, NY Metropolitan Division 101,440 77.84 1.27 $33.98 $70,680