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Occupational Employment and Wages, May 2017

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)
238,710 1.5 % $21.46 $44,630 0.8 %

Percentile wage estimates for this occupation:

Percentile 10% 25% 50%
(Median)
75% 90%
Hourly Wage $9.71 $12.79 $18.48 $26.91 $37.10
Annual Wage (2) $20,190 $26,610 $38,440 $55,970 $77,170


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 122,990 28.70 $21.73 $45,210
Elementary and Secondary Schools 12,980 0.15 $24.89 $51,770
Civic and Social Organizations 10,500 2.71 $18.05 $37,540
Local Government, excluding schools and hospitals (OES Designation) 9,290 0.17 $17.70 $36,820
Other Amusement and Recreation Industries 9,030 0.71 $18.40 $38,270

Industries with the highest concentration of employment in this occupation:

Industry Employment (1) Percent of industry employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Other Schools and Instruction 122,990 28.70 $21.73 $45,210
Performing Arts Companies 6,170 4.88 $25.67 $53,390
Business Schools and Computer and Management Training 2,820 4.00 $23.63 $49,150
Museums, Historical Sites, and Similar Institutions 6,420 3.97 $19.44 $40,430
Technical and Trade Schools 4,380 3.28 $24.16 $50,260

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 530 1.03 $34.68 $72,130
Electronic and Precision Equipment Repair and Maintenance (8) (8) $30.92 $64,310
Business, Professional, Labor, Political, and Similar Organizations 660 0.15 $28.02 $58,270
Employment Services 570 0.02 $26.28 $54,670
Performing Arts Companies 6,170 4.88 $25.67 $53,390


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 32,630 3.54 2.12 $26.69 $55,510
California 26,900 1.61 0.96 $23.52 $48,910
Texas 13,860 1.17 0.70 $21.68 $45,100
Florida 12,550 1.49 0.89 $18.01 $37,460
Illinois 11,810 1.99 1.19 $18.47 $38,420




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 32,630 3.54 2.12 $26.69 $55,510
Utah 4,330 3.07 1.83 $16.66 $34,650
Massachusetts 9,460 2.68 1.60 $24.09 $50,110
Hawaii 1,560 2.47 1.48 $20.85 $43,370
New Jersey 9,860 2.46 1.47 $28.34 $58,950




Top paying States for this occupation:

State Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
New Jersey 9,860 2.46 1.47 $28.34 $58,950
New York 32,630 3.54 2.12 $26.69 $55,510
Alaska 460 1.46 0.87 $25.50 $53,050
Vermont 600 1.95 1.16 $24.93 $51,850
Washington 7,610 2.39 1.43 $24.49 $50,930



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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 23,270 3.48 2.08 $30.53 $63,510
Chicago-Naperville-Arlington Heights, IL Metropolitan Division 8,590 2.34 1.40 $18.76 $39,030
Los Angeles-Long Beach-Glendale, CA Metropolitan Division 6,260 1.41 0.84 $23.29 $48,450
Boston-Cambridge-Newton, MA NECTA Division 5,360 2.91 1.74 $25.58 $53,210
Nassau County-Suffolk County, NY Metropolitan Division 5,340 4.10 2.45 $21.36 $44,420
Minneapolis-St. Paul-Bloomington, MN-WI 5,160 2.67 1.60 $19.77 $41,110
Seattle-Bellevue-Everett, WA Metropolitan Division 3,890 2.36 1.41 $25.16 $52,340
Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV Metropolitan Division 3,770 1.50 0.89 $21.65 $45,030
Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Roswell, GA 3,770 1.44 0.86 $20.18 $41,980
Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land, TX 3,450 1.18 0.70 $25.84 $53,760


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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)
Jacksonville, NC 300 6.60 3.94 $13.22 $27,500
State College, PA 440 6.29 3.76 $17.93 $37,290
Olympia-Tumwater, WA 600 5.46 3.26 $24.09 $50,100
Provo-Orem, UT 1,210 5.26 3.14 $14.39 $29,930
Ithaca, NY 250 4.90 2.92 $21.90 $45,560
Pittsfield, MA 190 4.85 2.90 $21.37 $44,450
Greenville, NC 340 4.62 2.76 $14.11 $29,340
Dover-Durham, NH-ME 230 4.52 2.70 $30.52 $63,490
Dutchess County-Putnam County, NY Metropolitan Division 590 4.28 2.56 $25.29 $52,600
Lincoln, NE 720 4.11 2.46 $14.67 $30,510