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Occupational Employment and Wages, May 2019

25-1071 Health Specialties Teachers, Postsecondary

Teach courses in health specialties, in fields such as dentistry, laboratory technology, medicine, pharmacy, public health, therapy, and veterinary medicine. Excludes “Biological Science Teachers, Postsecondary” (25-1042) and “Nursing Instructors and Teachers, Postsecondary” (25-1072) who teach medical science.


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)
201,920 2.9 % (4) $121,620 2.3 %

Percentile wage estimates for this occupation:

Percentile 10% 25% 50%
(Median)
75% 90%
Annual Wage (2) $44,350 $62,350 $97,320 $159,950 (5)
  (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 166,350 5.39 (4) $126,510
Junior Colleges 21,060 2.95 (4) $76,630
General Medical and Surgical Hospitals 9,020 0.16 (4) $154,600
Technical and Trade Schools 2,650 1.96 (4) $60,040
Offices of Physicians 460 0.02 (4) $96,420

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 166,350 5.39 (4) $126,510
Junior Colleges 21,060 2.95 (4) $76,630
Technical and Trade Schools 2,650 1.96 (4) $60,040
Business Schools and Computer and Management Training 260 0.36 (4) $83,030
General Medical and Surgical Hospitals 9,020 0.16 (4) $154,600

Top paying industries for this occupation:

Industry Employment (1) Percent of industry employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
General Medical and Surgical Hospitals 9,020 0.16 (4) $154,600
Specialty (except Psychiatric and Substance Abuse) Hospitals (8) (8) (4) $139,510
Colleges, Universities, and Professional Schools 166,350 5.39 (4) $126,510
Offices of Physicians 460 0.02 (4) $96,420
Business Schools and Computer and Management Training 260 0.36 (4) $83,030


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 22,350 2.35 1.71 (4) $130,330
Texas 17,920 1.44 1.05 (4) $146,000
Pennsylvania 15,130 2.56 1.86 (4) $99,200
North Carolina 11,770 2.64 1.92 (4) $140,740
Ohio 10,560 1.94 1.41 (4) $128,960




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)
North Carolina 11,770 2.64 1.92 (4) $140,740
Pennsylvania 15,130 2.56 1.86 (4) $99,200
West Virginia 1,730 2.47 1.79 (4) $68,330
New York 22,350 2.35 1.71 (4) $130,330
Wisconsin 6,560 2.29 1.66 (4) $78,020




Top paying States for this occupation:

State Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Washington 2,540 0.76 0.56 (4) $158,870
New Mexico (8) (8) (8) (4) $150,480
Mississippi 1,720 1.52 1.11 (4) $150,240
Oregon 3,640 1.91 1.39 (4) $147,880
Colorado 5,830 2.18 1.58 (4) $147,460





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 18,170 1.88 1.37 (4) $129,440
Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington, PA-NJ-DE-MD 9,790 3.40 2.48 (4) $104,510
Chicago-Naperville-Elgin, IL-IN-WI 8,250 1.76 1.28 (4) $91,600
Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land, TX 6,160 2.02 1.47 (4) $180,310
Denver-Aurora-Lakewood, CO 4,860 3.21 2.34 (8) (8)
Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, TX 4,670 1.28 0.93 (4) $162,140
Pittsburgh, PA 4,490 3.89 2.83 (4) $94,120
St. Louis, MO-IL 4,310 3.14 2.29 (4) $133,090
Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Roswell, GA 3,960 1.44 1.05 (8) (8)
Miami-Fort Lauderdale-West Palm Beach, FL 3,930 1.49 1.08 (4) $84,240




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)
Iowa City, IA 1,750 19.10 13.89 (8) (8)
Columbia, MO 790 8.38 6.10 (8) (8)
Madison, WI 2,860 7.23 5.26 (4) $79,520
College Station-Bryan, TX 660 5.85 4.26 (4) $108,560
Lubbock, TX 760 5.23 3.81 (4) $124,110
Jackson, MS 1,120 4.21 3.06 (4) $185,500
Pittsburgh, PA 4,490 3.89 2.83 (4) $94,120
Omaha-Council Bluffs, NE-IA 1,780 3.60 2.62 (4) $96,610
Albuquerque, NM 1,380 3.53 2.57 (4) $156,100
Milwaukee-Waukesha-West Allis, WI 2,980 3.48 2.53 (8) (8)




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)
Jacksonville, FL 840 1.20 0.87 (4) $202,430
Jackson, MS 1,120 4.21 3.06 (4) $185,500
Kalamazoo-Portage, MI 150 1.04 0.76 (4) $184,130
Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land, TX 6,160 2.02 1.47 (4) $180,310
Hartford-West Hartford-East Hartford, CT 800 1.38 1.00 (4) $176,460
Rochester, NY 1,770 3.42 2.48 (4) $169,340
Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, TX 4,670 1.28 0.93 (4) $162,140
Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, WA 2,380 1.18 0.86 (4) $161,910
Salt Lake City, UT 1,890 2.57 1.87 (4) $159,870
Portland-Vancouver-Hillsboro, OR-WA 3,240 2.68 1.95 (4) $156,390

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)
Southeast Iowa nonmetropolitan area 320 1.42 1.04 (4) $121,540
Southern Ohio non-metropolitan area 290 1.84 1.34 (8) (8)
West Central-Southwest New Hampshire nonmetropolitan area 220 2.17 1.58 (4) $111,090
Piedmont North Carolina nonmetropolitan area 190 0.74 0.54 (4) $57,600
North Texas Region of Texas nonmetropolitan area 190 0.69 0.50 (4) $56,680

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)
West Central-Southwest New Hampshire nonmetropolitan area 220 2.17 1.58 (4) $111,090
Southern Ohio non-metropolitan area 290 1.84 1.34 (8) (8)
Northeast Iowa nonmetropolitan area 170 1.63 1.19 (4) $81,870
Southeast Iowa nonmetropolitan area 320 1.42 1.04 (4) $121,540
East South Dakota nonmetropolitan area 170 1.32 0.96 (4) $87,320

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)
Northern Indiana nonmetropolitan area 160 0.73 0.53 (4) $129,020
Southeast Iowa nonmetropolitan area 320 1.42 1.04 (4) $121,540
North Missouri nonmetropolitan area 80 0.75 0.55 (4) $115,000
Southeast Coastal North Carolina nonmetropolitan area 190 0.76 0.55 (4) $111,730
West Central-Southwest New Hampshire nonmetropolitan area 220 2.17 1.58 (4) $111,090


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.