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Occupational Employment and Wages, May 2018

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)
8,779,780 0.4 % $27.22 $56,620 0.5 %

Percentile wage estimates for this major group:

Percentile 10% 25% 50%
(Median)
75% 90%
Hourly Wage $10.99 $15.65 $23.89 $33.91 $46.67
Annual Wage (2) $22,860 $32,550 $49,700 $70,530 $97,080


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 5,704,550 66.74 $25.59 $53,230
Colleges, Universities, and Professional Schools 1,232,090 40.46 $39.91 $83,000
Child Day Care Services 448,460 49.71 $13.97 $29,060
Junior Colleges 422,020 58.52 $35.86 $74,590
Other Schools and Instruction 237,790 53.12 $21.40 $44,510

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 5,704,550 66.74 $25.59 $53,230
Junior Colleges 422,020 58.52 $35.86 $74,590
Other Schools and Instruction 237,790 53.12 $21.40 $44,510
Child Day Care Services 448,460 49.71 $13.97 $29,060
Technical and Trade Schools 64,000 47.49 $26.68 $55,490

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 22,000 0.40 $53.58 $111,440
Outpatient Care Centers 3,400 0.37 $52.06 $108,270
Colleges, Universities, and Professional Schools 1,232,090 40.46 $39.91 $83,000
Offices of Physicians 1,060 0.04 $37.68 $78,370
Rail Transportation 50 0.02 $37.18 $77,330


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 1,028,190 60.45 1.00 $31.76 $66,050
Texas 764,380 63.10 1.04 $24.93 $51,850
New York 690,330 73.55 1.21 $33.78 $70,260
Florida 431,690 50.15 0.83 $23.45 $48,770
Illinois 375,430 62.66 1.03 $26.72 $55,570




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 25,940 84.99 1.40 $26.63 $55,400
New York 690,330 73.55 1.21 $33.78 $70,260
Connecticut 120,700 72.70 1.20 $31.71 $65,970
Wyoming 19,500 72.42 1.19 $23.75 $49,400
New Jersey 292,700 72.27 1.19 $29.02 $60,360




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 34,050 47.80 0.79 $38.86 $80,820
New York 690,330 73.55 1.21 $33.78 $70,260
Massachusetts 244,590 68.49 1.13 $33.35 $69,360
California 1,028,190 60.45 1.00 $31.76 $66,050
Connecticut 120,700 72.70 1.20 $31.71 $65,970





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 674,230 70.98 1.17 $33.79 $70,290
Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim, CA 342,680 56.00 0.92 $33.30 $69,260
Chicago-Naperville-Elgin, IL-IN-WI 281,890 60.73 1.00 $27.59 $57,380
Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV 197,160 62.89 1.04 $31.33 $65,160
Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, TX 195,680 54.84 0.90 $25.13 $52,260
Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington, PA-NJ-DE-MD 182,560 64.09 1.06 $30.26 $62,950
Boston-Cambridge-Nashua, MA-NH 181,250 65.70 1.08 $33.36 $69,390
Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land, TX 176,220 59.09 0.97 $27.24 $56,670
Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Roswell, GA 152,680 56.91 0.94 $25.30 $52,630
San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward, CA 131,240 54.25 0.89 $32.50 $67,610