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Occupational Employment and Wages, May 2018

25-1022 Mathematical Science Teachers, Postsecondary

Teach courses pertaining to mathematical concepts, statistics, and actuarial science and to the application of original and standardized mathematical techniques in solving specific problems and situations. Includes both teachers primarily engaged in teaching and those who do a combination of teaching and research.


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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)
51,250 1.3 % (4) $87,140 1.0 %

Percentile wage estimates for this occupation:

Percentile 10% 25% 50%
(Median)
75% 90%
Annual Wage (2) $39,970 $53,030 $73,230 $104,810 $158,360
  (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 28,160 0.92 (4) $87,790
Junior Colleges 22,840 3.17 (4) $86,560
Technical and Trade Schools 150 0.11 (4) $56,900

Industries with the highest concentration of employment in this occupation:

Industry Employment (1) Percent of industry employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Junior Colleges 22,840 3.17 (4) $86,560
Colleges, Universities, and Professional Schools 28,160 0.92 (4) $87,790
Technical and Trade Schools 150 0.11 (4) $56,900

Top paying industries for this occupation:

Industry Employment (1) Percent of industry employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Colleges, Universities, and Professional Schools 28,160 0.92 (4) $87,790
Junior Colleges 22,840 3.17 (4) $86,560
Technical and Trade Schools 150 0.11 (4) $56,900


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 5,160 0.30 0.86 (4) $127,480
Texas 4,780 0.39 1.12 (4) $83,460
New York 4,700 0.50 1.42 (4) $105,070
Illinois 2,480 0.41 1.17 (4) $66,600
Pennsylvania 2,460 0.42 1.19 (4) $88,390




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)
Wyoming 160 0.61 1.71 (4) $61,430
Virginia 2,030 0.53 1.50 (4) $68,640
New York 4,700 0.50 1.42 (4) $105,070
Rhode Island 240 0.49 1.38 (4) $115,890
Massachusetts 1,700 0.48 1.35 (4) $92,200




Top paying States for this occupation:

State Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
California 5,160 0.30 0.86 (4) $127,480
Rhode Island 240 0.49 1.38 (4) $115,890
District of Columbia 220 0.31 0.88 (4) $113,120
New York 4,700 0.50 1.42 (4) $105,070
New Hampshire 160 0.25 0.70 (4) $103,750





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 4,100 0.43 1.22 (4) $109,310
Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim, CA 1,900 0.31 0.88 (8) (8)
Chicago-Naperville-Elgin, IL-IN-WI 1,770 0.38 1.08 (4) $66,700
Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land, TX 1,160 0.39 1.10 (4) $92,620
Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV 1,130 0.36 1.02 (4) $84,200
Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington, PA-NJ-DE-MD 1,120 0.39 1.11 (4) $100,670
Boston-Cambridge-Nashua, MA-NH 1,050 0.38 1.07 (4) $97,020
Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, TX 930 0.26 0.73 (4) $83,040
San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward, CA 840 0.35 0.98 (4) $101,710
San Diego-Carlsbad, CA 620 0.42 1.20 (4) $126,920




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)
College Station-Bryan, TX 300 2.65 7.49 (4) $141,520
Ann Arbor, MI 340 1.56 4.40 (4) $95,980
Harrisonburg, VA 100 1.50 4.23 (8) (8)
Terre Haute, IN 80 1.22 3.45 (8) (8)
Bloomington, IL 90 1.00 2.84 (4) $61,980
Durham-Chapel Hill, NC 290 0.95 2.69 (4) $119,090
Cumberland, MD-WV 30 0.89 2.52 (4) $74,730
Springfield, MA-CT 290 0.87 2.46 (4) $86,010
Tallahassee, FL 140 0.81 2.28 (4) $89,350
Bellingham, WA 70 0.74 2.09 (4) $68,010