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Occupational Employment and Wages, May 2019

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.


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)
51,150 1.4 % (4) $86,330 1.1 %

Percentile wage estimates for this occupation:

Percentile 10% 25% 50%
(Median)
75% 90%
Annual Wage (2) $38,790 $53,170 $73,690 $106,460 $154,320
  (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 28,040 0.91 (4) $86,650
Junior Colleges 22,770 3.19 (4) $86,210
Technical and Trade Schools 130 0.10 (4) $56,520

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 22,770 3.19 (4) $86,210
Colleges, Universities, and Professional Schools 28,040 0.91 (4) $86,650
Technical and Trade Schools 130 0.10 (4) $56,520

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 28,040 0.91 (4) $86,650
Junior Colleges 22,770 3.19 (4) $86,210
Technical and Trade Schools 130 0.10 (4) $56,520
Other Schools and Instruction (8) (8) (4) $21,460


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 5,460 0.31 0.90 (4) $126,550
Texas 4,910 0.40 1.14 (4) $69,120
New York 4,730 0.50 1.43 (4) $111,060
Illinois 2,510 0.42 1.20 (4) $66,480
Pennsylvania 2,370 0.40 1.15 (4) $90,450




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)
Montana 250 0.54 1.55 (4) $66,440
Rhode Island 260 0.53 1.52 (4) $114,660
Virginia 2,030 0.52 1.50 (4) $70,540
Vermont 160 0.52 1.49 (4) $86,910
Wyoming 140 0.50 1.43 (4) $64,790




Top paying States for this occupation:

State Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
California 5,460 0.31 0.90 (4) $126,550
Rhode Island 260 0.53 1.52 (4) $114,660
New York 4,730 0.50 1.43 (4) $111,060
District of Columbia 230 0.32 0.93 (4) $109,910
Oregon 760 0.40 1.15 (4) $93,540





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 4,050 0.42 1.20 (4) $115,640
Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim, CA 2,350 0.38 1.08 (4) $143,390
Chicago-Naperville-Elgin, IL-IN-WI 1,660 0.35 1.02 (4) $67,570
Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV 1,200 0.38 1.08 (4) $88,800
Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington, PA-NJ-DE-MD 1,170 0.41 1.17 (4) $98,140
Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land, TX 1,110 0.36 1.05 (4) $88,950
Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, TX 1,100 0.30 0.87 (4) $53,820
Boston-Cambridge-Nashua, MA-NH 1,000 0.36 1.02 (4) $96,950
Miami-Fort Lauderdale-West Palm Beach, FL 810 0.31 0.88 (4) $93,160
San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward, CA 750 0.30 0.87 (4) $107,320




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 320 2.82 8.09 (4) $115,640
Ann Arbor, MI 360 1.59 4.55 (4) $98,260
South Bend-Mishawaka, IN-MI 150 1.12 3.22 (8) (8)
Rome, GA 40 1.06 3.05 (4) $52,180
Beckley, WV 50 1.06 3.05 (4) $59,480
Bismarck, ND 70 0.93 2.66 (4) $76,700
Springfield, MA-CT 300 0.90 2.59 (4) $88,270
Durham-Chapel Hill, NC 250 0.80 2.29 (4) $117,600
Boulder, CO 140 0.74 2.12 (4) $71,430
Bangor, ME 50 0.72 2.08 (4) $61,500