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Occupational Employment and Wage Statistics
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Occupational Employment and Wages, May 2020

25-1062 Area, Ethnic, and Cultural Studies Teachers, Postsecondary

Teach courses pertaining to the culture and development of an area, an ethnic group, or any other group, such as Latin American studies, women's studies, or urban affairs. Includes both teachers primarily engaged in teaching and those who do a combination of teaching and research.


National estimates for Area, Ethnic, and Cultural Studies Teachers, Postsecondary
Industry profile for Area, Ethnic, and Cultural Studies Teachers, Postsecondary
Geographic profile for Area, Ethnic, and Cultural Studies Teachers, Postsecondary

National estimates for Area, Ethnic, and Cultural Studies Teachers, Postsecondary: Top

Employment estimate and mean wage estimates for Area, Ethnic, and Cultural Studies Teachers, Postsecondary:

Employment (1) Employment
RSE (3)
Mean hourly
wage
Mean annual
wage (2)
Mean wage
RSE (3)
9,960 2.6 % (4) $ 88,790 1.6 %

Percentile wage estimates for Area, Ethnic, and Cultural Studies Teachers, Postsecondary:

Percentile 10% 25% 50%
(Median)
75% 90%
Annual Wage (2) $ 40,800 $ 57,480 $ 78,840 $ 106,380 $ 153,900
  (4)

Industry profile for Area, Ethnic, and Cultural Studies Teachers, Postsecondary: Top

Industries with the highest published employment and wages for Area, Ethnic, and Cultural Studies Teachers, Postsecondary are provided. For a list of all industries with employment in Area, Ethnic, and Cultural Studies Teachers, Postsecondary, see the Create Customized Tables function.

Industries with the highest levels of employment in Area, Ethnic, and Cultural Studies Teachers, Postsecondary:

Industry Employment (1) Percent of industry employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Colleges, Universities, and Professional Schools 8,680 0.29 (4) $ 90,160
Junior Colleges 1,190 0.17 (4) $ 81,450

Industries with the highest concentration of employment in Area, Ethnic, and Cultural Studies Teachers, Postsecondary:

Industry Employment (1) Percent of industry employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Colleges, Universities, and Professional Schools 8,680 0.29 (4) $ 90,160
Junior Colleges 1,190 0.17 (4) $ 81,450

Top paying industries for Area, Ethnic, and Cultural Studies Teachers, Postsecondary:

Industry Employment (1) Percent of industry employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Colleges, Universities, and Professional Schools 8,680 0.29 (4) $ 90,160
Junior Colleges 1,190 0.17 (4) $ 81,450


Geographic profile for Area, Ethnic, and Cultural Studies Teachers, Postsecondary: Top

States and areas with the highest published employment, location quotients, and wages for Area, Ethnic, and Cultural Studies Teachers, Postsecondary are provided. For a list of all areas with employment in Area, Ethnic, and Cultural Studies Teachers, Postsecondary, see the Create Customized Tables function.





States with the highest employment level in Area, Ethnic, and Cultural Studies Teachers, Postsecondary:

State Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
New York 1,630 0.19 2.62 (4) $ 111,390
California 900 0.06 0.77 (8) (8)
Texas 730 0.06 0.85 (4) $ 64,400
Massachusetts 640 0.19 2.65 (4) $ 97,050
Pennsylvania 540 0.10 1.36 (4) $ 90,310




States with the highest concentration of jobs and location quotients in Area, Ethnic, and Cultural Studies Teachers, Postsecondary:

State Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
District of Columbia 210 0.31 4.30 (4) $ 87,860
Massachusetts 640 0.19 2.65 (4) $ 97,050
New York 1,630 0.19 2.62 (4) $ 111,390
Arizona 410 0.14 2.01 (4) $ 78,210
Montana 50 0.12 1.64 (8) (8)




Top paying states for Area, Ethnic, and Cultural Studies Teachers, Postsecondary:

State Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Alabama 70 0.04 0.52 (4) $ 116,250
Rhode Island (8) (8) (8) (4) $ 115,770
New York 1,630 0.19 2.62 (4) $ 111,390
Massachusetts 640 0.19 2.65 (4) $ 97,050
Connecticut 160 0.10 1.42 (4) $ 92,460





Metropolitan areas with the highest employment level in Area, Ethnic, and Cultural Studies Teachers, Postsecondary:

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 1,290 0.15 2.04 (4) $ 115,670
Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim, CA 470 0.08 1.14 (8) (8)
Boston-Cambridge-Nashua, MA-NH 350 0.13 1.87 (4) $ 100,290
Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington, PA-NJ-DE-MD 320 0.12 1.67 (4) $ 89,270
Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV 320 0.10 1.47 (4) $ 89,920
Chicago-Naperville-Elgin, IL-IN-WI 290 0.07 0.94 (4) $ 80,720
Phoenix-Mesa-Scottsdale, AZ 250 0.12 1.64 (8) (8)
Springfield, MA-CT 220 0.73 10.21 (4) $ 93,710
Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Roswell, GA 220 0.08 1.18 (4) $ 54,800
Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, TX 220 0.06 0.86 (4) $ 52,710




Metropolitan areas with the highest concentration of jobs and location quotients in Area, Ethnic, and Cultural Studies Teachers, Postsecondary:

Metropolitan area Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Springfield, MA-CT 220 0.73 10.21 (4) $ 93,710
Mankato-North Mankato, MN 30 0.60 8.39 (8) (8)
Boulder, CO 60 0.35 4.87 (8) (8)
Syracuse, NY 80 0.29 4.01 (4) $ 102,850
Lincoln, NE 40 0.22 3.06 (4) $ 63,970
Madison, WI 70 0.18 2.57 (4) $ 89,700
Albany-Schenectady-Troy, NY 80 0.18 2.51 (4) $ 97,280
Trenton, NJ 40 0.17 2.40 (8) (8)
New York-Newark-Jersey City, NY-NJ-PA 1,290 0.15 2.04 (4) $ 115,670
Boston-Cambridge-Nashua, MA-NH 350 0.13 1.87 (4) $ 100,290




Top paying metropolitan areas for Area, Ethnic, and Cultural Studies Teachers, Postsecondary:

Metropolitan area Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward, CA 110 0.05 0.67 (4) $ 143,090
Rochester, NY 60 0.12 1.62 (4) $ 133,150
San Diego-Carlsbad, CA 70 0.05 0.67 (4) $ 121,010
New York-Newark-Jersey City, NY-NJ-PA 1,290 0.15 2.04 (4) $ 115,670
Syracuse, NY 80 0.29 4.01 (4) $ 102,850
Boston-Cambridge-Nashua, MA-NH 350 0.13 1.87 (4) $ 100,290
Albany-Schenectady-Troy, NY 80 0.18 2.51 (4) $ 97,280
Miami-Fort Lauderdale-West Palm Beach, FL (8) (8) (8) (4) $ 95,890
Springfield, MA-CT 220 0.73 10.21 (4) $ 93,710
Portland-Vancouver-Hillsboro, OR-WA 30 0.03 0.39 (4) $ 90,180

Nonmetropolitan areas with the highest employment in Area, Ethnic, and Cultural Studies Teachers, Postsecondary:

Nonmetropolitan area Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Capital/Northern New York nonmetropolitan area 40 0.34 4.68 (4) $ 61,270

Nonmetropolitan areas with the highest concentration of jobs and location quotients in Area, Ethnic, and Cultural Studies Teachers, Postsecondary:

Nonmetropolitan area Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Capital/Northern New York nonmetropolitan area 40 0.34 4.68 (4) $ 61,270

Top paying nonmetropolitan areas for Area, Ethnic, and Cultural Studies Teachers, Postsecondary:

Nonmetropolitan area Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Capital/Northern New York nonmetropolitan area 40 0.34 4.68 (4) $ 61,270


About May 2020 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. The median wage is the 50th percentile wage estimate—50 percent of workers earn less than the median and 50 percent of workers earn more than the median. More about percentile wages.


(1) Estimates for detailed occupations do not sum to the totals because the totals include occupations not shown separately. Estimates do not include self-employed workers.

(2) Annual wages have been calculated by multiplying the hourly mean wage by a "year-round, full-time" hours figure of 2,080 hours; for those occupations where there is not an hourly wage published, the annual wage has been directly calculated from the reported survey data.

(3) The relative standard error (RSE) is a measure of the reliability of a survey statistic. The smaller the relative standard error, the more precise the estimate.

(4) Wages for some occupations that do not generally work year-round, full time, are reported either as hourly wages or annual salaries depending on how they are typically paid.

(8) Estimate not released.

(9) The location quotient is the ratio of the area concentration of occupational employment to the national average concentration. A location quotient greater than one indicates the occupation has a higher share of employment than average, and a location quotient less than one indicates the occupation is less prevalent in the area than average.


Other OEWS estimates and related information:

May 2020 National Occupational Employment and Wage Estimates

May 2020 State Occupational Employment and Wage Estimates

May 2020 Metropolitan and Nonmetropolitan Area Occupational Employment and Wage Estimates

May 2020 National Industry-Specific Occupational Employment and Wage Estimates

May 2020 Occupation Profiles

Technical Notes

 

Last Modified Date: March 31, 2021