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Occupational Employment Statistics
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Occupational Employment and Wages, May 2019

25-1194 Career/Technical Education Teachers, Postsecondary

Teach vocational courses intended to provide occupational training below the baccalaureate level in subjects such as construction, mechanics/repair, manufacturing, transportation, or cosmetology, primarily to students who have graduated from or left high school. Teaching takes place in public or private schools whose primary business is academic or vocational education. Excludes “Training and Development Specialists” (13-1151), “Adult Basic Education, Adult Secondary Education, and English as a Second Language Instructors” (25-3011), and postsecondary teachers classified elsewhere in the 25-1000 minor group. Flight instructors are included with “Aircraft Pilots and Flight Engineers” (53-2010).


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)
Wage RSE (3)
112,210 1.6 % $29.05 $60,420 0.9 %

Percentile wage estimates for this occupation:

Percentile 10% 25% 50%
(Median)
75% 90%
Hourly Wage $15.79 $20.18 $26.26 $34.84 $47.71
Annual Wage (2) $32,840 $41,970 $54,620 $72,460 $99,230


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)
Junior Colleges 44,150 6.19 $29.80 $61,990
Technical and Trade Schools 43,040 31.72 $28.01 $58,260
Colleges, Universities, and Professional Schools 9,030 0.29 $31.52 $65,560
State Government, excluding schools and hospitals (OES Designation) 3,840 0.18 $27.24 $56,660
Business Schools and Computer and Management Training 2,930 4.07 $29.35 $61,040

Industries with the highest concentration of employment in this occupation:

Industry Employment (1) Percent of industry employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Technical and Trade Schools 43,040 31.72 $28.01 $58,260
Junior Colleges 44,150 6.19 $29.80 $61,990
Business Schools and Computer and Management Training 2,930 4.07 $29.35 $61,040
Educational Support Services 1,370 0.70 $27.46 $57,110
Other Schools and Instruction 2,410 0.52 $27.62 $57,450

Top paying industries for this occupation:

Industry Employment (1) Percent of industry employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Business, Professional, Labor, Political, and Similar Organizations 580 0.13 $43.10 $89,660
Management, Scientific, and Technical Consulting Services 750 0.05 $40.38 $83,990
Colleges, Universities, and Professional Schools 9,030 0.29 $31.52 $65,560
Junior Colleges 44,150 6.19 $29.80 $61,990
Business Schools and Computer and Management Training 2,930 4.07 $29.35 $61,040


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 10,540 0.61 0.79 $40.12 $83,450
Texas 10,440 0.84 1.10 $27.76 $57,740
North Carolina 7,750 1.74 2.27 $27.01 $56,190
Florida 7,230 0.82 1.08 $27.61 $57,430
New York 4,860 0.51 0.67 $36.02 $74,910




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 7,750 1.74 2.27 $27.01 $56,190
Utah 2,510 1.67 2.18 $24.80 $51,590
Oklahoma 2,400 1.48 1.94 $26.70 $55,530
West Virginia 1,010 1.45 1.89 $22.53 $46,850
Washington 4,670 1.41 1.84 $34.25 $71,230




Top paying States for this occupation:

State Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
California 10,540 0.61 0.79 $40.12 $83,450
Wisconsin 1,660 0.58 0.76 $37.62 $78,250
New York 4,860 0.51 0.67 $36.02 $74,910
Alaska 240 0.74 0.97 $35.85 $74,560
Washington 4,670 1.41 1.84 $34.25 $71,230





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 4,680 0.48 0.63 $36.13 $75,150
Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim, CA 3,990 0.64 0.84 $43.51 $90,500
Chicago-Naperville-Elgin, IL-IN-WI 3,930 0.84 1.10 $26.74 $55,610
Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, TX 2,860 0.78 1.02 $27.38 $56,960
Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, WA 2,710 1.34 1.76 $38.16 $79,370
Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington, PA-NJ-DE-MD 2,290 0.80 1.04 $29.69 $61,750
Miami-Fort Lauderdale-West Palm Beach, FL 2,080 0.79 1.03 $29.91 $62,220
Phoenix-Mesa-Scottsdale, AZ 2,000 0.94 1.23 $26.35 $54,810
Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land, TX 1,910 0.62 0.82 $33.64 $69,970
San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward, CA 1,580 0.64 0.84 $42.30 $87,990