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Occupational Employment Statistics
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Occupational Employment and Wages, May 2019

25-2032 Career/Technical Education Teachers, Secondary School

Teach occupational, vocational, career, or technical subjects to students at the secondary school level. Excludes “Special Education Teachers” (25-2050), and “Substitute Teachers, Short-Term” (25-3031).


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)
74,520 4.0 % (4) $64,800 0.7 %

Percentile wage estimates for this occupation:

Percentile 10% 25% 50%
(Median)
75% 90%
Annual Wage (2) $42,620 $51,240 $61,710 $76,730 $94,050
  (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)
Elementary and Secondary Schools 72,990 0.85 (4) $64,840
Technical and Trade Schools 630 0.46 (4) $62,800
State Government, excluding schools and hospitals (OES Designation) 380 0.02 (4) $70,800
Local Government, excluding schools and hospitals (OES Designation) 140 0.00 (4) $49,140
Vocational Rehabilitation Services 90 0.03 (4) $53,230

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 72,990 0.85 (4) $64,840
Technical and Trade Schools 630 0.46 (4) $62,800
Vocational Rehabilitation Services 90 0.03 (4) $53,230
Other Residential Care Facilities 50 0.03 (4) $53,870
State Government, excluding schools and hospitals (OES Designation) 380 0.02 (4) $70,800

Top paying industries for this occupation:

Industry Employment (1) Percent of industry employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
State Government, excluding schools and hospitals (OES Designation) 380 0.02 (4) $70,800
Elementary and Secondary Schools 72,990 0.85 (4) $64,840
Technical and Trade Schools 630 0.46 (4) $62,800
Other Residential Care Facilities 50 0.03 (4) $53,870
Vocational Rehabilitation Services 90 0.03 (4) $53,230


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)
Texas 12,010 0.97 1.90 (4) $59,960
Florida 5,200 0.59 1.16 (4) $60,110
New York 4,680 0.49 0.97 (4) $78,940
North Carolina 4,490 1.01 1.98 (4) $52,710
Ohio 4,060 0.74 1.47 (4) $70,650




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 Dakota 500 1.18 2.33 (4) $58,660
Mississippi 1,220 1.08 2.13 (4) $50,370
Vermont 330 1.07 2.11 (4) $64,110
North Carolina 4,490 1.01 1.98 (4) $52,710
Connecticut 1,660 1.00 1.97 (4) $80,360




Top paying States for this occupation:

State Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
California 3,100 0.18 0.35 (4) $81,810
Massachusetts 2,540 0.70 1.38 (4) $81,370
Connecticut 1,660 1.00 1.97 (4) $80,360
New York 4,680 0.49 0.97 (4) $78,940
Alaska 150 0.49 0.96 (4) $78,690





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 3,270 0.34 0.67 (4) $83,110
Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, TX 3,010 0.82 1.62 (4) $60,630
Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land, TX 2,310 0.76 1.49 (4) $62,980
Chicago-Naperville-Elgin, IL-IN-WI 1,450 0.31 0.61 (4) $78,510
Boston-Cambridge-Nashua, MA-NH 1,370 0.49 0.97 (4) $82,500
Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, WA 1,200 0.60 1.17 (4) $71,560
Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim, CA 1,130 0.18 0.36 (4) $75,400
Austin-Round Rock, TX 1,090 1.01 2.00 (4) $67,840
San Antonio-New Braunfels, TX 1,070 1.03 2.03 (4) $59,530
Charlotte-Concord-Gastonia, NC-SC 950 0.76 1.51 (4) $51,710