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Occupational Employment and Wages, May 2019

25-0000 Educational Instruction and Library Occupations (Major Group)

This major group comprises the following occupations: Business Teachers, Postsecondary ; Computer Science Teachers, Postsecondary ; Mathematical Science Teachers, Postsecondary ; Architecture Teachers, Postsecondary ; Engineering Teachers, Postsecondary ; Agricultural Sciences Teachers, Postsecondary ; Biological Science Teachers, Postsecondary ; Forestry and Conservation Science Teachers, Postsecondary ; Atmospheric, Earth, Marine, and Space Sciences Teachers, Postsecondary ; Chemistry Teachers, Postsecondary ; Environmental Science Teachers, Postsecondary ; Physics Teachers, Postsecondary ; Anthropology and Archeology Teachers, Postsecondary ; Area, Ethnic, and Cultural Studies Teachers, Postsecondary ; Economics Teachers, Postsecondary ; Geography Teachers, Postsecondary ; Political Science Teachers, Postsecondary ; Psychology Teachers, Postsecondary ; Sociology Teachers, Postsecondary ; Social Sciences Teachers, Postsecondary, All Other ; Health Specialties Teachers, Postsecondary ; Nursing Instructors and Teachers, Postsecondary ; Education Teachers, Postsecondary ; Library Science Teachers, Postsecondary ; Criminal Justice and Law Enforcement Teachers, Postsecondary ; Law Teachers, Postsecondary ; Social Work Teachers, Postsecondary ; Art, Drama, and Music Teachers, Postsecondary ; Communications Teachers, Postsecondary ; English Language and Literature Teachers, Postsecondary ; Foreign Language and Literature Teachers, Postsecondary ; History Teachers, Postsecondary ; Philosophy and Religion Teachers, Postsecondary ; Family and Consumer Sciences Teachers, Postsecondary ; Recreation and Fitness Studies Teachers, Postsecondary ; Career/Technical Education Teachers, Postsecondary ; Postsecondary Teachers, All Other ; Preschool Teachers, Except Special Education ; Kindergarten Teachers, Except Special Education ; Elementary School Teachers, Except Special Education ; Middle School Teachers, Except Special and Career/Technical Education ; Career/Technical Education Teachers, Middle School ; Secondary School Teachers, Except Special and Career/Technical Education ; Career/Technical Education Teachers, Secondary School ; Special Education Teachers, Preschool ; Special Education Teachers, Kindergarten and Elementary School ; Special Education Teachers, Middle School ; Special Education Teachers, Secondary School ; Special Education Teachers, All Other ; Adult Basic Education, Adult Secondary Education, and English as a Second Language Instructors ; Self-Enrichment Teachers ; Substitute Teachers, Short-Term ; Tutors and Teachers and Instructors, All Other ; Archivists ; Curators ; Museum Technicians and Conservators ; Librarians and Media Collections Specialists ; Library Technicians ; Farm and Home Management Educators ; Instructional Coordinators ; Teaching Assistants, Postsecondary ; Teaching Assistants, Except Postsecondary ; Educational Instruction and Library Workers, All Other


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 major group:

Employment (1) Employment
RSE (3)
Mean hourly
wage
Mean annual
wage (2)
Wage RSE (3)
8,886,600 0.4 % $27.75 $57,710 0.5 %

Percentile wage estimates for this major group:

Percentile 10% 25% 50%
(Median)
75% 90%
Hourly Wage $11.33 $15.87 $24.42 $34.79 $47.73
Annual Wage (2) $23,570 $33,010 $50,790 $72,370 $99,270


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 5,756,650 66.90 $26.14 $54,380
Colleges, Universities, and Professional Schools 1,255,680 40.65 $40.46 $84,170
Child Day Care Services 462,990 50.10 $14.49 $30,140
Junior Colleges 418,380 58.69 $35.91 $74,690
Other Schools and Instruction 243,260 52.41 $21.75 $45,240

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 5,756,650 66.90 $26.14 $54,380
Junior Colleges 418,380 58.69 $35.91 $74,690
Other Schools and Instruction 243,260 52.41 $21.75 $45,240
Child Day Care Services 462,990 50.10 $14.49 $30,140
Technical and Trade Schools 64,780 47.74 $27.79 $57,800

Top paying industries for this occupation:

Industry Employment (1) Percent of industry employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
General Medical and Surgical Hospitals 22,220 0.40 $55.73 $115,920
Outpatient Care Centers 3,620 0.38 $54.63 $113,620
Electric Power Generation, Transmission and Distribution 140 0.04 $41.20 $85,700
Colleges, Universities, and Professional Schools 1,255,680 40.65 $40.46 $84,170
Rail Transportation (8) (8) $40.35 $83,930


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 1,064,410 61.23 1.01 $32.42 $67,440
Texas 764,970 61.54 1.02 $24.58 $51,130
New York 708,490 74.40 1.23 $35.16 $73,130
Florida 436,950 49.69 0.82 $25.03 $52,060
Illinois 376,700 62.51 1.03 $26.88 $55,900




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)
Vermont 25,400 82.92 1.37 $27.38 $56,940
New York 708,490 74.40 1.23 $35.16 $73,130
Connecticut 121,290 72.84 1.20 $32.43 $67,460
Wyoming 19,580 71.62 1.18 $23.73 $49,350
New Jersey 292,710 71.60 1.18 $29.68 $61,720




Top paying States for this occupation:

State Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
District of Columbia 35,860 49.57 0.82 $38.80 $80,700
New York 708,490 74.40 1.23 $35.16 $73,130
Massachusetts 243,900 67.38 1.11 $33.92 $70,560
Rhode Island 32,780 67.78 1.12 $33.09 $68,830
Connecticut 121,290 72.84 1.20 $32.43 $67,460





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 689,110 71.37 1.18 $35.28 $73,390
Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim, CA 359,240 57.57 0.95 $33.65 $70,000
Chicago-Naperville-Elgin, IL-IN-WI 281,970 60.30 1.00 $27.92 $58,060
Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV 202,570 63.71 1.05 $32.34 $67,260
Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, TX 194,800 53.27 0.88 $24.81 $51,590
Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington, PA-NJ-DE-MD 188,000 65.36 1.08 $30.55 $63,540
Boston-Cambridge-Nashua, MA-NH 178,700 63.87 1.06 $33.92 $70,550
Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land, TX 177,250 58.07 0.96 $27.15 $56,460
Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Roswell, GA 156,360 56.99 0.94 $25.59 $53,240
San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward, CA 134,130 54.26 0.90 $33.73 $70,160