Occupational Employment and Wages, May 2016

25-0000 Education, Training, 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 ; Graduate Teaching Assistants ; Home Economics Teachers, Postsecondary ; Recreation and Fitness Studies Teachers, Postsecondary ; Vocational 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 and Secondary Education and Literacy Teachers and Instructors ; Self-Enrichment Education Teachers ; Teachers and Instructors, All Other, Except Substitute Teachers ; Substitute Teachers ; Archivists ; Curators ; Museum Technicians and Conservators ; Librarians ; Library Technicians ; Audio-Visual and Multimedia Collections Specialists ; Farm and Home Management Advisors ; Instructional Coordinators ; Teacher Assistants ; Education, Training, 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)
8,636,430 0.3 % $26.21 $54,520 0.5 %

Percentile wage estimates for this major group:

Percentile 10% 25% 50%
(Median)
75% 90%
Hourly Wage $10.49 $15.30 $23.08 $32.42 $44.66
Annual Wage (2) $21,820 $31,830 $48,000 $67,430 $92,890


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 5,613,880 66.62 $24.51 $50,990
Colleges, Universities, and Professional Schools 1,229,750 40.89 $38.73 $80,550
Junior Colleges 441,090 58.64 $33.69 $70,080
Child Day Care Services 404,560 47.04 $13.32 $27,710
Other Schools and Instruction 228,290 55.14 $21.19 $44,070

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 5,613,880 66.62 $24.51 $50,990
Junior Colleges 441,090 58.64 $33.69 $70,080
Other Schools and Instruction 228,290 55.14 $21.19 $44,070
Technical and Trade Schools 67,180 48.53 $25.77 $53,610
Child Day Care Services 404,560 47.04 $13.32 $27,710

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 19,850 0.37 $47.62 $99,060
Commercial and Industrial Machinery and Equipment (except Automotive and Electronic) Repair and Maintenance 100 0.05 $41.16 $85,620
Outpatient Care Centers 2,660 0.32 $39.87 $82,930
Scientific Research and Development Services 4,750 0.71 $38.77 $80,640
Other Financial Investment Activities (8) (8) $38.74 $80,580


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 990,420 62.03 1.01 $29.76 $61,890
Texas 739,040 62.92 1.02 $23.93 $49,780
New York 691,770 76.04 1.24 $31.67 $65,870
Florida 417,640 50.79 0.83 $23.74 $49,370
Illinois 373,290 63.23 1.03 $27.64 $57,480




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 26,710 87.68 1.43 $23.43 $48,720
New Jersey 307,080 77.64 1.26 $28.21 $58,680
New York 691,770 76.04 1.24 $31.67 $65,870
Connecticut 125,420 75.27 1.22 $30.88 $64,220
Wyoming 20,230 73.25 1.19 $23.19 $48,230




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 33,830 48.17 0.78 $34.77 $72,330
New York 691,770 76.04 1.24 $31.67 $65,870
Massachusetts 235,890 68.18 1.11 $31.28 $65,060
Connecticut 125,420 75.27 1.22 $30.88 $64,220
Maryland 169,360 64.13 1.04 $30.50 $63,440





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-Jersey City-White Plains, NY-NJ Metropolitan Division 469,530 71.29 1.16 $32.57 $67,750
Los Angeles-Long Beach-Glendale, CA Metropolitan Division 253,950 60.17 0.98 $31.25 $65,000