Occupational Employment and Wages, May 2016

25-1011 Business Teachers, Postsecondary

Teach courses in business administration and management, such as accounting, finance, human resources, labor and industrial relations, marketing, and operations research. Includes both teachers primarily engaged in teaching and those who do a combination of teaching and research.


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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)
83,030 2.0 % (4) $96,770 1.3 %

Percentile wage estimates for this occupation:

Percentile 10% 25% 50%
(Median)
75% 90%
Annual Wage (2) $35,320 $50,680 $77,490 $121,750 $185,410
  (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)
Colleges, Universities, and Professional Schools 62,430 2.08 (4) $102,600
Junior Colleges 19,600 2.61 (4) $80,100
Business Schools and Computer and Management Training 480 0.68 (4) $62,870
Technical and Trade Schools 440 0.32 (4) $53,290

Industries with the highest concentration of employment in this occupation:

Industry Employment (1) Percent of industry employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Junior Colleges 19,600 2.61 (4) $80,100
Colleges, Universities, and Professional Schools 62,430 2.08 (4) $102,600
Business Schools and Computer and Management Training 480 0.68 (4) $62,870
Technical and Trade Schools 440 0.32 (4) $53,290

Top paying industries for this occupation:

Industry Employment (1) Percent of industry employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Colleges, Universities, and Professional Schools 62,430 2.08 (4) $102,600
Junior Colleges 19,600 2.61 (4) $80,100
Other Schools and Instruction (8) (8) (4) $63,580
Business Schools and Computer and Management Training 480 0.68 (4) $62,870
Technical and Trade Schools 440 0.32 (4) $53,290


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)
New York 8,560 0.94 1.59 (4) $107,170
Pennsylvania 5,980 1.04 1.76 (4) $76,690
Texas 5,430 0.46 0.78 (4) $102,370
California 5,320 0.33 0.56 (4) $122,480
Ohio 4,450 0.83 1.41 (4) $88,970




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)
District of Columbia 1,480 2.10 3.55 (4) $114,830
Alaska 350 1.07 1.81 (4) $86,550
Pennsylvania 5,980 1.04 1.76 (4) $76,690
Delaware 450 1.03 1.74 (4) $93,400
Connecticut 1,690 1.02 1.72 (4) $81,970




Top paying States for this occupation:

State Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Massachusetts 3,060 0.88 1.49 (4) $137,850
Illinois 2,660 0.45 0.76 (4) $126,030
New Hampshire 500 0.77 1.30 (4) $124,910
California 5,320 0.33 0.56 (4) $122,480
District of Columbia 1,480 2.10 3.55 (4) $114,830





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 4,870 0.74 1.25 (4) $117,500
Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV Metropolitan Division 2,520 1.01 1.71 (4) $106,910
Boston-Cambridge-Newton, MA NECTA Division 2,130 1.18 1.99 (8) (8)
Philadelphia, PA Metropolitan Division 2,050 2.30 3.88 (4) $82,200
Chicago-Naperville-Arlington Heights, IL Metropolitan Division 1,770 0.49 0.82 (4) $135,950
Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Roswell, GA 1,470 0.58 0.97 (4) $73,300
Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land, TX 1,370 0.47 0.79 (4) $101,790
Pittsburgh, PA 1,210 1.06 1.80 (4) $70,360
Los Angeles-Long Beach-Glendale, CA Metropolitan Division 1,190 0.28 0.48 (8) (8)
Nassau County-Suffolk County, NY Metropolitan Division 1,160 0.90 1.53 (4) $80,010




Metropolitan areas with the highest concentration of jobs and location quotients in this occupation:

Metropolitan area Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Ithaca, NY 230 4.59 7.76 (4) $165,680
Chattanooga, TN-GA 680 2.87 4.85 (4) $52,710
Harrisonburg, VA 170 2.78 4.70 (8) (8)
Philadelphia, PA Metropolitan Division 2,050 2.30 3.88 (4) $82,200
Columbia, MO 180 1.98 3.35 (4) $103,060
Albany, GA 110 1.88 3.19 (8) (8)
Lubbock, TX 260 1.87 3.16 (4) $110,800
Brockton-Bridgewater-Easton, MA NECTA Division 130 1.66 2.80 (4) $66,450
Albany-Schenectady-Troy, NY 670 1.52 2.57 (4) $109,830
Rochester, NY 740 1.45 2.46 (4) $89,150