Occupational Employment and Wages, May 2016

25-1022 Mathematical Science Teachers, Postsecondary

Teach courses pertaining to mathematical concepts, statistics, and actuarial science and to the application of original and standardized mathematical techniques in solving specific problems and situations. Includes both teachers primarily engaged in teaching and those who do a combination of teaching and research.


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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)
52,020 1.5 % (4) $82,650 1.0 %

Percentile wage estimates for this occupation:

Percentile 10% 25% 50%
(Median)
75% 90%
Annual Wage (2) $38,110 $50,620 $69,520 $98,990 $147,700
  (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 28,350 0.94 (4) $84,380
Junior Colleges 23,360 3.11 (4) $80,010
Technical and Trade Schools 160 0.12 (4) $52,630

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 23,360 3.11 (4) $80,010
Colleges, Universities, and Professional Schools 28,350 0.94 (4) $84,380
Technical and Trade Schools 160 0.12 (4) $52,630

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 28,350 0.94 (4) $84,380
Junior Colleges 23,360 3.11 (4) $80,010
Technical and Trade Schools 160 0.12 (4) $52,630


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 5,050 0.32 0.85 (8) (8)
New York 4,880 0.54 1.45 (4) $96,250
Texas 4,580 0.39 1.05 (4) $75,250
Pennsylvania 2,990 0.52 1.40 (4) $81,350
Florida 2,280 0.28 0.75 (4) $77,490




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)
Wyoming 190 0.69 1.86 (4) $60,380
Vermont 210 0.68 1.83 (4) $65,820
New York 4,880 0.54 1.45 (4) $96,250
New Jersey 2,130 0.54 1.45 (4) $94,010
Rhode Island 240 0.52 1.39 (4) $88,210




Top paying States for this occupation:

State Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
New Hampshire 190 0.30 0.81 (4) $101,760
New York 4,880 0.54 1.45 (4) $96,250
New Jersey 2,130 0.54 1.45 (4) $94,010
Massachusetts 1,730 0.50 1.35 (4) $90,850
Iowa 650 0.42 1.15 (4) $90,040





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 3,190 0.48 1.31 (4) $105,110
Los Angeles-Long Beach-Glendale, CA Metropolitan Division 1,330 0.32 0.85 (8) (8)
Chicago-Naperville-Arlington Heights, IL Metropolitan Division 1,030 0.28 0.77 (4) $76,180
Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land, TX 1,030 0.35 0.95 (4) $78,880
Boston-Cambridge-Newton, MA NECTA Division 890 0.49 1.33 (4) $103,820
Philadelphia, PA Metropolitan Division 850 0.96 2.59 (4) $87,850
Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV Metropolitan Division 820 0.33 0.89 (4) $80,150
Pittsburgh, PA 660 0.58 1.57 (4) $79,520
Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Roswell, GA 590 0.23 0.63 (4) $72,120
Dallas-Plano-Irving, TX Metropolitan Division 590 0.24 0.66 (4) $86,000




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 120 2.31 6.24 (4) $107,460
Brockton-Bridgewater-Easton, MA NECTA Division 130 1.68 4.53 (4) $65,690
Harrisonburg, VA 90 1.40 3.77 (8) (8)
Bloomington, IL 110 1.21 3.26 (4) $92,350
Provo-Orem, UT 250 1.13 3.05 (4) $92,670
Durham-Chapel Hill, NC 320 1.10 2.98 (4) $118,290
Cumberland, MD-WV 40 1.05 2.84 (4) $73,050
Bangor, ME 70 1.03 2.78 (4) $57,590
Rochester, NY 500 0.97 2.61 (4) $94,420
Philadelphia, PA Metropolitan Division 850 0.96 2.59 (4) $87,850