Occupational Employment and Wages, May 2016

25-2023 Career/Technical Education Teachers, Middle School

Teach occupational, career and technical, or vocational subjects in public or private schools at the middle, intermediate, or junior high level, which falls between elementary and senior high school as defined by applicable laws and regulations. Substitute teachers are included in "Teachers and Instructors, All Other" (25-3099). Excludes "Special Education Teachers" (25-2050).


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)
12,730 7.2 % (4) $60,350 1.2 %

Percentile wage estimates for this occupation:

Percentile 10% 25% 50%
(Median)
75% 90%
Annual Wage (2) $38,670 $46,180 $57,560 $71,990 $87,980
  (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 12,720 0.15 (4) $60,370

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 12,720 0.15 (4) $60,370

Top paying industries for this occupation:

Industry Employment (1) Percent of industry employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Elementary and Secondary Schools 12,720 0.15 (4) $60,370


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 1,930 0.21 2.34 (4) $72,770
Texas 1,370 0.12 1.28 (4) $55,930
North Carolina 1,210 0.29 3.16 (4) $47,580
Pennsylvania 670 0.12 1.29 (4) $68,740
California 630 0.04 0.44 (4) $60,700




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)
Mississippi 370 0.33 3.64 (4) $49,420
North Carolina 1,210 0.29 3.16 (4) $47,580
Wyoming 70 0.26 2.85 (4) $60,690
Alaska 80 0.24 2.64 (4) $81,630
New York 1,930 0.21 2.34 (4) $72,770




Top paying States for this occupation:

State Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Alaska 80 0.24 2.64 (4) $81,630
New York 1,930 0.21 2.34 (4) $72,770
New Jersey (8) (8) (8) (4) $70,540
Wisconsin 230 0.08 0.91 (4) $69,260
Connecticut 200 0.12 1.33 (4) $69,040





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 680 0.10 1.14 (4) $69,900
Nassau County-Suffolk County, NY Metropolitan Division 320 0.25 2.72 (4) $103,560
Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land, TX 270 0.09 1.01 (4) $58,870
Raleigh, NC 240 0.40 4.38 (4) $52,960
Syracuse, NY 220 0.72 7.89 (4) $66,510
Charlotte-Concord-Gastonia, NC-SC 200 0.17 1.93 (4) $50,100
Dallas-Plano-Irving, TX Metropolitan Division 200 0.08 0.91 (4) $59,780
Phoenix-Mesa-Scottsdale, AZ 190 0.10 1.10 (4) $42,570
Greensboro-High Point, NC 150 0.42 4.63 (4) $45,140
Buffalo-Cheektowaga-Niagara Falls, NY 140 0.25 2.81 (4) $64,210




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)
Syracuse, NY 220 0.72 7.89 (4) $66,510
Glens Falls, NY 30 0.63 7.00 (4) $72,950
Utica-Rome, NY 70 0.54 5.99 (4) $66,940
Yakima, WA 40 0.42 4.61 (4) $55,180
Greensboro-High Point, NC 150 0.42 4.63 (4) $45,140
Binghamton, NY 40 0.41 4.48 (4) $64,340
Raleigh, NC 240 0.40 4.38 (4) $52,960
El Paso, TX 110 0.39 4.25 (4) $49,080
Winston-Salem, NC 100 0.38 4.15 (4) $48,310
Hickory-Lenoir-Morganton, NC 50 0.36 3.93 (4) $46,790




Top paying metropolitan areas for this occupation:

Metropolitan area Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Nassau County-Suffolk County, NY Metropolitan Division 320 0.25 2.72 (4) $103,560
Dutchess County-Putnam County, NY Metropolitan Division 40 0.27 2.97 (4) $90,650
Silver Spring-Frederick-Rockville, MD Metropolitan Division 50 0.08 0.87 (4) $77,740
Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV Metropolitan Division 110 0.04 0.49 (4) $75,380
Dayton, OH 40 0.10 1.11 (4) $74,750
Montgomery County-Bucks County-Chester County, PA Metropolitan Division (8) (8) (8) (4) $74,650
New Haven, CT 40 0.13 1.48 (4) $74,240
Glens Falls, NY 30 0.63 7.00 (4) $72,950
Flint, MI (8) (8) (8) (4) $72,720
Hartford-West Hartford-East Hartford, CT 100 0.17 1.90 (4) $70,550

Nonmetropolitan areas with the highest employment in this occupation:

Nonmetropolitan area Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Southeast Coastal North Carolina nonmetropolitan area 80 0.33 3.68 (4) $45,290
South Georgia nonmetropolitan area 60 0.32 3.56 (4) $58,960
Northeast Kansas nonmetropolitan area 60 0.41 4.55 (4) $44,760
Piedmont North Carolina nonmetropolitan area 40 0.17 1.84 (4) $46,120
West Texas nonmetropolitan area 40 0.19 2.06 (4) $57,240

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

Nonmetropolitan area Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Northeast Kansas nonmetropolitan area 60 0.41 4.55 (4) $44,760
Southeast Coastal North Carolina nonmetropolitan area 80 0.33 3.68 (4) $45,290
South Georgia nonmetropolitan area 60 0.32 3.56 (4) $58,960
East Central Illinois nonmetropolitan area 40 0.30 3.34 (4) $50,620
Middle Georgia nonmetropolitan area 30 0.26 2.92 (4) $56,500

Top paying nonmetropolitan areas for this occupation:

Nonmetropolitan area Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Southwest New York nonmetropolitan area (8) (8) (8) (4) $61,160
Southwest Oklahoma nonmetropolitan area (8) (8) (8) (4) $59,920
South Georgia nonmetropolitan area 60 0.32 3.56 (4) $58,960
East Georgia nonmetropolitan area (8) (8) (8) (4) $57,330
West Texas nonmetropolitan area 40 0.19 2.06 (4) $57,240


About May 2016 National, State, Metropolitan, and Nonmetropolitan Area Occupational Employment and Wage Estimates

These estimates are calculated with data collected from employers in all industry sectors, all metropolitan and nonmetropolitan areas, and all states and the District of Columbia. The top employment and wage figures are provided above. The complete list is available in the downloadable XLS files.

The percentile wage estimate is the value of a wage below which a certain percent of workers fall. The median wage is the 50th percentile wage estimate--50 percent of workers earn less than the median and 50 percent of workers earn more than the median. More about percentile wages.


(1) Estimates for detailed occupations do not sum to the totals because the totals include occupations not shown separately. Estimates do not include self-employed workers.

(2) Annual wages have been calculated by multiplying the hourly mean wage by a "year-round, full-time" hours figure of 2,080 hours; for those occupations where there is not an hourly wage published, the annual wage has been directly calculated from the reported survey data.

(3) The relative standard error (RSE) is a measure of the reliability of a survey statistic. The smaller the relative standard error, the more precise the estimate.

(4) Wages for some occupations that do not generally work year-round, full time, are reported either as hourly wages or annual salaries depending on how they are typically paid.

(8) Estimate not released.

(9) The location quotient is the ratio of the area concentration of occupational employment to the national average concentration. A location quotient greater than one indicates the occupation has a higher share of employment than average, and a location quotient less than one indicates the occupation is less prevalent in the area than average.


Other OES estimates and related information:

May 2016 National Occupational Employment and Wage Estimates

May 2016 State Occupational Employment and Wage Estimates

May 2016 Metropolitan and Nonmetropolitan Area Occupational Employment and Wage Estimates

May 2016 National Industry-Specific Occupational Employment and Wage Estimates

May 2016 Occupation Profiles

Technical Notes

 

Last Modified Date: March 31, 2017