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Occupational Employment and Wages, May 2018

25-2032 Career/Technical Education Teachers, Secondary School

Teach occupational, career and technical, or vocational subjects at the secondary school level in public or private schools. Substitute teachers are included in "Teachers and Instructors, All Other" (25-3099). Excludes "Special Education Teachers, Secondary School" (25-2054).


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)
77,460 3.9 % (4) $62,810 0.7 %

Percentile wage estimates for this occupation:

Percentile 10% 25% 50%
(Median)
75% 90%
Annual Wage (2) $41,250 $49,220 $60,250 $74,930 $91,190
  (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 75,930 0.89 (4) $62,840
Technical and Trade Schools 520 0.39 (4) $61,490
State Government, excluding schools and hospitals (OES Designation) 440 0.02 (4) $69,000
Local Government, excluding schools and hospitals (OES Designation) 140 0.00 (4) $61,250
Vocational Rehabilitation Services 100 0.03 (4) $50,010

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 75,930 0.89 (4) $62,840
Technical and Trade Schools 520 0.39 (4) $61,490
Other Residential Care Facilities 80 0.05 (4) $53,480
Vocational Rehabilitation Services 100 0.03 (4) $50,010
State Government, excluding schools and hospitals (OES Designation) 440 0.02 (4) $69,000

Top paying industries for this occupation:

Industry Employment (1) Percent of industry employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
State Government, excluding schools and hospitals (OES Designation) 440 0.02 (4) $69,000
Elementary and Secondary Schools 75,930 0.89 (4) $62,840
Technical and Trade Schools 520 0.39 (4) $61,490
Local Government, excluding schools and hospitals (OES Designation) 140 (7) (4) $61,250
Educational Support Services (8) (8) (4) $55,730


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)
Texas 10,950 0.90 1.69 (4) $60,170
Florida 5,960 0.69 1.29 (4) $52,800
Ohio 5,350 0.99 1.85 (4) $64,890
North Carolina 4,810 1.10 2.05 (4) $50,680
California 4,620 0.27 0.51 (4) $77,580




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)
North Dakota 510 1.23 2.30 (4) $57,480
Arkansas 1,350 1.12 2.09 (4) $54,210
North Carolina 4,810 1.10 2.05 (4) $50,680
Connecticut 1,670 1.00 1.88 (4) $80,900
Ohio 5,350 0.99 1.85 (4) $64,890




Top paying States for this occupation:

State Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Massachusetts 2,710 0.76 1.42 (4) $83,880
Connecticut 1,670 1.00 1.88 (4) $80,900
California 4,620 0.27 0.51 (4) $77,580
Alaska 150 0.49 0.91 (4) $76,860
New York 4,480 0.48 0.89 (4) $76,000





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 3,180 0.34 0.63 (4) $79,870
Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, TX 2,980 0.83 1.56 (4) $61,840
Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land, TX 2,110 0.71 1.32 (4) $62,510
Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim, CA 1,560 0.26 0.48 (4) $77,150
Boston-Cambridge-Nashua, MA-NH 1,560 0.57 1.06 (4) $85,970
Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington, PA-NJ-DE-MD 1,290 0.45 0.85 (4) $71,200
Charlotte-Concord-Gastonia, NC-SC 1,260 1.03 1.93 (4) $51,850
Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, WA 1,160 0.59 1.09 (4) $69,630
Chicago-Naperville-Elgin, IL-IN-WI 1,130 0.24 0.45 (4) $74,380
San Antonio-New Braunfels, TX 1,060 1.05 1.96 (4) $60,870