Occupational Employment and Wages, May 2016

25-3021 Self-Enrichment Education Teachers

Teach or instruct courses other than those that normally lead to an occupational objective or degree. Courses may include self-improvement, nonvocational, and nonacademic subjects. Teaching may or may not take place in a traditional educational institution. Excludes "Fitness Trainers and Aerobics Instructors" (39-9031). Flight instructors are included with "Aircraft Pilots and Flight Engineers" (53-2010).


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)
Wage RSE (3)
229,840 1.5 % $20.75 $43,150 0.9 %

Percentile wage estimates for this occupation:

Percentile 10% 25% 50%
(Median)
75% 90%
Hourly Wage $9.34 $12.27 $17.95 $26.28 $35.91
Annual Wage (2) $19,440 $25,530 $37,330 $54,650 $74,700


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)
Other Schools and Instruction 119,080 28.76 $21.17 $44,030
Elementary and Secondary Schools 12,180 0.14 $24.00 $49,920
Civic and Social Organizations 9,580 2.50 $17.25 $35,880
Other Amusement and Recreation Industries 9,150 0.74 $17.99 $37,410
Local Government (OES Designation) 8,260 0.15 $17.63 $36,670

Industries with the highest concentration of employment in this occupation:

Industry Employment (1) Percent of industry employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Other Schools and Instruction 119,080 28.76 $21.17 $44,030
Business Schools and Computer and Management Training 3,250 4.56 $21.85 $45,460
Performing Arts Companies 5,710 4.54 $25.26 $52,540
Museums, Historical Sites, and Similar Institutions 6,080 3.87 $18.27 $38,000
Religious Organizations 6,600 3.44 $20.33 $42,290

Top paying industries for this occupation:

Industry Employment (1) Percent of industry employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Independent Artists, Writers, and Performers 520 0.97 $31.04 $64,550
Electronic and Precision Equipment Repair and Maintenance (8) (8) $29.03 $60,370
Other Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services 310 0.05 $28.88 $60,080
Performing Arts Companies 5,710 4.54 $25.26 $52,540
Colleges, Universities, and Professional Schools 2,290 0.08 $24.80 $51,580


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)
New York 34,010 3.74 2.28 $25.59 $53,220
California 24,600 1.54 0.94 $23.21 $48,280
Texas 14,740 1.26 0.77 $18.83 $39,170
Florida 13,060 1.59 0.97 $17.80 $37,020
Illinois 10,040 1.70 1.04 $17.50 $36,400




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)
New York 34,010 3.74 2.28 $25.59 $53,220
Massachusetts 9,740 2.81 1.72 $22.84 $47,510
Utah 3,640 2.65 1.62 $17.39 $36,160
New Jersey 9,060 2.29 1.40 $27.89 $58,020
Washington 6,950 2.27 1.38 $23.17 $48,180




Top paying States for this occupation:

State Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
New Jersey 9,060 2.29 1.40 $27.89 $58,020
District of Columbia 330 0.48 0.29 $26.86 $55,880
New York 34,010 3.74 2.28 $25.59 $53,220
Alaska 360 1.12 0.68 $25.46 $52,950
Vermont 650 2.12 1.29 $24.89 $51,770





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 23,690 3.60 2.20 $29.70 $61,780
Chicago-Naperville-Arlington Heights, IL Metropolitan Division 7,400 2.03 1.24 $17.60 $36,600
Boston-Cambridge-Newton, MA NECTA Division 5,750 3.19 1.95 $23.64 $49,180
Nassau County-Suffolk County, NY Metropolitan Division 5,580 4.34 2.65 $18.68 $38,850
Los Angeles-Long Beach-Glendale, CA Metropolitan Division 5,540 1.31 0.80 $23.16 $48,180
Minneapolis-St. Paul-Bloomington, MN-WI 4,570 2.39 1.46 $18.18 $37,820
Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land, TX 4,130 1.41 0.86 $18.84 $39,180
Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Roswell, GA 3,950 1.55 0.95 $19.13 $39,800
Dallas-Plano-Irving, TX Metropolitan Division 3,830 1.58 0.96 $20.34 $42,310
Seattle-Bellevue-Everett, WA Metropolitan Division 3,480 2.19 1.34 $23.04 $47,930