Occupational Employment and Wages, May 2012

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)
179,650 1.6 % $19.40 $40,360 0.9 %

Percentile wage estimates for this occupation:

Percentile 10% 25% 50%
(Median)
75% 90%
Hourly Wage $8.85 $11.51 $16.98 $24.70 $33.92
Annual Wage (2) $18,410 $23,940 $35,320 $51,370 $70,550


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 83,420 23.57 $18.94 $39,400
Elementary and Secondary Schools 17,650 0.21 $22.76 $47,330
Religious Organizations 8,530 4.63 $19.53 $40,620
Civic and Social Organizations 5,990 1.56 $17.90 $37,230
Sporting Goods, Hobby, and Musical Instrument Stores 4,920 0.98 (8) (8)

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 83,420 23.57 $18.94 $39,400
Business Schools and Computer and Management Training 4,210 5.42 $22.11 $45,990
Religious Organizations 8,530 4.63 $19.53 $40,620
Museums, Historical Sites, and Similar Institutions 4,540 3.34 $17.76 $36,950
Educational Support Services 4,550 3.09 $22.58 $46,960

Top paying industries for this occupation:

Industry Employment (1) Percent of industry employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Professional and Commercial Equipment and Supplies Merchant Wholesalers 40 0.01 $35.88 $74,640
Computer Systems Design and Related Services (8) (8) $26.77 $55,690
Household Appliances and Electrical and Electronic Goods Merchant Wholesalers (8) (8) $25.54 $53,120
Business, Professional, Labor, Political, and Similar Organizations 400 0.09 $25.38 $52,780
Software Publishers 100 0.03 $24.20 $50,340


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 26,440 3.10 2.24 $22.97 $47,780
California 16,680 1.17 0.85 $19.24 $40,010
Florida 10,860 1.49 1.08 $16.02 $33,310
Pennsylvania 8,950 1.60 1.16 $18.07 $37,590
New Jersey 7,910 2.08 1.51 $24.80 $51,580




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)
New York 26,440 3.10 2.24 $22.97 $47,780
Massachusetts 6,920 2.16 1.57 $21.20 $44,100
New Jersey 7,910 2.08 1.51 $24.80 $51,580
Montana 880 2.03 1.47 $20.17 $41,950
Vermont 600 2.02 1.47 $23.78 $49,460




Top paying States for this occupation:

State Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
District of Columbia 580 0.88 0.64 $25.48 $53,000
New Jersey 7,910 2.08 1.51 $24.80 $51,580
Vermont 600 2.02 1.47 $23.78 $49,460
Alaska 410 1.29 0.94 $23.67 $49,230
New York 26,440 3.10 2.24 $22.97 $47,780





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-White Plains-Wayne, NY-NJ Metropolitan Division 16,580 3.21 2.33 $26.96 $56,070
Chicago-Joliet-Naperville, IL Metropolitan Division 5,130 1.41 1.02 $17.00 $35,350
Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Marietta, GA 4,780 2.11 1.53 $17.18 $35,740
Philadelphia, PA Metropolitan Division 4,560 2.50 1.81 $19.73 $41,030
Los Angeles-Long Beach-Glendale, CA Metropolitan Division 3,940 1.02 0.74 $19.75 $41,080
Nassau-Suffolk, NY Metropolitan Division 3,900 3.19 2.31 $18.24 $37,930
Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV Metropolitan Division 3,690 1.57 1.14 $22.59 $46,980
Boston-Cambridge-Quincy, MA NECTA Division 3,480 2.03 1.47 $21.76 $45,270
Minneapolis-St. Paul-Bloomington, MN-WI 3,430 1.96 1.42 $17.36 $36,110
Seattle-Bellevue-Everett, WA Metropolitan Division 2,920 2.07 1.50 $20.76 $43,180