Occupational Employment and Wages, May 2015

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.


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)
53,850 1.4 % (4) $77,290 0.9 %

Percentile wage estimates for this occupation:

Percentile 10% 25% 50%
(Median)
75% 90%
Annual Wage (2) $36,360 $49,000 $67,170 $94,550 $132,620
  (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 28,810 0.97 (4) $81,470
Junior Colleges 24,720 3.26 (4) $71,870
Technical and Trade Schools 180 0.13 (4) $49,680

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 24,720 3.26 (4) $71,870
Colleges, Universities, and Professional Schools 28,810 0.97 (4) $81,470
Technical and Trade Schools 180 0.13 (4) $49,680

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 28,810 0.97 (4) $81,470
Junior Colleges 24,720 3.26 (4) $71,870
Technical and Trade Schools 180 0.13 (4) $49,680


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 5,500 0.35 0.91 (4) $95,320
New York 5,050 0.56 1.44 (4) $91,170
Texas 4,560 0.39 1.01 (4) $70,910
Pennsylvania 3,100 0.54 1.39 (4) $81,650
Florida 2,560 0.32 0.83 (4) $71,550



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)
Vermont 190 0.64 1.63 (4) $67,610
New York 5,050 0.56 1.44 (4) $91,170
Pennsylvania 3,100 0.54 1.39 (4) $81,650
Rhode Island 250 0.53 1.35 (4) $84,650
Wyoming 150 0.52 1.34 (4) $65,960



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 1,750 0.45 1.15 (4) $95,630
California 5,500 0.35 0.91 (4) $95,320
New York 5,050 0.56 1.44 (4) $91,170
Massachusetts 1,610 0.47 1.21 (4) $89,700
New Hampshire 160 0.25 0.63 (4) $88,950




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 3,180 0.49 1.26 (4) $101,870
Los Angeles-Long Beach-Glendale, CA Metropolitan Division 1,580 0.38 0.99 (4) $95,720
Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land, TX 1,090 0.37 0.95 (4) $76,830
Philadelphia, PA Metropolitan Division 1,000 1.13 2.90 (4) $86,790
Chicago-Naperville-Arlington Heights, IL Metropolitan Division 930 0.26 0.67 (4) $75,170
Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV Metropolitan Division 860 0.36 0.91 (4) $79,320
Boston-Cambridge-Newton, MA NECTA Division 860 0.49 1.24 (4) $101,550
Pittsburgh, PA 650 0.58 1.47 (4) $82,040
Anaheim-Santa Ana-Irvine, CA Metropolitan Division 590 0.39 0.99 (4) $110,600
San Diego-Carlsbad, CA 590 0.43 1.11 (4) $95,090



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 110 2.31 5.92 (4) $104,740
Blacksburg-Christiansburg-Radford, VA 160 2.29 5.85 (8) (8)
Brockton-Bridgewater-Easton, MA NECTA Division 110 1.36 3.48 (4) $65,800
Harrisonburg, VA 80 1.28 3.29 (8) (8)
Provo-Orem, UT 240 1.17 3.00 (4) $88,960
Philadelphia, PA Metropolitan Division 1,000 1.13 2.90 (4) $86,790
Pueblo, CO 60 1.11 2.84 (4) $36,800
Trenton, NJ 240 1.07 2.75 (8) (8)
Durham-Chapel Hill, NC 310 1.06 2.72 (4) $120,790
Bangor, ME 60 0.98 2.50 (4) $57,660