Occupational Employment and Wages, May 2015

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)
217,530 1.5 % $20.36 $42,350 0.9 %

Percentile wage estimates for this occupation:

Percentile 10% 25% 50%
(Median)
75% 90%
Hourly Wage $9.16 $11.93 $17.64 $25.75 $35.39
Annual Wage (2) $19,050 $24,810 $36,680 $53,560 $73,610


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 111,510 28.56 $20.68 $43,020
Elementary and Secondary Schools 13,020 0.16 $23.68 $49,260
Civic and Social Organizations 8,560 2.21 $17.59 $36,600
Other Amusement and Recreation Industries 8,420 0.71 $17.28 $35,940
Local Government (OES Designation) 7,750 0.14 $17.10 $35,580

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 111,510 28.56 $20.68 $43,020
Business Schools and Computer and Management Training 3,530 4.87 $24.18 $50,300
Performing Arts Companies 5,090 4.25 $24.72 $51,410
Religious Organizations 7,490 3.96 $20.78 $43,220
Museums, Historical Sites, and Similar Institutions 5,720 3.78 $17.48 $36,350

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 50 0.01 $37.55 $78,110
Other Information Services 130 0.06 $31.34 $65,190
Independent Artists, Writers, and Performers 640 1.21 $26.71 $55,550
Business, Professional, Labor, Political, and Similar Organizations 680 0.16 $25.22 $52,460
Performing Arts Companies 5,090 4.25 $24.72 $51,410


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 32,970 3.67 2.33 $25.79 $53,640
California 23,360 1.51 0.96 $21.17 $44,030
Florida 14,180 1.79 1.13 $17.87 $37,170
Texas 13,110 1.13 0.72 $19.04 $39,610
New Jersey 10,590 2.71 1.72 $25.99 $54,060



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 32,970 3.67 2.33 $25.79 $53,640
New Jersey 10,590 2.71 1.72 $25.99 $54,060
Massachusetts 9,010 2.65 1.68 $21.66 $45,050
Utah 3,280 2.48 1.57 $17.98 $37,390
Hawaii 1,490 2.41 1.53 $23.34 $48,550



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 260 0.39 0.25 $27.03 $56,210
New Jersey 10,590 2.71 1.72 $25.99 $54,060
New York 32,970 3.67 2.33 $25.79 $53,640
Hawaii 1,490 2.41 1.53 $23.34 $48,550
Alaska 280 0.86 0.54 $23.06 $47,970




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 23,540 3.63 2.30 $29.38 $61,110
Los Angeles-Long Beach-Glendale, CA Metropolitan Division 6,010 1.47 0.93 $20.60 $42,860
Chicago-Naperville-Arlington Heights, IL Metropolitan Division 5,490 1.54 0.97 $18.54 $38,570
Nassau County-Suffolk County, NY Metropolitan Division 5,120 4.01 2.54 $19.91 $41,400
Boston-Cambridge-Newton, MA NECTA Division 4,710 2.67 1.69 $22.34 $46,460
Minneapolis-St. Paul-Bloomington, MN-WI 4,140 2.20 1.39 $16.76 $34,850
Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Roswell, GA 3,870 1.56 0.99 $18.64 $38,780
Newark, NJ-PA Metropolitan Division 3,830 3.32 2.11 $26.23 $54,570
Seattle-Bellevue-Everett, WA Metropolitan Division 3,800 2.47 1.57 $21.26 $44,210
Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land, TX 3,770 1.29 0.82 $20.16 $41,940