Occupational Employment and Wages, May 2016

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).


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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)
80,100 2.2 % (4) $59,480 0.7 %

Percentile wage estimates for this occupation:

Percentile 10% 25% 50%
(Median)
75% 90%
Annual Wage (2) $38,330 $46,040 $57,320 $71,670 $86,570
  (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 76,580 0.91 (4) $59,540
State Government (OES Designation) 2,710 0.12 (4) $58,650
Technical and Trade Schools 320 0.23 (4) $61,970
Local Government (OES Designation) 170 0.00 (4) $58,850
Vocational Rehabilitation Services 70 0.02 (4) $43,250

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 76,580 0.91 (4) $59,540
Technical and Trade Schools 320 0.23 (4) $61,970
State Government (OES Designation) 2,710 0.12 (4) $58,650
Educational Support Services 50 0.03 (4) $63,360
Vocational Rehabilitation Services 70 0.02 (4) $43,250

Top paying industries for this occupation:

Industry Employment (1) Percent of industry employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Educational Support Services 50 0.03 (4) $63,360
Technical and Trade Schools 320 0.23 (4) $61,970
Elementary and Secondary Schools 76,580 0.91 (4) $59,540
Local Government (OES Designation) 170 (7) (4) $58,850
State Government (OES Designation) 2,710 0.12 (4) $58,650


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 9,290 0.79 1.39 (4) $57,330
Florida 8,090 0.98 1.72 (4) $49,970
Ohio 5,960 1.12 1.96 (4) $60,330
North Carolina 4,920 1.16 2.04 (4) $48,380
Pennsylvania 4,530 0.79 1.38 (4) $61,660




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)
Connecticut 2,820 1.69 2.97 (4) $79,610
Mississippi 1,400 1.25 2.20 (4) $45,750
North Carolina 4,920 1.16 2.04 (4) $48,380
Ohio 5,960 1.12 1.96 (4) $60,330
North Dakota 460 1.09 1.90 (4) $52,720




Top paying States for this occupation:

State Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Massachusetts 2,560 0.74 1.29 (4) $80,070
Connecticut 2,820 1.69 2.97 (4) $79,610
Alaska 180 0.57 1.00 (4) $74,970
New York 4,160 0.46 0.80 (4) $72,830
New Jersey 2,000 0.51 0.89 (4) $71,780





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)
Miami-Miami Beach-Kendall, FL Metropolitan Division 2,260 2.00 3.51 (4) $55,570
New York-Jersey City-White Plains, NY-NJ Metropolitan Division 1,730 0.26 0.46 (4) $80,860
Dallas-Plano-Irving, TX Metropolitan Division 1,640 0.68 1.19 (4) $60,420
Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land, TX 1,600 0.54 0.95 (4) $63,320
Charlotte-Concord-Gastonia, NC-SC 1,220 1.05 1.84 (4) $51,750
Cleveland-Elyria, OH 1,130 1.10 1.92 (4) $69,830
Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV Metropolitan Division 1,010 0.41 0.71 (4) $74,570
Tampa-St. Petersburg-Clearwater, FL 950 0.75 1.31 (8) (8)
Los Angeles-Long Beach-Glendale, CA Metropolitan Division 940 0.22 0.39 (4) $69,500
Hartford-West Hartford-East Hartford, CT 930 1.61 2.82 (4) $79,560