Occupational Employment and Salary Report - Education

Employment Numbers and Average Salary / Wage report estimates for Teaching and Training Occupations, calculated with data collected from employers in all industry sectors in metropolitan and nonmetropolitan areas, in every U.S. State

 
  Occupation / Profession
  Group Title
Employment
 
 
Salary
(average)
Education, Training, and Library Occupations
8,457,870
 
$50,440
Business Teachers, Postsecondary
79,070
 
$85,470
Computer Science Teachers, Postsecondary
33,080
 
$78,190
Mathematical Science Teachers, Postsecondary
51,980
 
$73,480
Architecture Teachers, Postsecondary
7,620
 
$79,300
Engineering Teachers, Postsecondary
34,400
 
$96,480
Agricultural Sciences Teachers, Postsecondary
10,600
 
$81,760
Biological Science Teachers, Postsecondary
54,540
 
$86,570
Forestry and Conservation Science Teachers, Postsecondary
2,410
 
$81,120
Atmospheric, Earth, Marine, and Space Sciences Teachers, Postsecondary
10,680
 
$90,660
Chemistry Teachers, Postsecondary
21,150
 
$80,070
Environmental Science Teachers, Postsecondary
5,090
 
$78,490
Physics Teachers, Postsecondary
13,500
 
$86,560
Anthropology and Archeology Teachers, Postsecondary
5,850
 
$80,040
Area, Ethnic, and Cultural Studies Teachers, Postsecondary
8,980
 
$76,720
Economics Teachers, Postsecondary
13,020
 
$92,870
Geography Teachers, Postsecondary
4,250
 
$71,230
Political Science Teachers, Postsecondary
15,930
 
$78,620
Psychology Teachers, Postsecondary
34,350
 
$74,320
Sociology Teachers, Postsecondary
17,430
 
$71,830
Social Sciences Teachers, Postsecondary, All Other
7,410
 
$85,400
Health Specialties Teachers, Postsecondary
144,780
 
$103,960
Nursing Instructors and Teachers, Postsecondary
54,050
 
$66,010
Education Teachers, Postsecondary
61,450
 
$64,370
Library Science Teachers, Postsecondary
4,370
 
$66,950
Criminal Justice and Law Enforcement Teachers, Postsecondary
13,860
 
$65,590
Law Teachers, Postsecondary
14,620
 
$107,990
Social Work Teachers, Postsecondary
9,370
 
$68,630
Art, Drama, and Music Teachers, Postsecondary
86,860
 
$70,850
Communications Teachers, Postsecondary
28,590
 
$67,820
English Language and Literature Teachers, Postsecondary
69,880
 
$67,920
Foreign Language and Literature Teachers, Postsecondary
28,100
 
$66,520
History Teachers, Postsecondary
23,240
 
$70,860
Philosophy and Religion Teachers, Postsecondary
21,250
 
$69,150
Graduate Teaching Assistants
107,790
 
$34,660
Home Economics Teachers, Postsecondary
5,910
 
$69,060
Recreation and Fitness Studies Teachers, Postsecondary
17,720
 
$63,760
Vocational Education Teachers, Postsecondary
120,290
 
$52,790
Postsecondary Teachers, All Other
183,160
 
$71,280
Preschool Teachers, Except Special Education
369,380
 
$29,200
Kindergarten Teachers, Except Special Education
173,330
 
$51,550
Elementary School Teachers, Except Special Education
1,485,600
 
$54,330
Middle School Teachers, Except Special and Career/Technical Education
655,090
 
$54,880
Career/Technical Education Teachers, Middle School
14,600
 
$54,160
Secondary School Teachers, Except Special and Career/Technical Education
1,053,140
 
$55,990
Career/Technical Education Teachers, Secondary School
91,690
 
$56,010
Special Education Teachers, Preschool, Kindergarten, and Elementary School*
226,920
 
$55,220
Special Education Teachers, Middle School
100,510
 
$56,500
Special Education Teachers, Secondary School
141,420
 
$58,080
Adult Basic and Secondary Education and Literacy Teachers and Instructors
68,510
 
$51,080
Self-Enrichment Education Teachers
160,990
 
$41,210
Teachers and Instructors, All Other*
710,230
 
$38,940
Archivists
5,030
 
$49,190
Curators
10,550
 
$53,160
Museum Technicians and Conservators
10,390
 
$41,940
Librarians
148,240
 
$56,360
Library Technicians
109,240
 
$31,410
Audio-Visual and Multimedia Collections Specialists
7,740
 
$45,910
Farm and Home Management Advisors
10,670
 
$47,640
Instructional Coordinators
128,780
 
$61,270
Teacher Assistants
1,249,380
 
$24,880
Education, Training, and Library Workers, All Other
99,820
 
$42,900



Note: Salaries are reported as the "Average" for ALL Job levels within the Occupation group, and, across ALL US Cities and States 

Salary levels can differ substantially and can be much higher or lower based on the specific City / State location, and, the Job / Career Level within an Occupation group


* Employment numbers are Not complete Totals and do Not include self-employed workers
* Report data is calculated with 0 - 10% +- relative standard error measure of reliability
* Source: US Government Labor Statistics Survey. Reports updated in 2011