Occupational Employment Statistics

Occupational Employment and Wages, November 2003

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.

National estimates for this occupation
Industry profile for this occupation
State profile for this occupation
Metropolitan area 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)
136,810 2.3 % $16.67 $34,680 1.1 %

Percentile wage estimates for this occupation:

Percentile 10% 25% 50%
(Median)
75% 90%
Hourly Wage $7.61 $10.18 $14.69 $20.67 $28.10
Annual Wage (2) $15,820 $21,180 $30,560 $42,990 $58,440

Industry profile for this occupation: Top

Industries with the highest levels of employment in this occupation:

Industry Employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage
Other schools and instruction 44,490 $17.14 $35,640
Elementary and secondary schools 15,200 $18.42 $38,310
Civic and social organizations 9,930 $12.73 $26,480
Junior colleges 8,000 $16.99 $35,330
Business, computer and management training 6,490 $20.95 $43,570

Top paying industries for this occupation:

Industry Employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage
Performing arts companies 1,930 $26.19 $54,480
Newspaper, book, and directory publishers (7) $25.35 $52,720
Gambling industries (7) $22.91 $47,650
ISPs and web search portals (7) $22.38 $46,550
Management and technical consulting services 230 $21.71 $45,170

State profile for this occupation: Top

States with the highest concentration of workers in this occupation:

State Employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage Percent of State employment
Hawaii 1,960 $17.67 $36,750 0.352%
Louisiana 3,440 $16.18 $33,660 0.186%
District of Columbia 990 $15.64 $32,540 0.166%
Delaware 630 $17.50 $36,400 0.156%
Alaska 450 $18.47 $38,430 0.155%

Top paying States for this occupation:

State Employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage Percent of State employment
New York 12,310 $21.89 $45,540 0.149%
Minnesota 3,320 $21.04 $43,760 0.128%
New Jersey 5,390 $20.28 $42,190 0.139%
Massachusetts 4,790 $19.71 $41,000 0.153%
Connecticut 2,070 $18.50 $38,490 0.127%

Metropolitan area profile for this occupation: Top

Metropolitan areas with the highest concentration of workers in this occupation:

MSA Employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage Percent of MSA employment
Santa Fe, NM MSA 360 $22.47 $46,740 0.472%
Rocky Mount, NC MSA 220 $16.89 $35,130 0.371%
Honolulu, HI MSA 1,260 $20.61 $42,860 0.317%
Trenton, NJ PMSA 680 $19.40 $40,350 0.314%
Jacksonville, FL MSA 1,680 $12.00 $24,960 0.314%

Top paying Metropolitan areas for this occupation:

MSA Employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage Percent of MSA employment
McAllen-Edinburg-Mission, TX MSA (7) $32.05 $66,670 (7)
Middlesex-Somerset-Hunterdon, NJ PMSA 1,070 $25.40 $52,830 0.172%
New York, NY PMSA 6,840 $24.47 $50,890 0.173%
Atlantic-Cape May, NJ PMSA 160 $22.96 $47,750 0.087%
Santa Fe, NM MSA 360 $22.47 $46,740 0.472%

About November 2003 National, State, and Metropolitan Area Occupational Employment and Wage Estimates

These estimates are calculated with data collected from employers in all industry sectors in metropolitan and non-metropolitan areas in every State and the District of Columbia. The top five employment and wage figures are provided above. The complete list is available in the downloadable Excel files(XLS).

Percentile wage estimates show the percentage of workers in an occupation that earn less than a given wage and the percentage that earn more. The median wage is the 50th percentile wage estimate—50 percent of workers earn less than the median and 50 percent of workers earn more than the median. More about percentile wages.


(1) Estimates for detailed occupations do not sum to the totals because the totals include occupations not shown separately. Estimates do not include self-employed workers.

(2) Annual wages have been calculated by multiplying the hourly mean wage by a "year-round, full-time" hours figure of 2,080 hours; for those occupations where there is not an hourly mean wage published, the annual wage has been directly calculated from the reported survey data.

(3) The relative standard error (RSE) is a measure of the reliability of a survey statistic. The smaller the relative standard error, the more precise the estimate.

(7) Estimates not released.

All Education, Training, and Library Occupations

November 2003 National Occupational Employment and Wage Estimates

November 2003 State Occupational Employment and Wage Estimates

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Technical notes

Last Modified Date: April 19, 2005

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