Occupational Employment Statistics

Occupational Employment and Wages, May 2004

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)
141,180 2.2 % $16.93 $35,210 0.9 %

Percentile wage estimates for this occupation:

Percentile 10% 25% 50%
(Median)
75% 90%
Hourly Wage $7.90 $10.39 $14.85 $20.80 $28.85
Annual Wage (2) $16,420 $21,620 $30,880 $43,260 $60,020

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 46,240 $17.53 $36,470
Elementary and secondary schools 16,540 $18.60 $38,680
Civic and social organizations 10,160 $13.93 $28,980
Business, computer and management training 6,380 $21.36 $44,420
Junior colleges 5,970 $18.38 $38,230

Top paying industries for this occupation:

Industry Employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage
Newspaper, book, and directory publishers 40 $32.17 $66,920
Management and technical consulting services 210 $26.69 $55,510
Performing arts companies 2,040 $25.13 $52,260
ISPs and web search portals (7) $23.22 $48,300
Electronics and appliance stores 240 $22.56 $46,920

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 1,450 $18.46 $38,400 0.257%
Louisiana 3,420 $16.69 $34,720 0.184%
New York 13,640 $21.75 $45,240 0.165%
California 22,850 $17.81 $37,050 0.157%
Florida 10,980 $14.68 $30,540 0.150%

Top paying States for this occupation:

State Employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage Percent of State employment
New York 13,640 $21.75 $45,240 0.165%
New Jersey 5,740 $19.70 $40,970 0.148%
Illinois 3,690 $19.48 $40,520 0.065%
Connecticut 2,230 $19.46 $40,470 0.137%
Massachusetts 4,180 $19.25 $40,030 0.134%

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
Glens Falls, NY MSA 230 $14.59 $30,350 0.448%
Rocky Mount, NC MSA 240 $16.75 $34,840 0.387%
Jacksonville, FL MSA 2,020 $11.39 $23,680 0.371%
Santa Fe, NM MSA 270 $23.05 $47,950 0.356%
San Luis Obispo-Atascadero-Paso Robles, CA MSA 330 $18.47 $38,420 0.332%

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) $31.74 $66,030 (7)
New York, NY PMSA 7,400 $24.49 $50,940 0.186%
Middlesex-Somerset-Hunterdon, NJ PMSA 980 $24.49 $50,940 0.158%
Stamford-Norwalk, CT PMSA 510 $23.80 $49,510 0.256%
Elkhart-Goshen, IN MSA 50 $23.69 $49,280 0.041%

About May 2004 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.

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May 2004 National Occupational Employment and Wage Estimates

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Last Modified Date: June 02, 2005

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