Occupational Employment Statistics

Occupational Employment and Wages, May 2010

25-1192 Home Economics Teachers, Postsecondary

Teach courses in childcare, family relations, finance, nutrition, and related subjects pertaining to home management. Includes both teachers primarily engaged in teaching and those who do a combination of teaching and research.


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)
Mean wage
RSE (3)
5,910 8.1 % (4) $69,060 1.7 %

Percentile wage estimates for this occupation:

Percentile 10% 25% 50%
(Median)
75% 90%
Annual Wage (2) $32,140 $43,880 $65,040 $89,280 $115,740
(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)
Colleges, Universities, and Professional Schools 3,580 0.13 (4) $66,560
Junior Colleges 1,600 0.21 (4) $77,460

Industries with the highest concentration of employment in this occupation:

Industry Employment (1) Percent of industry employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Junior Colleges 1,600 0.21 (4) $77,460
Colleges, Universities, and Professional Schools 3,580 0.13 (4) $66,560

Top paying industries for this occupation:

Industry Employment (1) Percent of industry employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Junior Colleges 1,600 0.21 (4) $77,460
Colleges, Universities, and Professional Schools 3,580 0.13 (4) $66,560


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)
California 690 0.05 1.05 (4) $101,490
Texas 540 0.05 1.14 (4) $72,530
Pennsylvania 450 0.08 1.74 (4) $73,350
Kansas 260 0.20 4.32 (4) $62,880
Indiana 230 0.09 1.85 (4) $69,180




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)
Kansas 260 0.20 4.32 (4) $62,880
New Mexico 80 0.10 2.22 (4) $47,940
Wisconsin 230 0.09 1.87 (4) $39,340
Indiana 230 0.09 1.85 (4) $69,180
Utah 90 0.08 1.76 (4) $78,250




Top paying States for this occupation:

State Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
California 690 0.05 1.05 (4) $101,490
Utah 90 0.08 1.76 (4) $78,250
Iowa 90 0.06 1.36 (4) $77,290
Michigan 70 0.02 0.39 (4) $76,440
Virginia 40 0.01 0.26 (4) $75,380

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)
Philadelphia, PA Metropolitan Division 200 0.11 2.43 (4) $72,770
Los Angeles-Long Beach-Glendale, CA Metropolitan Division 110 0.03 0.65 (4) $93,830
Dallas-Plano-Irving, TX Metropolitan Division 90 0.04 0.95 (4) $78,530
Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario, CA 70 0.06 1.27 (4) $112,690
Sacramento--Arden-Arcade--Roseville, CA 60 0.08 1.61 (4) $105,480
Minneapolis-St. Paul-Bloomington, MN-WI 60 0.03 0.71 (8) (8)
Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Marietta, GA 50 0.02 0.47 (4) $67,260
Raleigh-Cary, NC 40 0.07 1.59 (4) $58,080
Seattle-Bellevue-Everett, WA Metropolitan Division 30 0.03 0.56 (4) $51,590
Scranton--Wilkes-Barre, PA 30 0.13 2.75 (4) $59,200