Occupational Employment Statistics

Occupational Employment and Wages, May 2013

25-3011 Adult Basic and Secondary Education and Literacy Teachers and Instructors

Teach or instruct out-of-school youths and adults in remedial education classes, preparatory classes for the General Educational Development test, literacy, or English as a Second Language. Teaching may or may not take place in a traditional educational institution.


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)
Wage RSE (3)
69,880 3.3 % $25.89 $53,850 1.2 %

Percentile wage estimates for this occupation:

Percentile 10% 25% 50%
(Median)
75% 90%
Hourly Wage $13.76 $18.68 $24.57 $32.67 $40.67
Annual Wage (2) $28,630 $38,850 $51,110 $67,950 $84,590


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 26,070 0.31 $27.90 $58,040
Junior Colleges 19,720 2.59 $26.22 $54,540
Other Schools and Instruction 8,290 2.28 $23.06 $47,970
Colleges, Universities, and Professional Schools 2,710 0.09 $24.47 $50,900
State Government (OES Designation) 2,700 0.12 $31.50 $65,520

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 19,720 2.59 $26.22 $54,540
Other Schools and Instruction 8,290 2.28 $23.06 $47,970
Technical and Trade Schools 1,330 0.90 $22.74 $47,300
Vocational Rehabilitation Services 1,840 0.57 $19.87 $41,320
Educational Support Services 800 0.54 $25.29 $52,600

Top paying industries for this occupation:

Industry Employment (1) Percent of industry employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
State Government (OES Designation) 2,700 0.12 $31.50 $65,520
Elementary and Secondary Schools 26,070 0.31 $27.90 $58,040
Business Schools and Computer and Management Training 220 0.30 $26.92 $55,990
Civic and Social Organizations 150 0.04 $26.39 $54,900
Junior Colleges 19,720 2.59 $26.22 $54,540


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 12,990 0.88 1.68 $32.57 $67,750
New York 6,900 0.80 1.52 $30.17 $62,750
Washington 6,620 2.34 4.44 $26.08 $54,250
Texas 5,790 0.53 1.01 $23.75 $49,390
North Carolina 4,230 1.07 2.03 $21.69 $45,110




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)
Washington 6,620 2.34 4.44 $26.08 $54,250
North Carolina 4,230 1.07 2.03 $21.69 $45,110
California 12,990 0.88 1.68 $32.57 $67,750
Idaho 530 0.86 1.63 $15.45 $32,140
New York 6,900 0.80 1.52 $30.17 $62,750




Top paying States for this occupation:

State Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
California 12,990 0.88 1.68 $32.57 $67,750
New Jersey 1,040 0.27 0.52 $30.55 $63,540
New York 6,900 0.80 1.52 $30.17 $62,750
Wisconsin 1,380 0.51 0.97 $29.57 $61,500
Connecticut 890 0.55 1.04 $29.50 $61,350





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)
New York-White Plains-Wayne, NY-NJ Metropolitan Division 4,010 0.76 1.45 $30.48 $63,400
Seattle-Bellevue-Everett, WA Metropolitan Division 3,180 2.19 4.16 $26.55 $55,210
Los Angeles-Long Beach-Glendale, CA Metropolitan Division 2,690 0.68 1.28 $35.39 $73,620
Houston-Sugar Land-Baytown, TX 2,000 0.72 1.38 $27.05 $56,270
Santa Ana-Anaheim-Irvine, CA Metropolitan Division 1,750 1.20 2.28 $33.94 $70,600
Richmond, VA 1,190 1.97 3.74 $26.23 $54,560
Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV Metropolitan Division 1,090 0.46 0.87 $29.37 $61,090
Minneapolis-St. Paul-Bloomington, MN-WI 1,050 0.58 1.11 $20.61 $42,870
Nassau-Suffolk, NY Metropolitan Division 1,030 0.83 1.58 $35.76 $74,380
San Francisco-San Mateo-Redwood City, CA Metropolitan Division 830 0.79 1.50 $29.37 $61,090




Metropolitan areas with the highest concentration of jobs and location quotients in this occupation:

Metropolitan area Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Bremerton-Silverdale, WA 450 5.77 10.95 $27.96 $58,160
Mount Vernon-Anacortes, WA 240 5.56 10.54 $26.54 $55,190
Pine Bluff, AR 170 5.10 9.67 $24.03 $49,970
Lewiston, ID-WA 120 4.88 9.26 $25.97 $54,010
Longview, WA 140 4.17 7.91 $25.85 $53,770
Yakima, WA 260 3.20 6.08 $24.30 $50,540
Santa Cruz-Watsonville, CA 230 2.70 5.12 $31.25 $65,010
Hickory-Lenoir-Morganton, NC 360 2.47 4.69 $22.40 $46,580
Lawton, OK 90 2.23 4.24 $20.48 $42,600
El Centro, CA 120 2.23 4.23 $41.45 $86,210




Top paying metropolitan areas for this occupation:

Metropolitan area Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Stockton, CA 140 0.71 1.35 $43.60 $90,690
El Centro, CA 120 2.23 4.23 $41.45 $86,210
Vallejo-Fairfield, CA 40 0.36 0.68 $39.63 $82,430
Bakersfield-Delano, CA 120 0.40 0.76 $39.47 $82,090
San Luis Obispo-Paso Robles, CA 50 0.51 0.98 $37.90 $78,840
Oxnard-Thousand Oaks-Ventura, CA (8) (8) (8) $37.68 $78,380
Sacramento--Arden-Arcade--Roseville, CA 150 0.18 0.33 $37.51 $78,020
San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, CA 730 0.78 1.49 $36.39 $75,700
Nassau-Suffolk, NY Metropolitan Division 1,030 0.83 1.58 $35.76 $74,380
Madison, WI (8) (8) (8) $35.47 $73,780

Nonmetropolitan areas with the highest employment in this occupation:

Nonmetropolitan area Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Other North Carolina nonmetropolitan area 550 1.85 3.52 $19.58 $40,730
Western Central North Carolina nonmetropolitan area 400 1.59 3.02 $18.20 $37,860
Western North Carolina nonmetropolitan area 350 1.87 3.55 $18.04 $37,520
Southeast Minnesota nonmetropolitan area 330 1.89 3.59 $27.92 $58,080
Northeastern North Carolina nonmetropolitan area 270 1.57 2.97 $20.31 $42,240

Nonmetropolitan areas with the highest concentration of jobs and location quotients in this occupation:

Nonmetropolitan area Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Central Washington nonmetropolitan area 240 3.72 7.05 $26.16 $54,410
Southwestern Washington nonmetropolitan area 210 3.39 6.44 $25.99 $54,050
Eastern and Southern Colorado nonmetropolitan area 180 2.83 5.36 $14.86 $30,920
Northwestern Washington nonmetropolitan area 120 2.45 4.64 $24.24 $50,420
Northwestern Virginia nonmetropol