Occupational Employment Statistics

Occupational Employment and Wages, May 2015

25-1042 Biological Science Teachers, Postsecondary

Teach courses in biological sciences. 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)
51,640 1.7 % (4) $86,830 1.0 %

Percentile wage estimates for this occupation:

Percentile 10% 25% 50%
(Median)
75% 90%
Annual Wage (2) $41,170 $54,950 $75,320 $106,700 $149,710
(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 36,940 1.24 (4) $91,050
Junior Colleges 13,890 1.83 (4) $74,590
Scientific Research and Development Services 630 0.10 (4) $111,110
Technical and Trade Schools 40 0.03 (4) $54,270

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 13,890 1.83 (4) $74,590
Colleges, Universities, and Professional Schools 36,940 1.24 (4) $91,050
Scientific Research and Development Services 630 0.10 (4) $111,110
Technical and Trade Schools 40 0.03 (4) $54,270

Top paying industries for this occupation:

Industry Employment (1) Percent of industry employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Scientific Research and Development Services 630 0.10 (4) $111,110
Colleges, Universities, and Professional Schools 36,940 1.24 (4) $91,050
Junior Colleges 13,890 1.83 (4) $74,590
Technical and Trade Schools 40 0.03 (4) $54,270


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)
New York 4,510 0.50 1.34 (4) $100,020
California 4,330 0.28 0.75 (4) $106,900
Texas 3,640 0.31 0.84 (4) $86,200
Pennsylvania 3,600 0.63 1.68 (4) $82,160
Massachusetts 2,790 0.82 2.19 (4) $100,460




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)
Hawaii 620 1.00 2.67 (4) $115,180
Massachusetts 2,790 0.82 2.19 (4) $100,460
Vermont 210 0.69 1.84 (4) $52,770
Pennsylvania 3,600 0.63 1.68 (4) $82,160
Connecticut 970 0.58 1.56 (4) $92,180




Top paying States for this occupation:

State Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Hawaii 620 1.00 2.67 (4) $115,180
North Dakota 250 0.55 1.47 (4) $114,480
New Hampshire 260 0.41 1.10 (4) $107,380
California 4,330 0.28 0.75 (4) $106,900
Utah 580 0.44 1.18 (4) $105,200





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-Jersey City-White Plains, NY-NJ Metropolitan Division 3,040 0.47 1.25 (4) $109,670
Boston-Cambridge-Newton, MA NECTA Division 1,610 0.91 2.44 (4) $101,120
Chicago-Naperville-Arlington Heights, IL Metropolitan Division 1,380 0.39 1.03 (4) $87,950
Philadelphia, PA Metropolitan Division 1,210 1.37 3.66 (4) $92,050
Los Angeles-Long Beach-Glendale, CA Metropolitan Division 1,070 0.26 0.69 (4) $111,150
Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land, TX 970 0.33 0.88 (4) $106,140
Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV Metropolitan Division 900 0.37 0.99 (4) $85,290
Pittsburgh, PA 860 0.76 2.03 (4) $72,500
Seattle-Bellevue-Everett, WA Metropolitan Division 610 0.39 1.05 (4) $92,490
Hartford-West Hartford-East Hartford, CT 560 0.96 2.57 (4) $100,530




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)
Ithaca, NY 140 2.83 7.56 (4) $111,560
College Station-Bryan, TX 200 1.93 5.16 (4) $109,060
Durham-Chapel Hill, NC 520 1.79 4.78 (4) $103,300
Harrisonburg, VA 90 1.47 3.93 (8) (8)
Philadelphia, PA Metropolitan Division 1,210 1.37 3.66 (4) $92,050
South Bend-Mishawaka, IN-MI 170 1.32 3.51 (4) $100,380
Worcester, MA-CT 340 1.24 3.32 (4) $99,860
Urban Honolulu, HI 550 1.22 3.25 (4) $121,640
Brockton-Bridgewater-Easton, MA NECTA Division 80 0.97 2.59 (4) $67,750
Hartford-West Hartford-East Hartford, CT 560 0.96 2.57 (4) $100,530