Occupational Employment Statistics

Occupational Employment and Wages, May 2015

25-1113 Social Work Teachers, Postsecondary

Teach courses in social work. 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)
11,740 2.7 % (4) $69,030 1.4 %

Percentile wage estimates for this occupation:

Percentile 10% 25% 50%
(Median)
75% 90%
Annual Wage (2) $32,130 $46,190 $63,390 $85,420 $113,670
(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 10,230 0.34 (4) $70,300
Junior Colleges 1,500 0.20 (4) $60,400

Industries with the highest concentration of employment in this occupation:

Industry Employment (1) Percent of industry employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Colleges, Universities, and Professional Schools 10,230 0.34 (4) $70,300
Junior Colleges 1,500 0.20 (4) $60,400

Top paying industries for this occupation:

Industry Employment (1) Percent of industry employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Colleges, Universities, and Professional Schools 10,230 0.34 (4) $70,300
Junior Colleges 1,500 0.20 (4) $60,400


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 1,640 0.18 2.15 (4) $72,390
Texas 800 0.07 0.81 (4) $57,720
Ohio 600 0.11 1.34 (4) $60,450
Pennsylvania 560 0.10 1.15 (4) $67,930
North Carolina 520 0.13 1.48 (4) $69,300




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)
Delaware 100 0.24 2.82 (4) $74,270
Connecticut 360 0.22 2.56 (4) $75,260
Maine 120 0.20 2.35 (4) $62,390
New York 1,640 0.18 2.15 (4) $72,390
Arizona 430 0.17 1.94 (4) $71,790




Top paying States for this occupation:

State Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
California 470 0.03 0.35 (4) $88,880
New Jersey 230 0.06 0.68 (4) $86,580
North Dakota 50 0.10 1.23 (4) $81,860
Florida 350 0.04 0.52 (4) $79,570
Washington 210 0.07 0.81 (4) $79,450





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 1,190 0.18 2.15 (4) $79,460
Phoenix-Mesa-Scottsdale, AZ 410 0.22 2.56 (4) $71,990
Boston-Cambridge-Newton, MA NECTA Division 350 0.20 2.30 (4) $72,290
Los Angeles-Long Beach-Glendale, CA Metropolitan Division 280 0.07 0.81 (8) (8)
Hartford-West Hartford-East Hartford, CT 260 0.45 5.33 (4) $76,910
South Bend-Mishawaka, IN-MI 260 2.03 23.81 (8) (8)
Denver-Aurora-Lakewood, CO 240 0.17 2.04 (4) $61,130
Minneapolis-St. Paul-Bloomington, MN-WI 200 0.10 1.23 (4) $67,430
Cincinnati, OH-KY-IN 190 0.18 2.17 (4) $64,630
Pittsburgh, PA 170 0.15 1.77 (4) $69,000




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)
South Bend-Mishawaka, IN-MI 260 2.03 23.81 (8) (8)
Durham-Chapel Hill, NC 140 0.47 5.57 (4) $84,280
Hartford-West Hartford-East Hartford, CT 260 0.45 5.33 (4) $76,910
Columbia, SC 90 0.25 2.90 (4) $64,620
Springfield, MA-CT 70 0.22 2.55 (4) $76,960
Phoenix-Mesa-Scottsdale, AZ 410 0.22 2.56 (4) $71,990
Madison, WI 80 0.22 2.60 (8) (8)
Boston-Cambridge-Newton, MA NECTA Division 350 0.20 2.30 (4) $72,290
Canton-Massillon, OH 30 0.19 2.25 (4) $53,050
Wilmington, DE-MD-NJ Metropolitan Division 60 0.18 2.11 (4) $74,260




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)
Newark, NJ-PA Metropolitan Division 60 0.05 0.65 (4) $103,590
Miami-Miami Beach-Kendall, FL Metropolitan Division 100 0.09 1.07 (4) $91,250
Durham-Chapel Hill, NC 140 0.47 5.57 (4) $84,280
Louisville/Jefferson County, KY-IN 30 0.05 0.57 (4) $82,550
New York-Jersey City-White Plains, NY-NJ Metropolitan Division 1,190 0.18 2.15 (4) $79,460
Springfield, MA-CT 70 0.22 2.55 (4) $76,960
Hartford-West Hartford-East Hartford, CT 260 0.45 5.33 (4) $76,910
Warren-Troy-Farmington Hills, MI Metropolitan Division 100 0.08 0.97 (4) $74,410
Wilmington, DE-MD-NJ Metropolitan Division 60 0.18 2.11 (4) $74,260
Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV Metropolitan Division 90 0.04 0.41 (4) $72,390

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)
Mountain North Carolina nonmetropolitan area 50 0.40 4.66 (4) $67,300
Southwest New York nonmetropolitan area 40 0.20 2.35 (4) $39,720

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)
Mountain North Carolina nonmetropolitan area 50 0.40 4.66 (4) $67,300
Southwest New York nonmetropolitan area 40 0.20 2.35 (4) $39,720

Top paying nonmetropolitan areas for this occupation:

Nonmetropolitan area Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Mountain North Carolina nonmetropolitan area 50 0.40 4.66 (4) $67,300
Southwest New York nonmetropolitan area 40 0.20 2.35 (4) $39,720


About May 2015 National, State, Metropolitan, and Nonmetropolitan Area Occupational Employment and Wage Estimates

These estimates are calculated with data collected from employers in all industry sectors, all metropolitan and nonmetropolitan areas, and all states and the District of Columbia. The top employment and wage figures are provided above. The complete list is available in the downloadable XLS files.

The percentile wage estimate is the value of a wage below which a certain percent of workers fall. 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 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.

(4) Wages for some occupations that do not generally work year-round, full time, are reported either as hourly wages or annual salaries depending on how they are typically paid.

(8) Estimate not released.

(9) The location quotient is the ratio of the area concentration of occupational employment to the national average concentration. A location quotient greater than one indicates the occupation has a higher share of employment than average, and a location quotient less than one indicates the occupation is less prevalent in the area than average.


Other OES estimates and related information:

May 2015 National Occupational Employment and Wage Estimates

May 2015 State Occupational Employment and Wage Estimates

May 2015 Metropolitan and Nonmetropolitan Area Occupational Employment and Wage Estimates

May 2015 National Industry-Specific Occupational Employment and Wage Estimates

May 2015 Occupation Profiles

Technical Notes

Last Modified Date: March 30, 2016