Occupational Employment Statistics

Occupational Employment and Wages, May 2015

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)
65,110 3.6 % $25.99 $54,060 1.1 %

Percentile wage estimates for this occupation:

Percentile 10% 25% 50%
(Median)
75% 90%
Hourly Wage $13.88 $18.83 $24.17 $31.88 $39.97
Annual Wage (2) $28,870 $39,170 $50,280 $66,300 $83,140


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)
Junior Colleges 20,430 2.70 $25.68 $53,410
Elementary and Secondary Schools 20,290 0.24 $28.62 $59,530
Other Schools and Instruction 7,310 1.87 $23.27 $48,400
State Government (OES Designation) 3,090 0.14 $31.29 $65,080
Colleges, Universities, and Professional Schools 2,920 0.10 $25.22 $52,450

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 20,430 2.70 $25.68 $53,410
Other Schools and Instruction 7,310 1.87 $23.27 $48,400
Technical and Trade Schools 1,700 1.20 $23.07 $47,970
Educational Support Services 920 0.56 $26.16 $54,410
Business Schools and Computer and Management Training 340 0.47 $27.01 $56,180

Top paying industries for this occupation:

Industry Employment (1) Percent of industry employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
State Government (OES Designation) 3,090 0.14 $31.29 $65,080
Other Information Services 200 0.09 $29.73 $61,840
Elementary and Secondary Schools 20,290 0.24 $28.62 $59,530
Business Schools and Computer and Management Training 340 0.47 $27.01 $56,180
Educational Support Services 920 0.56 $26.16 $54,410


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 9,110 0.59 1.25 $32.88 $68,380
Washington 6,260 2.10 4.44 $27.13 $56,420
Texas 6,250 0.54 1.14 $24.78 $51,530
New York 4,710 0.52 1.11 $31.23 $64,960
North Carolina 3,630 0.88 1.86 $21.72 $45,190




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 6,260 2.10 4.44 $27.13 $56,420
North Carolina 3,630 0.88 1.86 $21.72 $45,190
Arkansas 1,010 0.86 1.82 $18.46 $38,400
Delaware 360 0.83 1.75 $28.68 $59,650
South Dakota 330 0.79 1.68 $17.42 $36,240




Top paying States for this occupation:

State Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
California 9,110 0.59 1.25 $32.88 $68,380
New York 4,710 0.52 1.11 $31.23 $64,960
Connecticut 640 0.38 0.81 $30.41 $63,260
West Virginia 90 0.12 0.26 $30.15 $62,710
Illinois 2,270 0.39 0.82 $29.12 $60,580





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 3,590 0.55 1.17 $32.22 $67,010
Seattle-Bellevue-Everett, WA Metropolitan Division 2,960 1.93 4.08 $27.71 $57,640
Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land, TX 2,530 0.86 1.83 $28.58 $59,450
Los Angeles-Long Beach-Glendale, CA Metropolitan Division 1,710 0.42 0.88 $35.48 $73,800
Anaheim-Santa Ana-Irvine, CA Metropolitan Division 1,520 1.00 2.12 $25.92 $53,910
Chicago-Naperville-Arlington Heights, IL Metropolitan Division 1,470 0.41 0.87 $31.14 $64,770
Boston-Cambridge-Newton, MA NECTA Division 930 0.53 1.12 $19.83 $41,240
Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV Metropolitan Division 930 0.38 0.81 $26.27 $54,640
Minneapolis-St. Paul-Bloomington, MN-WI 890 0.47 1.00 $19.71 $40,990
Tampa-St. Petersburg-Clearwater, FL 830 0.69 1.45 $24.25 $50,450




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 470 5.66 11.98 $29.04 $60,390
Mount Vernon-Anacortes, WA 260 5.65 11.97 $27.51 $57,230
Pine Bluff, AR 170 5.43 11.51 $25.80 $53,660
Longview, WA 120 3.34 7.07 $26.46 $55,050
Lewiston, ID-WA 80 3.18 6.73 $28.79 $59,880
Yakima, WA 240 2.83 5.99 $24.60 $51,170
Wenatchee, WA 90 2.21 4.67 $25.39 $52,820
Olympia-Tumwater, WA 220 2.18 4.62 $27.07 $56,300
Lawton, OK 100 2.17 4.60 $21.32 $44,350
Kennewick-Richland, WA 200 1.97 4.16 $27.82 $57,860