Occupational Employment Statistics

Table 5. Annual mean wages for selected occupations in private and State colleges, universities, and professional schools, May 2009
Occupation Annual mean wage, private colleges and universities Annual mean wage, State colleges and universities Wage difference (private-State)

Area, ethnic, and cultural studies teachers, postsecondary

$83,730 $66,000 $17,730

Anthropology and archeology teachers, postsecondary

83,950 71,020 12,930

Engineering teachers, postsecondary

102,760 92,520 10,240

Art, drama, and music teachers, postsecondary

73,180 63,490 9,690

Atmospheric, earth, marine, and space sciences teachers, postsecondary

92,290 83,460 8,830

Computer science teachers, postsecondary

80,810 86,540 -5,730

Biological science teachers, postsecondary

85,800 93,950 -8,150

Law teachers, postsecondary

109,020 118,170 -9,150

Education administrators, postsecondary

94,470 104,370 -9,900

Coaches and scouts

41,570 58,810 -17,240

Last Modified Date: December 14, 2010

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