Postsecondary Vocational Education Teacher Salary Information in California

The average annual and hourly salaries for postsecondary vocational education teachers in the state of California are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of postsecondary vocational education teachers among California metropolitan areas is shown in Table 3. The salary statistics are based on the national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics in 2016 and published in April 2017 [1].

Table 1 & 2. Annual & Hourly Salary of Postsecondary Vocational Education Teachers in California

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$34,760
25th Percentile Wage
$43,030
50th Percentile Wage
$56,650
75th Percentile Wage
$83,840
90th Percentile Wage
$110,190

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for postsecondary vocational education teachers in California in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $110,190. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $56,650. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $34,760.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$16.71
25th Percentile Wage
$20.69
50th Percentile Wage
$27.24
75th Percentile Wage
$40.31
90th Percentile Wage
$52.98

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for postsecondary vocational education teachers in California in 5 percentile scales. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $52.98. The median hourly salary is $27.24. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $16.71.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

The following table and chart show the trend of the median salary of postsecondary vocational education teachers from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201656,650-3.72%-2.42%
201558,76011.23%-
201452,160-8.53%-
201356,610-2.49%-
201258,020--

Table 3. Median Annual Salary of Postsecondary Vocational Education Teachers in California Cities

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of postsecondary vocational education teachers in some California cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of postsecondary vocational education teachers in state of California ranges from $38,260 to $80,380. The highest paying area for postsecondary vocational education teachers in California is Chico with a median annual salary of $80,380. The second highest paying city/area in California State is San Diego-Carlsbad-San Marcos (mean annual salary $66,560). The lowest paying area is Visalia-Porterville with a median annual salary of $38,260.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Chico
$80,380
San Diego-Carlsbad-San Marcos
$66,560
Santa Rosa-Petaluma
$66,380
Salinas
$64,950
Stockton
$64,730
Oakland-Fremont-Hayward
$62,030
Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario
$61,900
Bakersfield-Delano
$61,790
Santa Barbara-Santa Maria-Goleta
$60,760
San Francisco-Oakland-Fremont
$59,010
North Coast Region of California nonmetropolitan area
$58,240
Los Angeles-Long Beach-Glendale
$55,770
Vallejo-Fairfield
$55,760
San Francisco-San Mateo-Redwood City
$55,420
San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara
$54,980
Santa Ana-Anaheim-Irvine
$53,240
Los Angeles-Long Beach-Santa Ana
$52,560
Sacramento-Arden-Arcade-Roseville
$50,330
Napa
$50,060
Redding
$49,440
Oxnard-Thousand Oaks-Ventura
$48,370
Fresno
$48,360
San Luis Obispo-Paso Robles
$44,440
Modesto
$42,560
Yuba City
$41,370
El Centro
$40,790
Visalia-Porterville
$38,260


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