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Highest Paying Industries for Career/Technical Education Teachers, Secondary School

The top 21 highest paying industries for career/technical education teachers, secondary school (ranked by average annual salary) are listed in Table 1. The entry level salary (as measured by the salary of the lowest 10% paid earners) and the number of employment in those industries are also shown. As shown in the table, with an average annual salary of $71,430, elementary and secondary schools - state government owned is the highest paying industry for career/technical education teachers, secondary school. It is followed by educational services - state government owned industry (average annual salary $71,430). The salary and employment information is computed from data published by U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics in May 2015 [1]. For more information about salaries of career/technical education teachers, secondary school in a specific industry, use the links in the table.

Table 1. 21 Highest Paying Industries for Career/Technical Education Teachers, Secondary School

Industry Average Salary i # of
Empl. i
1 Elementary and Secondary Schools - State government owned
$71,430
1,260
2 Educational Services - State government owned
$71,430
1,260
3 Technical and trade schools - Local government owned
$62,610
n/a
4 Technical and Trade Schools
$60,500
450
5 State government, including schools and hospitals
$56,470
2,970
6 Educational Services
$55,400
79,620
7 Elementary and Secondary Schools
$55,360
79,080
8 Public sector -- Federal, state, and local government, including government owned schools and hospit
$55,310
79,680
9 Local government, including schools and hospitals
$55,290
76,710
10 Educational Services - Local government owned
$55,290
76,590
11 Elementary and Secondary Schools - Local government owned
$55,250
76,210
12 Local Government, excluding schools and hospitals (OES Designation)
$51,820
120
13 Educational Services - Privately owned
$50,550
1,760
14 Elementary and Secondary Schools - Privately owned
$49,980
1,610
15 Technical and trade schools - Privately owned
$48,510
n/a
16 Health Care and Social Assistance
$44,830
100
17 Social Assistance
$44,210
90
18 Vocational Rehabilitation Services
$44,030
80
19 Federal, State, and Local Government (OES Designation)
$35,310
1,830
20 Federal, State, and Local Government
$35,310
1,830
21 State Government, excluding schools and hospitals (OES Designation)
$33,730
1,710
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