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Highest Paying Industries for Miscellaneous Teachers and Instructors

The top 100 highest paying industries for miscellaneous teachers and instructors (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 $75,350, junior colleges - privately owned is the highest paying industry for miscellaneous teachers and instructors. It is followed by miscellaneous manufacturing industry (average annual salary $74,900). 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 miscellaneous teachers and instructors in a specific industry, use the links in the table.

Table 1. 100 Highest Paying Industries for Miscellaneous Teachers and Instructors

Industry Average Salary i # of
Empl. i
1 Junior colleges - Privately owned
$75,350
1,200
2 Miscellaneous Manufacturing
$74,900
70
3 Federal Executive Branch (OES Designation)
$65,720
16,300
4 Federal government, including USPS
$65,710
16,480
5 Wholesale Trade
$65,190
50
6 Manufacturing
$64,560
130
7 Business, Professional, Labor, Political, and Similar Organizations
$63,150
1,010
8 Research and Development in the Social Sciences and Humanities
$59,810
1,260
9 Federal, State, and Local Government (OES Designation)
$59,660
28,400
10 Federal, State, and Local Government
$59,660
28,400
11 Psychiatric and Substance Abuse Hospitals - State government owned
$59,660
330
12 Scientific Research and Development Services
$59,660
1,450
13 Home Health Care Services
$59,030
40
14 Hospitals - State government owned
$58,800
360
15 Research and Development in the Physical, Engineering, and Life Sciences
$57,240
190
16 General Medical and Surgical Hospitals - Local government owned
$55,930
120
17 Postal Service (federal government)
$55,570
170
18 Transportation and Warehousing
$55,570
250
19 Hospitals - Local government owned
$55,460
130
20 Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services
$54,930
2,770
21 Psychiatric and Substance Abuse Hospitals
$54,060
580
22 Hospitals (including private, state, and local government hospitals)
$52,220
1,820
23 Management, Scientific, and Technical Consulting Services
$52,150
730
24 State Government, excluding schools and hospitals (OES Designation)
$51,590
4,980
25 General Medical and Surgical Hospitals
$50,990
1,230
26 Merchant Wholesalers, Durable Goods
$50,950
30
27 Computer Systems Design and Related Services
$50,210
n/a
28 Colleges, universities, and professional schools - Local government owned
$49,910
740
29 General Medical and Surgical Hospitals - Privately owned
$49,760
1,080
30 Offices of Physicians
$49,760
80
31 Other Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services
$49,700
80
32 Nursing Care Facilities (Skilled Nursing Facilities)
$49,560
40
33 Software Publishers
$49,530
40
34 General Medical and Surgical Hospitals - State government owned
$49,280
40
35 Other Ambulatory Health Care Services
$48,600
170
36 Technical and trade schools - State government owned
$48,600
460
37 Publishing Industries (except Internet)
$48,190
50
38 Hospitals - Privately owned
$48,020
1,330
39 Motor Vehicle and Parts Dealers
$45,940
n/a
40 Business schools and computer and management training - Privately owned
$45,580
3,280
41 Business Schools and Computer and Management Training
$45,530
3,300
42 Offices of Physical, Occupational and Speech Therapists, and Audiologists
$45,200
120
43 Technical and trade schools - Privately owned
$43,930
2,800
44 Technical and Trade Schools
$43,650
3,460
45 Elementary and Secondary Schools - State government owned
$43,550
6,680
46 Psychiatric and Substance Abuse Hospitals - Privately owned
$43,460
250
47 Information
$43,030
230
48 Facilities Support Services
$42,670
70
49 Ambulatory Health Care Services
$42,640
790
50 Offices of Other Health Practitioners
$41,480
350
51 Local Government, excluding schools and hospitals (OES Designation)
$41,350
7,110
52 Grantmaking and Giving Services
$40,690
550
53 Accounting, Tax Preparation, Bookkeeping, and Payroll Services
$39,830
n/a
54 State government, including schools and hospitals
$39,070
n/a
55 Other Information Services
$38,580
150
56 Other Residential Care Facilities
$37,750
740
57 Residential Mental Health and Substance Abuse Facilities
$37,600
560
58 Religious, Grantmaking, Civic, Professional, and Similar Organizations
$37,130
4,820
59 Promoters of Performing Arts, Sports, and Similar Events
$37,030
100
60 Travel Arrangement and Reservation Services
$36,850
70
61 All Other Ambulatory Health Care Services
$36,380
n/a
62 Museums, Historical Sites, and Similar Institutions
$36,300
480
63 Educational Services - State government owned
$36,300
24,560
64 Colleges, universities, and professional schools - Privately owned
$36,290
11,300
65 Other Services (except Federal, State, and Local Government)
$35,870
5,030
66 Nursing and Residential Care Facilities
$35,440
1,640
67 Other schools and instruction - Local government owned
$35,080
250
68 Management of Companies and Enterprises
$35,070
1,290
69 Retail Trade
$34,750
320
70 Vocational Rehabilitation Services
$34,710
1,040
71 Junior Colleges (including private, state, and local government schools)
$34,370
19,950
72 Electronics and Appliance Stores
$33,830
270
73 Junior colleges - Local government owned
$33,800
15,350
74 Social Advocacy Organizations
$33,580
670
75 Arts, Entertainment, and Recreation
$32,860
2,350
76 Other Schools and Instruction
$32,820
60,500
77 Other schools and instruction - Privately owned
$32,810
60,240
78 Residential Intellectual and Developmental Disability, Mental Health, and Substance Abuse Facilities
$32,640
850
79 Individual and Family Services
$32,280
6,970
80 Other Amusement and Recreation Industries
$32,150
n/a
81 Fitness and Recreational Sports Centers
$32,020
n/a
82 Services for the Elderly and Persons with Disabilities
$31,870
390
83 Offices of Mental Health Practitioners (except Physicians)
$31,850
140
84 Health Care and Social Assistance
$31,680
19,610
85 Colleges, Universities, and Professional Schools
$31,470
26,050
86 Amusement, Gambling, and Recreation Industries
$31,460
n/a
87 Educational Services - Privately owned
$31,190
127,410
88 Performing Arts Companies
$31,040
120
89 Performing Arts, Spectator Sports, and Related Industries
$30,730
300
90 Junior colleges - State government owned
$30,590
3,390
91 Community Food and Housing, and Emergency and Other Relief Services
$30,540
540
92 Educational Support Services - Privately owned
$30,280
13,160
93 Technical and trade schools - Local government owned
$29,890
200
94 Theater Companies and Dinner Theaters
$29,700
70
95 Civic and Social Organizations
$29,610
1,770
96 Educational Support Services
$29,260
16,150
97 Social Assistance
$29,050
15,350
98 Colleges, universities, and professional schools - State government owned
$29,050
14,000
99 Religious Organizations
$29,020
810
100 Educational Services
$28,180
790,370