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Postsecondary Vocational Education Teacher Salary Information

The salary statistics of postsecondary vocational education teachers are shown in Table 1. In the next few tables we compare the average salaries of postsecondary vocational education teachers within different industry sectors and in the 50 states of the United States. The postsecondary vocational education teachers annual salary statistics are from the national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics in 2017 and published in April 2018 [1].

Table 1. Postsecondary Vocational Education Teacher Salary in the United States

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$29,780
25th Percentile Wage
$39,060
50th Percentile Wage
$51,600
75th Percentile Wage
$68,220
90th Percentile Wage
$91,020

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for postsecondary vocational education teachers. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) postsecondary vocational education teachers is $91,020. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $51,600. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $29,780. Notice that in the United States, the annual salary of the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is almost 205% higher than that of the bottom 10 percent.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of postsecondary vocational education teachers from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$51,600
1.82% 7.00%
2016
$50,660
2.35% -
2015
$49,470
2.24% -
2014
$48,360
0.12% -
2013
$48,300
0.64% -
2012
$47,990
- -

Table 2. Postsecondary Vocational Education Teacher Salary by Industry Sector

The average salaries of postsecondary vocational education teachers in 15 major industry sectors are shown in Table 2. We note that the salaries vary considerably within different industry sectors. The highest paying industry sector for postsecondary vocational education teachers occupations is the finance and insurance sector with an annual salary $86,450. The lowest paying sector is the real estate and rental and leasing sector (annual salary $36,710).

Industry Sector Median Annual Salary
Finance and Insurance
$86,450
Other Services (except Federal, State, and Local Government)
$74,210
Arts, Entertainment, and Recreation
$69,960
Information
$69,380
Construction
$63,700
Transportation and Warehousing
$63,210
Manufacturing
$57,620
Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services
$54,660
Wholesale Trade
$54,630
Management of Companies and Enterprises
$53,840
Educational Services
$51,720
Federal, State, and Local Government
$51,220
Administrative and Support and Waste Management and Remediation Services
$45,840
Health Care and Social Assistance
$40,790
Real Estate and Rental and Leasing
$36,710

Table 3. Median Annual Wage of Postsecondary Vocational Education Teachers by States

From the above tables we note that not only postsecondary vocational education teachers salaries vary considerably based on one's education and experience, and the industry sectors, they also change considerably from state to state. In the following table we compare the median salary of postsecondary vocational education teachers in all 50 states of the United States. We note that the median annual salaries range from $28,020 to $69,410. The highest paying state for postsecondary vocational education teachers is Alaska with a median annual salary of $69,410. The lowest paying state is Puerto Rico with a median annual salary of $28,020. For more salary information of postsecondary vocational education teachers profession in a specific state, use the links in the table.

State Name Median Annual Salary
Alaska
$69,410
Wisconsin
$65,440
Hawaii
$63,270
New York
$60,960
Delaware
$60,750
Iowa
$58,490
California
$57,970
Nebraska
$57,530
Washington
$57,210
Ohio
$57,010
New Jersey
$56,810
North Dakota
$56,710
Massachusetts
$55,850
Oklahoma
$55,460
Minnesota
$54,460
Kansas
$54,210
District of Columbia
$53,570
Florida
$52,520
North Carolina
$52,470
Vermont
$52,320
Colorado
$51,500
South Carolina
$51,330
Michigan
$51,150
New Hampshire
$50,790
Texas
$49,950
Wyoming
$49,710
Kentucky
$49,330
Georgia
$49,070
Arizona
$49,060
Illinois
$49,020
Mississippi
$49,010
Pennsylvania
$48,530
Montana
$48,330
Oregon
$48,320
Rhode Island
$47,900
Indiana
$47,470
South Dakota
$47,060
Utah
$46,920
Tennessee
$46,780
Virginia
$46,700
West Virginia
$46,130
Maryland
$46,090
Missouri
$44,800
Arkansas
$44,650
Guam
$44,040
Connecticut
$42,310
New Mexico
$40,860
Maine
$40,110
Alabama
$40,010
Idaho
$38,710
Nevada
$38,620
Louisiana
$36,460
Puerto Rico
$28,020



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