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 .
|Percentile Bracket||Average 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.
The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of postsecondary vocational education teachers from 2012 to 2017.
|Year||Median Salary||Yearly Growth||5-Year Growth|
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|| |
|Other Services (except Federal, State, and Local Government)|| |
|Arts, Entertainment, and Recreation|| |
|Transportation and Warehousing|| |
|Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services|| |
|Wholesale Trade|| |
|Management of Companies and Enterprises|| |
|Educational Services|| |
|Federal, State, and Local Government|| |
|Administrative and Support and Waste Management and Remediation Services|| |
|Health Care and Social Assistance|| |
|Real Estate and Rental and Leasing|| |
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|
|New York|| |
|New Jersey|| |
|North Dakota|| |
|District of Columbia|| |
|North Carolina|| |
|South Carolina|| |
|New Hampshire|| |
|Rhode Island|| |
|South Dakota|| |
|West Virginia|| |
|New Mexico|| |
|Puerto Rico|| |