Vocational Education Teacher, Postsecondary Salary

Postsecondary Vocational Education Teachers in the United States are often veterans in their line of work, with just under nine-tenths bringing more than 10 years of experience to the table. Salaries slide in at $43K annually on average but can range from $34K to $90K per year. Job satisfaction for Postsecondary Vocational Education Teachers is high. Male Postsecondary Vocational Education Teachers are far more common among survey respondents than their female counterparts, who typically comprise less than one-third of the field. Most enjoy medical while the greater part get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to over one-half. The information for this rundown comes from respondents who completed PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$32,438 - $91,962
$32K
$43K
$92K
MEDIAN: $42,866
10%
50%
90%

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$29.48 - $39.13
$35
MEDIAN: $34.83
50%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$31K$62K$93K
Salary
$32,438 - $91,962  
   
Total Pay (?
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$34,324 - $90,019  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 11
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National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$21$42$63
Hourly Rate
$34.83  
   
Overtime
$61.00  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$31K$62K$93K
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$34,324 - $90,019  
   
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 6
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Job Description for Vocational Education Teacher, Postsecondary

  • Instruct postsecondary students in vocational training in industrial, commercial, and government sectors that may include industrial machine, equipment, or transportation operation.
  • Supervise and mentor student projects and field placements.
  • Administer oral, written, or performance exams to measure progress and training effectiveness.
  • Evaluate students' progress and offer feedback.
  • Develop curriculum.

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Pay by Experience Level for Vocational Education Teacher, Postsecondary

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.


The average inexperienced worker earns $46K, and someone who has worked for five to 10 years can expect a bigger median salary of $45K. The average pay reported by folks with 10 to 20 years of experience is around $79K. Folks with more than two decades of experience actually report lower incomes overall; their average comes out to a mere $51K.

Key Stats for Vocational Education Teacher, Postsecondary

Gender

Female
22 %
Male
78 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 2 votes.
5-9 years
12%
10-19 years
41%
20 years or more
47%
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Experience Affects Vocational Education Teacher, Postsecondary Salaries

Experienced
▲48%

National Average
$53,000

Late-Career
▼4%

Entry-Level
▼14%

Mid-Career
▼16%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 2 votes.

Gender

Female
22 %
Male
78 %

Years of Experience

5-9 years
12%
10-19 years
41%
20 years or more
47%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 82%
dental benefits
Dental: 64%
vision benefits
Vision: 55%
dental benefits
None: 18%
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