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Vocational Education Teacher, Postsecondary Salary

With over one-half of Postsecondary Vocational Education Teachers in the United States reporting more than 10 years of experience in the field, this area is heavily weighted toward experienced professionals. Pay ranges from $32K to $74K per year and averages out to $46K annually. Most Postsecondary Vocational Education Teachers report high levels of job satisfaction. Men working as Postsecondary Vocational Education Teachers who took the survey just slightly outnumber women at 59 percent. Unfortunately, some people in this line of work are without benefits — roughly a fourth lack coverage. On the flip side, more than half have medical insurance and a majority receive dental plans. The numbers in this rundown were provided by PayScale's salary survey participants.

$31,389 - $71,759
(Median)
$31K
$46K
$72K
MEDIAN: $46,141
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90%

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$15.67 - $37.08
(Median)
$16
$25
$37
MEDIAN: $24.00
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90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$25K$50K$75K
Salary
$31,389 - $71,759  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,980  
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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$32,117 - $74,226  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 53
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$13$26$39
Hourly Rate
$15.67 - $37.08  
   
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$26K$52K$78K
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,980  
   
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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$32,117 - $74,226  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 22

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Job Description for Vocational Education Teacher, Postsecondary

  • Evaluate students' progress and offer feedback.
  • Develop curriculum.
  • Administer oral, written, or performance exams to measure progress and training effectiveness.
  • 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.

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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.


Those who have worked for fewer than five years take home a median salary of $45K, and workers with five to 10 years of experience report earning less ($45K) on average. Postsecondary Vocational Education Teachers with one to two decades of relevant experience report an average salary of approximately $49K. More than 20 years of experience seem related to solid financial gains; veterans in this group report earning a median of $50K.

 
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Experience Affects Vocational Education Teacher, Postsecondary Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 5%

Experienced
up arrow 2%

National Average
$48,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 6%

Mid-Career
up arrow 6%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 16 votes.

Gender

Female
41 %
Male
59 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
31%
5-9 years
13%
10-19 years
29%
20 years or more
23%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 68% dental benefits Dental: 56%
vision benefits Vision: 42% employee benefits None: 27%
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