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Vocational Education Teacher, Postsecondary Salary

More than half of Postsecondary Vocational Education Teachers in the United States have been in the field for more than 10 years. Pay can fall anywhere from $32K to $75K per year, but median earnings come to around $46K per year. Health benefits are not claimed by all — close to one-fourth lack any form of coverage — but the larger part have medical insurance, and more than half have dental, too. The majority of Postsecondary Vocational Education Teachers (60 percent) survey respondents are male. Most Postsecondary Vocational Education Teachers like their work and job satisfaction is high. The figures in this rundown are based on the results of PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$31,302 - $72,055
(Median)
$31K
$46K
$72K
MEDIAN: $46,426
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50%
90%

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$15.55 - $37.25
(Median)
$16
$25
$37
MEDIAN: $24.00
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90%

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National Salary Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$25K$50K$75K
Salary
$31,302 - $72,055  
   
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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$31,951 - $74,533  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 16 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 52
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$13$26$39
Hourly Rate
$15.55 - $37.25  
   
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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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).
)
$31,951 - $74,533  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 16 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 21
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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.


People who have worked for fewer than five years bring home $45K on average. It is reported that median compensation in the five-to-10 year group declines to approximately $45K. People with 10 to 20 years of experience make an average of about $46K in this role. Seasoned veterans with 20 years under their belts enjoy a median income of $50K.

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Experience Affects Vocational Education Teacher, Postsecondary Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 5%

National Average
$48,000

Experienced
up arrow 4%

Entry-Level
up arrow 6%

Mid-Career
up arrow 6%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 15 votes.

Gender

Female
40 %
Male
60 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
32%
5-9 years
12%
10-19 years
29%
20 years or more
23%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 68% dental benefits Dental: 56%
vision benefits Vision: 44% employee benefits None: 26%
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