Vocational Education Teacher, Secondary School Salary

Secondary Vocational Education Teachers in the United States tend to be well-versed in their field, and just over a half have more than 10 years of experience. Average salary is expected to be around $47K per year, but may range from $34K to $75K per year. Men make up a slight majority of Secondary Vocational Education Teachers (52 percent) who responded to the survey. Unfortunately, some people in this line of work are without benefits — just under one in four lack coverage. On the flip side, a fair number have medical insurance and a majority receive dental plans. The majority of workers are highly satisfied with their job. Respondents to the PayScale salary survey provided the data for this report.

$35,036 - $65,898
(Median)
$35K
$47K
$66K
MEDIAN: $47,211
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90%

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$12.46 - $40.93
(Median)
$12
$33
$41
MEDIAN: $33.00
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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
$35,036 - $65,898  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,546  
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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$34,372 - $74,906  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 78
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$14$28$42
Hourly Rate
$12.46 - $40.93  
   
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$28K$56K$84K
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,546  
   
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).
)
$34,372 - $74,906  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 15
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Pay by Experience Level for Vocational Education Teacher, Secondary School

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


Secondary Vocational Education Teachers with more experience do not necessarily bring home bigger paychecks. In fact, experience in this field tends to impact compensation minimally. Relatively untried employees who have less than five years' experience make $41K, but folks with five to 10 years under their belts enjoy an appreciably larger median of $49K. On average, Secondary Vocational Education Teachers make $51K following one to two decades on the job. Veterans who have surpassed the 20-year mark may make only slightly more than those who are navigating the mid-career stage; the more senior group reports median earnings of around $52K.

Vocational Education Teacher, Secondary School Advice

What do you wish you knew about your job when you first started out?

Vocational Education Teacher, Secondary School in Sanborn:
"A Career in Life Long Learning."
Learn all you can about your students. Form a bond with them and find out what motivates them. Learn more about the students with special needs if you have not done so already. It aides to differentiating instruction. Keep learning something new whether it is about your specialized area or a new hobby. The first will keep you fresh and encourage risk taking. The second will allow you to grow personally. Patience comes with time. Step-off and count to ten when it is needed. Remember they mirror your reactions. Be the the positive influence you would want your children to have in their lives.

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Experience Affects Vocational Education Teacher, Secondary School Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 7%

Experienced
up arrow 5%

Mid-Career
up arrow 2%

National Average
$49,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 16%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 20 votes.

Gender

Female
48 %
Male
52 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
23%
5-9 years
18%
10-19 years
24%
20 years or more
30%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 77% dental benefits Dental: 58%
vision benefits Vision: 33% employee benefits None: 23%
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