Vocational Education Teacher, Secondary School Salary

Secondary Vocational Education Teachers in the United States tend to be well-versed in their field, and close to three-fifths have more than 10 years of experience. Average salary is expected to be around $49K per year, but may range from $35K to $63K per year. Some workers in this field — close to a fifth — are not awarded benefits. Medical coverage is reported by a fair number and dental plans are enjoyed by more than two-fifths. Most people on this career path report moderate levels of job satisfaction. Women make up a slight majority of Secondary Vocational Education Teachers (57 percent) survey respondents. The figures in this rundown are based on the results of PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$37,542 - $62,911
$38K
$49K
$63K
MEDIAN: $48,932
10%
50%
90%

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$12.80 - $26.00
$19
MEDIAN: $19.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$21K$42K$63K
Salary
$37,542 - $62,911  
   
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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$35,083 - $62,825  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 43
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National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$11$22$33
Hourly Rate
$19.00  
   
Overtime
$19.20  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$22K$44K$66K
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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$35,083 - $62,825  
   
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 7
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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.


People who have worked for fewer than five years bring home $42K on average. Median compensation in the five-to-10 year group, however, is higher at approximately $43K. After working for 10 to 20 years, Secondary Vocational Education Teachers make a median salary of $53K. Survey participants with more than two decades under their belts actually report earning less than people with less experience; the former take home only $51K on average.

Vocational Education Teacher, Secondary School Advice

Q: What is it like working as a Vocational Education Teacher, Secondary School?

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.

Key Stats for Vocational Education Teacher, Secondary School

Gender

Female
57 %
Male
43 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 4 votes.
Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
20%
5-9 years
18%
10-19 years
30%
20 years or more
30%
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Experience Affects Vocational Education Teacher, Secondary School Salaries

Experienced
▲9%

Late-Career
▲4%

National Average
$48,000

Mid-Career
▼12%

Entry-Level
▼14%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 4 votes.

Gender

Female
57 %
Male
43 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
20%
5-9 years
18%
10-19 years
30%
20 years or more
30%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 79%
dental benefits
Dental: 43%
vision benefits
Vision: 39%
dental benefits
None: 21%
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