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Vocational Education Teacher, Secondary School Salary

Earnings for Secondary Vocational Education Teachers in the United States come in at around $46K annually on average. The pay spectrum stretches from $33K to $76K per year. Job satisfaction is high and work is enjoyable for most Secondary Vocational Education Teachers. Male Secondary Vocational Education Teachers are just a bit more common among those who completed the questionnaire than females ones, with male workers composing 52 percent of the field. Although a strong majority have medical coverage and slightly more than half have dental coverage, approximately one-fourth claim no health benefits at all. Participants in PayScale's salary questionnaire provided the particulars of this report.

$34,313 - $67,074
(Median)
$34K
$46K
$67K
MEDIAN: $45,553
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50%
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$26K$52K$78K
Salary
$34,313 - $67,074  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,521  
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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$32,859 - $75,987  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 72
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 - $1,521  
   
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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$32,859 - $75,987  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 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.


For Secondary Vocational Education Teachers, level of experience appears to be a somewhat less important part of the salary calculation — more experience does not correlate to noticeably higher pay. Survey participants with less than five years' experience pocket $41K on average, but those with five to 10 years of experience enjoy a much bigger median of $49K. Secondary Vocational Education Teachers bring in $52K after working for 10 to 20 years. Individuals who report more than two decades of experience seem to make about the same as folks in the 10-to-20 year range.

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Experience Affects Vocational Education Teacher, Secondary School Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 10%

Experienced
up arrow 8%

Mid-Career
up arrow 4%

National Average
$48,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 13%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 21 votes.

Gender

Female
48 %
Male
52 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
25%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
17%
20 years or more
31%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 76% dental benefits Dental: 55%
vision benefits Vision: 33% employee benefits None: 24%
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