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Vocational Education Teacher, Postsecondary Salary

Postsecondary Vocational Education Teachers in the United States tend to be well-versed in their field, and half have more than 10 years of experience. Average salary is expected to be around $46K annually, but may range from $32K to $74K per year. Work is enjoyable for Postsecondary Vocational Education Teachers, who typically claim high levels of job satisfaction. While about one in four report receiving no health benefits, more than half do receive medical coverage, and the larger part have dental, as well. The figures in this overview were provided by individuals who took PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$31,492 - $71,469
(Median)
$31K
$46K
$71K
MEDIAN: $45,981
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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
$31,492 - $71,469  
   
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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$32,205 - $74,060  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 31 Mar 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 54
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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$32,205 - $74,060  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 31 Mar 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.


The average inexperienced worker's salary is approximately $45K. It's worth noting that people with five to 10 years of experience report bringing in less at around $45K on average. For Postsecondary Vocational Education Teachers, 10 to 20 years of experience on the job amounts to an average salary of $49K. Average wages for folks with more than 20 years of experience come out to around $50K.

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Experience Affects Vocational Education Teacher, Postsecondary Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 6%

Experienced
up arrow 3%

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
40 %
Male
60 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
30%
5-9 years
14%
10-19 years
29%
20 years or more
22%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 68% dental benefits Dental: 57%
vision benefits Vision: 43% employee benefits None: 27%