Postsecondary Vocational Education Teachers in the United States tend to be well-versed in their field, and between two-thirds and three-fourths have more than 10 years of experience. Average salary is expected to be around $50K annually, but may range from $35K to $84K per year. Although a strong majority have medical coverage and the greater part have dental coverage, roughly a fourth claim no health benefits at all. Job satisfaction is reported as high by the vast majority of workers. Generally, women make up less than a third of all Postsecondary Vocational Education Teachers who answered the questionnnaire. The figures in this rundown are based on the results of PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$34,324 - $90,019
(Median)
$34K
$50K
$90K
MEDIAN: $49,998
10%
50%
90%

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$25.43 - $38.68
(Median)
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$31
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MEDIAN: $30
50%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$31K$62K$93K
Salary
$34,324 - $90,019  
   
Total Pay (?
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$35,187 - $84,488  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 17
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$21$42$63
Hourly Rate
$30.70  
   
Overtime
$61.00  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$29K$58K$87K
Total Pay (?
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$35,187 - $84,488  
   
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 8
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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.


Average salaries for inexperienced employees average out to around $46K, but folks who have five to 10 years of experience earn a higher median of $45K. Postsecondary Vocational Education Teachers with one to two decades of relevant experience report an average salary of approximately $72K. For some reason, Postsecondary Vocational Education Teachers with more than two decades of experience report lower paychecks overall; the median sum in this group sits near $51K.

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Experience Affects Vocational Education Teacher, Postsecondary Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 37%

National Average
$53,000

Late-Career
up arrow 4%

Entry-Level
up arrow 14%

Mid-Career
up arrow 16%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 2 votes.

Gender

Female
25 %
Male
75 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
16%
5-9 years
12%
10-19 years
32%
20 years or more
40%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 75%
dental benefits
Dental: 56%
medical benefits
Vision: 50%
dental benefits
None: 25%
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