Vocational Education Teacher, Postsecondary Salary

The majority of Postsecondary Vocational Education Teachers in the United States — slightly more than half — boast more than 10 years of experience in their profession. Salaries stretch from $32K to $76K per year, and the median is $46K annually. Work is enjoyable for Postsecondary Vocational Education Teachers, who typically claim high levels of job satisfaction. Although roughly one in four lack health benefits of any kind, more than half do enjoy medical insurance, and the larger part get dental coverage, too. Male Postsecondary Vocational Education Teachers are more prevalent than women among those who took the survey — 61 percent of professionals. The data in this summary comes from the PayScale salary survey.

$31,019 - $73,490

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$15.55 - $37.58

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$26K$52K$78K
Salary
$31,019 - $73,490  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $500  
Total Pay (?
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$31,639 - $75,875  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 48
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$13$26$39
Hourly Rate
$15.55 - $37.58  
   
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$26K$52K$78K
Bonus
$0.00 - $500  
   
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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$31,639 - $75,875  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 21
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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 median compensation for relatively untried workers is $44K; in the five-to-10 year group, it's higher at around $45K. Postsecondary Vocational Education Teachers see a median salary of $52K after reaching one to two decades on the job. Folks who claim more than 20 years of relevant experience actually report a comparatively lower median income of $51K.

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Experience Affects Vocational Education Teacher, Postsecondary Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 9%

Late-Career
up arrow 7%

National Average
$48,000

Mid-Career
up arrow 6%

Entry-Level
up arrow 7%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 14 votes.

Gender

Female
39 %
Male
61 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
30%
5-9 years
13%
10-19 years
33%
20 years or more
20%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 68% dental benefits Dental: 58%
vision benefits Vision: 47% employee benefits None: 26%
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