Salary for Postsecondary Vocational Education Teachers

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Postsecondary vocational education teachers work with students who have completed high school or the equivalent. They instruct these students in the use of trade-specific tools and machinery, and determine the type and extent of instruction necessary to achieve student career goals. These teachers may work in classroom, laboratory, shop or on-the-job settings, and may conduct assessments or give exams to determine student grasp of material. A high school diploma is the minimum education requirement for these posts, although many professionals in this field have at least some college or specialized training.

A Postsecondary Vocational Education Teacher usually receives an average compensation that can range from 40000 - 60000 based on education and experience. Vocational Education Teachers, Postsecondary can get an average pay level of Fifty One Thousand Six Hundred dollars per annum.

Vocational Education Teachers, Postsecondary obtain the highest salaries in Alaska, where they earn pay levels, on average, of approximately $70940. These people make the highest salary in Information, where they can receive compensation, on average, of $79400.

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The annual compensation for this career has gone up since 2004. Salaries have increased by an average of 17.07 percent nationwide in that time.
Postsecondary Vocational Education Teachers tend to make the most in the following industries
Wholesale Trade $79,400
Information $64,800
Administrative, Support and Waste Management Services $64,350
Manufacturing $63,580
Other Services (except Public Administration) $60,150
Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services $58,970
In general, they earn less within the industries below
Health Care and Social Assistance $42,210
Transportation and Warehousing $46,710
Public Administration $47,820
Finance and Insurance $51,220
Construction $52,370
Educational Services $52,930