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Estimated employment15,940
Mean wage$69,383
Entry wage$48,421
10th percentile wage$44,718
50th percentile wage$70,466
90th percentile wage$94,100
 Top Employing Industries
 Industry Employment  Percent 
Education and Health Services15,84099.4%
 Best Paying Industries
 Industry Employment  Median Wage 
Education and Health Services15,84069,393
Elementary School Teachers, ex. Special Education (25-2021)
Teach pupils in public or private schools at the elementary level basic academic, social, and other formative skills. Exclude "Special Education Teachers" (25-2041 through 25-2043).
Median Wage History
YearThis OccupationCompared to Occupational Group  Difference 
Current$69383.45 $59043.72  $10339.73
2013$69153.89+.3%$58848.37 +.3%$10305.52
2012$67833.94+1.9%$57725.12 +1.9%$10108.82
2011$66513.99+2.0%$56601.87 +2.0%$9912.12
2010$65480.99+1.6%$55722.81 +1.6%$9758.18
2009$64333.21+1.8%$54746.08 +1.8%$9587.13
2008$63644.54+1.1%$54160.03 +1.1%$9484.50
2007$61750.69+3.1%$52548.42 +3.1%$9202.28
2006$59684.69+3.5%$50790.29 +3.5%$8894.39
2005$57389.12+4.0%$48836.82 +4.0%$8552.30
YearThis OccupationCompared to All Occupations  Difference 
Current$69383.45 $54962.85  $14420.59
2013$69153.89+.3%$54824.64 +.3%$14329.25
2012$67833.94+1.9%$53718.93 +2.1%$14115.01
2011$66513.99+2.0%$52797.51 +1.7%$13716.48
2010$65480.99+1.6%$51968.23 +1.6%$13512.76
2009$64333.21+1.8%$51092.88 +1.7%$13240.33
2008$63644.54+1.1%$50401.81 +1.4%$13242.72
2007$61750.69+3.1%$49111.82 +2.6%$12638.87
2006$59684.69+3.5%$47545.40 +3.3%$12139.28
2005$57389.12+4.0%$46071.13 +3.2%$11318.00

Note:The mid-wage is the median wage. The average wage is the mean wage. The entry-level wage is equal to the average of the lower third of reported wages for the occupation. The wage range consists of the 10th and 90th percentiles; 80 percent of workers earn between this wage range, 10 percent earn less while 10 percent earn more.

Reference Date: 1st Quarter 2014
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