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Estimated employment14,310
Mean wage$70,102
Entry wage$48,623
10th percentile wage$45,062
50th percentile wage$70,587
90th percentile wage$95,354
 Top Employing Industries
 Industry Employment  Percent 
Education and Health Services14,310100.0%
 Best Paying Industries
 Industry Employment  Median Wage 
Education and Health Services14,31070,103
Secondary School Teachers, ex. Special and Career/Technical Ed (25-2031)
Teach students in one or more subjects, such as English, mathematics, or social studies at the secondary level in public or private schools. May be designated according to subject matter specialty. Substitute teachers are included in ""Teachers and Ins
Median Wage History
YearThis OccupationCompared to Occupational Group  Difference 
Current$70101.77 $59043.72  $11058.05
2013$69869.83+.3%$58848.37 +.3%$11021.46
2012$68536.22+1.9%$57725.12 +1.9%$10811.10
2011$67202.60+2.0%$56601.87 +2.0%$10600.73
2010$66158.90+1.6%$55722.81 +1.6%$10436.09
2009$64999.24+1.8%$54746.08 +1.8%$10253.16
2008$64303.44+1.1%$54160.03 +1.1%$10143.41
2007$62389.99+3.1%$52548.42 +3.1%$9841.57
2006$60302.59+3.5%$50790.29 +3.5%$9512.30
2005$57983.26+4.0%$48836.82 +4.0%$9146.44
YearThis OccupationCompared to All Occupations  Difference 
Current$70101.77 $54962.85  $15138.91
2013$69869.83+.3%$54824.64 +.3%$15045.19
2012$68536.22+1.9%$53718.93 +2.1%$14817.28
2011$67202.60+2.0%$52797.51 +1.7%$14405.09
2010$66158.90+1.6%$51968.23 +1.6%$14190.67
2009$64999.24+1.8%$51092.88 +1.7%$13906.36
2008$64303.44+1.1%$50401.81 +1.4%$13901.63
2007$62389.99+3.1%$49111.82 +2.6%$13278.17
2006$60302.59+3.5%$47545.40 +3.3%$12757.19
2005$57983.26+4.0%$46071.13 +3.2%$11912.14

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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