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Junior High School Vocation Teachers


Training and Education

Fast Facts*
Recommended Degree LevelBachelor
Salary, Typical$54,220
Salary Range$38K - $77K
Number of Jobs, 201218,510
Annual Job Growth Rate3.0%
Job Openings per Year (est.)450

A bachelor's or higher degree, plus work experience is often required to work in this field. Survey data provided by the government shows that 95% of workers have a bachelor's degree or higher. 5% of employees attended college, but do not have a degree.


Part-Time Work and Self-Employment

Of those working as employees, 10% work fewer than 40 hours per week.


Salaries by City

See typical salaries and ranges for this career below*. Shift click to sort by more than one column -- for example first shift-click on state and then shift-click on salary to find best and worst salaries in each state.

StateCity / RegionTypical SalarySalary RangeJob Count% of All Jobs
ALBirmingham - Hoover$55,940$44K - $70KN/AN/A
ARFayetteville - Springdale - Rogers$49,610$39K - $69K500.02%
ARFort Smith$51,070$41K - $60K300.03%
ARJonesboro$43,620$35K - $55K400.09%
ARLittle Rock - North Little Rock - Conway$54,140$35K - $72K900.03%
AZPhoenix - Mesa - Glendale$49,220$35K - $72K3800.02%
CALos Angeles - Long Beach - Glendale (Metro Area)$65,800$41K - $76KN/AN/A
CODenver - Aurora - Broomfield$53,580$39K - $72K500.00%
CTHartford - West Hartford - East Hartford$74,620$45K - $92K800.02%
CTNew Haven$80,930$45K - $95K500.02%
DCWashington - Arlington - Alexandria (Metro Area)$76,390$43K - $114K1700.01%
FLJacksonville$52,670$36K - $90K400.01%
GAAtlanta - Sandy Springs - Marietta$55,530$41K - $73K4,0900.18%
GAAugusta - Richmond County$52,790$36K - $73K600.03%
GAHinesville - Fort Stewart$57,550$39K - $76KN/AN/A
IADavenport - Moline - Rock Island$44,690$30K - $66KN/AN/A
INIndianapolis - Carmel$60,630$42K - $73K300.00%
KYLouisville - Jefferson County$57,280$42K - $73K300.01%
MABoston - Cambridge - Quincy (Metro Area)$65,690$43K - $85K600.00%
MASpringfield$58,670$44K - $74K900.03%
MAWorcester$69,390$60K - $77K1100.05%
MDBaltimore - Towson$66,300$42K - $91K800.01%
MIAnn Arbor$66,040$52K - $80KN/AN/A
MIGrand Rapids - Wyoming$60,500$43K - $75KN/AN/A
MIMonroe$57,400$50K - $72K1000.27%
MIWarren - Troy - Farmington Hills (Metro Area)$61,900$42K - $89K2700.02%
MOKansas City$41,580$33K - $58K300.00%
MOSt. Louis$37,890$27K - $69K1900.02%
NCAsheville$43,450$39K - $48KN/AN/A
NCCharlotte - Gastonia - Rock Hill$45,950$34K - $59K1500.02%
NCDurham - Chapel Hill$45,640$34K - $64K500.02%
NCGreensboro - High Point$44,900$39K - $56K1500.04%
NCHickory - Lenoir - Morganton$44,300$39K - $56K800.06%
NCRaleigh - Cary$44,900$32K - $66K1500.03%
NCWinston - Salem$44,570$34K - $58K1100.05%
NJNewark - Union (Metro Area)$58,180$42K - $103K400.00%
NYAlbany - Schenectady - Troy$59,020$44K - $90K1600.04%
NYBuffalo - Niagara Falls$58,590$34K - $88K2100.04%
NYNassau - Suffolk (Metro Area)$92,800$53K - $139K3100.03%
NYNew York - White Plains - Wayne (Metro Area)$72,360$30K - $117K2900.01%
NYPoughkeepsie - Newburgh - Middletown$71,850$45K - $111K1000.04%
NYRochester$66,100$42K - $91K1500.03%
NYSyracuse$60,600$48K - $75K700.02%
NYUtica - Rome$60,600$33K - $86K300.03%
OHAkron$68,800$54K - $87KN/AN/A
OHCincinnati - Middletown$65,420$42K - $78K600.01%
OHCleveland - Elyria - Mentor$82,950$55K - $94K1200.01%
OHYoungstown - Warren - Boardman$54,250$36K - $69K300.01%
OKOklahoma City$39,500$33K - $55K1000.02%
OKTulsa$49,110$35K - $73K400.01%
PAHarrisburg - Carlisle$60,900$49K - $76KN/AN/A
PALancaster$62,430$50K - $78K500.02%
PAPhiladelphia (Metro Area)$58,630$49K - $85K1900.01%
PAPittsburgh$58,020$46K - $101K500.00%
SCColumbia$43,340$19K - $58KN/AN/A
SCSumter$50,010$27K - $59K400.11%
TNChattanooga$54,450$33K - $71K500.02%
TXAustin - Round Rock - San Marcos$47,190$40K - $58K900.01%
TXDallas - Plano - Irving (Metro Area)$52,140$41K - $66K2800.01%
TXEl Paso$47,000$41K - $61K600.02%
TXFort Worth - Arlington (Metro Area)$56,850$46K - $83K900.01%
TXHouston - Sugar Land - Baytown$51,780$41K - $65K3100.01%
TXMcAllen - Edinburg - Mission$46,700$40K - $66K500.02%
TXSan Antonio - New Braunfels$55,350$41K - $74K1000.01%
VARichmond$48,790$40K - $75K600.01%
VAVirginia Beach - Norfolk - Newport News$65,370$43K - $90K800.01%
WATacoma (Metro Area)$65,090$47K - $76K400.02%
WIGreen Bay$65,330$44K - $92K400.03%
WIMilwaukee - Waukesha - West Allis$47,400$34K - $72K1000.01%

Area Job Conditions

On a per capita basis, there are more jobs for junior high school vocation teachers in Greensboro (North Carolina), Winston-Salem (North Carolina), and Brownsville (Texas), and fewer jobs in Portland (Oregon), Chicago (Illinois), and Boston (Massachusetts).

Compensation for workers is the most in Akron (Ohio), Hartford (Connecticut), and Green Bay (Wisconsin), and the lowest in Hickory (North Carolina), Tucson (Arizona), and Salt Lake City (Utah).