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High School Vocational Teachers

Secondary School Vocation Teachers


Training and Education

Fast Facts*
Recommended Degree LevelBachelor
Salary, Typical$55,160
Salary Range$38K - $81K
Number of Jobs, 201287,780
Annual Job Growth Rate2.8%
Job Openings per Year (est.)2,520

People with a bachelor's or higher degree, plus work experience have an easier time finding a job in this career. The percentage of workers with at least a 4 year degree or higher is 96%. Approximately 4% of employees started in college but were able to get a job without a degree. Secondary school vocation teachers with a high school diploma but no further education represent 1% of the total.


Part-Time Work and Self-Employment

Approximately 8% of employees work part time.


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
ALAnniston - Oxford$51,560$39K - $65K500.12%
ALBirmingham - Hoover$58,620$48K - $75K1800.04%
ALDecatur$55,840$41K - $71K600.11%
ALFlorence - Muscle Shoals$54,450$45K - $61KN/AN/A
ALHuntsville$54,440$47K - $65K400.02%
ALMontgomery$55,630$39K - $72K400.02%
ARFayetteville - Springdale - Rogers$54,290$42K - $72K1500.07%
ARFort Smith$47,480$32K - $62K1100.09%
ARHot Springs$44,180$39K - $56K400.11%
ARJonesboro$49,520$36K - $63K700.14%
ARLittle Rock - North Little Rock - Conway$56,300$40K - $75K2500.07%
ARPine Bluff$50,240$23K - $72K400.13%
AZFlagstaff$42,920$33K - $56KN/AN/A
AZLake Havasu City $ Kingman$40,170$32K - $52K400.09%
AZPhoenix - Mesa - Glendale$47,940$34K - $67K6600.04%
AZTucson$47,030$32K - $63K1300.04%
AZYuma$48,800$31K - $67K500.09%
CABakersfield - Delano$72,790$45K - $93K800.03%
CAFresno$37,890$32K - $95KN/AN/A
CALos Angeles - Long Beach - Glendale (Metro Area)$77,150$57K - $110K9100.02%
CAModesto$72,100$51K - $92KN/AN/A
CAOxnard - Thousand Oaks - Ventura$72,250$38K - $93K1200.04%
CARiverside - San Bernardino - Ontario$70,840$48K - $93K4500.04%
CASacramento - Arden - Arcade - Roseville$67,150$45K - $83K1800.02%
CASalinas$53,900$35K - $81KN/AN/A
CASan Diego - Carlsbad - San Marcos$68,500$53K - $90KN/AN/A
CASan Francisco - San Mateo - Redwood City (Metro Area)$72,870$63K - $91K500.00%
CASan Jose - Sunnyvale - Santa Clara$78,530$50K - $99KN/AN/A
CASanta Ana - Anaheim - Irvine (Metro Area)$55,910$40K - $74KN/AN/A
CASanta Barbara - Santa Maria - Goleta$70,220$45K - $92KN/AN/A
CASanta Rosa - Petaluma$57,070$35K - $76K500.03%
CAStockton$79,780$43K - $101K500.03%
CAVallejo - Fairfield$67,540$49K - $86KN/AN/A
CAVisalia - Porterville$75,350$47K - $93KN/AN/A
COColorado Springs$49,150$39K - $67K500.02%
CODenver - Aurora - Broomfield$60,680$42K - $85K2600.02%
COGreeley$46,770$35K - $66K700.09%
CTBridgeport - Stamford - Norwalk$76,140$53K - $94K3200.08%
CTDanbury$72,310$52K - $91K1400.21%
CTHartford - West Hartford - East Hartford$74,980$53K - $94K6600.12%
CTNew Haven$71,650$50K - $94K4200.15%
CTNorwich - New London$76,530$51K - $96K800.06%
CTWaterbury$78,750$55K - $94K2700.43%
DCWashington - Arlington - Alexandria (Metro Area)$72,680$48K - $108K1,0300.04%
DEWilmington (Metro Area)$65,210$49K - $76KN/AN/A
FLFort Lauderdale - Pompano Beach - Deerfield Beach (Metro Area)$66,490$43K - $103K3200.04%
FLGainesville$29,550$21K - $60K1100.09%
FLJacksonville$54,510$30K - $78K2800.05%
FLPensacola - Ferry Pass - Brent$55,950$23K - $80K1500.10%
FLTallahassee$42,550$22K - $62K1000.07%
GAAlbany$54,960$38K - $73K700.11%
GAAthens - Clarke County$57,230$38K - $75K700.10%
GAAtlanta - Sandy Springs - Marietta$55,480$40K - $73K1,1900.05%
GAAugusta - Richmond County$51,500$38K - $69K1500.08%
GAColumbus$53,500$39K - $71KN/AN/A
GADalton$53,010$37K - $74K800.14%
GAMacon$52,380$38K - $69K300.04%
IACedar Rapids$47,560$35K - $70K1200.08%
IADavenport - Moline - Rock Island$52,750$33K - $101K700.04%
IADes Moines - West Des Moines$47,440$37K - $69K500.02%
IASioux City$41,530$33K - $59K600.09%
IAWaterloo - Cedar Falls$44,480$39K - $62KN/AN/A
IDBoise City - Nampa$38,300$19K - $58KN/AN/A
IDPocatello$45,420$33K - $57K300.10%
ILChicago - Joliet - Naperville (Metro Area)$63,970$40K - $99K4900.01%
ILLake County - Kenosha County (Metro Area)$73,730$50K - $96K600.02%
ILPeoria$53,630$36K - $79K1000.06%
ILRockford$53,310$35K - $77K700.05%
ILSpringfield$49,890$32K - $62K400.04%
INEvansville$66,270$42K - $75K800.05%
INFort Wayne$56,020$47K - $71KN/AN/A
INGary (Metro Area)$56,780$40K - $74K1500.06%
INIndianapolis - Carmel$58,960$39K - $83K3000.03%
INLafayette$56,370$41K - $72K400.05%
INTerre Haute$45,130$32K - $70K500.07%
KSManhattan$44,250$35K - $58K500.09%
KSTopeka$47,140$36K - $61K800.07%
KSWichita$47,930$39K - $60K1300.05%
KYLouisville - Jefferson County$61,740$43K - $75K2100.04%
LABaton Rouge$56,020$43K - $74K1900.05%
LALake Charles$54,810$45K - $66K600.07%
LAMonroe$60,250$47K - $88K500.07%
LAShreveport - Bossier CityN/AN/A - N/A800.04%
MABarnstable Town$77,180$57K - $130K800.09%
MABoston - Cambridge - Quincy (Metro Area)$70,490$49K - $93K8700.05%
MABrockton - Bridgewater - Easton (Metro Area)$60,290$41K - $79K1400.16%
MAFramingham (Metro Area)$72,170$53K - $92K2400.16%
MAHaverhill - North Andover - Amesbury (Metro Area)$71,010$52K - $90K1700.22%
MALeominster - Fitchburg - Gardner$61,080$41K - $84KN/AN/A
MALowell - Billerica - Chelmsford (Metro Area)$77,020$55K - $92K1900.17%
MASpringfield$60,980$44K - $83K4400.15%
MATaunton - Norton - Raynham (Metro Area)$68,480$46K - $90K500.12%
MAWorcester$71,060$58K - $88K2700.11%
MDBaltimore - Towson$59,160$43K - $76K5300.04%
MDHagerstown - Martinsburg$59,210$35K - $107K900.09%
MEPortland - South Portland - Biddeford$54,080$42K - $72K300.02%
MIAnn Arbor$63,910$45K - $97KN/AN/A
MIGrand Rapids - Wyoming$68,500$38K - $89K1500.04%
MIHolland - Grand Haven$60,810$46K - $85K500.04%
MIJackson$61,940$44K - $75K400.07%
MIKalamazoo - Portage$65,810$47K - $100K800.06%
MILansing - East Lansing$62,150$40K - $91K500.02%
MINiles - Benton Harbor$51,590$41K - $73K300.06%
MIWarren - Troy - Farmington Hills (Metro Area)$65,850$42K - $91K3400.03%
MNDuluth$51,260$40K - $69K400.03%
MNMinneapolis - St. Paul - Bloomington$57,030$40K - $75K3400.02%
MOJefferson City$43,530$32K - $56K600.08%
MOJoplin$46,180$34K - $62K400.05%
MOKansas City$54,200$40K - $70KN/AN/A
MOSpringfield$42,270$32K - $54K300.02%
MOSt. Joseph$41,170$33K - $58K400.08%
MOSt. Louis$50,330$34K - $76K4100.03%
MSGulfport - Biloxi$45,000$34K - $62K600.06%
MSJackson$45,060$33K - $64K800.03%
MSPascagoula$44,520$35K - $59K400.07%
MTBillings$57,990$39K - $72K400.05%
NCAsheville$46,330$34K - $61K3800.22%
NCCharlotte - Gastonia - Rock Hill$47,870$37K - $68K1,0900.13%
NCDurham - Chapel Hill$47,210$35K - $61K1500.05%
NCFayetteville$42,970$33K - $57K2500.20%
NCGreensboro - High Point$50,180$39K - $64K3300.10%
NCHickory - Lenoir - Morganton$44,070$34K - $57K2000.14%
NCRaleigh - Cary$51,160$38K - $71K6900.13%
NCRocky Mount$44,370$32K - $59K1000.18%
NCWilmington$48,110$35K - $63K1700.13%
NCWinston - Salem$44,810$34K - $60K2600.13%
NDBismarck$46,440$34K - $62K600.09%
NDFargo$51,830$34K - $70K1100.08%
NDGrand Forks$50,010$38K - $63K500.11%
NELincoln$55,750$39K - $74K500.03%
NEOmaha - Council Bluffs$49,440$35K - $66K1200.03%
NHNashua (Metro Area)$66,240$39K - $75K400.03%
NJAtlantic City - Hammonton$62,970$49K - $94K1300.09%
NJCamden (Metro Area)$66,160$50K - $93KN/AN/A
NJEdison - New Brunswick (Metro Area)$70,640$55K - $90K3000.03%
NJNewark - Union (Metro Area)$60,250$51K - $89K4700.05%
NJVineland - Millville - Bridgeton$62,630$36K - $89K1200.20%
NMAlbuquerque$65,720$34K - $89K400.01%
NVReno - Sparks$49,970$27K - $72KN/AN/A
NYAlbany - Schenectady - Troy$57,560$43K - $84K4800.11%
NYBinghamton$59,880$43K - $91K1100.11%
NYBuffalo - Niagara Falls$57,130$43K - $81K6300.12%
NYGlens Falls$56,330$43K - $84K1500.28%
NYIthaca$55,280$42K - $75K400.08%
NYKingston$68,920$52K - $104K600.10%
NYNassau - Suffolk (Metro Area)$89,640$58K - $122K1,1300.09%
NYNew York - White Plains - Wayne (Metro Area)$82,900$55K - $114K1,2900.03%
NYPoughkeepsie - Newburgh - Middletown$74,320$53K - $102K1900.08%
NYRochester$65,320$46K - $109K3500.07%
NYSyracuse$55,810$33K - $83K2600.09%
NYUtica - Rome$53,700$37K - $75K1600.13%
OHAkron$66,840$46K - $78K6000.19%
OHCanton - Massillon$61,560$43K - $85K5100.31%
OHCincinnati - Middletown$62,990$42K - $85K7000.07%
OHCleveland - Elyria - Mentor$68,430$50K - $90K9600.10%
OHColumbus$69,750$48K - $91K9800.11%
OHDayton$69,370$50K - $97K4700.13%
OHMansfield$57,780$46K - $74K1100.22%
OHSandusky$68,640$45K - $89K1500.41%
OHSpringfield$58,070$49K - $87K700.14%
OHToledo$52,060$29K - $77K3600.12%
OHYoungstown - Warren - Boardman$61,490$43K - $88K3400.16%
OKOklahoma City$52,720$40K - $70K3400.06%
OKTulsa$47,060$35K - $74K1700.04%
ORPortland - Vancouver - Hillsboro$64,200$44K - $94K3800.04%
ORSalem$53,070$35K - $68KN/AN/A
PAAllentown - Bethlehem - Easton$64,280$48K - $95KN/AN/A
PAHarrisburg - Carlisle$61,010$49K - $86K3300.11%
PAJohnstown$64,920$37K - $75KN/AN/A
PALancaster$58,910$43K - $77KN/AN/A
PAPhiladelphia (Metro Area)$64,720$45K - $90K9200.05%
PAPittsburgh$56,940$42K - $77KN/AN/A
PAReading$55,750$41K - $82K2300.14%
PAScranton - Wilkes - Barre$60,540$47K - $82KN/AN/A
PAYork - Hanover$60,210$50K - $77K600.03%
PRSan Juan - Caguas - Guaynabo$31,310$21K - $38K7700.10%
RIProvidence - Fall River - Warwick$68,330$42K - $91K3000.06%
SCAnderson$52,520$39K - $66KN/AN/A
SCCharleston - North Charleston - Summerville$46,960$34K - $67K2600.09%
SCColumbia$47,800$38K - $66K1300.04%
SCFlorence$51,110$30K - $62K700.09%
SCGreenville - Mauldin - Easley$49,570$35K - $60KN/AN/A
SCSpartanburg$51,940$38K - $64KN/AN/A
SDSioux Falls$41,890$33K - $56K700.05%
TNChattanooga$56,660$35K - $76K2200.10%
TNJackson$50,040$40K - $60K600.11%
TNJohnson City$45,230$39K - $58K1000.12%
TNKnoxville$47,140$37K - $60K3700.11%
TNMemphis$52,360$40K - $69K5600.09%
TNMorristown$43,220$33K - $57K1200.27%
TNNashville - Davidson - Murfreesboro - Franklin$46,780$35K - $62K7300.10%
TXAbilene$53,220$40K - $70K500.08%
TXAustin - Round Rock - San Marcos$46,960$40K - $60K5200.06%
TXBeaumont - Port Arthur$47,450$35K - $59K1200.08%
TXCollege Station - Bryan$47,510$39K - $61K800.09%
TXCorpus Christi$60,690$40K - $75K1700.09%
TXDallas - Plano - Irving (Metro Area)$51,940$41K - $69K1,5600.07%
TXEl Paso$51,940$42K - $64K4300.16%
TXFort Worth - Arlington (Metro Area)$57,800$48K - $79K6000.07%
TXHouston - Sugar Land - Baytown$54,520$43K - $70K1,6500.06%
TXKilleen - Temple - Fort Hood$50,510$41K - $64K1400.11%
TXLongview$49,360$37K - $60K1000.11%
TXLubbock$41,580$33K - $56K500.04%
TXMcAllen - Edinburg - Mission$51,810$41K - $67K4000.17%
TXSan Angelo$48,480$38K - $70KN/AN/A
TXSan Antonio - New Braunfels$58,280$42K - $75K7800.09%
TXSherman - Denison$49,240$40K - $64K700.17%
TXTexarkana - Texarkana$47,690$35K - $60K900.17%
TXWaco$51,520$41K - $65K600.06%
TXWichita Falls$51,320$35K - $61K500.08%
UTProvo - Orem$49,820$31K - $72K2000.11%
UTSalt Lake City$51,770$34K - $70K1200.02%
VALynchburg$51,050$40K - $71K1200.13%
VARichmond$55,660$46K - $72K1,1300.19%
VARoanoke$54,870$42K - $76K1300.09%
VAVirginia Beach - Norfolk - Newport News$60,080$44K - $85K6100.08%
VTBurlington - South Burlington$60,420$42K - $75K1000.08%
WABellingham$65,220$48K - $88K600.07%
WAKennewick - Pasco - Richland$60,730$44K - $73K1200.12%
WALongview$61,710$38K - $77K500.15%
WASeattle - Bellevue - Everett (Metro Area)$63,860$45K - $78K6900.05%
WASpokane$63,290$48K - $80K1600.08%
WATacoma (Metro Area)$62,460$44K - $79K2800.11%
WAWenatchee - East Wenatchee$54,340$40K - $74K400.10%
WAYakima$60,590$44K - $73K1300.16%
WIAppleton$47,700$30K - $63K400.03%
WIEau Claire$51,340$40K - $74K600.08%
WIFond du Lac$58,300$35K - $84K400.08%
WIGreen Bay$50,710$33K - $71KN/AN/A
WILa Crosse$51,090$35K - $69KN/AN/A
WIMadison$51,530$40K - $73K1400.04%
WIMilwaukee - Waukesha - West Allis$56,410$37K - $74K800.01%
WIRacine$49,630$33K - $72K2000.27%
WISheboygan$59,160$42K - $85K400.08%
WIWausau$51,090$33K - $73K400.06%
WVCharleston$48,000$40K - $61K1600.11%
WVHuntington - Ashland$55,030$29K - $77KN/AN/A
WVWheeling$50,150$35K - $61K800.13%

Area Job Conditions

Jobs for this occupation are more popular (on a per capita basis) in Mansfield (Ohio), St. Joseph (Missouri), and Hanford (California), and less popular in Milwaukee (Wisconsin), Honolulu (Hawaii), and Santa Ana (California).

Without adjusting for the cost of living, employees get paid the most in Nassau (New York), Visalia (California), and New Haven (Connecticut), and the least in Sioux Falls (South Dakota), Sioux City (Iowa), and Tallahassee (Florida).