How Much Do Secondary Vocational Ed Teachers Make in 2021 (including Starting Salary)

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2021 Annual Salary, Salary Range, and Highest Paying States and Industries

Secondary School Vocational Ed Teachers

Secondary School Vocational Ed Teachers teach occupational, vocational, career, or technical subjects to students at the secondary school level.

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Table of contents
  1. Average salary
  2. Starting salary
  3. Salary rank
  4. Salary range
  5. Highest paying states
  6. Highest paying industries

Average salary

Annual salary
$65870 per year

Starting salary

Entry-level annual salary
$43,410 to $52,010 per year

Entry-level Secondary School Career/Technical Education Teachers with little to no experience can expect to make anywhere between $43,410 to $52,010 per year. Similar to any other job, their salary will increase as they gain experience.

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Salary rank

Salary rank

We wanted to make it easy for our readers to compare the salary of Secondary School Career/Technical Education Teachers to all the other careers out there. So we created Salary Rank. We compared the salary of all careers then we gave them a rank of A, B, C, or D depending on where their average salary sit in comparison to other careers.

Salary range

Level Hourly Annual
Highest (Top 10%) $* $96,020
Senior (Top 25%) $* $77,780
Middle (Mid 50%) $* $62,460
Junior (Bottom 25%) $* $52,010
No experience (Bottom 10%) $* $43,410

Highest paying states

State Hourly Annual
MA $* $85,080
CA $* $81,560
AK $* $81,060
CT $* $79,750
RI $* $79,160
NY $* $78,880
NJ $* $77,720
WA $* $76,800
AL $* $73,670
MD $* $73,470

* Secondary School Career/Technical Education Teachers are generally paid on an annual basis not hourly.

Another simple way to increase your salary as a Secondary School Career/Technical Education Teacher is to move to a higher paying state. However moving to a higher paying state like MA doesn’t guarantee that you will make more because the expenses at MA might be much higher than where you are currently living at right now.

According to BLS, the highest paid Secondary Vocational Ed Teachers are in the states of MA, CA, AK, CT and RI.

Highest paying industries

Salary by industry Annual Hourly
Technical and Trade Schools $67080 $*
Elementary and Secondary Schools $66100 $*
State Government $60020 $*
Local Government $56230 $*
Other Residential Care Facilities $56150 $*
Vocational Rehabilitation Services $53730 $*
Educational Support Services $52690 $*

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