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Occupational Employment Statistics


25-1194 Vocational Education Teachers, Postsecondary

Teach or instruct vocational or occupational subjects at the postsecondary level (but at less than the baccalaureate) to students who have graduated or left high school. Includes correspondence school instructors; industrial, commercial, and government training instructors; and adult education teachers and instructors who prepare persons to operate industrial machinery and equipment and transportation and communications equipment. Teaching may take place in public or private schools whose primary business is education or in a school associated with an organization whose primary business is other than education.

Geography Click link for Career Profile EmploymentEmp SE*Percentiles
Central Minnesota 16036$36.81/hr$19.48/hr$29.27/hr$39.37/hr$41.45/hr$50.60/hr

IndustryOES Employment (Statewide)OES Median Wage (Statewide)
Education and Health Services1,570$39.06/hr
Public AdministrationN/AN/A
Geography Click link for details EmploymentMedian WageProjections
% Change 2020-2030
Mankato-North Mankato MN MSA N/AN/AN/A
Northeast Balance of State N/AN/AN/A
Rochester MN MSA 50$32.52/hrN/A
St Cloud MN MSA 50$32.52/hrN/A
Southeast Balance of State 60$39.44/hrN/A
Southwest Balance of State 90$39.39/hrN/A
Southeast Minnesota 110$39.41/hr2.1%
Fargo ND-MN MSA 110$31.20/hrN/A
Grand Forks ND-MN MSA 120$33.02/hrN/A
Southwest Minnesota 140$30.64/hrN/A
Central Minnesota 160$39.37/hr4.2%
Duluth MN-WI MSA 160$32.52/hrN/A
Northeast Minnesota 180$36.64/hr1.5%
Northwest Balance of State 190$39.54/hrN/A
Northwest Minnesota 240$39.52/hrN/A
Seven County Mpls-St Paul, MN 740$39.27/hr2.1%
Minneapolis-St Paul-Bloomington MN-WI MSA 790$39.27/hrN/A
Minnesota 1,600$39.06/hr1.4%

Occupations Click link for details EmploymentMedian WageProjections
% Change 2020-2030
Career/Technical Education Teachers, Middle School N/A$82,907.55/yr6.7%
Occupational Health and Safety Technicians 200$31.43/hr4.7%
Career/Technical Education Teachers, Secondary School 760$65,642.20/yr6.3%

  • Prepare reports and maintain records, such as student grades, attendance rolls, and training activity details.
  • Determine training needs of students or workers.
  • Observe and evaluate students' work to determine progress, provide feedback, and make suggestions for improvement.
  • Select and assemble books, materials, supplies, and equipment for training, courses, or projects.
  • Integrate academic and vocational curricula so that students can obtain a variety of skills.
  • Supervise independent or group projects, field placements, laboratory work, or other training.
  • Present lectures and conduct discussions to increase students' knowledge and competence using visual aids, such as graphs, charts, videotapes, and slides.
  • Supervise and monitor students' use of tools and equipment.
  • Acquire, maintain, and repair laboratory equipment and tools.
  • Administer oral, written, or performance tests to measure progress and to evaluate training effectiveness.