Education, training, and library occupations in May 2015

Source: U.S. Department of Labor, Bureau of Labor Statistics, The Economics Daily, September 2, 2016

In May 2015, there were about 1.4 million elementary school teachers, excluding special education—the largest occupation among teachers. These teachers had an average annual wage of $57,730. Excluding special and career/technical education, there were 963,000 secondary school teachers and 633,000 middle school teachers. Secondary school teachers earned an average annual wage of $60,440 and middle school teachers earned $58,760. There were 131,550 librarians. These librarians had an average annual mean wage of $58,930. There were 94,170 library technicians. They had an average annual mean wage of $34,200. ….