Highest and lowest paying education jobs in Anniston

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August 29, 2022
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Highest and lowest paying education jobs in Anniston

Whether you picture hard-working teachers buying school supplies for their students or genius professors shaping future leaders, it's fair to say education encompasses a wide variety of jobs. So much so that there's room to specialize and pursue your passion.

Historically, teachers' pay is a rather contentious topic. The average teacher salary is about $2,000 less than a decade ago after adjusting for inflation. Despite this, many of these jobs are rewarding in more ways than one. In other words, education can be very lucrative—particularly within specialty fields.

Stacker compiled a list of the highest and lowest paying education jobs in Anniston-Oxford-Jacksonville, AL using data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics. Jobs are ranked by 2021 annual mean wage. Keep reading to discover the highest and lowest paying education jobs in your city.

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#8. Substitute teachers, short-term

Anniston-Oxford-Jacksonville, AL
- Annual mean salary: $18,630
- #414 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 150

National
- Annual mean salary: $38,410
- Employment: 374,620
- Metros with highest average pay:
--- Prescott, AZ ($64,310)
--- Appleton, WI ($63,310)
--- Lakeland-Winter Haven, FL ($58,770)
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#7. Teaching assistants, except postsecondary

Anniston-Oxford-Jacksonville, AL
- Annual mean salary: $19,280
- #525 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 190

National
- Annual mean salary: $31,760
- Employment: 1,187,270
- Metros with highest average pay:
--- Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, WA ($46,390)
--- San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, CA ($45,080)
--- San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward, CA ($42,820)
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#6. Preschool teachers, except special education

Anniston-Oxford-Jacksonville, AL
- Annual mean salary: $24,560
- #497 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 100

National
- Annual mean salary: $36,460
- Employment: 391,670
- Metros with highest average pay:
--- Sacramento--Roseville--Arden-Arcade, CA ($49,990)
--- Ocean City, NJ ($49,720)
--- Vineland-Bridgeton, NJ ($49,560)
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#5. Kindergarten teachers, except special education

Anniston-Oxford-Jacksonville, AL
- Annual mean salary: $52,250
- #268 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 60

National
- Annual mean salary: $64,490
- Employment: 120,730
- Metros with highest average pay:
--- Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim, CA ($95,420)
--- Kingston, NY ($92,160)
--- Salinas, CA ($90,490)
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#4. Middle school teachers, except special and career/technical education

Anniston-Oxford-Jacksonville, AL
- Annual mean salary: $52,440
- #378 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 190

National
- Annual mean salary: $66,880
- Employment: 592,000
- Metros with highest average pay:
--- Bakersfield, CA ($109,060)
--- San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward, CA ($107,280)
--- Yuba City, CA ($94,480)

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#3. Secondary school teachers, except special and career/technical education

Anniston-Oxford-Jacksonville, AL
- Annual mean salary: $52,880
- #410 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 290

National
- Annual mean salary: $69,530
- Employment: 1,020,240
- Metros with highest average pay:
--- San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, CA ($104,010)
--- Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario, CA ($101,980)
--- Bakersfield, CA ($97,490)
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#2. Elementary school teachers, except special education

Anniston-Oxford-Jacksonville, AL
- Annual mean salary: $53,200
- #346 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 520

National
- Annual mean salary: $67,080
- Employment: 1,329,280
- Metros with highest average pay:
--- Oxnard-Thousand Oaks-Ventura, CA ($92,860)
--- Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario, CA ($91,430)
--- Salinas, CA ($91,280)
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#1. Librarians and media collections specialists

Anniston-Oxford-Jacksonville, AL
- Annual mean salary: $54,430
- #289 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 50

National
- Annual mean salary: $64,180
- Employment: 127,790
- Metros with highest average pay:
--- Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, WA ($94,230)
--- San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward, CA ($89,990)
--- Kennewick-Richland, WA ($89,220)

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