Highest and lowest paying education jobs in Prescott Valley

Written by:
August 29, 2022
B Brown // Shutterstock

Highest and lowest paying education jobs in Prescott Valley

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 Prescott, AZ 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.

You may also like: People from these metros are finding new jobs in Prescott Valley

1 / 14
Paul.J.West // Shutterstock

#14. Teaching assistants, except postsecondary

Prescott, AZ
- Annual mean salary: $28,690
- #250 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 580

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)
2 / 14
CHRISTOF STACHE // Getty Images

#13. Preschool teachers, except special education

Prescott, AZ
- Annual mean salary: $34,950
- #201 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 160

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)
3 / 14
Monkey Business Images // Shutterstock

#12. Tutors

Prescott, AZ
- Annual mean salary: $36,940
- #175 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 80

National
- Annual mean salary: $41,780
- Employment: 147,100
- Metros with highest average pay:
--- Pittsfield, MA ($82,910)
--- Santa Fe, NM ($68,440)
--- Boston-Cambridge-Nashua, MA-NH ($60,110)
4 / 14
Unsplash

#11. Library technicians

Prescott, AZ
- Annual mean salary: $38,550
- #124 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 50

National
- Annual mean salary: $39,070
- Employment: 73,000
- Metros with highest average pay:
--- Olympia-Tumwater, WA ($61,740)
--- San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward, CA ($59,950)
--- Napa, CA ($57,890)
5 / 14
The Boston Globe // Getty Images

#10. Elementary school teachers, except special education

Prescott, AZ
- Annual mean salary: $45,420
- #500 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 590

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)

You may also like: Cities with the fastest growing home prices in Prescott Valley metro area

6 / 14
Iam_Anupong // Shutterstock

#9. Kindergarten teachers, except special education

Prescott, AZ
- Annual mean salary: $45,520
- #383 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 40

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)
7 / 14
Lopolo // Shutterstock

#8. Middle school teachers, except special and career/technical education

Prescott, AZ
- Annual mean salary: $46,210
- #467 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 330

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)
8 / 14
DGLimages // Shutterstock

#7. Special education teachers, kindergarten and elementary school

Prescott, AZ
- Annual mean salary: $46,300
- #421 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 40

National
- Annual mean salary: $67,090
- Employment: 187,070
- Metros with highest average pay:
--- Salinas, CA ($102,210)
--- Oxnard-Thousand Oaks-Ventura, CA ($92,730)
--- Chico, CA ($88,430)
9 / 14
GaudiLab // Shutterstock

#6. Librarians and media collections specialists

Prescott, AZ
- Annual mean salary: $48,720
- #395 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 70

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)
10 / 14
B Brown // Shutterstock

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

Prescott, AZ
- Annual mean salary: $49,540
- #466 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 430

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)

You may also like: Zip codes with the most expensive homes in Prescott Valley metro area

11 / 14
Simon Fraser Universtiy // flickr

#4. Instructional coordinators

Prescott, AZ
- Annual mean salary: $56,510
- #405 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 110

National
- Annual mean salary: $70,560
- Employment: 184,740
- Metros with highest average pay:
--- Salem, OR ($93,890)
--- Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV ($93,760)
--- Kennewick-Richland, WA ($91,430)
12 / 14
Brian S. Hagberg // Wikimedia Commons

#3. Self-enrichment teachers

Prescott, AZ
- Annual mean salary: $56,780
- #15 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 80

National
- Annual mean salary: $49,230
- Employment: 216,910
- Metros with highest average pay:
--- New York-Newark-Jersey City, NY-NJ-PA ($70,350)
--- Kahului-Wailuku-Lahaina, HI ($66,650)
--- Utica-Rome, NY ($63,470)
13 / 14
industryviews // Shutterstock

#2. Career/technical education teachers, postsecondary

Prescott, AZ
- Annual mean salary: $62,020
- #111 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 90

National
- Annual mean salary: $63,130
- Employment: 105,440
- Metros with highest average pay:
--- Santa Rosa, CA ($116,850)
--- Champaign-Urbana, IL ($97,110)
--- San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, CA ($95,200)
14 / 14
Education Images // Getty Images

#1. Substitute teachers, short-term

Prescott, AZ
- Annual mean salary: $64,310
- #3 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 40

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)

Trending Now