Highest and lowest paying education jobs in Hot Springs

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August 29, 2022
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Highest and lowest paying education jobs in Hot Springs

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 Hot Springs, AR 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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#11. Teaching assistants, except postsecondary

Hot Springs, AR
- Annual mean salary: $25,830
- #364 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 260

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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#10. Preschool teachers, except special education

Hot Springs, AR
- Annual mean salary: $29,310
- #416 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 130

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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#9. Special education teachers, secondary school

Hot Springs, AR
- Annual mean salary: $51,800
- #353 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 30

National
- Annual mean salary: $70,100
- Employment: 145,690
- Metros with highest average pay:
--- San Diego-Carlsbad, CA ($110,320)
--- Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario, CA ($106,590)
--- Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim, CA ($103,540)
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#8. Elementary school teachers, except special education

Hot Springs, AR
- Annual mean salary: $52,020
- #382 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 360

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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#7. Kindergarten teachers, except special education

Hot Springs, AR
- Annual mean salary: $52,510
- #260 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)

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

Hot Springs, AR
- Annual mean salary: $54,580
- #316 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 180

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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#5. Special education teachers, kindergarten and elementary school

Hot Springs, AR
- Annual mean salary: $54,880
- #274 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 30

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)
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#4. Special education teachers, middle school

Hot Springs, AR
- Annual mean salary: $55,890
- #194 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 30

National
- Annual mean salary: $68,860
- Employment: 79,070
- Metros with highest average pay:
--- San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward, CA ($117,940)
--- Worcester, MA-CT ($94,630)
--- New York-Newark-Jersey City, NY-NJ-PA ($94,140)
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#3. Librarians and media collections specialists

Hot Springs, AR
- Annual mean salary: $56,290
- #246 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 30

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

Hot Springs, AR
- Annual mean salary: $56,760
- #314 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 330

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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#1. Instructional coordinators

Hot Springs, AR
- Annual mean salary: $59,940
- #349 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 40

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)

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