Highest and lowest paying education jobs in Naples

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March 6, 2021
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Highest and lowest paying education jobs in Naples

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 median annual salary across all teaching professions is $57,949—about $3,000 below the median annual salary of all working professionals with a bachelor’s degree or higher. 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 Naples-Immokalee-Marco Island, FL using data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics. Jobs are ranked by 2019 annual mean wage. Keep reading to discover the highest- and lowest-paying education jobs in your city.

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#7. Substitute teachers, short-term

Naples-Immokalee-Marco Island, FL
- Annual mean salary: $30,100
- #141 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 560

National
- Annual mean salary: $32,460
- Employment: 587,120
- Entry level education requirements: Bachelor’s degree
- Metros with highest average pay:
--- Salisbury, MD-DE ($58,740)
--- San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, CA ($53,870)
--- Salinas, CA ($49,790)
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#6. Preschool teachers, except special education

Naples-Immokalee-Marco Island, FL
- Annual mean salary: $32,170
- #167 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 400

National
- Annual mean salary: $34,650
- Employment: 431,350
- Entry level education requirements: Associate’s degree
- Metros with highest average pay:
--- Vineland-Bridgeton, NJ ($55,430)
--- Laredo, TX ($50,350)
--- Waterbury, CT ($49,840)
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#5. Self-enrichment teachers

Naples-Immokalee-Marco Island, FL
- Annual mean salary: $33,220
- #267 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: data not available

National
- Annual mean salary: $46,120
- Employment: 252,780
- Entry level education requirements: High school diploma or equivalent
- Metros with highest average pay:
--- New York-Newark-Jersey City, NY-NJ-PA ($65,570)
--- Warner Robins, GA ($65,340)
--- Fairbanks, AK ($64,710)
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#4. Teaching assistants, except postsecondary

Naples-Immokalee-Marco Island, FL
- Annual mean salary: $37,930
- #11 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 550

National
- Annual mean salary: $29,640
- Employment: 1,346,910
- Entry level education requirements: Some college, no degree
- Metros with highest average pay:
--- Bridgeport-Stamford-Norwalk, CT ($41,810)
--- Santa Cruz-Watsonville, CA ($41,430)
--- New Bedford, MA ($41,360)
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#3. Health specialties teachers, postsecondary

Naples-Immokalee-Marco Island, FL
- Annual mean salary: $70,800
- #108 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 30

National
- Annual mean salary: $121,620
- Employment: 201,920
- Entry level education requirements: Doctoral or professional degree
- Metros with highest average pay:
--- Jacksonville, FL ($202,430)
--- Jackson, MS ($185,500)
--- Kalamazoo-Portage, MI ($184,130)
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#2. Librarians and media collections specialists

Naples-Immokalee-Marco Island, FL
- Annual mean salary: $77,360
- #19 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 90

National
- Annual mean salary: $61,920
- Employment: 135,690
- Entry level education requirements: Bachelor’s degree
- Metros with highest average pay:
--- San Luis Obispo-Paso Robles-Arroyo Grande, CA ($89,880)
--- San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward, CA ($89,390)
--- Merced, CA ($87,800)
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#1. Instructional coordinators

Naples-Immokalee-Marco Island, FL
- Annual mean salary: $83,700
- #27 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 40

National
- Annual mean salary: $69,180
- Employment: 176,690
- Entry level education requirements: Master’s degree
- Metros with highest average pay:
--- Jackson, MI ($117,990)
--- New Haven, CT ($111,750)
--- Warner Robins, GA ($103,980)

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