Highest and lowest paying education jobs in Panama City

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August 29, 2022
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Highest and lowest paying education jobs in Panama City

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 Panama City, FL 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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#10. Teaching assistants, except postsecondary

Panama City, FL
- Annual mean salary: $25,600
- #379 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 920

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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#9. Preschool teachers, except special education

Panama City, FL
- Annual mean salary: $31,370
- #335 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 270

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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#8. Self-enrichment teachers

Panama City, FL
- Annual mean salary: $35,200
- #364 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 60

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)
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#7. Substitute teachers, short-term

Panama City, FL
- Annual mean salary: $47,260
- #27 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)
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#6. Middle school teachers, except special and career/technical education

Panama City, FL
- Annual mean salary: $58,330
- #240 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 360

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

Panama City, FL
- Annual mean salary: $59,040
- #192 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 250

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. Librarians and media collections specialists

Panama City, FL
- Annual mean salary: $61,100
- #131 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)
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#3. Instructional coordinators

Panama City, FL
- Annual mean salary: $61,690
- #318 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 70

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

Panama City, FL
- Annual mean salary: $63,190
- #187 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 780

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. Elementary school teachers, except special education

Panama City, FL
- Annual mean salary: $64,340
- #148 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 730

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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