Highest and lowest paying education jobs in Tallahassee

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

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 Tallahassee, 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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#16. Teaching assistants, except postsecondary

Tallahassee, FL
- Annual mean salary: $27,440
- #295 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 910

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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#15. Preschool teachers, except special education

Tallahassee, FL
- Annual mean salary: $30,570
- #373 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 520

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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#14. Tutors

Tallahassee, FL
- Annual mean salary: $35,640
- #205 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 70

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)
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#13. Library technicians

Tallahassee, FL
- Annual mean salary: $36,150
- #167 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 230

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)
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#12. Farm and home management educators

Tallahassee, FL
- Annual mean salary: $42,640
- #33 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 460

National
- Annual mean salary: $58,040
- Employment: 10,620
- Metros with highest average pay:
--- Roanoke, VA ($109,110)
--- Virginia Beach-Norfolk-Newport News, VA-NC ($93,140)
--- Richmond, VA ($92,090)

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#11. Substitute teachers, short-term

Tallahassee, FL
- Annual mean salary: $43,660
- #63 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 100

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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#10. Self-enrichment teachers

Tallahassee, FL
- Annual mean salary: $46,290
- #105 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 240

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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#9. Instructional coordinators

Tallahassee, FL
- Annual mean salary: $49,110
- #454 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 440

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

Tallahassee, FL
- Annual mean salary: $52,210
- #381 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 510

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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#7. Career/technical education teachers, secondary school

Tallahassee, FL
- Annual mean salary: $53,010
- #274 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 60

National
- Annual mean salary: $68,960
- Employment: 84,360
- Metros with highest average pay:
--- San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward, CA ($122,160)
--- San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, CA ($121,490)
--- Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario, CA ($115,060)

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#6. Adult basic education, adult secondary education, and english as a second language instructors

Tallahassee, FL
- Annual mean salary: $53,890
- #99 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 30

National
- Annual mean salary: $60,650
- Employment: 38,260
- Metros with highest average pay:
--- Portland-Vancouver-Hillsboro, OR-WA ($96,640)
--- Oxnard-Thousand Oaks-Ventura, CA ($92,290)
--- San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward, CA ($89,740)
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#5. Elementary school teachers, except special education

Tallahassee, FL
- Annual mean salary: $55,530
- #302 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 1,110

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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#4. Librarians and media collections specialists

Tallahassee, FL
- Annual mean salary: $55,850
- #253 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 270

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

Tallahassee, FL
- Annual mean salary: $56,910
- #310 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 760

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. Kindergarten teachers, except special education

Tallahassee, FL
- Annual mean salary: $58,560
- #157 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 190

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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#1. Career/technical education teachers, postsecondary

Tallahassee, FL
- Annual mean salary: $61,380
- #122 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 350

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)

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