Highest and lowest paying education jobs in Houma

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

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 Houma-Thibodaux, LA 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

Houma-Thibodaux, LA
- Annual mean salary: $22,410
- #474 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 650

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. Library technicians

Houma-Thibodaux, LA
- Annual mean salary: $35,530
- #180 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 90

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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#8. Self-enrichment teachers

Houma-Thibodaux, LA
- Annual mean salary: $43,870
- #145 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. Middle school teachers, except special and career/technical education

Houma-Thibodaux, LA
- Annual mean salary: $51,850
- #388 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 430

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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#6. Elementary school teachers, except special education

Houma-Thibodaux, LA
- Annual mean salary: $51,960
- #384 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 1,000

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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#5. Career/technical education teachers, postsecondary

Houma-Thibodaux, LA
- Annual mean salary: $52,860
- #255 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 50

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

Houma-Thibodaux, LA
- Annual mean salary: $53,750
- #387 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 440

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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#3. Special education teachers, kindergarten and elementary school

Houma-Thibodaux, LA
- Annual mean salary: $53,830
- #299 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 160

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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#2. Instructional coordinators

Houma-Thibodaux, LA
- Annual mean salary: $53,920
- #427 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 150

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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#1. Librarians and media collections specialists

Houma-Thibodaux, LA
- Annual mean salary: $57,900
- #198 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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