Highest and lowest paying education jobs in Shreveport

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

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 Shreveport-Bossier City, 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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#16. Teaching assistants, except postsecondary

Shreveport-Bossier City, LA
- Annual mean salary: $21,680
- #488 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 1,670

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. Teaching assistants, postsecondary

Shreveport-Bossier City, LA
- Annual mean salary: $26,680
- #131 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 110

National
- Annual mean salary: $41,170
- Employment: 121,290
- Metros with highest average pay:
--- Arecibo, PR ($62,080)
--- Hartford-West Hartford-East Hartford, CT ($59,560)
--- Bridgeport-Stamford-Norwalk, CT ($59,380)
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#14. Tutors

Shreveport-Bossier City, LA
- Annual mean salary: $30,430
- #289 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 80

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. Preschool teachers, except special education

Shreveport-Bossier City, LA
- Annual mean salary: $33,250
- #262 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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#12. Library technicians

Shreveport-Bossier City, LA
- Annual mean salary: $33,840
- #208 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 150

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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#11. Self-enrichment teachers

Shreveport-Bossier City, LA
- Annual mean salary: $37,640
- #294 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 180

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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#10. Elementary school teachers, except special education

Shreveport-Bossier City, LA
- Annual mean salary: $52,840
- #355 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 2,120

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

Shreveport-Bossier City, LA
- Annual mean salary: $54,380
- #321 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 620

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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#8. Special education teachers, kindergarten and elementary school

Shreveport-Bossier City, LA
- Annual mean salary: $55,440
- #263 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 440

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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#7. Career/technical education teachers, secondary school

Shreveport-Bossier City, LA
- Annual mean salary: $55,650
- #234 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 210

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. Special education teachers, middle school

Shreveport-Bossier City, LA
- Annual mean salary: $55,890
- #194 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 130

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

Shreveport-Bossier City, LA
- Annual mean salary: $56,850
- #312 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 1,220

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 (tie). Career/technical education teachers, postsecondary

Shreveport-Bossier City, LA
- Annual mean salary: $57,350
- #183 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 70

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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#3 (tie). Special education teachers, secondary school

Shreveport-Bossier City, LA
- Annual mean salary: $57,350
- #244 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 290

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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#2. Librarians and media collections specialists

Shreveport-Bossier City, LA
- Annual mean salary: $59,600
- #167 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 210

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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#1. Instructional coordinators

Shreveport-Bossier City, LA
- Annual mean salary: $61,660
- #319 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 240

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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