Highest and lowest paying education jobs in Niles

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

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 Niles-Benton Harbor, MI 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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#11. Teaching assistants, except postsecondary

Niles-Benton Harbor, MI
- Annual mean salary: $29,360
- #226 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 550

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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#10. Preschool teachers, except special education

Niles-Benton Harbor, MI
- Annual mean salary: $30,690
- #369 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 100

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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#9. Library technicians

Niles-Benton Harbor, MI
- Annual mean salary: $31,110
- #271 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 60

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

Niles-Benton Harbor, MI
- Annual mean salary: $37,330
- #304 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 50

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. Librarians and media collections specialists

Niles-Benton Harbor, MI
- Annual mean salary: $47,470
- #411 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 60

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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#6. Special education teachers, kindergarten and elementary school

Niles-Benton Harbor, MI
- Annual mean salary: $52,400
- #331 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 40

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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#5. Elementary school teachers, except special education

Niles-Benton Harbor, MI
- Annual mean salary: $57,870
- #262 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 540

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. Kindergarten teachers, except special education

Niles-Benton Harbor, MI
- Annual mean salary: $59,600
- #149 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 30

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

Niles-Benton Harbor, MI
- Annual mean salary: $61,190
- #224 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 410

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

Niles-Benton Harbor, MI
- Annual mean salary: $64,360
- #141 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 240

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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#1. Instructional coordinators

Niles-Benton Harbor, MI
- Annual mean salary: $67,540
- #201 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 40

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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