Highest and lowest paying education jobs in Gulfport

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

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 Gulfport-Biloxi-Pascagoula, MS 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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#17. Substitute teachers, short-term

Gulfport-Biloxi-Pascagoula, MS
- Annual mean salary: $20,090
- #406 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 110

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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#16. Teaching assistants, except postsecondary

Gulfport-Biloxi-Pascagoula, MS
- Annual mean salary: $23,430
- #452 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 1,260

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. Self-enrichment teachers

Gulfport-Biloxi-Pascagoula, MS
- Annual mean salary: $33,430
- #405 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 130

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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#14. Tutors

Gulfport-Biloxi-Pascagoula, MS
- Annual mean salary: $44,330
- #58 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 100

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. Elementary school teachers, except special education

Gulfport-Biloxi-Pascagoula, MS
- Annual mean salary: $49,630
- #443 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 1,370

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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#12. Special education teachers, middle school

Gulfport-Biloxi-Pascagoula, MS
- Annual mean salary: $49,790
- #292 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 100

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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#11. Career/technical education teachers, postsecondary

Gulfport-Biloxi-Pascagoula, MS
- Annual mean salary: $49,930
- #288 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: data not available

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

Gulfport-Biloxi-Pascagoula, MS
- Annual mean salary: $50,110
- #423 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 660

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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#9. Special education teachers, kindergarten and elementary school

Gulfport-Biloxi-Pascagoula, MS
- Annual mean salary: $50,320
- #366 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 280

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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#8. Librarians and media collections specialists

Gulfport-Biloxi-Pascagoula, MS
- Annual mean salary: $50,350
- #369 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 130

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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#7. Kindergarten teachers, except special education

Gulfport-Biloxi-Pascagoula, MS
- Annual mean salary: $51,070
- #295 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 150

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

Gulfport-Biloxi-Pascagoula, MS
- Annual mean salary: $51,470
- #439 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 1,380

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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#5. Special education teachers, secondary school

Gulfport-Biloxi-Pascagoula, MS
- Annual mean salary: $51,860
- #351 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 160

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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#4. Career/technical education teachers, secondary school

Gulfport-Biloxi-Pascagoula, MS
- Annual mean salary: $55,280
- #238 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 170

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

Gulfport-Biloxi-Pascagoula, MS
- Annual mean salary: $58,380
- #69 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 40

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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#2. Health specialties teachers, postsecondary

Gulfport-Biloxi-Pascagoula, MS
- Annual mean salary: $70,470
- #179 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 40

National
- Annual mean salary: $133,310
- Employment: 191,830
- Metros with highest average pay:
--- Hartford-West Hartford-East Hartford, CT ($226,440)
--- Jackson, MS ($202,690)
--- Sacramento--Roseville--Arden-Arcade, CA ($183,250)
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#1. Instructional coordinators

Gulfport-Biloxi-Pascagoula, MS
- Annual mean salary: $74,650
- #80 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 280

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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