Highest and lowest paying education jobs in Reno

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

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 Reno, NV 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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#20. Substitute teachers, short-term

Reno, NV
- Annual mean salary: $21,340
- #398 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 330

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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#19. Teaching assistants, except postsecondary

Reno, NV
- Annual mean salary: $22,350
- #476 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 940

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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#18. Preschool teachers, except special education

Reno, NV
- Annual mean salary: $29,900
- #401 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 550

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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#17. Tutors

Reno, NV
- Annual mean salary: $33,200
- #245 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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#16. Self-enrichment teachers

Reno, NV
- Annual mean salary: $41,570
- #194 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 190

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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#15. Library technicians

Reno, NV
- Annual mean salary: $43,190
- #63 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 70

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

Reno, NV
- Annual mean salary: $48,490
- #144 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 70

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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#13. Special education teachers, kindergarten and elementary school

Reno, NV
- Annual mean salary: $50,490
- #362 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 120

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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#12. Elementary school teachers, except special education

Reno, NV
- Annual mean salary: $55,650
- #300 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 1,700

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

Reno, NV
- Annual mean salary: $56,160
- #325 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 850

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

Reno, NV
- Annual mean salary: $56,460
- #270 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 460

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. Teaching assistants, postsecondary

Reno, NV
- Annual mean salary: $57,420
- #4 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 80

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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#8. Career/technical education teachers, postsecondary

Reno, NV
- Annual mean salary: $63,830
- #96 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 140

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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#7. Instructional coordinators

Reno, NV
- Annual mean salary: $64,650
- #255 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 340

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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#6. English language and literature teachers, postsecondary

Reno, NV
- Annual mean salary: $68,530
- #112 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 120

National
- Annual mean salary: $82,680
- Employment: 58,480
- Metros with highest average pay:
--- Visalia-Porterville, CA ($162,660)
--- Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim, CA ($145,980)
--- Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario, CA ($132,320)

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#5. Librarians and media collections specialists

Reno, NV
- Annual mean salary: $71,290
- #45 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 110

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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#4. Art, drama, and music teachers, postsecondary

Reno, NV
- Annual mean salary: $72,770
- #75 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 140

National
- Annual mean salary: $86,240
- Employment: 94,720
- Metros with highest average pay:
--- San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, CA ($180,910)
--- Visalia-Porterville, CA ($160,360)
--- Bakersfield, CA ($151,060)
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#3. Nursing instructors and teachers, postsecondary

Reno, NV
- Annual mean salary: $87,510
- #40 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 110

National
- Annual mean salary: $82,040
- Employment: 68,060
- Metros with highest average pay:
--- Visalia-Porterville, CA ($146,700)
--- Charlottesville, VA ($109,450)
--- Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim, CA ($109,310)
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#2. Psychology teachers, postsecondary

Reno, NV
- Annual mean salary: $105,490
- #13 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 40

National
- Annual mean salary: $88,390
- Employment: 36,060
- Metros with highest average pay:
--- Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim, CA ($141,130)
--- Iowa City, IA ($131,770)
--- Ann Arbor, MI ($117,020)
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#1. Business teachers, postsecondary

Reno, NV
- Annual mean salary: $109,010
- #52 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 80

National
- Annual mean salary: $105,720
- Employment: 79,640
- Metros with highest average pay:
--- Auburn-Opelika, AL ($175,640)
--- Ann Arbor, MI ($175,080)
--- Visalia-Porterville, CA ($154,600)

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