Highest and lowest paying education jobs in Atlantic City

Written by:
August 29, 2022
B Brown // Shutterstock

Highest and lowest paying education jobs in Atlantic City

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 Atlantic City-Hammonton, NJ 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.

You may also like: Highest-paying jobs in Atlantic City that don't require a college degree

1 / 21
Monkey Business Images // Shutterstock

#21. Tutors

Atlantic City-Hammonton, NJ
- Annual mean salary: $32,860
- #250 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 70

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)
2 / 21
Education Images // Getty Images

#20. Substitute teachers, short-term

Atlantic City-Hammonton, NJ
- Annual mean salary: $33,180
- #198 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 260

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)
3 / 21
Paul.J.West // Shutterstock

#19. Teaching assistants, except postsecondary

Atlantic City-Hammonton, NJ
- Annual mean salary: $33,660
- #105 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 1,190

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)
4 / 21
Unsplash

#18. Library technicians

Atlantic City-Hammonton, NJ
- Annual mean salary: $47,320
- #30 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 30

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)
5 / 21
CHRISTOF STACHE // Getty Images

#17. Preschool teachers, except special education

Atlantic City-Hammonton, NJ
- Annual mean salary: $47,720
- #6 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 420

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)

You may also like: Highest-rated things to do in Atlantic City, according to Tripadvisor

6 / 21
Brian S. Hagberg // Wikimedia Commons

#16. Self-enrichment teachers

Atlantic City-Hammonton, NJ
- Annual mean salary: $53,610
- #34 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)
7 / 21
industryviews // Shutterstock

#15. Career/technical education teachers, postsecondary

Atlantic City-Hammonton, NJ
- Annual mean salary: $66,630
- #74 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)
8 / 21
GaudiLab // Shutterstock

#14. Librarians and media collections specialists

Atlantic City-Hammonton, NJ
- Annual mean salary: $67,830
- #68 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 100

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)
9 / 21
Monkey Business Images // Shutterstock

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

Atlantic City-Hammonton, NJ
- Annual mean salary: $73,600
- #16 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)
10 / 21
DGLimages // Shutterstock

#12. Special education teachers, kindergarten and elementary school

Atlantic City-Hammonton, NJ
- Annual mean salary: $73,630
- #58 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 370

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)

You may also like: Zip codes with the most expensive homes in Atlantic City metro area

11 / 21
Simon Fraser Universtiy // flickr

#11. Instructional coordinators

Atlantic City-Hammonton, NJ
- Annual mean salary: $73,810
- #99 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 90

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)
12 / 21
Monkey Business Images // Shutterstock

#10. Special education teachers, preschool

Atlantic City-Hammonton, NJ
- Annual mean salary: $73,840
- #9 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 40

National
- Annual mean salary: $71,970
- Employment: 21,130
- Metros with highest average pay:
--- Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV ($101,190)
--- New York-Newark-Jersey City, NY-NJ-PA ($100,010)
--- Worcester, MA-CT ($97,900)
13 / 21
Canva

#9. Special education teachers, middle school

Atlantic City-Hammonton, NJ
- Annual mean salary: $74,080
- #48 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 220

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)
14 / 21
Iam_Anupong // Shutterstock

#8. Kindergarten teachers, except special education

Atlantic City-Hammonton, NJ
- Annual mean salary: $74,350
- #51 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)
15 / 21
Lopolo // Shutterstock

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

Atlantic City-Hammonton, NJ
- Annual mean salary: $74,360
- #67 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 740

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)

You may also like: Where people in Atlantic City are moving to most

16 / 21
The Boston Globe // Getty Images

#6. Elementary school teachers, except special education

Atlantic City-Hammonton, NJ
- Annual mean salary: $74,690
- #64 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 1,200

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)
17 / 21
B Brown // Shutterstock

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

Atlantic City-Hammonton, NJ
- Annual mean salary: $75,010
- #79 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 1,020

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)
18 / 21
Photographee.eu // Shutterstock

#4. Special education teachers, secondary school

Atlantic City-Hammonton, NJ
- Annual mean salary: $76,180
- #58 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 230

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)
19 / 21
industryviews // Shutterstock

#3. Career/technical education teachers, secondary school

Atlantic City-Hammonton, NJ
- Annual mean salary: $76,700
- #57 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 70

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)
20 / 21
Suzannekweiss // Wikimedia Commons

#2. Nursing instructors and teachers, postsecondary

Atlantic City-Hammonton, NJ
- Annual mean salary: $98,930
- #15 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 50

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)

You may also like: Highest-rated Mexican restaurants in Atlantic City, according to Tripadvisor

21 / 21
Canva

#1. Health specialties teachers, postsecondary

Atlantic City-Hammonton, NJ
- Annual mean salary: $110,490
- #73 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 50

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)

Trending Now