Highest and lowest paying education jobs in Goldsboro

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

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 Goldsboro, NC 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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#12. Substitute teachers, short-term

Goldsboro, NC
- Annual mean salary: $22,170
- #393 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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#11. Teaching assistants, except postsecondary

Goldsboro, NC
- Annual mean salary: $23,480
- #449 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 400

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

Goldsboro, NC
- Annual mean salary: $26,170
- #485 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 280

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. Tutors

Goldsboro, NC
- Annual mean salary: $36,650
- #185 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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#8. Adult basic education, adult secondary education, and english as a second language instructors

Goldsboro, NC
- Annual mean salary: $41,670
- #178 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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#7. Kindergarten teachers, except special education

Goldsboro, NC
- Annual mean salary: $46,020
- #378 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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#6. Special education teachers, kindergarten and elementary school

Goldsboro, NC
- Annual mean salary: $47,240
- #402 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 60

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

Goldsboro, NC
- Annual mean salary: $47,250
- #455 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 270

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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#4. Elementary school teachers, except special education

Goldsboro, NC
- Annual mean salary: $47,470
- #481 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 630

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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#3. Special education teachers, secondary school

Goldsboro, NC
- Annual mean salary: $49,120
- #382 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 30

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

Goldsboro, NC
- Annual mean salary: $52,030
- #348 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 40

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

Goldsboro, NC
- Annual mean salary: $56,440
- #406 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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