Highest and lowest paying education jobs in Greenville, North Carolina

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August 29, 2022
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Highest and lowest paying education jobs in Greenville, North Carolina

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 Greenville, 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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#18. Teaching assistants, except postsecondary

Greenville, NC
- Annual mean salary: $24,170
- #429 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 430

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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#17. Substitute teachers, short-term

Greenville, NC
- Annual mean salary: $24,290
- #361 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 240

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. Preschool teachers, except special education

Greenville, NC
- Annual mean salary: $27,780
- #463 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 290

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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#15. Tutors

Greenville, NC
- Annual mean salary: $30,960
- #280 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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#14. Self-enrichment teachers

Greenville, NC
- Annual mean salary: $34,060
- #391 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 300

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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#13. Library technicians

Greenville, NC
- Annual mean salary: $38,600
- #123 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 50

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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#12. Kindergarten teachers, except special education

Greenville, NC
- Annual mean salary: $46,730
- #370 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 50

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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#11. Elementary school teachers, except special education

Greenville, NC
- Annual mean salary: $47,300
- #483 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 590

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

Greenville, NC
- Annual mean salary: $48,590
- #444 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 300

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

Greenville, NC
- Annual mean salary: $50,510
- #458 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 500

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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#8. Special education teachers, secondary school

Greenville, NC
- Annual mean salary: $51,250
- #363 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 50

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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#7. Career/technical education teachers, secondary school

Greenville, NC
- Annual mean salary: $52,910
- #276 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 80

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

Greenville, NC
- Annual mean salary: $53,460
- #105 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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#5. Librarians and media collections specialists

Greenville, NC
- Annual mean salary: $54,690
- #281 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 80

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. Instructional coordinators

Greenville, NC
- Annual mean salary: $63,950
- #267 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 170

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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#3. Mathematical science teachers, postsecondary

Greenville, NC
- Annual mean salary: $77,840
- #79 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 100

National
- Annual mean salary: $87,980
- Employment: 44,140
- Metros with highest average pay:
--- Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim, CA ($157,340)
--- Visalia-Porterville, CA ($149,220)
--- Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario, CA ($138,090)
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#2. Nursing instructors and teachers, postsecondary

Greenville, NC
- Annual mean salary: $91,730
- #32 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 40

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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#1. Health specialties teachers, postsecondary

Greenville, NC
- Annual mean salary: $144,590
- #24 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 980

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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