Highest and lowest paying education jobs in Bend

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

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 Bend-Redmond, OR 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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#13. Preschool teachers, except special education

Bend-Redmond, OR
- Annual mean salary: $34,340
- #221 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 170

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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#12. Teaching assistants, except postsecondary

Bend-Redmond, OR
- Annual mean salary: $36,670
- #55 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 750

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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#11. Tutors

Bend-Redmond, OR
- Annual mean salary: $39,130
- #134 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 90

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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#10. Library technicians

Bend-Redmond, OR
- Annual mean salary: $44,960
- #56 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 90

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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#9. Self-enrichment teachers

Bend-Redmond, OR
- Annual mean salary: $50,650
- #63 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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#8. Career/technical education teachers, postsecondary

Bend-Redmond, OR
- Annual mean salary: $61,180
- #126 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 100

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. Librarians and media collections specialists

Bend-Redmond, OR
- Annual mean salary: $66,260
- #78 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 70

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

Bend-Redmond, OR
- Annual mean salary: $75,030
- #78 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 360

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. Elementary school teachers, except special education

Bend-Redmond, OR
- Annual mean salary: $75,970
- #61 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 580

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

Bend-Redmond, OR
- Annual mean salary: $80,240
- #39 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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#3. Special education teachers, kindergarten and elementary school

Bend-Redmond, OR
- Annual mean salary: $84,020
- #18 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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#2. Special education teachers, middle school

Bend-Redmond, OR
- Annual mean salary: $85,510
- #14 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: data not available

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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#1. Instructional coordinators

Bend-Redmond, OR
- Annual mean salary: $85,900
- #11 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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