Highest and lowest paying education jobs in Corvallis

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

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 Corvallis, 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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#9. Preschool teachers, except special education

Corvallis, OR
- Annual mean salary: $34,010
- #235 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 110

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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#8. Teaching assistants, except postsecondary

Corvallis, OR
- Annual mean salary: $35,430
- #73 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 450

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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#7. Self-enrichment teachers

Corvallis, OR
- Annual mean salary: $48,640
- #76 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 170

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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#6. Library technicians

Corvallis, OR
- Annual mean salary: $50,110
- #20 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 60

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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#5. Instructional coordinators

Corvallis, OR
- Annual mean salary: $58,440
- #379 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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#4. Elementary school teachers, except special education

Corvallis, OR
- Annual mean salary: $70,490
- #96 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 260

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

Corvallis, OR
- Annual mean salary: $76,070
- #70 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 180

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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#2. Librarians and media collections specialists

Corvallis, OR
- Annual mean salary: $78,860
- #14 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 60

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. Special education teachers, kindergarten and elementary school

Corvallis, OR
- Annual mean salary: $82,610
- #22 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 30

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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