Highest and lowest paying education jobs in Chambersburg

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

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 Chambersburg-Waynesboro, PA 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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#14. Teaching assistants, except postsecondary

Chambersburg-Waynesboro, PA
- Annual mean salary: $26,560
- #329 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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#13. Preschool teachers, except special education

Chambersburg-Waynesboro, PA
- Annual mean salary: $27,850
- #459 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 130

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. Substitute teachers, short-term

Chambersburg-Waynesboro, PA
- Annual mean salary: $32,560
- #208 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 50

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. Self-enrichment teachers

Chambersburg-Waynesboro, PA
- Annual mean salary: $32,750
- #409 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 50

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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#10. Librarians and media collections specialists

Chambersburg-Waynesboro, PA
- Annual mean salary: $56,160
- #249 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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#9. Special education teachers, kindergarten and elementary school

Chambersburg-Waynesboro, PA
- Annual mean salary: $63,910
- #129 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 70

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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#8. Special education teachers, secondary school

Chambersburg-Waynesboro, PA
- Annual mean salary: $65,330
- #119 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 120

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. Kindergarten teachers, except special education

Chambersburg-Waynesboro, PA
- Annual mean salary: $66,130
- #98 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. Elementary school teachers, except special education

Chambersburg-Waynesboro, PA
- Annual mean salary: $67,680
- #116 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 350

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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#5. Special education teachers, middle school

Chambersburg-Waynesboro, PA
- Annual mean salary: $67,820
- #78 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 60

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

Chambersburg-Waynesboro, PA
- Annual mean salary: $69,200
- #98 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 430

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

Chambersburg-Waynesboro, PA
- Annual mean salary: $75,160
- #76 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 480

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. Career/technical education teachers, secondary school

Chambersburg-Waynesboro, PA
- Annual mean salary: $79,070
- #46 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 30

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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#1. Nursing instructors and teachers, postsecondary

Chambersburg-Waynesboro, PA
- Annual mean salary: $84,440
- #50 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 30

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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