Highest and lowest paying education jobs in Hilton Head Island

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August 29, 2022
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Highest and lowest paying education jobs in Hilton Head Island

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 Hilton Head Island-Bluffton-Beaufort, SC 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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#11. Substitute teachers, short-term

Hilton Head Island-Bluffton-Beaufort, SC
- Annual mean salary: $23,820
- #372 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: data not available

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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#10. Preschool teachers, except special education

Hilton Head Island-Bluffton-Beaufort, SC
- Annual mean salary: $29,040
- #429 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 120

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. Teaching assistants, except postsecondary

Hilton Head Island-Bluffton-Beaufort, SC
- Annual mean salary: $31,290
- #155 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 240

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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#8. Library technicians

Hilton Head Island-Bluffton-Beaufort, SC
- Annual mean salary: $32,040
- #251 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 40

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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#7. Self-enrichment teachers

Hilton Head Island-Bluffton-Beaufort, SC
- Annual mean salary: $41,540
- #198 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 80

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

Hilton Head Island-Bluffton-Beaufort, SC
- Annual mean salary: $45,100
- #474 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 70

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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#5. Kindergarten teachers, except special education

Hilton Head Island-Bluffton-Beaufort, SC
- Annual mean salary: $46,240
- #377 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 230

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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#4. Instructional coordinators

Hilton Head Island-Bluffton-Beaufort, SC
- Annual mean salary: $49,920
- #451 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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#3. Elementary school teachers, except special education

Hilton Head Island-Bluffton-Beaufort, SC
- Annual mean salary: $50,070
- #438 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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#2. Secondary school teachers, except special and career/technical education

Hilton Head Island-Bluffton-Beaufort, SC
- Annual mean salary: $56,240
- #322 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 330

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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#1. Librarians and media collections specialists

Hilton Head Island-Bluffton-Beaufort, SC
- Annual mean salary: $58,820
- #187 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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